'What does it mean to be gay?' A seemingly simple question, but one that's not often asked. With Los Angeles Gay Pride starting this Friday, various gay folks give us their answers in a weeklong series.
Robin McGehee is director and co-founder of Get Equal, a grassroots gay rights group based in Ca ... More >>
The best part about President Obama's frequent ATM stops in L.A. are the myriad protesters who storm Beverly Hills and try to seek out his motorcade.
Among them, always, are the LGBT activists, angry that the president still hasn't come out in support of gay marriage (perhaps in fear of further ali ... More >>
Surely you've heard the good news by now: Proposition 8 was just overturned by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
And, though the religious zealots at ProtectMarriage will inevitably appeal that decision, it's definitely time to take this Internet party to the streets. LGBT advocates and city o ... More >>
On Friday night, June 24, the New York State Senate passed a bill that legalizes gay marriage in the Empire State. Governor Andrew Cuomo quickly signed it into law, which will go into effect in 30 days. LGBT activists in California and elsewhere quickly responded to the news.
"We are beginn ... More >>
equallove.infoA debate erupted following our preview of a Valentine's Day love-in of sorts in which same-sex couples lined up at the East L.A. county registrar's office to get married.
Of course, they didn't. And that was the point of the Marriage Equality U.S.A. and Get Equal action: To bri ... More >>
Gay folks still can't get hitched in California and many other states, but that's not stopping same-sex couples from requesting marriage licenses at city and county clerk's offices today -- Valentine's Day -- in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other cities.
Marriage Equality U.S.A. and Get ... More >>
Marriage Equality U.S.A. and Get Equal want to shake things up on Valentine's Day this year in the name of full marriage equality.
The two gay rights groups are calling for a national "counter action," in which gay folks go to a local county or city clerk's office in states where same-sex ... More >>
Admiral Michael MullenAdmiral Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" at a town hall meeting at USC this afternoon, reaffirming his "personal view" that the law that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military should be repealed ... More >>
Get Equal, the feisty, newly established gay rights group, has been shaking things up and making headlines for the past several weeks now, and a new feature story in The Advocate is one more example.Patrick Range McDonaldGet Equal co-founder Robin McGehee at a Fresno rally in 2009.Titled "The Ris ... More >>