A gay rights group that wants to repeal the state constitutional amendment that stripped same-sex couples in California of the right to get married received clearance Friday to start gathering signatures for a measure that would rescind the gay marriage ban known as Proposition 8.
The Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop says Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry has hit a new low with a campaign ad attacking President Barack Obama on gay rights and religion.
The Senate has blocked President Barack Obama’s nominee to be ambassador to El Salvador as Republicans opposed the selection over unfounded rumors that her boyfriend of years ago was a Cuban spy and new conservative outrage over a summertime op-ed on gay rights.
Rick Perry’s new campaign ad, “Strong,” has become a viral video since being released last week–but not necessarily for the reasons the Texas governor might hope for.
Breaking News: SLDN, Morrison & Foerster Client Jase Daniels Reinstated to Active Duty in the U.S. Navy
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) and the law firm of Morrison & Foerster today announced that their client, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jase Daniels, discharged in April 2005 and again in March 2007 under the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) law, has been reinstated in the U.S. Navy and will return to active duty as a linguist. He was sworn in on Monday, December 12, 2011.
An Anchorage group has turned in signatures to put an equal rights initiative on the April municipal ballot.
The city of Columbia has become the sixth Missouri community to outlaw discrimination based on gender identity.
The Obama administration is announced a wide-ranging effort to use U.S. foreign aid to promote rights for gays and lesbians abroad, including combating attempts by foreign governments to criminalize homosexuality.
Attorneys in the battle over California’s same-sex marriage ban filed legal papers in federal court Friday on the California Supreme Court’s ruling that the proposition’s supporters could defend the measure in court.