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Police suspect ‘hate crime’ in stabbing attack after anti-gay rant on ‘Craigslist’

A recent assault and carjacking in Battle Creek, Michigan, has now led to a possible hate crimes investigation after police discovered two anti-gay rants that appeared online in Craigslist postings. ...

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NJ library bans gay teen book over complaint from Glenn Beck follower

A controversial book aimed at gay teens has been banned in the Burlington County, NJ, public library, the decision of a lone librarian acting on a single complaint by a Glenn Beck follower. ...

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Niece of Martin Luther King calls gay marriage ‘genocide’ at NOM rally

(Photo: Atlanta Journal Constitution)
Allowing gay couples to marry amounts to "genocide" and will lead to the "extinction" of the human race, according to the niece of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at a National Organization for Marriage rally in Atlanta on Saturday. ...

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Senate hopeful Sharron Angle: no gay rights, no gay adoptions

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Sharron Angle believes the clergy should be allowed to endorse candidates from the pulpit and opposes laws allowing gays and lesbians to adopt children, according to a questionnaire obtained by The Associated Press. ...

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High court upholds Mexico City same-sex marriage law

Mexico's Supreme Court upheld a landmark law this week, permitting same-sex marriages in Mexico City, and rejecting the conservative federal government's claim that the law is unconstitutional because it threatens the institution of the family. ...

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California governor, attorney general call for gay marriages to resume

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown filed motions in federal court late Friday, asking a federal judge to allow the state to begin performing same-sex marriages. ...

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Prop 8 supporters claim Walker’s ruling unfair because he’s a gay judge

Is Judge Vaughn Walker gay? Does it matter? Not surprisingly, supporters of Proposition 8 say the U.S. District Court judge who overturned California's voter approved ban on gay marriage should have recused himself from the case because, they say, ...

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Prop 8 next steps: Judge to decide whether to lift ‘stay’ in ruling

Prop 8 opponents at a rally to celebrate the ruling to overturn the gay marriage ban.
U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker, the federal judge who struck down California's voter-approved ban on gay marriage must now decide whether the ban should remain in tact while the ruling makes its way through the appeals process. ...

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Advocates, opponents, politicians react to today’s Prop 8 ruling

While gay rights advocates from across the country celebrate Wednesday's historic ruling in which U.S. Judge Vaughn Walker overturned Proposition 8, political groups, elected officials and activists on both sides issued reaction today, ranging for jubilation to furiously denouncing the ...

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Prop 8 unconstitutional: Federal judge strikes down CA gay marriage ban

Plantiffs (left to right) Paul Katami, Jeff Zarillo, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier before the start of their trial in San Francisco. Photo credit: Reuters
A federal judge on Wednesday struck down California's Proposition 8, the 2008 voter approved ban on gay marriage, ruling it "unconstitutional" and "fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a marriage ...

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