In the spring semester of 2011, Grace University, a Midwest Christian college in Omaha, Nebraska decided to expel Danielle Powell, simply because she is gay. After her expulsion, Powell says she was told that she would have to repay the $6,300 of tuition for the semester she wasn't allowed to finish.
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Twelve former members of Florida A&M’s university marching band have been charged with manslaughter over the death of a gay student – although the family say it wasn’t a hate crime.
Is marriage equality finally going to become a reality in Illinois?
A student at Brennan High School has started a petition after the yearbook supervisor pulled a picture of her and her girlfriend in what she believes is a case of discrimination.
A Rhode Island Jewish organization has come out in support of gay marriage in the state.
Children adopted by gay couples are just as happy as those placed with traditional heterosexual families, new research has confirmed. Family experts at Cambridge University say the study disproved the assumption held by some that homosexual couples are not as successful at parenting.
Craig Stowell is the star of a new TV ad put out by the Respect for Marriage Coalition, a new gay rights group that garnered attention recently for another ad that featured such prominent Republicans as Colin Powell, Dick Cheney and Laura Bush speaking in favor of gay marriage.
Just four months after Minnesota voters rejected a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, a new poll finds that a majority of Minnesotans still oppose marriage equality for gays and lesbians.
Well, not quite. However, the groundwork is being laid for an active member of a major American sports team to come out and survive the act professionally. This is excellent news for the promotion of positive self-regard among LGBT people, especially LGBT youth.