Responding to a poll that indicates most Rhode Island voters believe the same-sex marriage issue should be decided by voters, Rhode Islanders United for Marriage countered Tuesday that the issue involves human and civil rights and should therefore be decided by lawmakers.
Students and staff at an Indiana-based high school are trying to quickly distance themselves from the international media frenzy over one local group's plea for an "traditional" prom that would ban gay teens.
Same sex couples would have access to many of the benefits and legal protections afforded to heterosexual married couples if a bill and several resolutions filed in the Texas Legislature gain approval.
Nick McDaniel lives within a couple of miles of the sites of some of his worst memories. Growing up in the farming community of Salinas, McDaniel, a transgender man, survived sexual assault and years of severe depression, multiple attempts at suicide, and many months spent in county psychiatric wards.