Postedon Jun 11, 2010 at 11:33 am
After a nearly three-week trial in January, and a lengthy hiatus while lawyers fought over documents, closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s ban on the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 09, 2010 at 03:37 pm
Wayne Besen writes about several factors that show an increased acceptance of LGBT people and LGBT relationships in the U.S.
Postedon Jun 09, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Jonathan Capehart on the evolving attitudes of straight men and practicing Catholics toward lesbian and gay relationships.
Postedon Jun 09, 2010 at 08:42 am
Seventy-seven percent of Americans now say they know someone who is gay or lesbian, a new CBS News poll finds - an increase of 35 percentage points since 1992, when a majority of Americans said they did not.
Postedon Jun 08, 2010 at 12:45 pm
The authors of a new study found that children raised by lesbian mothers — whether the mother was partnered or single — scored higher than kids in straight families on some psychological measures of self-esteem and confidence, did better academically and were less likely to have behavioral problems, such as rule-breaking and aggression.
Postedon Jun 04, 2010 at 07:30 am
On the eve of this weekend’s Black Pride festivities, the Blade checked in with two of the first same-sex couples who wed here in March to find out how they’re doing now that the hoopla has subsided, how they’ve fared as gay or lesbian couples among their black friends and families and their thoughts on the importance of Black Pride.
Postedon Jun 02, 2010 at 09:00 am
Freedom to Marry's Executive Director, Evan Wolfson, comments on last week's historic votes in the House and Senate Armed Services Committee to repeal the so-called 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy.
"While repealing military discrimination certainly honors the values of our nation, it is only a step toward closing the door on fundamental unfairness."
Postedon May 26, 2010 at 08:00 am
Tourism and other businesses might benefit by about $7 million a year, but legalizing civil unions would otherwise have a minimal economic impact in the state, according to two University of Hawaii researchers.