Navy vet Tracy Thorne-Begland gets a temporary appointment, over the objections of conservatives such as state lawmaker Bob Marshall.
Should gay people be locked up? When a potential applicant for the New York Police Academy answered yes to that question, he was turned away.
A woman will be able to reunite with her daughter now.
A gay nominee to the New Jersey Supreme Court was blocked today after promising to recuse himself from an upcoming case on same-sex marriage.
Virginia isn't ready for a gay judge, lawmakers decided this morning. Richmond prosecutor Tracy Thorne-Begland had been nominated to Richmond’s 13th General District Court and would have been the state's first openly gay nominee to win confirmation. But he got only 33 votes instead of the 51 needed after Delegate Bob Marshall led social conservatives on a crusade against him.
The nomination of a Virginia prosecutor to be a state judge is being challenged because one state delegate fears he is a "homosexual advocate."