Don R. Bramer, who served in the George H.W. Bush administration, has been named interim deputy executive director of the group representing gay Republicans.
Arizona governor Jan Brewer is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that provides domestic-partner benefits to same-sex spouses of state employees.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has commended 650 members of the Texas A&M community who organized a human shield to block Westboro Baptist Church antigay protesters at the funeral of Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale.
President Obama's administration has taken up the cause of LGBT rights around the world.
Sponsor Mark Leno and supporters say such a law would benefit children, but the right wing sees it as 'absurd.'