USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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The UK Border Agency used to be able to turn away gay asylum seekers on the grounds that they could return home and behave with discretion.
Gay and lesbian couples living together report poorer health than straight married couples, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday, speculating that legalizing same-sex marriage could reduce the disparities.
More than 100 big-name Republicans have signed a new brief urging the Supreme Court to codify the right to gay marriage in one of the biggest shifts toward embracing gay marriage in the recent history of the GOP. But while significant, the shift is less than meets the eye.
Same-sex couples can legally wed in nine states and the District of Columbia. This week, 80 prominent Republicans urged the Supreme Court to make it the law of the land. But come tax time, married gay couples have few rights and more headaches.
President Obama has “evolved” on gay marriage, his administration opposes the federal law against it, and now Attorney General Eric Holder says it’s the next big civil-rights issue.
We should know today whether President Obama will weigh in on a landmark gay marriage case pending before the Supreme Court.
Arguing that the federal Defense of Marriage Act imposes serious administrative and financial costs on their operations, some of the nation’s largest companies filed a supporting brief with the Supreme Court on Wednesday, urging it to overturn a section of the act that denies federal benefits and recognition to same-sex couples.
Just last week, Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court upheld a law that prohibits joint adoption by gay couples.