Jennifer Tyrrell of Bridgeport, Ohio, hugs Pascal Tessier, of Kensington, Maryland. (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)

Gay Eagle Scout From Md. Asks Amazon to Stop Donations to BSA

A gay Eagle Scout from Maryland, a Seattle Scoutmaster who was fired for his sexual orientation and their supporters presented a petition Wednesday at Amazon.com’s headquarters urging the company to suspend donations to the Boy Scouts of America.


Hillary Clinton tells business leaders in San Francisco she is considering a presidential run. (Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Says She’s Considering Presidential Run In 2016

Mrs. Clinton says she wants to answer why she would run.


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President Obama To Speak At LBJ Civil Rights Summit

The White House says President Barack Obama will speak at an April event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.


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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.


A gay pride and an American flag hang from a shoulder bag during a demonstration. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Group Drops $1M In Gay Marriage Fights

The country’s leading gay rights group is donating $1 million to campaigns in four states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall.


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Obama On Gay Marriage: ‘Right Thing To Do’

President Barack Obama on Monday defended his view that gay couples should have the right to marry, saying that the country has never gone wrong when it “expanded rights and responsibilities to everybody.”


File photo of a homeless person. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Homeless Youth: The Next Battle For Gay Equality

There are tens of thousands of homeless youths across America who are LGBT — lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Most are on the streets because they have nowhere else to go — outcasts who leave home after being rejected by family members or flee shelters because residents bully or beat them.