Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.
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When Elton John and his partner, David Furnish announced the birth of their son, the world took notice.
Gov. Pat Quinn arguably could be one of the state’s top allies pushing for same-sex marriage in Illinois.
Tina Kotek (D-Portland) today became the first out lesbian to lead a state legislative chamber in U.S. history when she was sworn in as speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives.
Minnesota's divisive fight over same-sex marriage is moving to a Capitol showdown. Supporters of legalization are preparing to roll out House and Senate proposals as early as next month.
Same-sex couples across the South have taken the fight for marriage equality directly to the people enforcing the laws.
An elementary-school student accused of bringing a knife to class did it to protect himself from bullies who made fun of him for appearing gay, his family says.
A Seattle church that won’t accept gay people as members has relocated into a new building right next to Seattle’s LGBT district. The Mars Hill Church Downtown Seattle’s new home is blocks from Capitol Hill, which is known locally as the “gayborhood.”
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a $1.5 million settlement in a case involving a gay police officer who alleged he was the victim of harassment and retaliation by a supervisor.
A 23-year-old Southern California man faces a felony hate crime charge after officers spotted him spray painting anti-gay graffiti on campus buildings over the weekend, UC Berkeley police said Tuesday.