Kaitlyn Hunt, age 18, is being prosecuted for two felony counts of “lewd and lascivious battery on a child 12-16 years of age” due to her long-term, committed relationship with another teenage girl
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Gov. John Kitzhaber and former Gov. Barbara Roberts attended a Valentine's Day kick-off event for a campaign to reverse Oregon's voter-approved ban on gay marriage, a spokesman said.
Oregon could become the next state to approve marriage equality by popular vote, if a campaign launched this morning by Oregon United for Marriage is successful.
hree mothers of gay men joined hundreds of others in the Capitol on Thursday with one goal. “It’s important that they be treated equally,” Mabel Galvin said. Government should treat all citizens the same, added Kay Allen.
A small Indiana community best known for its parks and corn festival has become the center of a national discussion about intolerance over a group’s plans to host a “traditional” prom that bans gay students.
Two commissions in the city of Phoenix unanimously voted to expand more protection to people with disability and members of the LGBT community on Tuesday.
Lake County School District officials say at least one more workshop will be needed before any decision is made about allowing a gay-straight alliance to form at Carver Middle School.
Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) will reintroduce the Uniting American Families Act on Wednesday, increasing the pressure to include equal treatment for same-sex couples in immigration reform.
Beyond the contentious issue of same-sex marriage, a poll released Wednesday by the group Equality Pennsylvania found overwhelming support in the state for civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people on the job and in public accommodations.