Parent article: List of gay, lesbian or bisexual people ; Siblings:. The historical concept and definition of sexual orientation varies and has changed greatly over time; for example the word "gay" wasn't used to describe sexual orientation until the mid 20th century. A number of different classification schemes have been used to describe sexual orientation since the midth century, and scholars have often defined the term "sexual orientation" in divergent ways. Indeed, several studies have found that much of the research about sexual orientation has failed to define the term at all, making it difficult to reconcile the results of different studies. Some prefer to simply follow an individual's self-definition or identity.
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Phillips, the owner of a Colorado bakery, told a same-sex couple that he would not create a cake for their wedding because of his religious opposition to same-sex marriages which Colorado did not then recognize but that he would sell them other baked goods. The Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed. The Supreme Court reversed. While Colorado law can protect gay persons in acquiring products and services on the same terms as are offered to other members of the public, the law must be applied in a manner that is neutral toward religion. State law afforded storekeepers some latitude to decline to create specific messages they considered offensive.
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Canada is often the destination chosen for a US president's first foreign trip, but Covid scuppered Mr Biden's plans. Instead, the meeting was held remotely. Mr Trudeau also pledged to work with the US to "get through Covid but also to make sure we're pulling our weight around the world". The leaders did not take questions from journalists, which is unusual in Washington for a bilateral event such as this.
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