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Gay couples exchange vows on capital steps as NH legalizes same-sex marriage

Olin Burkhart and Carl Burkhart of Salem NH wed on the steps of the state capital in Concord
Gay and lesbian couples rushed to marry in New Hampshire on Friday when at the stroke of midnight it became the fifth U.S. state to allow same-sex marriage, reversing some setbacks for the polarizing national movement. ...

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Lesbian sister of Prop 8 mastermind a candidate for CA judge

Anne Marie Schubert
The lesbian sister of Proposition 8 mastermind Frank Schubert has announced her candidacy for Sacramento County Superior Court judge, according to the Bay Area Reporter. At her campaign Web site, Anne Marie Schubert, a deputy district attorney for Sacramento County, ...

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ABC makes history with first gay sex scene on daytime television (Video)

Brett Claywell, left, and Scott Evans
ABC made history this week by airing the first-ever gay sex scene on daytime television. One Life to Live characters Oliver and Kyle (portrayed by Scott Evans and Brett Claywell) engaged in an onscreen love scene on Wednesday’s episode. (Evans, ...

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Malawi couple may be subjected to medical exam to prove sexual relations

The first gay couple to marry in Malawi face a humiliating medical examination aimed at proving they have had sexual relations, reports the Guardian. Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza could be sentenced to 14 years in prison if found guilty ...

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New Year brings marriage equality to New Hampshire gay couples

New Hampshire‘s LGBTQ community is preparing for a different type of New Year’s celebration tonight, where in just a few hours many same-sex couples plan to exchange vows on the steps of the State House in Concord. At 12:01 a.m. ...

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Historic CA legislation takes effect in New Year, expanding LGBT rights

On January 1, three new pieces of legislation expanding rights and resources for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community will go into effect in California, reports Equality California. Among the new laws, each sponsored by Equality California, include ...

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Judge considers allowing cameras to televise Prop 8 trial

Proposition 8 supporters this week urged a federal judge to reject a proposal to televise the upcoming trial challenging to California‘s ban on same-sex marriage. In a filing with U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker, who will preside over the case ...

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Mexico City mayor rejects demands to veto gay marriage law

Mexico City on Tuesday formally put on the books a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children, with Mayor Marcelo Ebrard rejecting demands he veto the controversial measure. The law, approved by city legislators on December 21, was ...

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Police investigating murder of DC gay man found shot to death

Anthony J. Perkins
Police are investigating the murder of Anthony J. Perkins, a 29-year-old gay man who was found shot to death inside his car early Sunday morning in the District of Columbia. Reports DC Agenda: A police statement says the car had ...

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Malawi gay couple arrested following weekend wedding

A gay couple in Malawi who held a public wedding ceremony have been arrested and charged with “gross indecency,” police officials said Tuesday. According to Reuters: Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza publicly wed in a symbolic, traditional ceremony on Saturday. ...

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