A new poll released Tuesday suggests that a majority of Illinoisans are hoping that their state legislature will move to legalize same-sex marriage this year -- and are more passionate in that belief than opponents of such legislation.
Anita Bryant should be happy that her legacy of hate is alive and well in the Sunshine State: Florida legislators have tabled a bill that would have created a domestic-partnership registry for same-sex (and opposite-sex) couples.
A gay rights group has planned a rally at the Capitol on Wednesday in support of anti-discrimination legislation. The Fairness Coalition will also press for a tougher anti-bully law at the 1:30 p.m. EST event.
Montana lawmakers considered a pair of familiar gay rights measures Tuesday, one that would strike an obsolete state law that criminalizes gay sex and another that would expand anti-discrimination protections.
A 23-year-old gay man was attacked on a Manhattan subway as a crowd of straphangers failed to help. Urena Morel Frankelly and his partner were on a southbound No. 2 train Monday night when a woman took a picture of them eating and her friend called them names.