The national debate over the Boys Scouts of America considering a major policy change to allow openly gay leaders and scouts is heating up.
On Tuesday, scouts and their families in Texas delivered a petition with more than a million signatures urging an end to the ban. They called... more »
A local pastor is causing a national stir equating homosexuals to cannibals, child molesters, rapists, and murderers. Pastor David Beuhner of Christ the King Church in northern El Paso County is calling for discrimination against the gay community as state lawmakers revisit marriage equality this session.
"If we embrace... more »
You've probably seen the groups on Facebook encouraging others to wear purple to make a stand against homophobic bullying. Eric Attard, the director of the Pikes Peak Gay and Lesbian Community Center says bullying is a very real problem in our community. "There's absolutely a presence of bullying based off... more »
Those who work with seniors say they're seeing growth in the number of people in their 60s, 70s and 80s coming out of the closet as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Social scientists have long noted that people are coming out younger and younger. They say there's a similar trend... more »
Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday will announce plans for a yearlong study into how the military would lift a ban on gays from serving openly in the military and the impact it might have on the force. According to U.S. officials, the study will be co-chaired by a senior... more »
President Barack Obama is reaffirming his campaign pledge to end the ban on homosexuals serving openly in the military. Obama told thousands gathered at the annual dinner of the Human Rights Campaign in Washington on Saturday night, that he'll end "don't ask-don't tell."
That got him a standing ovation... more »
Some couples had been waiting so long for gay marriage to become legal they held midnight ceremonies, but officials in Vermont say there hasn't been a rush of applications for licenses. A new state law went into effect today allowing same-sex marriage. That makes the Green Mountain state the fifth... more »