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Judge to schedule closing arguments as Prop 8 trial attorneys file final briefs

Plantiffs (left to right) Paul Katami, Jeff Zarillo, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier.
Yesterday marked the deadline for final briefs to be submitted in the federal trial over California‘s ban on same-sex marriage. The two sides in the case — two same-sex couples as plaintiffs, and the sponsors of California‘s Proposition 8 as ...

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DC court throws out latest attempt to block gay marriage in nation’s capital

A District of Columbia appeals court Friday unanimously rejected the latest attempt to block the city from legalizing same-sex marriages next month. In the judges’ one-page opinion in the case, the appeals court refused to overturn a Superior Court judge’s ...

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New musical chronicles relationship between two WWII-era gay servicemen

Bobby Steggert, left, and Ivan Hernandez in Yank
With “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in the national headlines, along comes the York Theatre Company’s new off-Broadway musical about gays in the military. Set during World War II, Yank! chronicles the relationship between two servicemen long before “Don’t Ask, Don’t ...

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‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe speaks out against homophobia in new PSA

Daniel Radcliffe is hoping to stamp out homophobia by starring in a new campaign encouraging tolerance for all sexual orientations. The Harry Potter star has filmed a public service announcement (PSA) on behalf of the Trevor Project, the leading organization ...

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Citibank apologizes to gay website, says ‘inapproporate content’ statement was in error

One of the nation’s biggest banks went into damage control overdrive today after it reportedly froze the bank account of the startup gay social networking site,, for what it described as “objectionable content” on the company’s blog. According to ...

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Gay NYC voters give Ford the cold shoulder, demand answers on anti-gay marriage votes

Harold Ford Jr., the former Tennessee congressman and potential U.S. Senate challenger to New York‘s Kirsten Gillibrand, got a cool reception Wednesday from gay rights advocates who are skeptical of his new found support for gay marriage. Speaking at the ...

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NY political action committee targets anti-gay marriage senate senators

Angered by the defeat last year of a bill that would have allowed same-sex couples to marry, a group of well-financed gay rights advocates has started a political action committee to take aim at state senators who have opposed same-sex ...

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Maryland AG: State must recognize gay unions performed out-of-state

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released a long-awaited opinion Wednesday saying that Maryland should recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, drawing cheers from gay-rights supporters and igniting immediate debate on a highly contentious issue in an election year. ...

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Beverly Hills slams anti-gay beauty contestant for false representation of city

A beauty queen hopeful vying to become Miss California is making headlines for her hatred of gays, and has the city of Beverly Hills is crying foul over her false representation of the city. According to AP: Beverly Hills Mayor ...

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Citibank blocks account of gay social networking site due to ‘blog content’

According to a post Wednesday by Fabulis, a new social networking site aimed at gay men, Citibank has suspended their account due to “objectionable content” on their blog. Fabulis founder Jason Goldberg said he learned that the company’s account had ...

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