Two gay men from Uganda are to remain in Sweden in order to ensure their safety, the Swedish Migration Board ruled this week. Swedish resident Jimmy Sserwadda and his partner Lawrence Kaala have claimed to be the first gay couple from Uganda ever to have been legally married.
The family of a brutally slain up-and-coming gay politician in Mississippi has demanded that authorities take a closer look into the murder of Marco McMillian, who was running for mayor of Clarksdale, Miss., and was considered to be one of the first viable openly gay office seekers 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.
Amid the dozens of amicus briefs that were filed against the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8 were some real signs on how much the United States has shifted on LGBT equality. We'd like to lift up two more for specific attention.