Texas Adoption Agencies Could Ban Jews, Gays, MuslimsParents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by state-funded or private agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay, single, or interfaith couples, under a proposal in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
FDA Eases Restrictions On Blood Donations From Gay MenThe nation's three-decade-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men was formally lifted Monday, but major restrictions will continue to limit who can donate.
Blood From Gay Donors In Art Exhibit Protesting FDA's BanA Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
Boy Scouts Of America Lifts Ban On Gay Adult LeadersThe ban is over. Just one day after the Boy Scouts of America changes its policy on gay adult leaders, a family who's been part of the fight for years speaks out.
Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage NationwideThe Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Gay Marriage: High Court Sets Stage For Historic RulingSetting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.
Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male HomosexualityA large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it.
D.C. Rabbi To Congregation: 'I Am A Gay Man,' Divorcing Wife Of 20 YearsThe leader of a prominent Washington synagogue is telling thousands of congregants that he is gay and that he and his wife of 20 years are divorcing.
Southern Baptist Leader: No Change On Marriage StanceThe new president of the Southern Baptist Convention said Wednesday that the denomination won't relax its position on same-sex marriage and transgender identity, even as courts across the country strike down gay marriage bans and the group tries to bolster membership.
Transgender Candidate To Challenge Gay SenatorA transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.
Md. Teen Aims To Be Among First Gay Eagle ScoutsA Maryland boy aims to be one of the first openly gay Eagle Scouts when the Boy Scouts of America open their ranks to gay scouts this week.
Morgan State Puts Kappas On Probation Until 2015 After Frat Rejected Gay Hopeful A fraternity at Morgan State University is on probation until 2015 following accusations that it rejected a recruit because he is gay.