Update below: A gay couple that recently got engaged says that the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is intentionally rejecting their engagement announcement that they want to run in print, because they have some sort of unwritten policy against same-sex couples. The accusation of the duo Kurt Lee and Kyle Ha ... More >>
The Southern Poverty Law Center has just issued a statement praising the Scott County Central School District in Sikeston for its decision to officially remove discriminatory language against same-sex couples from rules governing its high school prom.
The decision was sparked by Stacy Dawson, a 17- ... More >>
Update: Dawson received word today that he'll be able to bring his boyfriend to prom.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is challenging a rural southeast Missouri high school for allegedly telling a student he can't bring a same-sex date to prom.
Scott County Senior High School student Stacy Dawson s ... More >>
TwitterLeish Hailey was not laughing yesterday at Lambert Field.Update 3 p.m. Leisha Hailey and her girlfriend, Camila Grey, released a statement today saying that they "were not making out" or creating any spectacle. "It was one modest kiss." The couple plans to file a formal complaint with the ... More >>
'Cause you'd hate to see these guys dote on a baby.Congratulations, Illinois' LGBT community. Beginning tomorrow, you can proverbially tie the knot in the "Land of Lincoln." True, you can't technically call it marriage, but Illinois' new civil-union law provides you many of the benefits enj ... More >>
Let it fly, St. Louis!!St. Louis is sooo gay...and that's awesome! So says no less an authority than The Advocate, the nation's longest-running publication for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.In its February issue, the mag's second-annual ratings of the most gay-friendly citi ... More >>
Three Iowa Supreme Court judges yesterday lost their seats in the wake of a concerted effort by out-of-state anti-LGBT activists who opposed the Court's unanimous 2009 decision allowing marriage for same-sex couples in that state.Since 1962, Iowa Supreme Court justices, who are appointed, have fa ... More >>
A week ago today, a dozen starry-eyed couples from the St. Louis area got married in Iowa City. The ride to the Hawkeye State, in a chartered bus, was long. The day began before dawn. And, because all the couples are same-sex couples, their marriages aren't even recognized back home in Missouri. ... More >>
Unfit for public consumption?The Post-Dispatch this morning takes on the topic of "Kiss Cams" -- the stadium pastime that places couples on the JumboTron with the expectation that they smooch.At issue: Will the Cardinals place a same-sex couple on the Kiss Cam this weekend when the team hosts "Ou ... More >>
MayorSlay.comThe United States census form does not always keep up with the times. On this year's form, for instance, people still have the option to identify themselves as "Negro," a term that all but disappeared in the late 1960s. The Census Bureau defended its decision by claiming that m ... More >>
Crowds huddled around the Old Courthouse Saturday afternoon to protest California's recently passed ban on same-sex marriage.
The high temperature was 39 degrees, but when in the middle of a crowd of a couple hundred people, the temperature was warmer, as the audience reacted to the w ... More >>
Update: Coverage and photos of the protest: "Prop 8 Leaves Some Missourians in Marital Limbo"
A protest against California's Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage, is set for noon Saturday on the steps of the Old Courthouse.
Show Me No Hate has been set up to inform people about the demonstrat ... More >>