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Via Foxbaltimore.com The vote to approve same-sex marriage in the state of Maryland was a very close one. But, the voters decided and none the less it did pass in the state. What did the major have to say? Read More. Maryland Religious Leaders Cast Their Opinion On Question 6 [Video] Barack Obama, Re-Elected As […]

Would President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign benefit from him supporting gay marriage, TheRoot asks. SEE ALSO: Top Ten Myths About 2012 Obama is arguably the most gay friendly president in U.S. history. His repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and passage of a federal law that further extends protections of LGBT people firmly solidifies his […]

MANAMA, Bahrain — Since the lifting two months ago of a longstanding U.S. ban on gays serving openly in the military, U.S. Marines across the globe have adapted smoothly and embraced the change, says their top officer, Gen. James F. Amos, who previously had argued against repealing the ban during wartime. SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lopez […]

A Christian college in Georgia is asking all employees to sign a pledge declaring their heterosexuality. Also read: New Documentary Takes Closer Look At Fatherlessness In Black America Also read: Packing Playlist: California Shorter University instituted the pledge in late October. If an employee decides not to sign the pledge, they are at risk of […]

Audience members booed  an openly gay soldier when a question he asked was posed to former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum through a video stream during Thursday’s Republican presidential debate. Stephen Hill, a soldier serving in Iraq, spoke on having to lie about who he was in order to serve in the army. Santorum approached the controversial topic, […]

WASHINGTON– Vice President Joe Biden said Friday that the country is evolving on the issue of gay marriage and he thinks it’s inevitable there will be national consensus. He said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” the same thing is happening with the issue of marriage that happened with gays’ service in the military. Changes in […]

The Root is reporting that the NAACP and its President, Ben Jealous are reaching out to Gay Rights groups. On Sept. 22, Benjamin T. Jealous, the charismatic head of the NAACP, made history. On that Wednesday, Jealous spoke at Manhattan’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center in Greenwich Village to promote the upcoming One […]

A federal judge in San Francisco decided today that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, striking down Proposition 8, the voter approved ballot measure that banned same-sex unions.

WASHINGTON — The City Council voted Tuesday to legalize gay marriage, giving supporters a victory after a string of recent defeats elsewhere and sending the issue to Congress, which has final say over laws in the nation’s capital. Mayor Adrian Fenty has promised to sign the bill, which passed 11-2, and gay couples could begin […]