Most US Republicans would vote for a gay congressman but still wouldn’t want one in their family

LN Executive Editor Earns Emmy

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LN Executive Editor Earns Emmy

Lesbian News Executive Editor Zoe Edgerton has recently been awarded an Emmy for editing on the daytime drama, The Bold…

Gay Marriage Opponents Protest In Paris

Thousands of supporters of the anti-gay marriage movement "La Manif Pour Tous" (Demonstration for all) wave flags as they gather at the Invalides square in Paris on Sunday.

Some 150,000 people hit the streets of Paris on Sunday to protest a law that legalizes same-sex marriage in France. The mass demonstration comes just days before the first ceremony is scheduled to take place. The Guardian reports that police “evicted” about a dozen activists who climbed to the roof the Socialist party headquarters to unfurl a…

Edith Windsor Awarded NYU Presidential Medal

Edie Windsor Awarded NYU Presidential Medal

On Wednesday New York University honored alumna Edith Windsor with the Presidential Medal at its 181st commencement ceremony held at Yankee Stadium. The NYU Presidential Medal recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to their field or to other efforts, and to Windsor, the brave 83-year-old woman who is taking on thediscriminatory Defense of Marriage Act.…

Boy Scouts to Allow Gay Youths to Join

Boy Scouts

In a historic move, 1,400 leaders from the nation’s local Boy Scouts of America Councils gave the green light to equality for gay Scouts, voting to end the organization’s long standing ban on gay youth.  Unfortunately the new policy does not go far enough, leaving adult Eagle Scouts, scout leaders, and parents behind.  The resolution…

Same-Sex Parisians Can Now Legally Marry and Adopt

Marriage Equality for France

PARIS – French President Francois Hollande on Saturday signed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt, after months of sometimes violent protests and the vehement opposition of the country’s Roman Catholic Church leaders. The controversial legislation finally passed into the statute books after the country’s Constitutional Council rejected a challenge from a right-wing opposition party on…

Minnesota Legalizes Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

Minnesota Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a law legalizing marriage for same-sex couples today. Dayton signed the bill shortly after its passage by the state legislature. Minnesota is now the twelfth state, in addition to the District of Columbia, to recognize marriage for same-sex couples. It joins Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut,…

Delaware Is the 11th State to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Delaware

Delaware Governor Signs Law Officially Legalizing Marriage for Same-Sex Couples DOVER, Del. – Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a law legalizing marriage for same-sex couples today. Markell signed the bill shortly after its passage by the state legislature. Delaware is now the 11th state, in addition to the District of Columbia, to recognize marriage for…