Bay Area Businesses Among 379 Pushing Supreme Court To Declare Same-Sex Marriage Constitutional Right
Bay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to declare a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day.
In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it’s now favored by clear majority of Americans.
A Detroit-area same-sex couple is raising awareness about discrimination against LGBT parents after a pediatrician refused to treat their newborn baby last October.
The Vatican did something it has never done before by giving a group of U.S. gay and lesbian Catholics VIP seats at Pope Francis’ weekly general audience Wednesday.
The United States is close to hiring a gay diplomat to promote LGBT rights abroad.
The Salvation Army, widely known for its homeless shelters, thrifts stores and holiday bell ringers, has many LGBT advocates thinking twice about dropping coins into those red tin coffers.
More than any other state, California will benefit financially from the growing legality of same-sex marriages, according to new analysis from NerdWallet.
A federal judge on Wednesday struck down South Carolina’s same-sex marriageban as unconstitutional, opening the door to such marriages but also giving the state a week to appeal. The attorney general said he would do so immediately.
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.