Whatever his prospects for winning the coming mayoral election in his hometown of Clarksdale, Miss., Marco McMillian was considered by many to be a man on the rise. So word spread fast when his SUV was involved in a wreck this week, and he was nowhere to be found.
Today is the deadline for submitting amicus (friend of the court) briefs in the Supreme Court case challenging California’s Proposition 8, and a new poll suggests California is more ready than ever to embrace marriage equality.
The controversy over a transgender student at South Panola High School continues and this time, students are protesting. About 30 to 40 students at the school say they were not allowed inside Wednesday because they were wearing gym shorts and sweatpants.
City leaders made history last month with the announcement of a plan to expand Healthy SF coverage to transgender individuals. But while the decision was monumental, it did not mark the end of the battle for inclusive health care.
Nine Chambersburg Area school board members were told that gay, lesbian and transgender teens are three times more likely to kill themselves than their peers, and that the same students feel more disenfranchised and bullied than any other group.
In 1985, 19-year-old Bernard Baran Jr. was convicted in one of the many daycare child molestation cases, like the McMartin Preschool case, that swept the nation in the 1980s, part of a national hysteria that was later proven to be mostly false accusations.
Lawmakers formally launched a long-anticipated effort Wednesday to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota by summer, and gay couples and their small children crowded the kickoff news conference — a visual reminder that family diversity exists in the state but is not recognized by its laws.
A gay couple from Everman refused a rental space for their wedding reception last week had their property vandalized last night. Ben Allen and Justin Ryan Hudgins found “Burn FAG” spray-painted in black across their fence.
California’s top law enforcement officer told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex marriage should be overturned because its sole purpose was to “strip loving relationships of validation and dignity under the law,” according to an amicus brief.