Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male HomosexualityA large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it.
Gay Pride Parades Across The US Draw Large Crowds Actor George Takei, who played in the "Star Trek" TV show and movies and is now an activist for gay and civil rights, was celebrity grand marshal of the Seattle parade
Students Stir Controversy For 'Gay Is Not OK' Shirts Protesting National Day Of SilenceStudents at a high school in Oregon City sparked controversy after wearing “Gay Is Not Ok” shirts in protest of the National Day of Silence, an event intended to bring attention to bullying against the LGBT community in schools.
Prosecutors: Mother Fatally Beat 4-Year-Old Son Because She Thought He Was GayAn Oregon woman on trial for the murder of her 4-year-old son believed the child was gay, and that was the motive for the deadly trauma inflicted on the boy, prosecutors allege.
Former Pirates Owner Opens Up About Being GayFormer Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy says, "Is anybody dumb enough to believe that the whole reason they want their shot is to get into the shower with a bunch of other guys?"
Actor Jim Nabors Comes Out Of The Closet; Marries Long Time Partner In Seattle Actor Jim Nabors says marrying his longtime male partner doesn't change anything about their relationship — he just wanted it to be formally acknowledged. Admitting his sexuality publicly for the first time, the 82-year old said he chose Washington for his wedding because he didn't want to travel too far from his Hawaii home.
New Push To Put 'Rainbow Crosswalks' On Capitol HillSocial Outreach Seattle says it is moving forward with a plan to bring rainbow crosswalks to Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Seattle's Edgewater Hotel Offers "Plunge With Pride" Wedding Packages The Edgewater - Seattle's only true luxury waterfront hotel - is over the rainbow to introduce their "Plunge With Pride" wedding package for gay and lesbian couples planning to wed in Washington since, Referendum 74 has passed, legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.
Seattle Churches Plan Gospel Concert for Marriage EqualitySix choirs representing different communities of faith around Puget Sound are singing for marriage equality in one concert on Sunday, October 14.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Boy Scouts Continue to Exclude Gays
WA Gay Marriage Bill Passes 55-43The Washington state Legislature has voted to legalize gay marriage, setting the stage for the state to become the seventh in the nation to allow same-sex couples to wed.