Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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Just four months after Minnesota voters rejected a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, a new poll finds that a majority of Minnesotans still oppose marriage equality for gays and lesbians.
Well, not quite. However, the groundwork is being laid for an active member of a major American sports team to come out and survive the act professionally. This is excellent news for the promotion of positive self-regard among LGBT people, especially LGBT youth.
Jeff Chu was married last September, on the lawn of a house on Cape Cod, against the backdrop of an ivy-covered fence. About 80 people came. His mother and father weren’t among them. His mother sent an e-mail just beforehand, to let him know that she was thinking of him.
The N.C.A.A. released an 82-page guide Monday intended to help its constituents — administrators, coaches and students — navigate the broadening world of gay, lesbian and transgender athletes amid its myriad sports.
Lawmakers are considering a measure to include transgender persons to the list of protected identities in Nevada's hate crime statute.
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation aimed at guaranteeing transgender students the right to use public school restrooms and participate on the sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders.
Last December, U.S. Marine Corps. Captain Matthew Phelps got down on one knee and proposed to the person he loved most in the world. It was one of the happiest moments of his life.
On my wedding day in 2009, I reflected on all my good luck, from finding a wonderful man to the clear, blue sky above. Everything I was grateful for amplified the day, except for one thing, which left me feeling pretty guilty: I was grateful to be allowed to marry this wonderful man.