Gay marriage is one step closer to becoming legal in Oregon. Tuesday, supporters turned in 2,000 sponsorship signatures on the "freedom to marry and religious protection initiative" to the secretary of state's office. That's twice as many signatures as they needed.
Authorities are taking Monday to try and identify a body discovered in a dumpster on Milwaukee's northwest side...Police aren't saying anything about the identity, but it was found less than a mile and a half away from where alleged murder victim Evon Young went missing in January.
The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued directives Friday for handling transgender students, including allowing them to use the bathrooms or play on the sports teams that correspond to the gender with which they identify.
More than 100 parents, students, residents and a few pastors showed up at a Lake County School Board meeting Monday afternoon, many wearing red shirts to show support for a proposed Gay-Straight Alliance club at Carver Middle School in Leesburg.
A compromise has emerged that could lead to passage tonight of Flagstaff's first gay civil rights ordinance. Conservative members of the City Council have indicated they are willing to vote for the proposal if the civil penalties are reduced.
On a May day in 2009, Vaughn Walker was going through one of his weekly routines as a federal judge, reviewing a stack of new lawsuits assigned to his San Francisco chambers, when one case caught his eye: Perry v. Schwarzenegger.