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A new picture book from Amber Dee Parker and illustrator Hannah Sequra teaches children about "God’s plan for families between one mother and one father."
MOSCOW — Gay-rights campaigners and their opponents clashed at an unsanctioned rally in the Russian capital on Saturday, but a heavy police presence in Ukraine kept the two sides apart at that country’s first-ever gay pride march.
Dozens march in Ukraine’s first-ever gay pride rally - Riot police stop Orthodox protesters trying to interupt event
KIEV, Ukraine — At least 50 gay rights activists have marched peacefully in the country's first gay rally despite a court ban and attempts to disrupt the event.
LOS ANGELES -- Robbie Rogers is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in another step by openly gay athletes in professional sports.
On his radio program Friday, American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer weighed in on Thursday’s decision by the Boy Scouts of America to drop its ban on gay scouts.
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Sen. Patrick Leahy said Friday he was disappointed he was unsuccessful in his bid to amend immigration reform legislation to protect same-sex couples in which one of the partners is foreign-born.
The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts. Dismayed conservatives are already looking at alternative youth groups as they predict a mass exodus from the BSA. Gay-rights supporters vowed Friday to maintain pressure on the Scouts to end the still-in-place ban [...]
Puerto Rico lawmakers approve anti-discrimination bill - But push toward more gay rights in Puerto Rico remains widely debated
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Legislators in Puerto Rico on Friday approved a heavily debated bill that outlaws employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A bill blocking a University of North Carolina policy allowing students to choose roommates of the opposite sex has found new life in the state Senate budget.
SEBASTIAN, Fla.-- The Florida high school senior facing felony sex offender charges stemming from her relationship with her 14-year-old girlfriend, has rejected a plea deal offered by prosecutors.
N.J. man who sued Boy Scouts over gay ban says change falls short - Policy tells youngsters 'being gay is a youthful indiscretion' and and that 'there’s no future for you'
NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey man who first challenged the Boy Scouts' ban on gay members says a new policy allowing gay scouts but barring "open or avowed" homosexual adult leaders is "convoluted."
SALT LAKE CITY — When the Boy Scouts of America began a discussion earlier this year about lifting its ban on gays, some speculated it could lead to the severing of ties with the Mormon church that goes back 100 years.
The idea of Michael Douglas playing Liberace might seem nearly as outrageous as Liberace himself. Liberace, forever hailed as Mr. Showmanship, was the excess-to-the-max pianist-personality whose onstage and offstage extravagance were legendary and who wowed audiences in Las Vegas and worldwide to become the best-paid entertainer on the planet...
KIEV, Ukraine -- A Ukrainian court on Thursday banned what would have been Ukraine's first-ever gay pride demonstration, upholding a suit by city authorities, who argued the rally would disturb annual Kiev Day celebrations and could spark violence.
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Nevada is one step closer to giving voters another chance to allow same-sex marriage in the Silver State.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The graduation ceremony at St. Pius X High School in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday was one student short, as a transgender teen refused to participate in the commencement exercises because the school told him he would have to wear a female student gown.
NEW YORK -- The attorney for the man accused in the murder of a gay man in New York's Greenwich Village on Saturday says his client is not guilty, and implied that his anti-gay bias is the result of being sexually abused as a child.
Candidate for Va. Lt. Governor warns same-sex marriage leads to bestiality - E.W. Jackson: 'Adam and Steve' will become 'Adam and a Bull'
During a sermon last October, Virginia GOP Lt. Governor nominee E.W. Jackson added to his long list of virulently anti-gay remarks by warning that marriage equality for gays and lesbians will result in the legalization of man-animal unions.
GRAPEVINE, Texas — The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Senate on Wednesday passed a trio of bills that seek to lower property taxes for religious institutions and make it easier for some people to sue over the First Amendment, much to the chagrin of civil liberties and secular groups who claim Arizona lawmakers are violating the U.S. Constitution by favoring the faithful over non-believers.