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Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic challenger says South Carolina should "pause" in defending against a legal challenge to the state's gay marriage ban, while a Republican state Senate leader says he believes the end of the ban is inevitable.
California State Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins (D), who is gay, served as the state's governor for about 8 hours while those Democratic officials above her in the line of succession were traveling outside of the state.
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority.
Today Log Cabin Republicans announced a robust list of influential Republican Mayors from across the country who support passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
On June 30, Jeanne White-Ginder -- the mother of Ryan White -- returned to D.C. to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining and fully funding the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
Former Gov. Charlie Crist says he will sign five executive orders on his first day back in office if he's elected in November.
As the war in Gaza escalates, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military campaign against Hamas.
FreeState Legal announced Tuesday that the state of Maryland, in response to the threat of a lawsuit, has changed its employee health care policy to provide insurance coverage for medically necessary care for transgender state employees.
Rep. Jared Polis sought to narrow the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption with a resolution quietly introduced Tuesday and referred to the House Committee on Rules.
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.