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.
Postedon Jun 14, 2010 at 03:00 pm
On top of his previous statements in support of marriage equality, with six months left in his four-year term, Illinois state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias signed an executive order on Sunday June 13, 2010 extending family-leave benefits to gay and lesbian employees in domestic partnerships.
Postedon Jun 07, 2010 at 12:00 pm
More than 20 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality groups and allies today issued a joint statement regarding Arizona's S.B. 1070.
Postedon Jun 03, 2010 at 11:24 am
President Obama extended Wednesday a wider range of benefits to the same-sex partners of eligible federal workers, including access to medical treatment, relocation assistance, credit unions and fitness centers.
Postedon Jun 01, 2010 at 09:42 am
As released in a presidential proclamation on Friday by President Obama: "...we must give committed gay couples the same rights and responsibilities afforded to any married couple, and repeal the Defense of Marriage Act."
Postedon May 24, 2010 at 03:48 pm
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa writes about LGBT advocate Harvey Milk and Saturday's Harvey Milk Day.
Postedon May 24, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Freedom to Marry Executive Director, Evan Wolfson, and David French of the Alliance Defense Fund debated issues surrounding the freedom to marry on Thursday, May 20th on the Michael Medved radio show.
Postedon Apr 28, 2010 at 11:33 am
American expatriates are having a more difficult time living and working abroad, a recent "New York Times" article found, causing a small but growing number of them to renounce their United States citizenship.
But there’s another group of Americans who could be adding to that tally: same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 02, 2010 at 11:50 am
The Household Cavalry is the U.K.’s most elite branch of service. Its members provide security for visiting heads of state, as well as for top-ranking national officials. 23-year-old Lance Corporal James Wharton made military history when he became the first member of the Household Cavalry to marry his same-sex life partner.