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Gallup poll: Support for same-sex marriage reaches new high at 55 percent

WASHINGTON -- Americans' support for laws that legalize same-sex marriage has reached a new high, according to new data released by Gallup. ...

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Federal judge strikes down Pennsylvania ban on same-sex marriage

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage was overturned by a federal judge Tuesday in a decision that legalized the practice throughout the Northeast and sent couples racing to pick up licenses. ...

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Saginaw, Mich., kills proposed LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance, again

Saginaw, Mich.
SAGINAW, Mich. -- The Saginaw city council has voted for a second time to kill a proposed LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance. ...

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Man convicted in gang rape of lesbian gets 400 year prison sentence

Humberto Salvador
MARTINEZ, Calif. — A California man who was convicted of orchestrating the 2008 gang rape of a woman who was targeted in part because she is lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years in prison. ...

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Fla. lawmaker: New educational standards are designed to turn all school children gay

Charles Van Zant
A Florida Republican state lawmaker says new "common core" educational standards are designed to turn all school children gay. ...

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Caitlin Cahow named to President’s Council on Fitness

Caitlin Cahow
Former U.S. women’s national ice hockey team player Caitlin Cahow has been named to the of the President’s Council on Fitness, sports, and Nutrition. Cahow represented the U.S. in two Olympic Winter Games, winning silver in Vancouver 2010 and bronze ...

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Ore. governor, AG hail marriage ruling; reaction from supporters, opponents

Gov. John Kitzhaber (D-Ore.)
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Both supporters and opponents of marriage equality spoke out Monday about a federal judge's ruling striking down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage. Both the Governor and the Attorney General supported the ruling, and the state previously declined ...

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Politico poll: Majority in ‘highly competitive midterm contests’ oppose gay marriage

Supporters of traditional marriage and gay marriage demonstrate outside the Federal Appeals Court in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
A new poll conducted for finds that overall, 52 percent of those "surveyed" oppose same-sex marriage, the only national poll in more than a year to suggest that Americans still oppose marriage equality. ...

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Belgium’s ‘Belgian Pride’ event attracts over 100,000 participants

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Members of Belgium's LGBT community and allies gathered in front of the "Bourse" square in central Brussels on Saturday for the 19th annual "Belgian Pride" event. This year's event attracted more than 100,000 participants and spectators, 20,000 ...

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IDAHOT celebrated around the world: Images from Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Members of the sexual diversity and LGBT community of Honduras participated in a march in Tegucigalpa on May 16, on the eve of the celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia , the largest anti-discrimination ...

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