Lesbian woman sues US sperm bank after giving birth to a mixed-race child

Supreme Court Takes No Immediate Action On Gay Marriage

October 2014 Issue

Louisiana judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry, 40th victory since June ‘13

October 2014 Issue

This month… Mary Lambert is harnessing the power of vulnerability; Halloween HERstyle with quick and easy facemasks; Annie Lennox on…

Edie Windsor To Focus Efforts On Homeless LGBT Youth

Edie Windsor

Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) plaintiff Edie Windsor dropped by HuffPost Live this week, speaking at length about her history-making legal victory as well as her plans for the future. See the VIDEO HERE. In the wake of U.S. Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling, Windsor and her attorney Roberta Kaplan said they’ll now focus their efforts on homeless…

Federal Judge Strike’s Down Wisconsin Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage appear during a press conference at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis. in November, 2013.
(Photo: Pool photo, AP)

With Federal Court Ruling, Wisconsin’s Marriage Ban Becomes the Latest to Fall Today U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled against Wisconsin’s constitutional amendment banning marriage equality, making Wisconsin the twelfth state to see such a ban struck down in federal court since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic marriage rulings last June.  In Wolf…

Texas GOP Platform Draft Endorses Gay Conversion Therapy

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) spoke to delegates at the state party convention Thursday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

A draft of the Texas Republican Party’s new platform embraces gay conversion therapy, arguing that it is a viable option for “patients who are seeking escape from the homosexual lifestyle.” The Texas GOP convention kicks off Thursday, and one of the tasks of delegates is rewriting the party’s platform. The current document, adopted in 2012, sharply…

New Evidence Confirms The “Gay Gene” Exists

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It was July 1993. American geneticist Dean Hamer shocked the world when he released a study that suggested the existence of a “gay gene.” The gene, Hamer said, was on the X chromosome and passed on by the mother. Hamer’s findings were controversial because they offered scientific evidence that (gasp!) being gay wasn’t a choice. In the 20 years since the release of…