Gay Rights Group Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Georgia's Same-Sex Marriage BanA gay rights group says it plans to file a federal lawsuit in Atlanta to challenge the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
Jepsen Drops Boy Scouts Event Over Gay Rights Carly Rae Jepsen is canceling her performance at the national Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of the organization's exclusion of gays.
Vikings Punter and Gay Rights Activist Chris Kluwe Joins The Opening Drive
New Laws Address Gays, Children, Immigration Measures on gay rights and child safety are among the top state laws taking effect at the start of 2013, along with attempts to prevent identity theft and perennial efforts to restrict abortion and illegal immigration.
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 Activists Plan Chick-fil-A 'Kiss In' Gay rights activists and other supporters of marriage equality plan a national "Kiss In" at Chick-fil-A restaurants Friday to protest the fast-food chain owners' opposition to same-sex unions.
Supporters To Celebrate 'Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day'Supporters of Chick-fil-A were planning to eat at restaurants in the chicken chain as the company continues to be criticized for an executive's comments about marriage.
Chick-fil-A President Takes Public Position Against Same Sex MarriageGay rights advocates say they're surprised that the president of fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has taken a public position against same-sex marriage.
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Student Council President Loses Position Over Gay-Inclusive Prom InitiativeA model student was ousted from his position as student council president at Alpharetta High School after suggesting a revision of the titles of Prom King and Queen to something more gender-neutral. He reportedly said that he wanted the dance to be more inclusive to the school's gay community.