The Des Moines City Council has voted to bar discrimination based on gender identity, the ninth Iowa city to do so.
Archive for November, 2011
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled on a long-simmering property dispute over Georgia’s oldest church, saying a congregation that broke away from the national Episcopal Church in a dispute four years ago must give back the church’s $3 million property in the heart of downtown Savannah.
A Southern California teenager who shot a gay classmate to death during a computer lab class three years ago avoided a retrial by pleading guilty to second-degree murder, a deal that will send him to prison for 21 years.
A North Carolina church has voted to withhold all marriages until state law allows same-sex couples to wed.
The AIDS epidemic is leveling off and the number of people newly infected with the virus that causes it has remained unchanged since 2007, the United Nations said in a report.
An isolated and shunned community of castrated men, transvestites and transgendered people mourned Monday for 15 comrades killed when a fire blazed through a makeshift tent where they had gathered to honor deceased friends.
Colorado House Democrats selected Rep. Mark Ferrandino as their new leader after Rep. Sal Pace stepped down from the post.
Army Capt. Stephen Hill says he wasn’t trying to score political points when he asked the Republican presidential candidates if they would reinstate the ban on gays serving openly in the U.S. military.
The openly gay former student assembly president at the University of Michigan says he and his family are starting a scholarship fund for students who have been victimized by bullying.