Postedon Oct 08, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Gay rights activists staged a silent protest Thursday outside the headquarters of the Mormon church in Salt Lake City in response to a church leader's remarks that homosexuality is an immoral condition that can and should be overcome.
Postedon Sep 15, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Federal workers who have a same-sex domestic partner can now take leave without pay to attend to their family's educational and medical needs.
Postedon Aug 02, 2010 at 08:00 am
Florida is the only state that bans any gay man or lesbian from adopting. And that has created a dilemma for the courts: either they honor the law or honor their duty to rule in the best interests of the children.
Postedon Jul 30, 2010 at 09:00 am
In an article titled “Parenting and Child Development in Adoptive Families: Does Parental Sexual Orientation Matter?” in the August issue of the journal Applied Developmental Science, researchers conclude that their new findings should lead to the end of existing bans on adoption by same-sex couples in the United States.
Postedon Jul 02, 2010 at 08:34 am
On Thursday, Google began covering a cost that gay and lesbian employees must pay when their partners receive domestic partner health benefits, largely to compensate them for an extra tax that heterosexual married couples do not pay. The increase is retroactive to the beginning of the year.
Postedon Jun 25, 2010 at 09:35 am
“Partnered lesbians and gay men are more than twice as likely to be uninsured as married heterosexuals,” according to a new study of Californians by Lambda Legal and the Department of Health Services at UCLA.
Postedon Jun 15, 2010 at 01:30 pm
Federal workers may use sick leave or funeral leave in cases of ailing or deceased domestic partners starting July 14, the Office of Personnel Management said Monday.
Unlike other recent changes to federal personnel policies that apply only to same-sex partners, the new orders also apply to opposite-sex domestic partners.