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Soon, HIV Will Not Be a Barrier to Immigration

A sign that the US Customs and Immigration Service may finally end their long-standing practice of denying green cards to many HIV-positive applicants, the...

Gov. Pawlenty slams gay marriage at religious right summit

Gov. Tim Pawlenty's whirlwind pre-presidential tour continued last weekend when the evangelical governor stumped at the Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. His rousing...

Does the Religious Right Still Care About Same-Sex Marriage?

A straw poll of conservative leaders at the "Values Voters" summit revealed that the religious right is warming up to our posturing Gov. Tim...

One in Five US Same-Gender Couples Call Themeselves “Married”

Some say "partner," some say "wife" or "husband," but the data is in - a little over one in five same-gender, unmarried domestic partners...

Poll: 92% of Iowans not effected by same-gender marriage

Underscoring an argument marriage activists have used for years, a new poll by the Des Moines Register shows 92% of Iowans surveyed said same-gender...

Will Marriage Equality Fail in Maine?

A Research 2000/Kos poll of 600 likely Maine voters conducted between September 14-16 shows that, if Mainers voted today, a ballot measure to ban...

WI Rep. Tammy Baldwin — Why care about healthcare?

Southern Wisconsin's Representative Tammy Baldwin - probably the highest-profile lesbian in national politics - issued a short video yesterday, arguing that LGBT Americans should...

‘If not now, when?’: McCollum, Ellison sponsor repeal of marriage ban

Minnesota Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum are among the original co-sponsors of the Respect for Marriage Act which was introduced on Tuesday. The...

Senior sailor cagey about DADT

With momentum building behind a re-thinking of the military's Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the nation's highest-ranking military officer is being cagey about his...

Anoka-Hennepin Teacher: It’s all lies!

One of the Anoka-Hennepin teachers accused of harassing a student with anti-gay slurs has hit back against charges that she and her co-worker, Walter...