| Jan 10, 2013
Her message was as simple as it was powerful, a quiet, courageous statement of unconditional love.
Walking alongside her son in an early New York City gay pride parade in 1972, elementary school teacher Jeanne Manford carried a sign she had written...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:56 AM
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.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
So much has been going on in March within the world of religion that I honestly don’t know what my next topic should be. Much like the NCAA, I’m in March madness.
My only remedy for this dilemma with a deadline breathing down neck it to...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton, free to dip her toe in the water of domestic politics after four years as the nation’s chief diplomat, joined other leading Democrats in endorsing same-sex marriage.
Clinton’s announcement –...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:19 AM
In 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...
| Mar 2, 2013
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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:01 PM
DETROIT (AP) — A lesbian couple's desire to adopt each other's children has grown into a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.
Two Detroit-area nurses filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing heightened expectations from gay rights supporters, the Obama administration is considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage — a move that could have a far-reaching impact on same-...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:47 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Facing diverse and ceaseless protests, the Boy Scouts of America is signaling its readiness to end the nationwide exclusion of gays as scouts or leaders and give the sponsors of local troops the freedom to decide the matter for...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:22 PM
In 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...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:35 PM
It's not easy growing up gay in America, despite the nation's increasing acceptance of same-sex marriage and other issues of gay equality. But gay teens say it's easier if you happen to live in California....