Pentagon to Permit Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will make health care, housing and other benefits available to same-sex spouses of military members by Sept. 3. The Pentagon said Wednesday that it reached the decision after consulting with the Justice Department, following the Supreme Court’s ruling Read More


Parents of LGBT Americans Praise Court Ruling; Black Pastors Outraged

by Alexis Taylor Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Proponents of same-sex marriage celebrated another victory with the Supreme Court’s June 26 ruling that parts of the Defense of Marriage Act were unconstitutional. Married lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender Americans will now enjoy Read More