The Delaware chapter of the NAACP has added its endorsement to an effort to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, in line with similar support for the issue expressed by the civil rights group’s national leadership.
Hundreds of people wearing red in support for gay marriage filled the state Capitol building with song and cheers Thursday as lawmakers reviewed legislation that would end Rhode Island’s distinction as the only New England state that doesn’t allow same-sex couples to wed.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s spokesman is clarifying that Christie does not believe in gay conversion therapy after the governor earlier in the week declined to take a stance on the controversial practice.
A lesbian track coach who was forced out of her position at University of Texas for having a relationship with a female athlete in 2002 has filed a complaint against the university for discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and sexual orientation.
The Los Angeles City Council approved a $1.25-million payout Wednesday to a lesbian LAPD officer and a lesbian retired officer to settle claims by the women that they were subjected to repeated sexual harassment by a supervisor.