Postedon Oct 14, 2010 at 09:00 am
Long Beach voters' support of allowing gay couples to marry has increased since the passage of Proposition 8 in 2008 according to our new LBPOST.com/Probolsky Research poll among likely Long Beach voters.
The poll found that 57.8% of likely Long Beach voters would legalize the freedom to marry and 32.3% oppose with 6.5% undecided.
Postedon Oct 12, 2010 at 10:30 am
Michael Bloomberg is the current Mayor of New York City, and the 10th richest person in the United States, having net worth of US$18 billion in 2010. He is the founder and 88% owner of Bloomberg L.P., a financial news and information services media company.
In an October 11, 2010 speech to PFLAG, Mayor Bloomberg said: "Government should not be in the business of telling anyone whom he or she can and cannot love. And believe me: I will fight with you every single day to make that a reality."
Postedon Oct 12, 2010 at 09:00 am
Today (Tuesday, Oct. 12), gay-rights activists will meet in Salt Lake City to ask Elder Boyd K. Packer, president of the Mormon Church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles, that he correct his inaccurate and dangerous statements calling same-sex attraction “impure and unnatural,” claiming that it can be corrected and characterizing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples as immoral.
Postedon Oct 11, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Forty-two percent favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally, up from 37 percent last year, according to the Pew Research Center's latest survey.
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 Oct 07, 2010 at 10:30 am
Fewer than half of Americans oppose legalized marriage for same-sex couples, according to a new poll on the issue released Wednesday, with significant shifts in public opinion on the issue just since last year.
Postedon Oct 01, 2010 at 05:30 pm
Doris Roberts, best known for her role as Marie Barone on the television series "Everybody Loves Raymond", will be among the stars hosting a special performance of Terrence McNally's "Some Men" on Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA to benefit the Courage Campaign Institute's "Testimony" project.
The Testimony project is designed to bring the Prop 8 trial into the lives of Americans and empower them - gay and straight - to share their stories and change the way America thinks about LGBT rights.
Postedon Oct 01, 2010 at 01:30 pm
The idea that gay couples who are married or have children qualify as “families” has rapidly become the majority view in the U.S., and researchers credit public discussions about the freedom to marry—by supporters as well as vehement opponents—for the unexpectedly fast pace of change.
Postedon Sep 22, 2010 at 11:30 am
Efforts that could lead to a reversal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that prohibits openly gay soldiers from serving in the military may have stalled in the United States Senate, but the legal fight is advancing in the federal courts along with other important gay rights litigation.
Postedon Sep 16, 2010 at 08:00 am
A new Irish Times /Behaviour Attitudes poll shows 67 per cent of people feel gay couples should be allowed to marry.