LGBT New Yorkers held a 'Take Back the Night' rally in response to a string of anti-LGBT attacks that have occurred in the last two weeks. The rally, organized by Queer Rising, brought together a diverse range of LGBT and allied people to advocate for LGBT safety.
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Some deputy court clerks in St. Mary’s County will stop performing marriages when same-sex marriage becomes legal in Maryland next week. Joan Williams is clerk of the St. Mary’s Circuit Court.
Same-sex marriage also will be allowed in Maryland next week, and another new law taking effect on Tuesday will allow veterans to have their veteran status shown on their driver’s license.
People who are transgender—meaning that they identify with a gender different from their biological one—face a difficult road to self-acceptance. They endure bullying and higher rates of discrimination in housing and the job market.
A longtime fixture of the Maryland wedding scene will no longer offer services to couples planning to tie the knot because its owner is opposed to same-sex marriage.
A group of transgender people and crime victim advocates have been meeting monthly with Albany police and law enforcement officials to rewrite protocol and procedures and devise training for officers intended to preserve the dignity of transgender people who are arrested.
New Jersey’s first openly gay state lawmaker is proposing a ballot measure for voters to decide whether the state should recognize same-sex marriage — a suggestion similar to the one gay-marriage opponent Gov. Chris Christie made less than a year ago.
Whether same-sex marriage should be legal in New Jersey ought to be decided by the Legislature, not in the court of public opinion. Senate President Stephen Sweeney believes lawmakers, not voters, should decide one of the most divisive social issues of the day, and he is right.
More than 250 religious leaders in Illinois have signed an open letter in support of same-sex marriage, which the legislature is likely to take up in January.