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Takei, Altman will be first gay couple on ‘The Newlywed Game’

Brad Altman and George Takei
Star Trek alum George Takei and his husband, Brad Altman, will make television history as the first gay couple to compete on The Newlywed Game, GSN announced. “What we want is to display the normality and the joy of having ...

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Lawmakers introduce ‘Respect for Marriage’ bill to overturn DOMA

House Democrats are mobilizing around a new bill that would overturn the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as between a man and a woman and relieved states of recognizing same-sex marriage performed in other states. Leading the ...

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Protests over gay bar raid escalate, Atlanta police release complaints

Atlanta — Days of protests over an Atlanta police raid on a gay bar continued Tuesday afternoon, this time reaching city hall. About 20 protestors showed up for the Atlanta City Council’s Public Safety Committee meeting, claiming the Sept. 10 ...

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Opponents of Maine gay marriage launch television ad campaign

Opponents of same-sex marriage launched a television campaign Tuesday, two weeks behind supporters, in a contentious debate over whether to repeal Maine‘s new marriage law. A no vote on the November ballot referendum question means a vote to support the ...

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Number of top rated businesses for LGBT workers jumps in latest HRC report

The number of businesses with perfect ratings based on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workplace policies and benefits rose by twenty percent in the past twelve months — despite the serious economic downturn — according to a new report released ...

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Neil Patrick Harris gets wet in new ‘Rolling Stone’

Neil Patrick Harris is soaking wet in the new Rolling Stone, due September 17, 2009, as shot by Robert Trachtenberg and courtesy of Boy Culture. In the article, which promotes his upcoming hosting gig at the Emmys, NPH asserts that ...

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‘Eagle’ patrons to rally Sunday night in protest of gay bar raid

Atlanta — Patrons and supporters of the gay leather bar the Atlanta Eagle are gathering today at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the establishment to hold a rally to protest a controversial raid where eight employees were arrested ...

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Atlanta police descend on gay bar in ‘Stonewall’-like raid

Atlanta — The owners of an Atlanta gay bar say their establishment was unfairly targeted by police conducting a raid Thursday evening. Several customers at Atlanta Eagle say they were harassed without prompting, forced to the ground and frisked. “Our ...

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DC Council moves closer to legalizing gay marriage

Washington D.C. is poised to become the next battleground for gay marriage as the D.C. Council moves a step closer to legalizing same-sex unions. D.C. City Council member David Catania (I-At Large) is expected to introduce a bill to allow ...

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Washington AG to appeal Judge’s ruling to hide R-71 petition signatures

The Washington state attorney general’s office announced Friday it will appeal a federal judge’s ruling to keep secret the names of people who signed petitions calling for a public vote on expanded Domestic Partnership benefits. Spokeswoman Janelle Guthrie says Attorney ...

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