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Catholic synod: Gay rights groups 'disappointed'

Catholic gay rights groups say they are disappointed after bishops rejected proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, which had the Pope's backing. The call to "accept and value" homosexuals was in a draft report, but failed to win the backing of …

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Judge Strikes Down Wyoming's Gay Marriage Ban in an Awkward, Cranky Opinion

On Friday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl struck down Wyoming's gay marriage ban, making it the third pro-marriage equality decision of the day. Skavdahl, an Obama appointee, essentially had no choice but to invalidate Wyoming's ban …

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Mack: Election season reflects GOP's shifting stances on gay rights, legalized …

As part of that forum, candidates were asked their position on amending Michigan's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender persons. They also were asked about legalizing marijuana. What I found noteworthy: …

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Gay-Rights Group Backs Use of HIV-Prevention Pill

The Human Rights Campaign, which recently has been focusing its gay-rights advocacy on same-sex marriage and anti-discrimination issues, joined those ranks with the release of a policy paper strongly supporting the preventive use of Truvada. It …

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