Rhode Island Becomes 10th State to Bring Marriage Equality to Same-Sex Couples
Loving and committed couples will soon have the freedom to marry in Rhode Island as the House of Representatives voted 56-15 to bring marriage equality to the Ocean State. Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the bill into law this evening.
Rhode Island poised to become 10th state with marriage equality!
The Rhode Island state Senate voted 26-12 to approve marriage equality, which puts the state on traick to be the tenth to allow marriage for same-sex couples.
Gay Catholic School Teacher Intends to Fight Her Firing
Carla Hale, the Catholic school teacher who was fired for being gay, has stated that he intends to fight to keep her job. Carla was a physical education teacher at Bishop Watterson High School for 19 years. After her mother died, the obituary in the local paper listed Carla and her partner as survivors.
Mormon Church Offshoot Votes to Begin Performing Marriages for Lesbian and Gay Couples, Ordaining LGBT Persons
The Community of Christ—an offshoot of the Mormon Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints—voted this week by more than the requisite majority to begin performing marriage ceremonies for lesbian and gay couples in states where it is legal.
Nevada State Senator Comes Out as the State Moves Closer to Marriage Equality
During debates over a proposed marriage equality amendment in the Nevada Senate, Senator Kelvin Atkinson came out as gay. The amendment could be up for a vote by Nevada residents in 2016.
VIDEO: Drew Barrymore Hosts the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and Shares Her Hopes for LGBT Families
Actress, producer, director and former GLAAD Vanguard Award honoree Drew Barrymore hosted the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday.