Friday night in New York's Greenwich Village, police say a gunman, who is in custody but has yet to be identified, followed Mark Carson, taunting him with anti-gay slurs and homophobic language, before tragically shooting him in the head.
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While Maine was a setback in the fight for equality, around the country local elections yielded encouraging results.
Proponents of “conversion therapy,” a practice that seeks to turn gay people straight, gathered in the State House Monday afternoon to testify against a bill that would ban such therapy for minors.
The state Senate president said Monday she anticipates a committee vote on same-sex marriage in the coming legislative session, despite her opposition to it, if the House of Representatives endorses it.
The Montana Supreme Court has rejected a request that gay couples be guaranteed the same benefits as married couples.
Last October, Jessica Aiken and Jenny Buntemeyer lost their son in utero. To add to their grief, the Iowa Department of Public Health (DPH) proceeded to erase Buntemeyer’s name from the death certificate because she was not the child’s “father.”
After a string of political victories in Florida and across the country, gays and lesbians see 2012 as a political watershed.
From a financial standpoint, same-sex married couples have much to gain - and some to lose - if the Supreme Court overturns the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
They met at a New Year’s party in San Francisco in 1958. Saturday, nearly 54 years later, they wed.
In 2005, Maine voters endorsed a law protecting gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals...Nonetheless, the question of whether businesses and public entities in Maine have to allow transgender individuals to use bathrooms consistent with their own sense of who they are as male or female — their gender identity — rather than their “assigned” sex at birth has proved quarrelsome.