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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Steven Goldstein, the head of New Jersey’s largest gay rights organization, says he’ll go "door to door from New Jersey to West Hollywood to raise millions of dollars" if Newark Mayor Cory Booker runs for governor.
City data in Washington D.C. indicates that reports of anti-LGBT crimes have been rising alongside changes to the local police department's Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit.
In response to a question from its engineering union, Boeing said it has to study how offering survivor pension benefits to married gay workers in Washington state would impact its growing pension obligations.
A majority of Michigan residents support the legalization of marriage equality, a new poll has found.
A Superior Court judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Orono schools and against the parents of a transgender child who in 2007 was forced to stop using the girls bathroom and told to use a staff bathroom after the grandfather of a male student complained.
Stacie Laughton, a Democrat, became the first openly transgender lawmaker in the state.
Tammy Baldwin is both the first woman from Wisconsin elected to the U.S. Senate, and she becomes the first openly gay person to serve in the Senate.
Voters in Maryland upheld the state’s same-sex marriage law, a historic victory for the national gay-rights movement that highlights the country’s evolving definition of marriage.