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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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Two Austin men say attack was a hate crime

Two gay softball players in Austin were assaulted over the weekend in what they are calling a hate crime. Matthew Morgan and Emmanuel Winston say and were physically attacked by four men yelling anti-gay epithets. Matthew Morgan and Emmanuel Winston ...

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Sen. Lieberman announces plans to introduce repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) is expected to introduce a bill next week to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” adding an independent voice to the movement to overturn the 1993 law that prohibits gay people from serving openly in the armed ...

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Chicago men charged with hate crimes in January assault on gay man

From left: Sean Little, Benjamin Eder and Kevin McAndrew
Charges against three Chicago-area men who allegedly beat up a gay man were upgraded Tuesday to felony hate crimes, reports WBBM-TV. On January 10, Daniel Hauff of Rogers Park was riding a Red Line CTA train when he came between ...

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Clay Aiken to speak at hometown gay rights event

More than a year after disclosing he is gay, Clay Aiken is speaking before a gay-rights event in his hometown of Raleigh, NC, reports the Raleigh News & Observer. This weekend, he will speak as part of the Human Rights ...

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Minnesota House holds first ever hearing on gay marriage legislation

On Monday, the Minnesota House held its first ever hearings into legalizing gay marriage in Minnesota. There are three bills that the House is considering but there will be no votes. Still, the hearing for the Civil Justice Committee is ...

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