Kitty Lambert, a prominent LGBT activist from Buffalo, N.Y., married her partner of over a decade, Cheryle Rudd, July 24 at midnight. The two women talk with The Advocate about their role in marriage equality and LGBT activism in New York State.
It's been 30 days since the New York State Senate passed the marriage equality bill, making New York the sixth and most populous state in the union to offer civil marriage for same-sex couples. The law went into effect today, and here is a glimpse of the jubilant last moment in a long struggle for the Empire State.
The leader of GOProud explains why he’s setting up a meeting with Rep. Michele Bachmann and why he says gay rights groups should back off.
Despite warnings that "don't ask, don't tell" is still in the process of being erased from the books, about 200 active-duty troops and veterans marched in San Diego's gay pride parade this weekend.
New York City's streets were lined with revelers for the annual gay pride parade, marking the anniversary of the iconic Stonewall rebellion, as well as the state legislature's vote to legalize marriage equality on Friday. Here is a glimpse into a few moments of the celebration.
Images from gay pride festivals this weekend in Eastern Europe show a mix of rainbow flags and riot gear – offering a starkly visual reminder of the danger and courage needed sometimes to live openly in many places around the world.
Stefan Kruszewski, MD, is one of our nation’s leading whistle-blowers, and he wants to shed light on why legalizing marijuana is the wrong thing to do, even though he says marijuana has tremendous benefits for people with life-threatening diseases, including AIDS.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (pictured) has signed an underhanded new law making it impossible for cities and counties to enact antidiscrimination ordinances — quite possibly the harshest antigay measure in nearly two decades.
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