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Video: 'Gay to Straight' therapy bans spreading

In the wake of New Jersey and California barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, lawmakers in the states of Massachusetts and New York are considering similar legislation.

USA Today
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August 29, 2013
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Notable figures look to the future of equality for the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. At the 50th anniversary March on Washington civil rights leaders and public officials speaking to commemorate the event highlighted the struggles for equality that all minorities and marginalized people, including the LGBT community, still face.

Veterans benefits for gay married couples still denied

Gay married couples are still barred from receiving veterans spousal benefits at this time despite the court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act, according to a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs that was obtained Tuesday by the Washington Blade.

Washington Blade
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August 28, 2013
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