Recent Headlines

Minnesota Poll: Support falls for ban on gay marriage
StarTribune.com
May 13, 2011

A majority of Minnesotans oppose amending the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriage, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll

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Caroline Kennedy signs gay marriage pledge for national action as focus of cause is on NY
The Washington Post
May 13, 2011

Caroline Kennedy, once a challenger for one of New York’s U.S. Senate seats, has signed onto a national effort to support gay marriage as the cause is focusing on New York.

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Presbyterians discover support for gay equality in surprising places
The Washington Post
May 13, 2011

Since November of last year, Presbyterian ministers and elders have been listening, discussing and praying over an amendment to our church constitution.

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Minn. Senate OKs Vote on Gay-Marriage Ban
WSJ.com
May 12, 2011

Minnesota's Senate has approved a statewide vote in 2012 to ban gay marriage in the state Constitution.

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House panel OKs defense bill, delays gay service
The Associated Press
May 12, 2011

A House panel approved a defense bill early Thursday that would delay President Barack Obama's new policy allowing gays to serve openly in the military and limit the commander in chief's authority on slashing the nation's nuclear arsenal.

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Lesbian Air Force nurse to retire rather than rejoin
Reuters
May 12, 2011

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A decorated flight nurse who won reinstatement to the U.S. Air Force Reserves in a landmark court challenge of her expulsion for revealing she is a lesbian said on Tuesday she will

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Delaware governor signs civil unions bill into law for gay, lesbian couples beginning in 2012
Washington Post
May 12, 2011

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has signed a bill into law that gives same-sex couples legal protections and recognition beginning in 2012.

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Uganda to debate gay execution bill tomorrow
PinkNews.co.uk
May 12, 2011

Uganda's parliament will debate the anti-homosexuality bill tomorrow (Friday). There was confusion yesterday over the status of the bill, which was apparently removed and then replaced on the day's order paper.

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Navy drops same-sex marriage guidelines
The Boston Globe
May 12, 2011

The Navy is revoking guidance to its chaplains about conducting same-sex marriages at military chapels following an uproar by Republican lawmakers and social conservatives contending the move would violate a law prohibiting federal recognition of gay marriage.

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Uganda gay death penalty rejected by Pastor Ssempa
BBC News
May 10, 2011

A key backer Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill tells MPs debating it that he does not support the proposal of the death penalty for some homosexual acts.

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