Archive for May 2009
Pro-gay US Lawmakers are ramping up the pressure on state department officials to take action to protect gay Iraqis … as militias there seem to be ramping up the violence against gays.
A Pennsylvania Senator has announced a bill to legalize gay marriage in the state – a week after another State Senator announced a bill to constitutionally ban it.
LGBT legal groups are very worried about a new FEDERAL lawsuit filed in California challenging Proposition 8 as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.
Twenty-four people gathered in Dallas recently to give a formal voice to what they say is a growing discontent among gay people with inaction on gay civil rights issues by the Democratic President and Congress. Read the rest of this entry »
The New York City Controller says if the state legalizes same-sex marriage, it stands to benefit by as much as 210-million dollars in just the first three years. Read the rest of this entry »
A new lawsuit challenging Prop 8 was filed in federal court Tuesday on behalf of two same sex couples. Some in the LGBT community are questioning the motives of one of the attorneys — and the strategy employed by both.
In New York City, some two thousand same-sex marriage advocates marched and rallied in Greenwich Village under hovering NYPD helicopters and drizzly skies. They chanted, “Gay, straight, black, white, marriage is a civil right.”
California’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s voter-passed ban on gay marriage will stand, but will not be applied retroactively to couples already married. Here’s our look inside the ruling:
California’s Supreme Court broke hearts Tuesday as it upheld Proposition 8, last November’s ballot initiative banning same-sex marriage.