Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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Maureen Dahill, a candidate for State Senate in the 1st Suffolk District, today circulated an online petition to urge South Boston’s elected officials to fight for an inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade that allows gay and lesbian groups to march.
As a same-sex marriage bill approved by the Illinois Senate awaits action in the House, a few former pro athletes signed a letter urging the passing of the bill, stating that it's "the right thing to do, period."
In 1996, I signed the Defense of Marriage Act. Although that was only 17 years ago, it was a very different time. In no state in the union was same-sex marriage recognized, much less available as a legal right, but some were moving in that direction.
The Flagstaff City Council unanimously gave final passage to a civil rights ordinance on Tuesday that creates legal protections against discrimination for sexual orientation, gender identity and military veterans in the areas of employment and public accommodations, such as hotels and restaurants.
Former President Bill Clinton, who signed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 barring federal recognition of same-sex weddings, called on the Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn the law.
A bill to make gay marriage legal in Minnesota has the votes to clear one of its first major legislative hurdles, despite loud protests from opponents at a rally Thursday at the Capitol.
Support for gay marriage has ticked up over the last few months, particularly among Catholic voters, according to a new poll Friday.
A lesbian couple's desire to adopt each other's children in a potential challenge to Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage will have to wait a bit longer.