Hawaii

Anti-LGBT state rep behind changes in Hawaii's sex ed curriculum

Noted anti-LGBT Hawaiian State Representative Bob McDermott has been speaking up against the state's middle school sex education curriculum, and it was announced last week that his attempts to change the program have succeeded.

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Obama to his home state: "Marriage equality makes me proud, our country stronger"

The president had quite a few words of praise for Hawaii, which earlier this week became the 16th state to welcome marriage equality. PinkNews, Gay Star News, LGBT Weekly, and The Huffington Post are among the many sources sharing his message.

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Marriage equality is coming to Hawaii

After hours upon hours of testimony from Hawaii citizens, and debate the Hawaii House has passed marriage equality. The legislation passed a concurrance vote in the Senate, and is onto Governor Neil Abercrombie, who has said he will sign the bill into law.

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October 31, 2013

Watch Hawaii move closer to marriage equality live

The Hawaii state Senate helped move Hawaii closer to marriage equality. With a vote of 20-4 in favor of marriage equality, the bill now moves to the full House for a hearing and a vote that will be much closer than the Senate vote.

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October 29, 2013

NOM meddles in Hawaii marriage equality

As Hawaiian Legislators begin their second day in special session, called by Gov.

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October 28, 2013

Nevada and Hawaii seek to overturn their states marriage equality ban in Federal Court

The Ninth Circuit Court will hear marriage equality cases from Nevada and Hawaii after district courts in those states declared that the bans on marriage equality were constitutional. A multitude of public figures, including Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, submitted legal briefs to the court in support of marriage equality.

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"Gomer Pyle" Actor Jim Nabors Marries Partner of 38 Years

Jim Nabors, the star of the ‘60s hit TV shows "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," married his partner of 38 years this month in Seattle, Washington.
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January 3, 2012

Delaware and Hawaii Celebrate Civil Unions

With the ringing in of the new year, both the first state and the 50th state celebrated new civil union laws for lesbian and gay couples.
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