To give an accurate representation of where people of faith stand on marriage equality, let's look at some of the major denominations that support scouts for a quick recap. GLAAD has created a handy graphic that shows which denominations support inclusive scouting for all.
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As the Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on the so-called "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA) and the anti-gay Proposition 8, polls continue to show the widespread support for marriage equality in the United States.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Massachusetts on February 15th passed along a directive to schools which onlines new policies protecting transgender students.
Beginning tonight and continuing throughout next week, viewers across the Chicagoland area will get a chance to watc
The Advocate published a Valentine's Day op-ed that featured a bi-national same-sex couple, one of 35,000 in the US, who constantly fear being ripped apart by DOMA.
"This year, Scout and I are celebrating our first Valentine’s Day together as a legally married couple. It took us our whole lives to get here."
The group of Sullivan High School parents, teachers, and students lobbying for a straight-only prom have couched their anti-LGBT position in religious language, stating "We want to make the public see that we love the homosexuals, but we don't think it's right nor should it be accepted." Many religious leaders, however, have rejected the group's claims that LGBT people are "wrong" and that they should have a straight-only prom.
A group of parents and students at an Indiana high school is leading an anti-gay initiative to create a separate prom that bans gay students.
Jeanne Manford, the late founder of PFLAG, will be honored posthumously with the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal at a White House ceremony on February 15.
Rhode Island appears poised to become the nation's 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry after a legislative panel voted Tuesday to forward same-sex marriage legislation to the full House for a final — and largely procedural — vote.
The first gay couple granted a civil union in Colorado said their vows before hundreds of people early Wednesday morning at a downtown Denver municipal building, where eager couples and members of the public gathered to celebrate the first legal unions.
Gay rights and immigration reform are two of this year's hottest political topics, and they'll go head to head next week when the Judiciary Committee considers adding provisions to protect same-sex couples to the Senate's bipartisan immigration bill.
I used to be indifferent-verging-on-unsympathetic when it came to immigrants living in the United States without authorization. Yes, me, the U.S. born openly gay son of working-class Salvadoran immigrant parents (one of whom lived undocumented for a few years).
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) has issued new guidance stating that domestic partnerships are unconstitutional under the Texas state Constitution’s amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples.
Houston-area Boy Scout officials voted to continue a policy effectively banning gays from becoming scouts or adult volunteers.
A groundbreaking pronouncement from NBA veteran Jason Collins — “I’m gay” — reverberated Monday through Washington, generating accolades from lawmakers on Twitter and a supportive phone call from President Barack Obama.
Members of Washington state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community should be prepared to fend for themselves, according to the office of a local lawmaker who supports a bill that would allow discrimination because of sexual orientation.