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May 6, 2013

New Poll: Seven in Ten Young Adults Support Gay Marriage

New Poll: Seven in Ten Young Adults Support Gay Marriage

    Support for same-sex marriage is now seemingly a wide held belief among adults born after 1980 as 70 percent claim that they believe lesbian women and gay men should be able to marry.   These results were released today from Pew Research; the poll showed millennial support for same sex marriage far outpaces ...

May 1, 2013

Jersey City Establishes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Task Force as it Sets Sights on Perfect MEI Score

Jersey City Establishes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Task Force as it Sets Sights on Perfect MEI Score

    Throughout the United States, some of the most fundamental and vital work being accomplished on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inclusion is occurring in cities and local communities. Efforts to boost the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community are being undertaken at the local level ...

March 28, 2013

And the Wait Begins: Arguments end in Second Same-Sex Marriage Case

And the Wait Begins: Arguments end in Second Same-Sex Marriage Case

  A majority of Supreme Court justices posed questions in oral arguments today regarding the Federal Defense of Marriage Act, indicating the court may strike down a key part of the legislation that denies legally married gay couples the same benefits provided to straight couples.    The court is expected to offer ...

March 22, 2013

Minnesota Senator Plans to Introduce Gay Marriage Bill this Week

Minnesota Senator Plans to Introduce Gay Marriage Bill this Week

  The battle regarding same sex marriage in the state of Minnesota may commence earlier than most expected. While chatting with a local media outlet, Minnesota Senator Scott Dibble said he plans on introducing a bill to legalize gay marriage this week. Senator Dibble believes the legislation has the momentum to pass after voters ...

April 10, 2013

Enjoy your Stay: Thousands Await Putin’s visit to Amsterdam to Protest the President’s Position on Gay Rights

Enjoy your Stay: Thousands Await Putin’s visit to Amsterdam to Protest the President’s Position on Gay Rights

    Over 3,000 people gathered in Amsterdam to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit on Monday. The throng of gay rights activists and supporters flew rainbow flags at half-mast around the city that prides itself on expression and enjoying every kind of freedom.    The cheerfully dressed ...

March 22, 2013

37 Senators Urging Obama to Act on Gay Workplace Rights

37 Senators Urging Obama to Act on Gay Workplace Rights

  President Barack Obama recently talked about using his executive powers to circumvent Congress when it fails to act on demanding matters. Moreover, the President talked about the need to do more to secure the rights of gay and lesbian Americans. Numerous political experts, activists and those close to the situation are calling ...

March 22, 2013

Gay Marriage Supporters in Texas Begin Long Fight to Change State’s Laws

Gay Marriage Supporters in Texas Begin Long Fight to Change State’s Laws

  Nearly eight years after Texans voted to outlaw civil unions and gay marriage, gay-rights supporters are fighting to roll back said laws with a handful of legislation and a considerable amount of patience. Hoping to work-off of national momentum as well as growing support in Texas, gay-rights advocates believe it’s ...

March 22, 2013

Prominent Lawyer to give Gay-Rights Lecture at West Virginia University

Prominent Lawyer to give Gay-Rights Lecture at West Virginia University

  An attorney who has argued 14 cases before the United States Supreme Court will speak on the history of gay rights during a visit to the West Virginia School of Law. The lecture, which is to be given by Paul Smith and held on the 18th of this month, is open to the public and sponsored by OUTlaw—the university’s ...

March 22, 2013

Backers of Same-Sex Marriage Taking Their Fight to Oregon in 2014

Backers of Same-Sex Marriage Taking Their Fight to Oregon in 2014

  Supporters of gay marriage claim they will take their fight to Oregon’s 2014 ballot, establishing a high-profile political contest on the heated issue in a state that voted less than 10 years ago to constitutionally ban same-sex marriages. Oregon’s most prominent gay-rights group, Basic Rights Oregon, announced ...

March 21, 2013

Wyoming and Gay Rights: Conservative State Moving Forward

Wyoming and Gay Rights: Conservative State Moving Forward

To say that Wyoming is a red state doesn’t begin to capture it. Republicans hold nearly every elected office in the Cowboy state and lawmakers hoard the majority of revenue from the state’s mineral and resource wealth in a multi-billion-dollar account they can’t access without voter approval. Also, hunting and gun ownership ...

March 7, 2013

Michigan Court Delays Decision on Gay Marriage Ban

Michigan Court Delays Decision on Gay Marriage Ban

  A federal judge decided on Thursday that he will wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on two landmark gay marriage cases before deciding on whether Michigan’s ban on gay marriage is constitutional.    “I think we must wait,” said U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman in a hearing brought ...

March 6, 2013

German Chancellor Gives-in to Conservatives on the Issue of Gay Rights

German Chancellor Gives-in to Conservatives on the Issue of Gay Rights

  German chancellor Angela Merkel has decided not to endorse an expansion of gay rights, even as many members of her Christian Democratic party are willing to embrace change.    The chancellor is under pressure to take a stand after the nation’s high court ruled that same-sex couples should be legally permitted ...

February 26, 2013

Thousands Rally in Paris for Marriage Equality

Thousands Rally in Paris for Marriage Equality

  Thousands marched in the streets of Paris on Sunday to show their support for a pending same-sex marriage bill that lawmakers will debate on Tuesday. Demonstrators were fervent in their support for the bill—they were waving banners with phrases like “Equality of rights is not a threat” and perpetually chanted: ...

February 17, 2013

Illinois Senate Backs Gay Marriage

Illinois Senate Backs Gay Marriage

With a Valentine’s Day vote, the Illinois Senate backed a bill on Thursday that would formally legalize same-sex marriage, positioning the home state of President Barack Obama inches closer to becoming the 10th in the nation—along with Washington D.C.--to allow gay couples the right to marry.     The vote passed ...

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Gay Marriage Supporters in Texas Begin Long Fight to Change State’s Laws

Gay Marriage Supporters in Texas Begin Long Fight to Change State’s Laws

  Nearly eight years after Texans voted to outlaw civil unions and gay marriage, gay-rights supporters are fighting to roll back said laws with a handful of legislation and a considerable amount of patience.

Obama Team Set to Make Symbolic Choice on Gay Marriage

Obama Team Set to Make Symbolic Choice on Gay Marriage

  The Obama administration currently faces tricky legal and political questioning on the topic of gay marriage.

Marco Rubio Walking Fine Line on LGBT Issues

Marco Rubio Walking Fine Line on LGBT Issues

  Marco Rubio, a Florida Senator and favorite for GOP nomination in the 2016 election, spoke on Tuesday to echo his support for nondiscrimination and permitting states to grant same-sex couples equality and marriage rights.

Gay Marriage Laws will block British, French Adoption of Russian Children

Gay Marriage Laws will block British, French Adoption of Russian Children

  The legislation of gay marriage initiatives has reduced the chances of British and French couples being able to adopt Russian children, claims Moscow’s human rights representative on Wednesday.

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British Prime Minister’s Part Divided as First Gay Marriage Vote Passes British Prime Minister’s Part Divided as First Gay Marriage Vote Passes
  British’s parliament voted in favor of legalizing gay marriage today, but Prime Minister David Cameron’s power in his own party took a devastating blow as his fellow Conservatives were divided over the measure he championed.
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