A veteran Arizona lawmaker who was a vocal critic of a bill that touched off a national debate over discrimination came out as gay on Wednesday, saying “I wanted to let everyone know I am gay, I’m a Latino and I’m a state senator and it’s OK.”
Dozens of residents in Flagstaff plan to protest legislation that would allow Arizona business owners to deny service to gay people on religious grounds.
Thousands of Nevadans are showing their support to end discrimination for the gay and transgender community in the workplace.
Orlando Cruz won the fight of his life when he came out last year as the first openly gay fighter in boxing. Cruz takes on fellow veteran Orlando Salido in a fight for a piece of the featherweight title on the undercard of Timothy Bradley’s fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. He’ll do it wearing rainbow colors on his boxing trunks, his way of showing support for others in the gay and lesbian community.
As Nevada legislators emotionally debated a move toward same-sex marriage, one lawmaker rose to his feet and declared, “I’m gay.”
Of the four openly gay members of Congress, the two longest-serving stalwarts are vacating their seats. Instead of fretting, their activist admirers are excited about a record number of gays vying to win seats in the next Congress — and to make history in the process.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people flooded downtown Las Vegas to watch the city’s 15th annual Pride Parade. The Las Vegas Sun reports the crowd lined the parade route in a show of support for the lesbian, […]
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Mormon parents defend their gay children in a new video that confronts The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ disapproval of same-sex relationships.
Students from a strict Mormon college that prohibits “homosexual behavior” have launched a Web video aimed at reassuring other gay and lesbian youth struggling with their faith and sexual orientation.