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Miss. City Closes Meeting About Mayor’s Receipts

Southaven aldermen met in closed session earlier this week to discuss $44,000 in receipts from meals and other items Mayor…

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Miss. City Board Asks Gay Mayor to Resign

The Southaven Board of Aldermen voted 6-1 Friday to ask Mayor Greg Davis to resign amid allegations he misspent about…

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Auditor Reduces Amount Owed by Gay Miss. Mayor

The Mississippi Auditor's Office has reduced the amount of money that Southaven Mayor Greg Davis must pay as part of…

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The county where no one’s gay

Statistically speaking, Franklin County should be straighter than John Wayne eating Chick-fil-A. The middle-of-nowhere rectangle in southwest Mississippi -- known…

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Lesbian sues Mississippi town for denying gay bar permit

A woman is suing the leaders of a north Mississippi town, accusing them of conspiring to prevent her from opening…

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Lesbian sues Miss. town for denying gay bar permit

A woman's federal lawsuit that accuses the leaders of a north Mississippi town of conspiring to prevent her from opening…

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HRC plans LGBT campaign in three Deep South states

A national organization is launching a three-year, $8.5 million campaign to promote LGBT equality and push for new legal protections…

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Mississippi mayor endorses same-sex marriage

A Mississippi mayor has joined hundreds of others across the country to publicly support same sex marriage.

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Religious-themed campaign for gay equality begins

The Washington-based Human Rights Campaign is taking on the region's longstanding church-based opposition to homosexuality in a series of groundbreaking…

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Mississippi passes religious freedom bill that LGBT groups call discriminatory

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed the state's religious freedom bill Tuesday, a piece of legislation that gay rights groups and…

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