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(CNN) -- Texas on Wednesday became the latest state to have a federal judge strike down its same-sex marriage ban, thanks to a sweeping decision holding that its current prohibition has no "legitimate governmental purpose."The ruling,

Today Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a recently-passed bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community on the basis of religious freedom.  This morning, HRC

With the passage of SB 1062, the “License to Discriminate” bill in Arizona, opposition to the bill has been growing. Many businesses and organizations in Arizona understand that this bill does more that it says

Ellen Page has come out as a gay woman.The star of the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past made the announcement in a moving and deeply personal speech delivered at Time to THRIVE, a conference to promote the

A federal judge declared Virginia's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, the state's attorney general announced late Thursday. The decision was immediately stayed, pending an expected appeal.U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen said the marriage ban violated

(CNN) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree banning foreign same-sex couples -- as well as singles from countries where same-sex marriages are legal -- from adopting Russian children. Though there was

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, part of an unprecedented barrage of marriage-equality lawsuits in states where voters have overwhelmingly opposed recognition

In states across the country, same-sex couples are fighting in state and federal courts to bring marriage equality to their homes and, eventually, the entire nation. By challenging state bans on same-sex marriage, these couples

LM:  Hi Joyce, I met you on an Olivia Cruise, and I thought you were really funny. You reminded me of a young Ellen (who needs no last name).  How and when did you start

2014 is well underway and lots of planetary energies are shifting this month! Venus, the planet of love and abundance, has been retrograde in the sign of Capricorn since late December, which is usually not