Casey Pick of the Log Cabin Republicans told MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts Tuesday, “This is a rapid change, and it is something that the Republican Party will have to incorporate as it goes forward and looks ahead to victories."
NBC affiliate Local 15 reported that Travis Hawkins, Jr., 18, was charged with 2nd degree assault for the beating of Mallory Owens, 23. Owens’ sister Avery Godwin told the media outlet that Hawkins had “never liked Mallory” because his sister Alex is in a relationship with her and called it a hate crime.
After a watershed year for marriage equality in the United States that included ballot victories and a presidential endorsement, advocates have staked out a handful of states where they believe the next round of fights over marriage for lesbian and gay couples can be won.
More than half of young people in the United States infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are not aware of it, according to a new report by government health officials that zeroes in on one of the remaining hot spots of HIV infection in America.
A consumer fraud lawsuit has been filed against the so-called "ex-gay" therapy group Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH). The lawsuit says that the anti-gay practice put the plaintiffs at risk of "depression, anxiety and self-destructive behavior."
After being deservedly relegated to legislative limbo last year, Uganda's anti-gay bill, which would expand the definition of what constitutes a gay "crime" in the country's statute books, is once again under consideration in the Ugandan parliament.