The marriage proposal in August from his longtime partner was a surprise for Harford County resident Stephen Formwalt. Tuesday's affirmation of the law giving gay Marylanders the right to marry was just the icing on the wedding cake.
A new Gallup survey, touted as the largest of its kind, estimates that 3.4 percent of American adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered, a figure far below the 10 percent figure gay activists frequently use.
The agency that enforces the federal job discrimination laws has ruled for the first time that transgender people are protected from bias in the workplace.
Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is going into business with two other top officials from the George W. Bush administration.
According to her dads, life is good for Carrigan Starling-Littlefield, a spunky 5-year-old being raised by two gay men in South Carolina, which doesn't recognize their out-of-state marriage.
Anti-gun-rights books are common enough. But they never quite resonate with the public because they avoid the well-documented history. To rewrite history in this way, they fail to acknowledge that "militia," as defined in early dictionaries, included all able-bodied males; they also ignore the fact that the phrase "the people," as it is used in other parts of the U.S. Constitution, is always used in the context of "we the people."
The number of same-sex households has grown significantly in Virginia over the last decade, U.S. Census figures show.
First comes love, then comes marriage. Now adoption lawyers and agencies in New York say they're getting ready for a baby boom as same-sex couples emboldened by the state's new gay marriage law try to adopt children.
How many gays are there in the United States? Gary Gates has an idea but acknowledges pinpointing a solid figure remains an elusive task.