Tomorrow, New York City council speaker Christine Quinn along with Empire State Pride Agenda and members LGBT advocacy organizations, including the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, and The Ali Forney Center will march on the steps of City Hall, in New York City.
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Colorado is poised to become the ninth state in the nation to allow lesbian and gay couples to form civil unions.
The South Lyon Community School District is standing behind its decision to suspend a middle school teacher for playing a popular hip-hop song about being gay during class, even as scrutiny grows from gay advocacy and civil liberties groups.
Embattled Representative-elect Stacie Laughton submitted her letter of resignation to the Secretary of State's Office this afternoon. The letter reads "I regret to inform you that I am unable to fill the State Representative seat for Hillsborough County District 31 to which I was recently elected."
"This time we think this is finally it," Thom Watson said. Watson and Jeff Tabaco were fifth in line to get their marriage license two years ago when the courts decided to put gay marriage on hold. For this couple, Friday is a very big day.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that state Senator Bill Haine, a downstate Democrat, is pushing for an anti-gay constitutional amendment that would specifically define marriage in Illinois as between a man and a woman.
More than 100 people from across Aurora showed up at the East Aurora School District School Service center Thursday night with signs and loud voices, making claims against a proposed policy that would protect transgender students in school.
The Washington State Department of Health has unveiled a newly revised marriage certificate that goes into effect along with the law approving marriage equality December 6. Along with "bride" and "groom", Secretary of Health Mary Selecky approved the rules-change to add "spouse" to the form.
A city councilman today plans to introduce a bill that would extend new benefits to lesbian and gay couples in Philadelphia.