A bill that would require California’s public schools to include the history of gay rights in their curricula won final legislative approval on Tuesday.
The Obama Administration’s filing of a brief saying the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional is being viewed as a turning point for gay rights.
At a Wednesday speech, President Barack Obama continued to say he favors gay rights, but stopped short of endorsing gay marriage, and this has some local civil rights advocates frustrated by what they call a lack of leadership on the issue.
A federal judge has issued a favorable ruling for gay-rights advocates involving state employees and long-term health care.
The nation’s largest gay rights group announced Tuesday that it plans to share the San Francisco storefront where Harvey Milk waged his historic political campaign with a nonprofit that provides suicide prevention services for gay youth.
Advocates championed the legislation, describing the laws as difficult to achieve.
The random selection of three judges to hear next week’s appeal in the Proposition 8 federal case could not have gone much better for supporters of same-sex marriage.
The Gold’s Gym in San Francisco said it’s received at least 500 emails in support of its plans to disassociate with the company.
Gay rights supporters gathered across the country on Sunday to call attention to their continuing fight for marriage equality.
Supporters of California’s same-sex marriage ban are facing a midnight deadline for submitting written arguments challenging a federal judge’s finding that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.