SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actor Ty Burrell from ABC's "Modern Family" is set to headline a fundraiser Thursday in Salt Lake City for gay marriage.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A University of Iowa professor who donned a robot costume to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann has now set his sights on one of his school's famous quirks: the visiting team's pink locker room at Kinnick Stadium.
A Northampton activist is pushing for a symbolic show of support for the gay community.
There’s a gay revolution brewing in Dallas, and it’s against an unlikely foe: the Pride Parade.
History was made in a most unexpected way in late 2013 when the petition titled “Southern Poverty Law Center: Monitor Gender Identity Watch as a Hate Group” appeared at Change.org. At press time, the petition had garnered more than 7,000 signatures.
SEATTLE — The bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle on Friday has been identified as a well-respected attorney who was part of the American Civil Liberties Union legal team that successfully challenged the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy for gay service members.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown praised gay rights advocates Monday night for being on "the cutting edge" in pushing for equality over the last several decades, as he was honored with an award for what supporters said was his lifelong push to advance equal rights.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, the first lesbian to lead a house of the California Legislature, said Tuesday that more work needs to be done to promote tolerance of gays and lesbians, especially in rural America.
At 5-foot-4 and 115 pounds Jessica Aguilar is classified as a “straw weight” in the mixed Martial Arts world.
(CNN) -- Adapting a line from her mother, Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that shedding light on LGBTQ issues should be a major focus for human rights advocates this century.
NEW YORK - New York City’s former Council Speaker Christine Quinn has joined the board of a nonprofit that aids gay athletes.
The National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change is underway in Houston. The five-day event includes more than 250 workshops and film screenings. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force organized it.
Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith said the State’s largest civil rights organization would be in court next year as they seek to achieve ambitious goals for the future.
After being excluded from Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People issue in April, transgender actor and activist Laverne Cox found herself on the cover of this month’s magazine instead.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The mother and brother of an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide days after his roommate publicized details of his relationship with another man have received a gay pride award.
Former state Sen. Nicole LeFavour hid in an Idaho Statehouse closet for more than five hours as part of her effort to persuade Republican lawmakers to update the Idaho Human Rights Act.
As part of the ‘Lift the Skirt’ campaign to support gender equality, male students and teachers of 27 public schools in France wore skirts on May 16 to protest sexism, creating controversy throughout the city.
DALLAS (AP) _ About two dozen gay pride advocates have waved flags and signs during the final day of the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas.
SEATTLE — A gay Eagle Scout from Maryland, a Seattle Scoutmaster who was fired for his sexual orientation and their supporters presented a petition Wednesday at Amazon.com’s headquarters urging the company to suspend donations to the Boy Scouts of America.
TOPEKA (AP) — Gay-rights advocates lashed out Wednesday at the Kansas House's leading Democrat, saying he showed only tepid opposition to a bill protecting people who, based on their religious beliefs, discriminate against gays and lesbians.