A key part of the law banning federal recognition of same-sex marriage was struck down as unconstitutional by a U.S. appeals court Thursday.
Archive for May, 2012
The California Senate passed Wednesday a bill that would regulate therapies that purport to be able to change a child’s sexual orientation — from gay to straight.
Longtime Houston resident, Jerel Brent McNeil, slipped peacefully into eternal sleep on Sunday, May 20, 2012 after a brief, but valiant battle with esophageal cancer.
Gen. Colin Powell said Wednesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room” that he supports legal same-sex marriage, either at the state or federal level. “I have no problem with it,” he said in the interview, which will air at 5 p.m. ET. “In terms of the legal matter of creating a contract between two people that’s called marriage, and allowing them to live together with the protection of law, it seems to me is the way we should be moving in this country. And so I support the president’s decision.”
A prominent retired psychiatrist is apologizing to the gay community for a decade-old study that concluded some gay people can go straight through what’s called reparative therapy.
Cuban first daughter Mariela Castro is planning to meet with San Francisco’s lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual community during a U.S. visit next week that is being opposed by some Cuban-American politicians.
Zimbabwe’s justice minister rejected allegations that the country has state sponsored violence and he vowed not to recognize gay rights after meeting with the U.N. human rights chief on Monday.
Are conservative Christians hypocritical and selective when it comes to the Bible’s condemnation of homosexuality? With all that the Bible condemns, why the focus on gay sex and same-sex marriage?
I am a Christian, and I am in favor of gay marriage. The reason I am for gay marriage is because of my faith.
“The heart of this case was a paradox: Was this a prank that just got out of control after the fact, or was it a hate crime?” Toobin said. “He was convicted of a hate crime, but the judge really treated this like a prank.”