Groups For, Against Gay Rights Stage Rallies At Texas CapitolHundreds are gathering at the Texas Capitol for a rally against same-sex marriage, headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.
Dueling Gay Rights Rallies Set In AustinThe Texas Capitol in Austin will be abuzz with talk of gay marriage on Monday as three different groups hold dueling events both in favor of and against same-sex rights.
Paxton Sues Over Same-Sex BenefitsTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the federal labor department over a plan that would extend family and medical leave benefits to married same-sex couples.
Stars Join Elton John's Dolce & Gabbana BoycottCourtney Love, Ricky Martin, Andy Cohen and "American Horror Story" creator Ryan Murphy are among those pledging to ditch their Dolce & Gabbana items.
Patrick Asks Texans To Protect MarriageLt. Gov. Dan Patrick urged a gathering of religious conservatives to become an army of supporters to help him oppose abortion, protect marriage and defend the Constitution.
Gay Marriage Bans To Be Heard In Federal CourtBans on gay marriage in three staunchly conservative Southern states were to get a hearing in a federal appeals court Friday.
Web Filter Lifts Block On Gay Rights SitesA popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.
Attorneys Argue That Texas Gay Marriage Ban Hurts KidsLawyers for two same-sex couples challenging Texas' gay marriage ban are refuting state claims the prohibition promotes raising children in "stable, lasting relationships."
Perry Discusses View Of HomosexualityTexas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain his view of homosexuality.
CBS 11 Takes A Closer Look At 'Reparative Therapy'The Texas Republican party made headlines for endorsing “reparative therapy,” a psychological approach claiming to effectively change the sexual orientation of adults, from gay to straight.
Gay Marriage Debated At State GOP ConventionSeveral hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state's GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.
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.
Boy Scouts Expected To Announce Gates As New PresidentThe Boy Scouts of America is expected to formally confirm former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as its new president.
No Gay Characters In Virtual Life Video GameNintendo isn't allowing gamers to play as gay characters in an upcoming life simulator game. This follows a social media campaign launched by fans seeking virtual equality.
Disney Cuts Boy Scouts Funding Over Gay PolicyThe Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.