same-sex marriage and unions

Northern Ireland legalizes abortion, same-sex marriage

At the stroke of midnight on Monday, Northern Ireland's restrictive abortion and same-sex marriage laws came to an end, after the region failed to restore its power-sharing executive that collapsed more than 1,000 days ago.

Group aimed at electing LGBTQ public officials backs Buttigieg

Victory Fund, a political action committee whose sole aim is electing LGBTQ politicians to office, endorsed South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday in New York, validating the mayor's rise from small-city mayor who was not out when he was first elected to an upstart presidential candidate to a gay political icon.

Tulsi Gabbard once touted working for anti-gay group

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard in the early 2000s touted working for her father's anti-gay organization, which mobilized to pass a measure against same-sex marriage in Hawaii and promoted controversial conversion therapy.

What LGBT supporters need to know about Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh has replaced Anthony Kennedy on the US Supreme Court. For all the scrutiny of Justice Kavanaugh's personal life, his hearings told us little about where he will land on gay rights. Americans across the political spectrum have reason for concern -- especially pro-LGBT conservatives like ourselves who relied on Justice Kennedy as a champion of limited government. With the polarizing Kavanaugh confirmation now behind us, gay rights advocates need to prepare for the polit