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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While Maine was a setback in the fight for equality, around the country local elections yielded encouraging results.
Oregon Health & Science University plans to increase access to medically necessary care for transgender employees. The move follows “an extensive internal review of health benefits along with discussions with transgender advocates,” according to an OHSU release issued Monday.
After over two months of contentious debate, controversy and uncertainty, the East Aurora School District 131 has called off the creation of a new policy that would add protections for transgender and gender nonconforming students.
Proponents of “conversion therapy,” a practice that seeks to turn gay people straight, gathered in the State House Monday afternoon to testify against a bill that would ban such therapy for minors.
The state Senate president said Monday she anticipates a committee vote on same-sex marriage in the coming legislative session, despite her opposition to it, if the House of Representatives endorses it.
The Montana Supreme Court has rejected a request that gay couples be guaranteed the same benefits as married couples.
Last October, Jessica Aiken and Jenny Buntemeyer lost their son in utero. To add to their grief, the Iowa Department of Public Health (DPH) proceeded to erase Buntemeyer’s name from the death certificate because she was not the child’s “father.”
After a string of political victories in Florida and across the country, gays and lesbians see 2012 as a political watershed.
From a financial standpoint, same-sex married couples have much to gain - and some to lose - if the Supreme Court overturns the federal Defense of Marriage Act.