Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today joined the chorus of Americans calling for marriage equality for all as a part of the Americans for Marriage Equality series, a public engagement campaign featuring prominent Americans who support committed gay and lesbian couples getting married.
Cleta Mitchell, a D.C. lawyer who successfully led the charge to keep the LGBT conservative group GOProud out of the Conservative Political Action Conference for the past two years, is finding out what it means to lose a hard-fought battle.
“It’s a huge achievement,” said Ms. Hernández, referring to her election in November to the municipal council in this coastal town where she represents the 2,000 or so residents of her destitute neighborhood. She raised her painted eyebrows, saying, “For a country that has been so homophobic to change so dramatically — it’s unheard of.”
A day after advocating greater federal rights for same-sex couples, Republican mega-donor Foster Friess took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday and told the crowd, "Chick-fil-A values are American values!"
While the appointment of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope has filled many in this deeply Catholic country with pride, members of the gay pride community are unsurprisingly less than enthusiastic with the Vatican's choice.
Orlando Cruz won his second fight since announcing that he was gay and is now on the brink of a world title shot. ‘The Phenomenon’ enjoyed a six-round TKO over Aaron Martinez in Florida to move to a record of 20-2-1 (10 knockouts).
The N.F.L.’s investigation into why a team employee asked a college player if he liked girls during last month’s scouting combine has found that the comment was part of casual banter — “chatter that was inappropriate” — but not part of a formal interview process, said Robert Gulliver, the league’s top human resources executive.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Sunday he cannot imagine ever supporting gay marriage even though Senator Rob Portman, his friend and fellow Ohio Republican, very publicly reversed his opposition last week.