A Brazilian general’s comment that gay soldiers should not be allowed to command troops sparked fierce criticism today from gay rights groups and a national lawyers’ organisation that champions human rights
Sarah Jessica Parker has given away her tickets to the Sex and the City 2 premier in a bid to raise money for equal LGBT rights.
Kenya police on Friday arrested five suspected homosexuals in a coastal resort town after hundreds of residents protested over a planned gay wedding, a local official said.
Seeking to overcome a broadcast blackout imposed by the US Supreme Court, a pair of Los Angeles filmmakers have undertaken the task of faithfully recreating the federal trial on California’s same-sex marriage ban for the internet – all 60-plus hours of it; every “um,” “yes, your honour” and “objection!”
New Hampshire lawmakers on Thursday postponed action until next year on two bills aimed at repealing the state's gay marriage law until next year.
The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to hold the two bills in committee and take them up again early in 2012, said Shannon Shutts, spokeswoman for House Speaker William O'Brien.
Gay marriage is legal in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, Iowa and the District of Columbia. Most recently, Hawaii Gov.
Neil Abercrombie signed into law a bill allowing same-sex civil unions, granting essentially the same rights as marriage to gay couples.
In New Hampshire, results of a WMUR Granite State Poll last month showed 62 percent of respondents opposed the repeal of the state's law legalising same-sex marriage.
The law took effect on Jan, 1, 2010.
Democratic Governor John Lynch has said he would veto any bills to repeal it.
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