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.
The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) announced Monday it's closing its doors. The decision to close up shop follows the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v Hodges and mirrors the move by marriage equality group Freedom to Marry to also "go out of business."
East Central Florida’s LGBT community will gather Oct. 24 at shade-covered Old Fort Park in New Smyrna Beach for the fourth annual Volusia Pride.
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio —Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war.
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.
ALBANY, New York — The Empire State Pride Agenda, which advocates for the rights of gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers, says it will conclude major operations next year, citing more than 100 legislative and policy victories over 25 years.
Minority advocacy groups claim newly released hate crime statistics are not telling the full scale of the issue.
HOUSTON (AP) — The landslide defeat of a nondiscrimination ordinance in Houston has stunned LGBT-rights activists across the nation. They're now bracing for their opponents in other states to seize on the successful tactic of stoking fears over transgender people's access to public restrooms.
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.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker will be honored Saturday, Feb. 28 by the Family Equality Council in Los Angeles for her trailblazing career in public service.
Study reports just under $130 million in funding to LGBTQ issues
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge has struck down part of the state's law on birth certificates, a move that an attorney says clears the way for married same-sex couples to both be listed as parents.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The spouse of a Fort Bragg lieutenant colonel will lead the nation's largest organization for partners, spouses and families of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members and veterans.
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis’ lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.
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.