By Philip Klein | 09/26/14 02:23 PM
As provisions such as the individual mandate and the new insurance exchanges have provoked a very public debate over President Obama's healthcare law, policy experts have been anxiously watching the law's lesser-known features aimed at making the system operate more efficiently.
09/28/14 12:15 PM
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse. High-tech dating apps and social media have enabled countless men to expand their circles of friends and lovers in settings that are hostile to any overt trace of...
By Sean Higgins | 09/26/14 12:11 PM
The EEOC accused both companies of firing long-standing employees after they came out as transgender and informed the company that would soon begin to dress as the opposite sex at work.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 01:34 PM
Speaking at the University of Minnesota Law School on Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the justices will be watching the Cincinnati-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is currently considering a gay marriage case.
09/13/14 01:30 PM
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said. The identity of the 27-year-old man has not been released. Police said...
09/06/14 03:46 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's top prosecutor ordered Saturday seven men detained and physically examined over accusations of "debauchery," a charge often leveled at gays, after a video emerged of a same-sex wedding party, the state news agency reported. A statement from the prosecutor's office said the...
09/03/14 08:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A decision by organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade to allow one gay organization to march is a disappointment after decades of fighting by gay groups for full participation, several advocates said Wednesday. Some were dismayed that the organizers had chosen just one...
By Steve Chapman | 09/03/14 05:29 PM
The idea that we should be afraid to make changes in our laws for fear of rending the organic fabric of society doesn't command much allegiance on either the Left or the Right.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/28/14 11:31 PM
A year after the nation's highest court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, three couples are pushing for a similar review of same-sex marriage bans on the books in Utah and other states.Â
By Paul Bedard | 08/26/14 11:31 AM
The Pentagon "likely will" allow transgendered Americans to serve openly in the military where 15,500 now secretly serve, according to a new report issued by top former generals.
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 05:17 PM
The United States Supreme Court says same sex couples in the state of Virginia will not be able to marry until the high court has a chance to rule on the case.
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