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.
Montana lawmakers considered a pair of familiar gay rights measures Tuesday, one that would strike an obsolete state law that criminalizes gay sex and another that would expand anti-discrimination protections.
A 23-year-old gay man was attacked on a Manhattan subway as a crowd of straphangers failed to help. Urena Morel Frankelly and his partner were on a southbound No. 2 train Monday night when a woman took a picture of them eating and her friend called them names.
Gay marriage is one step closer to becoming legal in Oregon. Tuesday, supporters turned in 2,000 sponsorship signatures on the "freedom to marry and religious protection initiative" to the secretary of state's office. That's twice as many signatures as they needed.
Authorities are taking Monday to try and identify a body discovered in a dumpster on Milwaukee's northwest side...Police aren't saying anything about the identity, but it was found less than a mile and a half away from where alleged murder victim Evon Young went missing in January.
The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued directives Friday for handling transgender students, including allowing them to use the bathrooms or play on the sports teams that correspond to the gender with which they identify.