Officials at Virginia Commonwealth University say that an "exhaustive" investigation found former women's volleyball coach James Finley's claims was not fired for being gay, as he believes; the claims were "unfounded," they said.
Even though the Boy Scouts of America bars atheists and gays, the city of San Diego is allowed to lease the group public property at nominal rates without running afoul of the state and federal constitutions, a federal appeals court decided Thursday.
Every time Michelle Kosilek makes headlines, Gunner Scott’s phone rings off the hook. Kosilek is in prison for committing a murder. By law, all prisoners are entitled to medically necessary procedures. For Kosilek, that means gender reassignment treatments.
Two weeks after the Catholic University of America rejected the proposal for CUAllies, a student organization for LGBT students and their allies, the club's lead organizer says supporters have not conceded.
Now that Minnesota voters have rejected an amendment constitutionally defining marriage as one man, one woman, activists and allies in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party there say they plan to push for full marriage equality early next year.
Gay couples will be allowed to marry in Maryland starting Jan. 1, but as things stand now, they won’t be allowed to file joint tax returns. Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday that he is committed to changing that before income taxes are due for 2013.