Missouri defensive end and NFL prospect Michael Sam announced that he is gay on Sunday. Patrick Crayton’s controversial response to the news has drawn wide criticism.
University of Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.
City staff clearly thinks same-sex marriage is coming in spite of a state constitutional amendment prohibiting it. Still, it was discussed as if it is the wave of the future before the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee..
Six months after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, gay rights and same-sex marriages in Dallas are back on Monday’s agenda.
Darren Manzella, a gay combat medic discharged from the Army after criticizing the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy in a 2007 television interview, has died in a traffic accident. He was 36.
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.
In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.
Former Dallas Cowboy and College Hall of Famer Tony Casillas joined New School to talk about his experience with gay teammates; this the day after veteran NBA center Jason Collins revealed that he is gay.
President Barack Obama says he told NBA center Jason Collins that he “couldn’t be prouder of him” for coming out as gay while playing in a major sports league.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an opinion stating that local governments and school districts that offer marriage benefits to same-sex partners are violating the state constitution.
The 34-year-old center, who has played for six teams in 12 seasons, wrote a first-person account posted on Sports Illustrated’s website Monday.
NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.