The City of Long Beach Tuesday raised a pride flag as a sign of solidarity in support of same-sex marriage.
With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.
In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
A gay rights group protested the grand opening of an Orange County Chick-fil-A store over the company’s opposition to same-sex marriage.
President Barack Obama basked in the support of his gay and lesbian backers Wednesday night, revving up an enthusiastic crowd with a pledge to not tolerate any attempts to roll back rights that gay Americans have gained under his administration.
Levine recently told People Magazine that they changed the location of their upcoming Grammy afterparty because of a local Mexican restaurant’s stance on anti-gay marriage.
A gay rights group that wants to repeal the state constitutional amendment that stripped same-sex couples in California of the right to get married has been cleared to start gathering signatures for a measure that would rescind the gay marriage ban known as Proposition 8.
A gay rights organization that won a U.S. District Court ruling declaring the military’s ban on openly gay troops unconstitutional is asking the judge to immediately stop the policy from being used to discharge any U.S. military personnel, anywhere in the world.