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Beyond New York, Gay Marriage Faces Hurdles

After a string of defeats in recent years from California to Maine, the movement to legalize same-sex marriage is hoping its unexpected victory in New York will revive efforts to legalize gay weddings around the nation.

Obama: DOMA Unconstitutional, DOJ Should Stop Defending In Court

In a major policy reversal, the Obama administration said Wednesday it will no longer defend the constitutionality of a federal law banning recognition of same-sex marriage.

Constance McMillen Movie Green-lit

The inspiring story of Constance McMillen, a gay teen who fought to take a same-sex date to her Mississippi prom, is being turned into a television movie.

Dan Savage Launches Anti-bullying YouTube Project

“It gets better.” That’s the message Dan Savage wants to send to LGBT and questioning youth in America who are being bullied, with the launch of a YouTube channel to which he hopes people will contribute.

Obama Declares June LGBT Month

The office of the Press Secretary at the White House has released a proclamation in which President Obama declares June as LGBT Pride Month.

House Votes to Allow Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Law

US House voted to let the DOD repeal the ban on gay and bisexual people from serving openly in the military, a major step toward ending “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

2010 Census: Be counted

For the first time in history, the Census will count both unmarried same-sex partners and legally married same sex spouses in its survey!

Gays in Antigay States Prone to Depression

Gays and lesbians who live in states that ban gay marriage like Mississippi are more likely to suffer from alcoholism, mood disorder, or anxiety according to a study by the American Public Health Association.

‘Family Ties’ mom: ‘I am a lesbian’

Merideth Baxter comes out on the Today show.

Hate crimes bill goes to Obama for signature

The Senate passed groundbreaking legislation Thursday that would make it a federal crime to assault an individual because of his or her sexual orientation or gender identity.