Sharon Bottoms, who died recently at age 48, made headlines in the 1990s when she lost custody of her son to her mother, who argued that Bottoms' homosexuality made her an unfit parent. Judy Woodruff talks to Donald Butler, the…
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. But the decision did not resolve the issue of whether a business may even invoke religion to…
The Supreme Court ruled narrowly Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. But the court is not deciding the big issue in the case, whether a business can invoke religious objections to…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
One of the Supreme Court's biggest cases this term probes whether the religious beliefs of a Colorado baker override the rights of a couple who were refused a wedding cake because they are gay. Marcia Coyle of The National Law…
By PBS NewsHour
By Joshua Barajas, Larisa Epatko, Jennifer Hijazi, Erica R. Hendry
The latest on protests in St. Louis, a plague sweeping Madagascar and other stories you may have missed in the rush of news.
By Michael Boulter
Unlike some other countries in the region, homosexuality is not illegal in Egypt. Instead those suspected are often charged with “debauchery” or “promoting sexual deviancy.”…
By Joshua Barajas, Laura Santhanam, Iman Smith
In a week fraught with murky developments over the GOP Senate health care bill, here are some important stories you may have missed.
The case asks the high court to balance the religious rights of the baker against the couple's right to equal treatment under the law. Similar disputes have popped up across the United States.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
The Supreme Court has refused to overturn a ban on “gay conversion” therapy, and Democratic lawmakers recently introduced a bill that attempts to ban the practice at the national level — both legal moves that have advocates cheering.
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