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ENDA nears passage in Senate

Two Republican senators signed on as co-sponsors of the bill, and all Democrats have either signed on as co-sponsors or pledged to vote for it.


Catholic diocese settles with fired gay teacher

After a hard fought four-month campaign, the Columbus, Ohio, Catholic Diocese has been forced to reach agreement with a discharged 19-year teacher, Carla Hale.


Bayard Rustin LGBT coalition highlights civil rights leader’s role

The San Francisco chapter of the Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition rallied to highlight the contributions of Rustin, an often-overlooked civil rights figure.


U.S. Supreme Court won’t rehear California’s Prop. 8

"Millions of Californians will be able to marry the person they love - with all the rights and responsibilities that go along with it."


Supreme Court rules same sex marriage ban unconstitutional

In a historic ruling for gay rights, the Supreme Court today struck down DOMA, a 1996 law blocking federal recognition of same-sex marriages.


Jason Collins is changing our world

Having the first "out" athlete has struck a major blow against stereotypical ideas about masculinity, and shown that sport has become a much more inclusive space.


NBA player makes history by coming out as gay

The NBA's Jason Collins made history yesterday by coming out as gay - the first time an NBA player has done so while still actively playing.


U.S. Supreme Court hears Calif. marriage equality case

Another milestone was crossed March 26 in Californians' years-long quest for marriage equality.


Boy Scouts might drop anti-gay clause

The Boy Scouts of America issued a surprise announcement Jan. 28 saying that it was "actively considering" ending its long-time ban on gay members and leaders.


Gay marriage backers put the spotlight on Illinois

"We are a stable family, why shouldn't we have the same respect and the same rights as any other couple, as any other family?"

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