Gay Rights

Vice President Biden In LA To Support Gay/Lesbian RightsThe HRC wanted to recognize Biden for being at the forefront at the fight for equality.
MLB Criticized Vetoed Arizona Bill On Refusal Of Service To GaysMajor League Baseball issued a statement criticizing legislation in Arizona that Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a few hours later.
Reports: Gay-Rights Activist Detained At Sochi OlympicsAn Italian activist shouting "It's OK to be gay" and dressed in a rainbow-colored outfit and large headdress was detained Monday as she entered an arena to watch an Olympic hockey game.
Gay Community Allowed In Vietnamese Lunar New Year ParadeAfter being sidelined from last year's Lunar New Year parade, gay Vietnamese Americans are planning to march with pride on Saturday in this year's event.
Court: Gay Juror Was Taken Off Panel Improperly The ruling extends to gays and lesbians a civil right that the U.S. Supreme Court has previously promised only women and racial minorities.
Gay Rights Activists Challenge Exclusion From Annual Vietnamese Parade Gay rights activists are demanding the organizers of a Vietnamese new year's parade in California's Orange County allow them to march.
Long Beach Raises Pride Flag In Opposition To Prop. 8The City of Long Beach Tuesday raised a pride flag as a sign of solidarity in support of same-sex marriage.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court NomineesWith 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.
Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and GoreIn 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.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. 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.
Gay Rights Group Protests At New OC Chick-fil-AA gay rights group protested the grand opening of an Orange County Chick-fil-A store over the company’s opposition to same-sex marriage.
Obama Wins Over LGBT Supporters At SoCal FundraiserPresident 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.
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