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All eyes on Maine as voters decide on gay marriage; latest poll a ‘nail-biter’

On Tuesday, Maine residents will have their say in the nationwide debate over gay marriage. Voters there will decide whether to repeal a law that would allow gay marriage. The law was passed by the Legislature and signed by Democratic ...

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Houston could elect openly gay mayor on Tuesday

Houston could be largest U.S. city to elect openly gay mayor on Tuesday. A Lake Research poll released this week showed Annise Parker in the lead with 27 percent of the vote. Parker, the current city controller, is known for ...

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Washington voters to decide gay partnership rights on Tuesday

On Tuesday, voters will “approve” or “reject” the final expansion to the state’s Domestic Partnership law, which grants registered domestic partners additional state-granted rights currently given only to married couples. Referendum 71 gives voters the final decision over a bill ...

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2nd Georgetown student assulted in anti-gay attack

Georgetown University is reeling after the second alleged attack on a student in less than a week. A man assaulted a young man early Sunday morning after repeatedly using gay slurs. About 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a male student was walking ...

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DC Council takes up gay marriage in 2nd public hearing Monday

The debate over same-sex marriage continues as lawmakers in the nation’s capital are set to continue hearing public testimony today. More than 150 people are expected to testify before the council on Monday. It will be the second of two ...

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Hutchison irks GOP by recommending gay judge for U.S. attorney

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) has sent the White House two suggestions for the post of U.S. attorney in San Antonio. One of the candidates is a highly regarded career prosecutor and judge who also, it turns out, is openly ...

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TV’s gay friend obsession

From In this terrible economy, there is one recession-proof accessory for any woman on television: a gay best friend! Bryan Safi explores the topic on ‘That’s Gay!’ infoMania is a half-hour satirical news show that airs on Current TV. ...

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Chiefs, Johnson reach settlement over ‘tweets,’ gay slurs

Larry Johnson’s agent said he and the Kansas City Chiefs agreed Saturday night to cut the running back’s two-week suspension in half, saving him more than $300,000. The Chiefs previously suspended Johnson for two weeks until Nov. 9 for what ...

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Maine gay marriage to be decided by ‘razor-thin election’

One year after California’s electorate ended same-sex marriage in the Golden State, voters in Maine are preparing to decide whether to allow gay nuptials. To avoid another defeat, supporters of same-sex marriage were ramping up their grassroots efforts in advance ...

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Georgetown student attacked over gay rights shirt

WASHINGTON DC – Two men allegedly attacked a Georgetown student because they thought she was a lesbian, according to the university’s Department of Public Safety. The student was perceived to be gay because of the gay rights shirt she was ...

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