In what national gay rights activists called “a dramatic breakthrough,” the White House issued a statement Monday that supports Congress repealing the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy this year.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reassured representatives of several LGBT organizations this week that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and a measure to repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) will get votes this year.
Gates warns Congress not to act; protesters arrested for third time at White House
500 - Participants in Lithuania’s first Gay Pride march, held May 8 600 - Lithuanian police on hand to control the marchers and their opponents 1,000 - Anti-gay protesters, who had to be held back with tear gas...
Gay legal activists are applauding President Obama’s second nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Solicitor General Elena Kagan.
2 - Maximum number of heterosexual players allowed on teams in the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance $75,000 - Damages requested by three bisexual players suing the Gay Softball World Series for disq...
Protesters arrested outside White House, Sen. McCain’s office
The National Center for Lesbian Rights is suing Sonoma County, Calif., on behalf of an elderly gay man who alleges the county separated him and his partner of 20 years after his partner injured himself. His partner later died.
A dozen Georgia organizations joined more than 200 LGBT and allied groups today to call on Congress to pass the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
President Obama issued a surprise memorandum Thursday night, calling for an end to discrimination against gays and lesbians by hospital visitation policies that limit visitors to immediate family members.
Two possible replacements for retiring Justice John Paul Stevens could draw fire from conservative organizations for their stands on gay issues.