U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled that the state’s ban violates the U.S. Constitution’s equal-protection clause because it treats same-sex couples differently than couples of opposing genders.
Bay Area church and community leaders were delivering thousands petition signatures to San Francisco’s Catholic archbishop Tuesday, demanding that he skip an event celebrating traditional marriage.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responded Monday to an open letter signed by Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other state, city and faith and community leaders asking him to cancel his appearance at an upcoming rally against same-sex marriage.
Lieutenant Governor Newsom Demands Apology From Gov. Perry Over Homosexuality, Alcoholism Comparison
San Francisco’s former mayor, who was thrust on the national stage when he legalized same-sex marriage in the city in 2004, is now demanding an apology from Texas Governor Rick Perry after he likened homosexuality to alcoholism in an appearance at the Commonwealth Club Wednesday.
A federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage on Friday, but her decision resulted in confusion over whether gay couples could immediately be given marriage licenses.
An Oakland Car dealership’s new ad campaign is turning some heads by featuring a lesbian couple, while prompting others to ask, “What’s the big deal?”
More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.
The CEO of dating service OkCupid.com, which urged customers not to use Mozilla’s Firefox browser because of the Mozilla CEO’s past support of Proposition 8, once donated to an anti-gay congressman, according to a report.
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.