British Olympic diver Tom Daley came out about his relationship with a man on Dec. 2.
LGBT workers of color are among the most disadvantaged workers in the U.S., due to discrimination and a lack of workplace protections, job benefits, unfair taxation and unsafe schools, according to a report, “A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Color,” from a coalition of LGBT and progressive organizations released on Nov. 14.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s office confirmed in late October that the Nevada Democrat will announce that he is bringing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to the full Senate for consideration before its scheduled Thanksgiving recess.
The “ex-gay” group, Voice of the Voiceless, is urging the LGBT student resource centers at universities in Virginia to provide ex-gay therapy and resources on changing sexual orientation.
An estimated 1.4 million or 4.3 percent of Latino/a adults identify as LGBT and 29 percent of Latino/a same-sex couples are raising children, according to a report released in early October by the Williams Institute at the University of California Los Angeles.
Sean Eldridge, a former staffer for Freedom to Marry and a leading advocate for marriage equality, announced his candidacy for New York’s 19th Congressional District on Sept. 23.
Spaced out along St. Petersburg’s main thoroughfare, about a dozen human rights activists staged individual protests to attract the attention of leaders of the world’s biggest economies to human rights violations in Russia.
The White House on June 11 threatened to veto a defense spending bill that includes so-called “conscience protections” that critics say would allow service members to promote anti-gay beliefs without fear of discipline.
The Boy Scouts of America’s 1,400-member National Council voted to allow openly gay youth members in their programs on May 23. The change was approved by 61 percent of voting delegates, sparking controversy from anti-LGBT opponents of the new policy, some of whom have said they will pull their support of Scouting.
Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize marriage rights for same-sex couples when Gov. Mark Dayton (pictured) signed the legislature’s bill on May 14.
Soon-to-be iconic images — taken moments after the second blast on April 15 in the bombing attack at the Boston Marathon — feature three Boston police officers coming to the aid of a fallen runner. One of these officers is Boston PD’s LGBT community liaison.
Campus police at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) have launched an investigation over flyers that surfaced on campus that detailed private medical information about a gay student’s HIV status.
Two same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry filed a lawsuit on March 21 in Albuquerque’s district court after they applied for and were denied marriage licenses by the Bernalillo County Clerk.
Writing in an op-ed in The Washington Post on March 7, President Bill Clinton said he signed the federal Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 in order to “defuse a movement to enact a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, which would have ended the debate for a generation or more.”
The percentage of adults in the U.S. who identify as LGBT ranges from 1.7 percent in North Dakota to 5.1 percent in Hawaii and 10 percent in the District of Columbia, according to findings from a new study released by Williams Institute Distinguished Scholar Gary J. Gates and Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
To the dismay of many within the LGBT community, President Barack Obama joined numerous House and Senate members at the annual National Prayer Breakfast.