gay rights

Wyo. Lawmakers See Movement On Gay Rights Issues
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legislation that would have created same-sex civil unions and prohibited discrimination against gays in Wyoming got some unlikely supporters in a handful of Republicans.
Supporters say the fact such bills made it to the full House and Senate in the legislative hearing that start…
Wyoming Lawmakers Reject Sexual Orientation Rights Bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming State Senate has defeated a bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
The Senate voted 13-to-17 Thursday against the bill.
Supporters including sponsor Sen. Chris Rothfuss, a Laramie Democrat, said that passing the bill was a civil r…
Gay Rights Bills Finding Support Among GOP
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Wyoming for years have floated bills aimed at preventing discrimination against gays and lesbians but have found little support.
Now, they seem to have gained some — among Republican lawmakers...
Gay Rights Trailblazer Frank Kemeny Dies on National Coming Out Day
Frank Kameny, one of the United States’ earliest gay rights activists, died Tuesday — National Coming Out Day — of natural causes at the age of 86.
“Frank Kameny led an extraordinary life marked by heroic activism that set a path for the modern LGBT civil rights movement,” said Human Rights Campaign …