Nevada just took another step towards repealing its ban on marriage equality, when the state Assembly passed a resolution that could result in a revocation of the 2002 state constitutional amendment.
The head of the Council of Europe, Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland, has demanded that Russia, which is a member state, allow LGBT Pride parades and rallies.
Bisbee, Arizona is known as a mining town and haven for artists and retreaters looking for a slow pace lifestyle with a plethora of cafes and antique shops set along country roads.
Plans to give US citizens the right to sponsor a foreign same-sex partner for legal status were withdrawn before a Senate panel vote regarding wider immigration reform on Tuesday.
Right-wing and anti-gay historian Dominique Venner shot himself at approximately 4:00 pm on Tuesday in the Notre Dame Cathedral in front of 1,500 people. He left a suicide letter on the alter of the famous Parisian church.
Former US President Bill Clinton continues to support and advocate for same-sex equality. Equality Illinois welcomes President Clinton’s support as he calls on lawmakers to extend the freedom for same-sex couples to marry.
The United Kingdom's marriage equality bill has passed the country's lower house of parliament in a vote 366-161 and will now enter the House of Lords (upper house) for final scrutiny.
Supporters of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) will convene on the steps of City Hall in New York City on May 22.
A recent development could raise hope for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to be reconsidered by Senate.
Although democratic assemblyman Harvey Munford of North Las Vegas supports marriage equality, he does not see the similarities between the LGBT equality and civil rights movements.
France's top court ruled Friday that recent legislation permitting same-sex marriage and adoption adheres to the constitution. It is expected that President Francois Hollande will sign the bill into law as early as Saturday.
Despite Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili's assurances that citizens would be protected at a pro-LGBT rally in Tbilisi, gay rights activists were forced to flee after thousands broke through police barricades on Friday.
Education officials in California have taken the first step towards complying with a 2011 law requiring public schools to include LGBT people and milestones in relevant lessons.
The week of May 20, former Bears athlete Brendan Ayanbadejo and Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond will provide robo-calls to help persuade the districts of Illinois House Black Caucus members of the LGBT community’s right to marry.
Republican politician Representative Ron Sandack has removed himself from the race to be the next GOP chairman in Illinois due to his controversial stance supporting same-sex marriage.
Ukraine’s parliament has dropped a bill that would have protected LGBT workers from discrimination due to their sexual orientation, after a demonstration by hundreds of protesters.
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, Vice-president Joe Biden talks about his support for LGBT rights and his experience during his run as vice-president.
Republican congresswoman of Minnesota Michele Bachmann says we need to focus on “spiritual warfare” to fight against marriage equality and Satan.
The Church of Scotland will discuss whether to continue allowing ordination of LGBT minsters at a debate on May 20. The church currently permits gay and lesbian clergy once they remain celibate. However, the issue is said to have the potential to cause the faith's biggest split since the 19th century.
The National Organization of Marriage (NOM) was offended by a Funny or Die production showcasing a satirical skit in the style of 1950s and 60s educational videos poking fun at marriage equality opponents. The anti-gay organization has posted a petition on their blog in condemnation of the video, and seeks to raise funds in the process.
Minnesota has become the 12th state in the country to institute marriage equality, with the state's Senate voting 37-30 on Monday to pass the legislation after it was approved by the House of Representatives on May 9.
A recent study by the PEW Research Center shows that seven in ten Americans born after 1980 believe that gay and lesbian couples should have the right to marry legally.
Minnesota lawmakers in the state House of Representatives have passed marriage equality, making it the 12th state in the country to grant equal marriage rights to the LGBT community.
Equality Illinois requested the new GOP leadership respect the Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady’s legacy. As “the state's oldest and largest organization advocating for the rights of LGBT Illinoisans,” Equality Illinois issued kind words concerning Brady's resignation.
Philadelphia is set to sign into law a new ordinance that will deliver benefits and offer protections for LGBT people in the Eastern United States city.
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