| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Saturday, on the eve of the California Republican Party’s historic vote formally welcoming gay Republicans into the fold, a dapper 75-year-old named Fred Schein described his challenges.
“It’s very lonely being a gay Republican,”...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:08 PM
In a historic break with its past, the California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Sunday to formally recognize a gay GOP group.
The move, which drew the condemnation of some socially conservative GOP members, grants a charter to the Log Cabin...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 2:34 PM
In a historic move, the California Republican Party on Sunday officially recognized a gay GOP group.
The Log Cabin Republicans, a 38-year-old organization that had unsuccessfully sought a charter from the state party several times in the past,...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:56 PM
This month, two women grace the cover of Texas Monthly, "The National Magazine of Texas." Both are young and conservatively dressed, and have worried half-smiles. One is pregnant; the other holds a toddler, his face buried in her shoulder. Legos litter...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:46 PM
Most legally married same-sex couples will be entitled to take up to 12 weeks leave to care for an ailing spouse regardless of whether the state in which they live recognizes their marriage under a rule issued Wednesday by the Department of Labor.
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:09 PM
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone is holding firm in the face of controversy that has erupted since he unveiled new morality clauses earlier this month for employees at high schools under his control.
The clauses included in a new...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 6:04 PM
It took thousands of miles and months of planning to get Jess Donaldson and Nat Krivonozka married in Chicago, but on Aug. 8, they finally tied the knot—just like thousands of other couples who've gotten hitched since the same-sex marriage law...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:57 PM
Currently the leader of Hebron's Gilead Congregational Church, the Reverend Dr. Denise Esslinger said she's been presiding over weddings for almost 19 years. "The first wedding I officiated at was on June 15, 1996," said Esslinger. Over the years,...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 3:00 AM
"...the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God."
-- John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961
It isn't often that a member of the media reveals the philosophy behind his political ideology, but last...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:24 PM
Texas' ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a county probate judge ruled Tuesday, although it has not resulted in the issuing of marriage licenses.
The state's bans on creating or recognizing marriages of same-sex couples “violate the due...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:54 PM
A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding has rejected an offer from the Washington state attorney general to settle a discrimination case by paying a $2,000 fine.
The rejected settlement also said if the florist chose to continue...