- Thursday, March 19, 2015The measure passed in the state House without debate on a 63-2 vote Thursday. It now goes to the Senate.
- Tuesday, February 17, 2015A Florida man who is openly gay is taking a stand against a recent decision in Duval County, Fa., to end end all courthouse weddings rather than allow same-sex weddings.
- Friday, March 28, 2014A federal appeals court ruling that had appeared to make it harder for states to justify a ban on same-sex marriage, by raising the constitutional barrier to laws based on sexual orientation, may now be given a…
- Tuesday, January 21, 2014SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that potential jurors may not be removed from a trial during jury selection solely because of sexual orientation, extending to gays and lesbians a civil right that…
- Wednesday, September 18, 2013SAN FRANCISCO -- An appeals court gave little indication Wednesday whether a potential juror can be booted from a trial solely because of sexual orientation.
- Thursday, July 25, 2013WASHINGTON -- Legislation that would prohibit discrimination against LGBT citizens in the federal jury selection process has been included in the Financial Services Appropriations bill for fiscal 2014, following a Senate committee markup earlier this week.
- Saturday, April 13, 2013CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bid that would have prohibited discrimination against gays and lesbians in jury selection in West Virginia failed in the state House.
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013Gays and lesbians can be fired or evicted in West Virginia because of their sexual orientation, but they could no longer be excluded from serving on juries under a bill passed by the West Virginia House…
- Saturday, March 5, 2011Earlier this week, in a rather simple statement and wonderful declaration of his second-class citizenship, New York musical theatre actor and model, Jonathan D. Lovitz challenged one of his civic duties -- jury duty.