Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) will reintroduce the Uniting American Families Act on Wednesday, increasing the pressure to include equal treatment for same-sex couples in immigration reform.
Beyond the contentious issue of same-sex marriage, a poll released Wednesday by the group Equality Pennsylvania found overwhelming support in the state for civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people on the job and in public accommodations.
With a 10-seat majority in the Senate, Democrats say they have enough votes to move Illinois toward legalizing gay marriage with a floor vote Thursday. For Republicans, the issue is far more complicated.
A gay couple in Singapore seeking to abolish a long-standing law banning gay sex had their case heard in court Thursday, just days after a former department store manager sued his boss for alleged discrimination against homosexuals.
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 Virginia House of Delegates subcommittee voted Tuesday to table SB701, a bill that would prohibit discrimination in public employment based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, effectively killing the measure for the remainder of the session...