Same-sex relationship
A same-sex relationship is a relationship between two persons of the same sex and can take many forms, from romantic and sexual, to non-romantic homosocially-close relationships. The term is primarily...
Same-sex relationship - Wikipedia
For women’s emotional health, living together is as good as marriage
Studies have shown that marriage significantly increases lifetime happiness. But new research indicates that even people who opt to live together rather than make their union more official can see suc...
Landmark: Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday made marriage for same-sex couples legal nationwide, declaring that refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples violates the Constitution. The landm...
Ireland Becomes First Country To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage By Popular Vote
Irish voters have decisively voted in favour of marriage equality, making Ireland the first country to do so through the ballot box. Only one of the 43 constituencies voted against the proposal – Rosc...
Irish voters make history in gay marriage referendum
Polls have opened in Ireland, where voters are making history as the republic becomes the first country to ask its electorate to legalise gay marriage. More than 3 million voters have been invited to...
A mother in India may be behind the country’s first gay matrimonial ad
The ad seeks an animal-loving vegetarian groom "for my son." Forget Tinder. When an Indian mother wants her son to get married, she doesn't hesitate to take matters into her own hands. In Mumbai, Har...
Luxembourg PM First EU Leader To Marry Same-Sex Partner
Luxembourg's prime minister has become the first serving EU leader - and second leader in the world - to marry a same-sex partner. Xavier Bettel married Gauthier Destenay on Friday in a private ceremo...
FDA Takes Steps To End Lifetime Ban On Gay Male Blood Donors
The FDA ban, which started during the AIDS crisis, has been controversial in recent years with multiple activist organizations and medical associations calling it discriminatory. Currently, men who ha...
'Give HIV drugs to healthy gay men'
Healthy gay men should be offered drugs which are normally used to treat HIV in order to prevent infection, say UK Medical Research Council scientists.
Over Half of Alabama Counties Defy Feds by Blocking Gay Marriage
At least 35 of 67 Alabama counties were not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples today, in defiance of a federal ruling to do so, according to an ABC News count.
Gay Twins, The Rhodes Bros, Come Out To Father In Emotional YouTube Video
This week, the pair decided to start off 2015 in a major way by utilizing their platform to both come out as gay to their father over the phone while recording the event in order to share it with thei...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces ‘I’m Proud To Be Gay’ - YouTube
Tim Cook, the CEO of the most valuable corporation in the world, announced recently, “I’m proud to be gay.” In an essay published in Bloomberg Businessweek, he says that it isn’t something he’s ever h...
Same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage is getting more attention, with a lot of people on both sides of the issue.
Homoeroticism
Homoeroticism is sexual attraction between members of the same sex, either male–male or female–female. The concept differs from the concept of homosexuality: it refers specifically to the desire itse...
Homoeroticism - Wikipedia
Lesbian literature
Lesbian fiction is a subgenre of fiction that involves one or more primary female homosexual character(s) and lesbian themes. Novels that fall into this category may be of any genres, such as, but not...
Gay literature
Gay literature is a collective term for literature produced by or for the LGBT community, or which involves characters, plot lines or themes portraying male homosexual behavior.
Because of the fre...
Gay literature - Wikipedia
Same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is marriage between two people of the same sex. Legal recognition of same-sex marriage or the possibility to perform a same-sex marriage is sometimes ref...
Same-sex marriage - Wikipedia
Civil union
Civil union, also referred to as civil partnership or registered partnership, among various other names, is a non-religious State-sanctioned form of partnership similar to marriage. A civil union can ...
Civil union - Wikipedia
Domestic partnership
A domestic partnership is an interpersonal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are not married (to each other or to anyone else). The term is n...
LGBT parenting
LGBT parenting refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people parenting one or more children. This includes children raised by same-sex couples (same-sex parenting), children raised b...
Men who have sex with men
Men who have sex with men (MSM), also known as males who have sex with males, are male persons who engage in sexual activity with members of the same sex, regardless of how they identify themselves; m...
Women who have sex with women
Women who have sex with women (WSW) are women who engage in sexual activities with other women, whether or not they identify themselves as lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, heterosexual, or dispense with ...
Religion and homosexuality
The relationship between religion and homosexuality can vary greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominations, and regarding different forms of homosexuality and...
Religion and homosexuality - Wikipedia
Homosexuality
Homosexuality (from Ancient Greek ὁμός, meaning "same", and Latin sexus, meaning "sex") is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same s...
Homosexuality - Wikipedia
Recognition of same-sex unions in New Jersey
Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in New Jersey since October 21, 2013, the effective date of a trial court ruling invalidating the state's restriction of marriage to persons of different ...
For women’s emotional health, living together is as good as marriage
Studies have shown that marriage significantly increases lifetime happiness. But new research indicates that even people who opt to live together rather than make their union more official can see suc...
Landmark: Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday made marriage for same-sex couples legal nationwide, declaring that refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples violates the Constitution. The landm...
LGBT themes in mythology
LGBT themes in mythology refers to mythologies and religious narratives that include stories of romantic affection or sexuality between figures of the same sex or feature divine actions that result i...
LGBT themes in mythology - Wikipedia
Same-sex marriage and the family
Concerns regarding same-sex marriage and the family are at the forefront of the controversies over legalization of same-sex marriage. In the United States, an estimated 1 million to 9 million children...