The Illinois Republican Party’s central committee backed off an attempt to fire party chairman Pat Brady on Saturday, amid concern that ousting him because of his support for gay marriage could damage GOP efforts to appeal to more moderate voters.
An elementary school principal, Tom Klansnic, has been part of the Gresham Barlow School District for nearly a decade. Now, the district is not renewing his contract without giving a reason why. Many think it’s because he’s openly gay.
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."
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.