| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:08 AM
A coalition of civil-rights groups led by Equality Florida, the ACLU, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and others is planning to eventually challenge the state's 2008 constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriage.
But "eventually" might not...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers leading the fight for gay marriage in California have been quietly preparing state officials for the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court might dismiss the case on a technicality next month without deciding the fate of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage drew cheers from South Florida gay and lesbian couples, scorn from conservative Christians, and underscored fault lines on the issue within the Republican Party.
Here are reports from throughout the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo and Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, two of the NFL's most outspoken advocates of gay marriage, have taken their fight to the highest court.
The two filed an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court of the...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:52 PM
They said it loudly and repeatedly, and they wore stickers and clutched signs proclaiming it: lesbian.
"Yes, I am!" hundreds of female voices chanted in a crowded West Hollywood park. "Yes, I am!"
Lesbians, their supporters and friends gathered Friday...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Last week: The extraordinary call of Pope Francis for prayer and fasting to avert the folly of U.S. military intervention in Syria. He called for a political — not a military solution to the humanitarian crisis that is Syria today, with two...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:00 PM
With same-sex marriage being evaluated at the state level across the country and the Supreme Court near its decision on the subject, the documentary "The New Black" could hardly be more timely.
The film premiered Friday to a theater of enthusiastic...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:22 PM
As I read all the letters regarding Hoag Hospital's ethical and moral decision to terminate elective abortions, instead of our children, I believe it is time for some truth.
It is a scientific, biological, medical and spiritual truth that every...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:03 AM
A controversial Christian ministry that was devoted to changing people “affected by homosexuality” had become “imprisoned” by its own world view and judgment against the gay community and had to close, according to a statement...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The head of Exodus International -- billed as the world's largest "gay conversion" Christian group -- said it was time for the organization to shut down because of changing attitudes towards homosexuality.
"I believe we’ve come to a time in the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:35 PM
SAN JOSE — Liberal activists pledged Thursday to put a measure on the ballot to overturn California's gay marriage ban if the Supreme Court does not throw out Proposition 8 in a decision expected next week.
“If we lose, we’re going to...