BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts will recognize same-sex marriages that were performed in Utah before they were put on hold by the U.S. Supreme Court.
BOSTON (AP) - Maura Healey says she wants to be an attorney general who isn’t afraid to stick her neck out - a trait that could come in handy as she faces a slew of knotty issues, from monitoring casino gambling to grappling with the growing influence of money in politics.
BOSTON (AP) — The five candidates seeking to become the state’s next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts on Monday with Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker working to draw sharper distinctions between their candidacies.
Sen. Stanley Rosenberg was elected by his colleagues Wednesday to serve in the powerful position of president of the Massachusetts Senate, and immediately promised the Democratic-controlled body would work cooperatively with the state's incoming Republican governor.
The first openly gay Senate president in the United States stepped down Monday after his husband was accused of several incidents of sexual assault.
BOSTON (AP) — The organizers of Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade have voted to allow a group representing gay veterans to march next year, a dramatic turnaround for an organization that has long resisted the inclusion of gays.
BOSTON — The city’s annual Veterans Day parade will include a group representing LGBT military veterans for the first time.
A Massachusetts judge has ruled that an all-girls Catholic school violated state anti-discrimination law by rescinding a job offer to a gay man in a same-sex marriage.
Children of same-sex parents no longer able to be baptized
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey plans to file a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the federal Constitution prohibits discrimination against same-sex marriage.
The campaign in Massachusetts seeking to repeal a law barring discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations is resorting to old tactics of stoking unfounded fears about male sexual predators being allowed in women’s restrooms.
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick is planning to sign a bill designed to build on the state’s 2010 anti-bullying law by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.
BOSTON (AP) _ The Boston Center for Adult Education will host a discussion program with some of the same-sex couples whose lawsuit led to Massachusetts becoming the first state in the country to legalize gay marriage a decade ago.
BOSTON (AP) — State Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg is telling Democratic colleagues he plans to enforce a "firewall" between his personal and professional life after concerns were raised about social media postings by his domestic partner.
Mutual of Omaha has come to an agreement to stop denying life and long-term care insurance to people in Massachusetts who use Truvada to prevent HIV infection.
(EDGE) Massachusetts corrections officials say a transgender inmate should remain at a men's prison because transfer to a women's prison may cause problems.
State Rep. Carl Sciortino is planning to step down to become the new executive director of The AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts.
BOSTON (AP) — Aging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents in Massachusetts face unique challenges, according to a report released Thursday by a special legislative commission.
Massachusetts will vote on whether to keep the law that allows transgender individuals to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity, and protects against discrimination.
(CNN) -- Its impact didn't reach the epic levels many government officials had warned of, but the first blizzard of 2015 is keeping much of the U.S. Northeast shut down -- at least for the day.