A federal judge in California has rejected the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, setting the stage for a lengthy and hard-fought appeals process that may well reach the Supreme Court.
A California man whose claims of elder abuse and discrimination have galvanized gay rights advocates across the country agreed to settle his lawsuit against Sonoma County Thursday.
After 20 years of living together, an elderly gay couple were suddenly separated forever by an injury. Clay Greene is now suing the county officials who he says kept him from his partner and sold off all their possessions.
Need to Know spoke with David Carter, a historian who has documented the 1969 Stonewall riots and their impact on the struggle for gay rights in America.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” would not be completed for several months.
The Senate Armed Services Committee voted on Thursday to allow the Pentagon to repeal its controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
The White House has endorsed a measure that would repeal the military’s controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.