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Attorneys who filed a lawsuit seeking legal recognition of hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June in Wisconsin have dropped their lawsuit after the state said the marriages would be recognized. There had been questions over whether the marriages performed during a week when the gay marriage ban was blocked only temporarily would be recognized as valid.
Photo by Pixie Vision Comedian Margaret Cho is known as much for her social activism, especially gay rights and anti-bullying campaigns, as she is for being an entertainer. Margaret Cho is one funny woman, but it was her serious side that prevailed during a recent early morning phone interview.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook , the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday. The amount of Cook's contribution to the Washington-based Human Rights Campaign wasn't disclosed, but the advocacy organization called it "substantial."
Summary: The law firm of Greenberg Traurig, which is representing court clerks in Florida, said that the court ruling on same-sex marriage concerns one county. Greenberg Traurig , which is representing Florida's 67 court clerks, warned that a federal judge's overturning the state's ban on gay marriage applies to just Washington County, according to The Tampa Bay Times.
Gay and lesbian employees have lower job satisfaction and are more likely to be harassed in the workplace than heterosexual staff, researchers have claimed. Economist Nick Drydakis investigated workplace discrimination, earnings and job satisfaction around the world and found that gay men earn less than their heterosexual colleagues.