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WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Searching for compromise on a divisive issue, the Boy Scouts of America is proposing to partially lift its long-standing exclusion of gays — allowing them as youth members but continuing to bar them as adult leaders. The...
CBS NewsIn two different cases this week, the Supreme Court will consider the powerful question of what it means to be married. On Tuesday, the court will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry -- a case considering the constitutionality of California's gay...
WASHINGTON — The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin hosting same-sex marriages. Cathedral officials tell The Associated Press the church will be among the...
Tags: Weddings, Anglicanism, Marriage, Ronald Reagan, Minority Groups
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital wants to make sure that every person who walks through its doors gets equal treatment. That commitment has landed the hospital at the top of a list, as the first in the state to...
FORT BRAGG, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in California have shot and killed a murder suspect who had been hiding out for a month in the redwood forests of Northern California. Aaron Bassler was suspected in the fatal shootings of a Fort Bragg city...
Tags: Minority Groups, Human Rights, Pakistan, Indonesia, Murder
As hundreds of gay couples became newlyweds in New York over the weekend, their well-wishers included many far-flung gays aware that their own states may never willingly allow same-sex marriage. In all, 30 states have adopted constitutional amendments...
Tags: Elections, Minority Groups, Human Rights, Utah, New York
BoystownIn the next part of the Telling Our Stories series (which reminds us all of the power that we can have to change hearts and minds by highlighting online messages of equality), we look at the power of straight allies coming out in brave and unexpected ways...
Iowa parents in same-sex marriages must be allowed to have both their names listed on their newborn’s birth certificate, the state’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled. Officials with the state’s Department of Public Health have...
Tags: Marriage, Minority Groups, Human Rights, Health, Family
The Hartford CourantA number of insurance companies received a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for having policies and practices that provide an equal workplace for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. A total of 252 companies across the...
National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
Being swirled around the ballroom was different from how I approached life: in control. But there I was, being blindly guided to step, turn, twirl and dip to changing tempos. "There should be absolutely no jerking of the body," the dainty instructor...
Tags: Music, Dance, Human Rights, Entertainment, Politics
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