Two lesbians were elected governor of their states in 2022: Maura Healey did so in Massachusetts where she won in a landslide on election day, and Tina Kotek won in Oregon in a close race that took a week before the result was known.
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.
Apparently there are a lot of "Massholes" who are registered to vote this fall.
Days before his primary election against what is essentially the Democratic establishment, Alex Morse received a noteworthy endorsement.
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.
House Republicans blocked a vote on the Equality Act Wednesday. The legislation aimed to protect LGBT from discrimination was brought forward during a meeting of the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee.
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.
A university in New York is creating an "alternative" LGBT club, and Maura Healey of Massachusetts could become the first lesbian governor in the United States.
This week read about a bar in Wyoming selling out of homophobic clothes, and Provincetown, Massachusetts issuing a mask mandate again.
This week read about a Catholic priest being found guilty of sexual assault in Massachusetts, and a program in Michigan aiming to prevent homelessness among LGBT teens by connecting them to host families.
This week read about a church in Massachusetts offering a "safe space" for LGBT asylum-seekers, and a university launching Illinois' first urology clinic for gay and bisexual men.
Angelica Ross is the first trans person to play a leading role on Broadway, and Maura Healey could become Massachusetts' first female governor.
This week read about Boston Pride cancelling its upcoming events forever in Massachusetts, and Ohio's state budget bill allowing medical providers to discriminate against LGBT people.
In Michigan, a group of faculty members' jobs is safe after contradicting views on "sins of sex," and New England is creating its first LGBT senior affordable housing complex.
An LGBT senior housing project was vandalized in Massachusetts, and a school in Wisconsin will celebrate June as Pride Month from now on.
This week read about LGBT Texans participating in a pageant, and locals denying the existence of Neo-Nazi groups despite hate crimes rising in Massachusetts.
With the aid of a brutal homophobic smear campaign, U.S. Congressman Richard Neal won his re-election to the United States Congress on Tuesday.
Allegations of inappropriate behavior have been leveled against a gay Mayor campaigning for the United States House of Representatives.
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.
The attack on two lesbian college students at Six Flags New England amusement park last week landed a pair of Massachusetts women in jail facing counts of assault and battery and violation of civil rights.
Children of same-sex parents no longer able to be baptized
(EDGE) Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker told the Boston Globe Tuesday he plans on signing a transgender equality bill if he comes across his desk.
When a former associate professor was denied a promotion despite recommendations for one in 2017, she immediately filed a complaint against the school for discrimination based on her advocacy of the LGBT community.
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.
(WB) Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the LGBT Asylum Task Force — a Hadwen Park Congregational Church ministry in Worcester, Massachusetts — housed the first group of LGBT asylum seekers in a newly renovated apartment building in the Central Massachusetts city.
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.
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