Authorities in Mississippi said Thursday they had charged a man with the death of Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, described by a national organization as one of the first viable openly gay office-seekers in the state.
Anyone surprised by the Obama administration amicus brief calling on the Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8, the California constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, hasn’t been paying attention to the president.
Ok I get it: Conservatives just love gay marriage. Ted Olson, the conservative super-lawyer who helped press George W. Bush into office, has co-led the legal challenge to California's gay marriage ban, now headed to the Supreme Court.
An 8-year-old Cub Scout has penned a poignant letter asking the Boy Scouts of America to allow gay participants. The boy, identified in the letter only as Frank, writes, "Pleese suport gay pepel more let them in scouts. It's not like thir evil."
Whatever his prospects for winning the coming mayoral election in his hometown of Clarksdale, Miss., Marco McMillian was considered by many to be a man on the rise. So word spread fast when his SUV was involved in a wreck this week, and he was nowhere to be found.
Today is the deadline for submitting amicus (friend of the court) briefs in the Supreme Court case challenging California’s Proposition 8, and a new poll suggests California is more ready than ever to embrace marriage equality.
City leaders made history last month with the announcement of a plan to expand Healthy SF coverage to transgender individuals. But while the decision was monumental, it did not mark the end of the battle for inclusive health care.