CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Gay Rights

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Couples Challenge Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Two same-sex couples are challenging the constitutional ban on gay marriage across Texas in a San Antonio federal court. A judge could hear arguments as early as January.

11/27/2013

(credit: DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Gay Student Club Fights Bullying

Educators at Daggett Middle School in Fort Worth have formed an alliance between gay and straight students in response to the bullying that can be found on school campuses.

11/12/2013

(credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Texas Supreme Court Tackles Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether or not the state can grant divorces to same-sex couples who were married in other states.

11/05/2013

Former President George H.W. Bush  (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Elder Bush Attends Same-Sex Wedding In Maine

Former President George H.W. Bush has served as an official witness at the same-sex wedding of two longtime friends in Maine.

09/26/2013

A person holds a rainbow flag during a Gay Pride parade. (credit: Peter Kohalmi/AFP/GettyImages)

San Antonio Adopts Gay Rights Measure

San Antonio leaders approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives.

09/06/2013

(credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Groups Seek Anti-Bias Win In Texas

Gay rights advocates and religious conservatives were expected to pack a San Antonio city meeting on Thursday for a vote on nondiscrimination protections.

09/05/2013

A person holds a rainbow flag during a Gay Pride parade. (credit: Peter Kohalmi/AFP/GettyImages)

Texas Guard Won’t Process Same-Sex Benefits

The Texas National Guard is refusing to process requests for benefits submitted by same-sex couples because of the state constitution’s definition of marriage.

09/03/2013

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Texas High Court To Consider Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court says it will consider whether the state has jurisdiction over same-sex divorces and the constitutionality the state’s law banning same-sex marriage.

08/23/2013

Actor Chris Colfer plays gay character Kurt Hummel in television’s smash hit “Glee,” and Colfer himself is also openly gay. Colfer told “Access Hollywood” that he was often bullied in school, and hopes that “Glee” can help prevent more bullying from tormenting kids. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

GLAAD Says Movies Trail TV In LGBT Roles

We may be seeing more prominent gay and lesbian characters on TV shows, but the movie industry lags well behind the small screen, an advocacy group reports.

08/21/2013

Gay rights activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, June 26, 2013 in Washington DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Dismisses Prop. 8 Case

The gay rights movement saw a significant victory at the Supreme Court Monday, where the justices struck down part of a law barring federal benefits to married same-sex couples.

06/26/2013

A U.S. flag is held by a marcher in front of the Supreme Court building. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Due Wednesday

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two landmark cases regarding gay marriage on Wednesday that could have ripple affects across the nation.

06/26/2013

Members of the Boy Scouts of America participate in pre-game ceremonies prior to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Southern Baptists Oppose Gay Boy Scouts

The Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution Wednesday expressing its opposition to the Boy Scouts of America’s new policy allowing gay Scouts, though it doesn’t explicitly call for churches to drop all ties with the organization.

06/12/2013

more

previous