| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The remarkable thing when this tiny nation legalized same-sex marriage in June wasn't that the conservative-leaning prime minister, Xavier Bettel, supported the new law.
It was that he might be among the first to take advantage of it.
Bettel and his...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Friday urged the nation's highest court to review Virginia's same-sex marriage case — saying the issue is one of fundamental fairness and that Virginia's case is an ideal one to lay down the law of the land....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:47 PM
In cities and municipalities in Maryland and across the U.S., the legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens are improving. Across the globe, perceptions of gay and lesbian people are getting better, too.
Both improvements, outlined...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The Minnesota Vikings suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for three games and plan to give $100,000 to gay and lesbian rights organizations after former punter Chris Kluwe alleged that Priefer made inappropriate comments while he was with the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:51 PM
— Republican Congressman Charlie Dent's supportive comments on same-sex marriage earlier this year have earned him a little outside advertising help.
Dent isn't facing an opponent this fall, but the American Unity PAC still chipped in, paying $50,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community.
Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
The gay rights group Palm Beach County Human Rights Council has endorsed former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff in her bid to re-take the seat she lost two years ago to state Sen. Maria Sachs.
Bogdanoff is a Republican. Sachs is a Democrat.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Same-sex couples can begin marrying in Florida next month after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a request for a stay from the state's attorney general.
Marriages can begin Jan. 5, the day a stay ordered by a lower court judge who overturned...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly.
On the first day...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Just 12 years ago, it was illegal for gays and lesbians to marry anywhere in the U.S.
But Monday, the drive to legalize same-sex marriage — which began some two decades ago as a seemingly far-fetched quest — neared final victory as...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Roman Catholics in Chicago and around the world hailed a preliminary report by an international assembly of bishops Monday as a new sign that Pope Francis is orchestrating a dramatic shift in tone concerning homosexuality and other moral issues.