A group of prominent advocates is attempting to persuade Republicans and a handful of reluctant Democrats in the Legislature to help override Gov. Chris Christie’s 2012 veto of a same-sex marriage bill before the current term expires in January 2014.
Community Board 2 on Tuesday will address a proposal to rename a block in Greenwich Village as Sgt. Charles H. Cochrane Way. Sgt. Charles Cochrane and a dozen gay NYPD members met to talk about creating the Gay Officers Action League.
The transgender widow of a Wharton County firefighter, whom a judge ruled was not entitled to her late husband’s death benefits because she was assigned male at birth, is challenging Texas law once more by attempting to get married again.
A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization's refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.