The Social Security Administration has started paying widows' and widowers' claims to surviving partners in legally recognized same-sex marriages.
Same-sex couples in which one partner has a life-threatening illness can marry immediately instead of waiting for the state's marriage equality law to take effect June 1, a judge has ruled.
A new bill may help resolve an issue that affects thousands of transgender people in New Jersey.
'We have the opportunity to eliminate discrimination of the GLBT community'
Patrick Stiles had a little help from his Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat cast mates when he proposed to his future husband.
Though most Americans support transgender protections in the workplace, House Speaker John Boehner has not shown any initiative to get a full vote for the bill.
Both activists and lawmakers vow immediate action in response to the recent decision by India's Supreme Court to recriminalize same-sex relationships.
Medicare and Medicaid could cover gender-confirming surgery for transgender people for the first time, if the final policy review turns out similarly to this initial ruling.
The bill could allow religious individuals, as well as organizations, to discriminate against married same-sex couples if they claim it violates their faith-based beliefs.