Judge Recognizes 1st Common-Law Same-Sex Marriage In TexasA judge has become the first to officially recognize a common-law same-sex marriage in Texas.
Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
FDA Considers Changing Ban To Allow Some Gay Men To Give BloodThe FDA announced Tuesday that they're considering making a change to a blood ban that's been in place for 30 years. The FDA is proposing easing up on the regulation that prohibits gay and bisexual men from ever donating blood during their lives.
After "Promposal" Request Denial, Student Fights To Change Discrimination PolicyAll she wanted was to ask her female friend to prom with a "promposal" and was told by administrators it was "inappropriate." Now 16-year-old Casey Akers is pushing for a big change to Keller ISD policy.
Perry Says 'Stepped Right In It' With Gay Remarks Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.
Texas GOP Endorses Reparative Therapy For GaysThe Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called "reparative therapy" for gays under a new platform given final approval at its annual convention.
Texas GOP Delegates Debate Reparative Therapy A group of Texas Republicans voted Thursday night to add reparative therapy for homosexuals to the state party's platform, but not all delegates are on board.
Gay Platform Causes Stir As Texas GOP Gather In Fort WorthTexas Republicans gathering in Fort Worth are all abuzz. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend. As the state convention kicks into high gear, there's controversy over the GOP platform's language on homosexuality.
Controversial Texas Restaurant Becoming A 'Highly Rated' Gay BarUsing online reviews, activists are trying to make Big Earl's Bait House and Country Store seem like one of the highest rated and most recommended gay bars in Texas.
Gay Couple Told Not To Return To East Texas RestaurantA restaurant owner in East Texas refuses to admit a gay couple back into his restaurant. He says they were being inappropriate. They claim otherwise.
Gates Says He Would Have Allowed Gay Adults In Boy Scouts The new president of the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization — a step further than the Scouts ultimately took.
Russell Says Gay Athletes Face Old QuestionsSpeaking in Texas, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in the 1960s.