The resignation of Mozilla’s CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley’s strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region’s foundation.
Negative backlash created by a commercial for Honey Maid graham crackers – which portrayed gay and interracial families in the “This is Wholesome” TV spot – has been turned around by the company into another video response that is gaining a huge following on the web.
Oakland’s search for a new permanent police chief has been delayed a second time because the recruiting firm the city planned to hire was disqualified for denying equal benefits to gay employees.
The men who plan to become the first gay couple married on a Rose Parade float say they’re too busy planning their wedding to think much about a proposed parade boycott.
A handful of protesters in San Francisco called for a boycott of Russian-made vodka Tuesday after that country’s lawmakers recently enacted what critics are calling anti-gay legislation.
Currently, health benefits in same-sex partnerships are taxed by the federal government as income, although some California companies reimburse that tax to their employees.
Pentagon officials say the department is not extending some housing benefits to same-sex partners of service members because the issue requires more review and military leaders are worried that it might be unfair.
The Supreme Court will hear two days’ worth of arguments over laws affecting gay marriage during the last week of March, including California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look on Friday at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible for consideration of having their deportation put on hold.