If he were to win, Obergefell would be the second openly gay politician to serve in the Ohio's General Assembly.
"The constitutional question here has been what is the job and whether it involves core religious functions," said a lawyer for Lambda Legal.
The outright lifetime ban was implemented in 1992 after thousands of Canadians became infected with HIV after being exposed to contaminated blood products.
The complaint says that the state has the right to create its own polices regarding bathrooms, pronouns and dress codes.
The 20-year-old was viciously attacked when the men reportedly forced their way into his home on Sunday afternoon.
The display at Missouri's State Capital building outlined the fight for rights by the LGBTQ community in Kansas City.
The Supreme Court sides with the Catholic foster care agency that refused to certify same sex couple in a case against the state of Philadelphia after it tried to limit relations with the agency.
The country rap rock star is coming under fire for using a homophobic slur on Twitter for the second time in a few days.
A conservative pastor and radio broadcast host claimed the laws are used by homosexuals to try to seduce straight people without retaliation.
When Frank Kameny was fired by the government for being gay, he embarked on a lifelong fight for equal rights.
Prince Charles visited Jesus House two days after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Winfrey interview—but campaigners tell Newsweek he should apologize due to past comments by a pastor.
The ACLU, which has opposed only four Supreme Court nominees in its 100-year history, may come out against its first non-white male nominee should U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett remain at the top of President Donald Trump's list of potential nominees.
Dozens of Pride and Black Lives Matter protesters met outside First Baptist Dallas where several demonstrators taunted police officers with doughnuts on a string.
A national ex-gay ministry network has announced it will disband after facing the loss of its two most recent directors. The group, Hope for Wholeness, engaged in conversion therapy, said McKrae Game, the group's founder.
A new German law bans the pseudoscientific practice of 'gay conversion' for minors, with penalties of up to one year in jail and fines of $32,000
Blood donations have dropped due to the coronavirus epidemic. Dropping the ban against gay and bi men could produce 300,000 pints of blood annually, potentially saving a million lives.
Some donation centers are still turning away gay and bisexual men because the centers haven't updated questionnaires and computer systems or trained staff to do otherwise.
Lt. Keith Wildhaber from St. Louis said he had been passed over for promotion 23 times.
"These are nominees that we're seeing who are not just inimical to LGBT protections but to civil rights generally," a senior attorney with Lambda Legal said.
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Introduced in 2017, the ban was overturned by ruling late last Friday by U.S. District Judge William Jung .
"They were punching us. They were kicking us," the victim recounted. "We were both down on the ground. We weren't able to defend ourselves."
Church United founder James Domen claims his ministry "helps pastors counsel others that are on their own journey toward a heterosexual identity."
A note addressed to the mother of Callum Hodge claimed it was "the consensus of the village" that he and his partner should have their wedding reception "far, far away from the village."
"Hatred will not stop us—it shows us more and more that we need to stand taller, shout louder and love harder," read a statement from the LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada.
The announcement of a religious-freedom bill comes three months after rugby player Israel Folau was fired for claiming "Hell awaits" gay people.
Members of the Future Farmers of America reportedly shouted slurs at attendees and followed them into the parking lot of Frontier High School in Bakersfield, California.
"LGBTQ issues have been largely left out of the 2020 presidential primary conversation so far," said GLAAD's Sarah Kate Ellis. "This forum will bring these important topics to a national audience for the first time in this election cycle."
Performers had already begun withdrawing from "From Chopin to Gershwin," sponsored by an organization with ties to Gazeta Polska, a Polish magazine claiming the LGBT rights movement has "all the features of a totalitarian ideology."
"If you buy the argument of Hands On Originals, they can do anything they want in the name of religion," said Ed Dove of the Lexington Human Rights Commission.