Gay rights activist Steven Goldstein is leaving his post at the helm of Garden State Equality, which he founded more than eight years ago.
Gay rights activists in New Jersey hope the U.S. Supreme Court will establish a constitutional right to gay marriage and end a prohibition in that state.
New Jersey schools have begun the second annual ‘Week Of Respect,’ where students are taught how to prevent harassment, intimidation and bullying.
The decision, which was handed down Thursday in Washington D.C., means that most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine.
In addition to the 30-day jail term and probation, Judge Glenn Berman sentenced the 20-year-old to 300 hours of community service.
New Jersey is the only state in the Tri-State Area without gay marriage, and a new poll shows people are still split on the issue, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.
Americans are reacting with joy, scorn and indifference after President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to endorse equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.
Nearly one year after New York became the sixth state in the U.S. to legally recognize same-sex marriage, President Barack Obama announced his support for marriage equality.
As an alternate, James Downey heard all the testimony but did not participate in deliberations.
In a split verdict, Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate who later committed suicide, has been found guilty of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation.
A state panel ruled it didn’t provide funding for school districts to implement the required changes. The revised proposal allows districts to be reimbursed for money they spend on anti-bullying training and staff.
New Jersey lawmakers gave their blessing to legalizing gay marriage for the first time Monday as the state Senate passed a bill that would allow nuptials for same-sex couples, despite Gov. Chris Christie’s insistence that he will veto such legislation.
The Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary committee forwarded the bill to the full Senate in an 8-4 party-line vote. Similar legislation failed in the Senate two years ago.
New Jersey Democrats have identified legalizing gay marriage as their top priority for the legislative session that starts Tuesday. It failed to pass when it was voted on two years ago.
For the first time, teacher Viki Knox and her husband, Gene, sat down for a CBS 2 exclusive over the firestorm that started it all.