USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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A northwest suburban church is stepping up its opposition to a ban against gay members and leaders in the Boy Scouts of America as the organization meets this week to reconsider the longtime policy.
The battle over gay marriage in Minnesota begins its shift from the ballot box to the state Capitol this month.
Lawmakers on the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee have approved a resolution that would let voters decide if same-sex marriage should be legal in New Mexico.
The state of Vermont may have given its blessing to gay marriage, but some employers here have yet to follow suit.
The 15-year-old La Grande boy who hanged himself two weeks ago after complaining of bullying died early Sunday afternoon at Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
The university said the Tyler Clementi Center will build programs to help people transition to college, and will also offer lectures and training on social media, youth suicide, bullying and other topics.
According to the state's only Republican Senator, legislators likely have the votes they need to make same-sex marriage a reality here in Hawaii.
For years Alan Koch sat in different churches, listening to preachers talk about diversity and equality. They'd list race, gender, social status. He'd sit up in his chair, heart rate quickening, stomach fluttering -- this time, would he be included? Time after time the list stopped short of sexual orientation.