Ecuador rules against same-sex marriage ban

Two judges of an Ecuadorian court have ruled against that nation's ban on same-sex marriage. The pair of judges sit on the Family, Women, Children and Adolescents Court in Cuenca, Ecuador. The presiding just...

New Jersey governor signs trans rights bills

The state of New Jersey recently promulgated three new laws. These statutes are designed to protect the rights of trans citizens of the state. The recent progress is largely attributed to political changes. ...

Hong Kong gay marriage support hits fifty percent

The Chinese city-state of Hong Kong has recorded a record amount of support for same-sex marriage. Approximately half of the citizens of Hong Kong support gay marriage. This is a marked increase from the pre...

Northern Ireland will offer gay men pardons

The government of North Ireland will offer pardons to gay and bi men who were convicted in the past under homophobic laws. The new statute has been referred to as Turing's Law, after the mathematician and co...

This week marks 15 years since Lawrence v Texas

June 26 is the fifteenth anniversary of the legalization of gay sex in Texas--and other states. Prior to 2003, multiple American states had laws banning sodomy, even between consenting private adults. Despit...