Edith Windsor made her case to the Supreme Court in a filing Tuesday, telling the justices that the Defense of Marriage Act's dictate that the federal government cannot recognize her marriage to a woman is unconstitutional and should be struck down.
This afternoon, Katie Couric will be devoting her entire hour to exploring the stories of transgender youth - in particular, the journeys they've been on with their families, and specific medical advances that are allowing some trans youth to transition more safely than ever before
This afternoon at 4pm central time, when they gather to hear testimony on the marriage bill, would Illinois lawmakers be interested to learn what of the people testifying before them ACTUALLY thinks about gay people?
The continued transphobic news coverage by Fox News needs to stop. As the rest of soceity realizes the need for fair and equal treatment of trans people, why haven't the very people that make us aware of this progress?
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano continues to say the Obama administration is unable to place on hold marriage-based green card applications for bi-national same-sex couples as long as the Defense of Marriage Act remains on the books.
In the photo, a handsome but tired young man stands in the shade of a tree. The vibrant pattern and colours of his dress shirt are faded. He's turned slightly away from the camera, scanning the horizon for danger. It's daylight and he's a gay man in Uganda, afraid of being lynched.
When news broke that the highly-publicized death of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Teo’s girlfriend had never actually occurred, and that the girlfriend herself did not actually exist, one of the first things many people asked was about his sexuality.