Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights.
The meeting – known as a synod – was called by Pope Francis to discuss hot-button issues such as same-sex unions, divorce and birth control. No formal decisions were reached Monday, but CBS News reports that the tone of initial reports coming out of the two-day meeting indicate a major shift from condemnation to acceptance, including a call to recognize the positive aspects of civil unions and the potential benefits from establishing commitments from the gay community to the church.
Weddings, court rulings and confusion are defining a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage. Here’s a rundown of the most recent developments
A court office in Kansas’ most populous county has issued a marriage license to a gay couple, believed to be the first such license in the state.
Two teenagers are conquering traditional homecoming norms at a Santa Rosa high school with the help of their classmates.
A student group at Catholic University postponed a screening of a movie about San Francisco gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk after school officials raised questions about a flier linking the event to LGBT awareness month.
Inaccurate or mismatched ID’s are “an enormous issue for transgender people,” according to Sasha Buchert of the Transgender Law Center.
With the edge going to cable & Internet, TV has increased its depiction of LGBT characters…
A newly installed rainbow crosswalk is the latest colorful addition to San Francisco’s Castro District.
Liam Mayclem sits down with the director and writer of “Pride,” a film about an unlikely alliance of gays and miners in 1984 Britain.