"We are a stable family, why shouldn't we have the same respect and the same rights as any other couple, as any other family?"
All across the state, similar rallies took place to petition President Obama to sign an executive order barring discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Sometimes, it's a good thing to go hungry. Throughout the state, Michigan's "anti-equality environment" is being protested with a 100-day hunger strike.
The suit, for which class-action status is sought, concerns a Santa Ana lesbian couple and was officially filed July 12 in the U.S. District Court.
California took one more step on the road toward marriage equality this week.
Mariela Castro Espin told a standing-room-only crowd of the progress Cuba has made toward equal rights for its LGBT community.
Mariela Castro, staunch advocate and supporter of LGBT causes, daughter of Raul Castro and neice to Fidel Castro, is coming to the United States.
Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to endorse the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry.
This development comes after a recent example of such prejudice, in which a lesbian couple was kicked out of a restaurant.
Other areas in Florida with domestic partnership registries include Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, and the cities of Gainesville, Miami Beach and Key West.