Rhode Islanders are learning that the state’s recently passed civil-union law allowing gay couples an exemption from the estate tax provided to married couples is not delivering as promised.
Archive for October, 2011
A gay West Point graduate discharged from the military for revealing his sexual orientation has been dealt a setback in a court case resulting from his arrest during a White House demonstration.
Hundreds of opponents and supporters weighed in on proposed regulations that would allow state-licensed groups to turn down prospective adoptive and foster parents because of their sexual orientation, as a public comment period drew to a close earlier this week.
Frank Kameny was out and proud before people knew what being “gay” meant.
A Texas anti-poverty advocate is the next executive director of a North Carolina gay rights group that’s just begun a campaign opposing an amendment that would put a same-sex marriage ban in the state constitution.
The leader of California’s largest gay rights group is leaving his post after only a few months on the job.
A group that unsuccessfully pushed Idaho lawmakers in 2011 to hear a bill that would ban workplace and housing discrimination against people who are gay, lesbian or transgender has resumed those efforts with a new campaign.
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Williams and 16 other transgender men and women graduated Friday from a monthlong, city-funded job training and life skills pilot program in the District of Columbia that aims to find jobs for an often-marginalized population.