On June 26, 2015, just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court validated same-sex marriages, Dennis Clark (center left) and Mark Henderson exchanged vows in Midtown Memphis. This photo, later posted on Facebook, led to their suspension from Freemasons by the Grand Lodge of Tennessee. Courtesy of Leanne McConnell hide caption

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For Freemasons, Is Banning Gays Or Being Gay Un-Masonic?

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Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa, left, and his partner Eduard, surname not given, leave a restaurant after a news conference in downtown Rome, on Saturday. The Vatican on Saturday fired Charamsa who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world's bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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Ben Wideman (left) is the campus minister for University Mennonite Church in State College, Pa., and Marv Friesen is the church's pastor. Emily Reddy/WPSU hide caption

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For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers

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Counterdemonstrators in favor of LGBT rights wear pink triangles, reminiscent of those homosexuals were forced to wear in Nazi concentration camps. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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For Italy's Gay Rights Advocates, It's 1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

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The Colorado Rush, a gay rugby team in Denver, at practice. "I've always thought of myself as ... the rugby player that happens to be gay," says Skyler Meyer. "I never want to be the gay man who happens to play rugby." Luke Runyon/KUNC hide caption

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In Changing America, Gay Masculinity Has 'Many Different Shades'

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Couples kiss during the Athens gay pride parade last June. Last month, activists organized a "kiss-in" during a church service run by a Greek Orthodox bishop who has threatened to excommunicate politicians supporting same-sex unions. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Invisible' Same-Sex Couples Push For Civil Unions In Greece

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Activists protest Uganda's anti-gay legislation in Nairobi, Kenya, this month. LGBT status has been grounds for asylum in the U.S. since 1994, but winning refugee status can be difficult, particularly for people who are unable to obtain visas to the U.S. before applying. Dai Kurokawa /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Gays And Lesbians Seeking Asylum In U.S. May Find A Hard Road

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