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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Senate lawmakers shot down a bill Thursday that would have given gay and lesbian North Dakotans the weight of state law behind legal battles against employers or landlords who discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation.
Recently, an Oregon bakery caused an uproar when its owners refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian bride, saying that doing so would violate their religious beliefs. Yet since then, the bakery has said, business is booming.
Thirty-seven Democratic senators have penned a letter sent to President Obama Thursday urging him to sign an executive order to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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.