Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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The Virginia Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Monday that sets in place a framework for local school boards to follow when crafting and adopting policies and procedures aimed at curbing bullying in Virginia schools.
A new poll released Tuesday suggests that a majority of Illinoisans are hoping that their state legislature will move to legalize same-sex marriage this year -- and are more passionate in that belief than opponents of such legislation.
Anita Bryant should be happy that her legacy of hate is alive and well in the Sunshine State: Florida legislators have tabled a bill that would have created a domestic-partnership registry for same-sex (and opposite-sex) couples.
A dozen elderly women are gathered inside the pink house, set on a narrow dirt road in a dusty suburb of Jakarta. Together they sew, bake and chat.
There’s nothing cooler in today’s overwhelmingly white, overwhelmingly Anglo Republican Party than being neither. For its State of the Union rebuttal, the GOP tapped Cuban-American Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
The daughter of a Long Island congressman is embroiled in a bitter custody battle with her estranged wife, and the case is drawing the attention of gay rights advocates across Long Island.
Grand Forks City Council members Tuesday heard emotional arguments over the idea of a local ordinance banning antigay discrimination, and provided some raised voices of their own.
A gay rights group has planned a rally at the Capitol on Wednesday in support of anti-discrimination legislation. The Fairness Coalition will also press for a tougher anti-bully law at the 1:30 p.m. EST event.