(WB) “Empire” star Jussie Smollett was hospitalized in Chicago after suffering a brutal homophobic and racist attack early Tuesday morning.
The New York Police Department is investigating a bias attack on two men who were the first gay couple to be married at West Point.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Two South Texas men have been indicted on federal hate-crime charges for the March 2012 torture of a gay African-American man in Corpus Christi.
Philadelphia's incoming mayor and some organizers of the city's annual New Year's Day parade called for increased sensitivity on Saturday, a day after some participants mocked Caitlyn Jenner, were accused of harassing gays and painted their faces brown to portray Mexicans.
(CNN) -- Someone is posting stickers that say "exclusively for white people" on businesses in the Texas capital of Austin. And the mayor is not amused.
Dwayne Johnson says he was disappointed when he heard about a tape of Hulk Hogan using racial slurs.
WASHINGTON - Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the race, and Thursday's televised debate was the first opportunity for the party to start whittling down its choices. So it's no surprise that the candidates had a vested interest in puffing up their own records as governors, senators and public figures. And some of them just got the facts wrong.
In a new video currently available for viewing on YouTube, gay dating app Jack'd claims that 37 percent of Americans identify as Black, Hispanic, Latino or Asian.
Marc Pourner, 28, of Spring, Texas, was found dead just north of Houston on Saturday night, Nov. 14, a little more than two days after he went missing.
SEATTLE (AP) — Nineteen groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union have sent a letter to the Walgreens drug store chain expressing concerns about the company's plans to have a Catholic hospital run in-store health clinics in Washington state and Oregon.
February 7 marks National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
As a gay man in his 40s, I have a long history with direct action protests for LGBT rights. I've earned my right to critique and criticize groups like GetEqual when I think their protests are misguided or unproductive. But do I have the same free reign to judge the Black Lives Matter protests? Or does my history of fighting for queer civil rights count for nothing with this new movement demanding racial justice?
An advertisement for a nursing position has created a storm of outrage over one of its job criteria - no Haitians.
A Kansas legislator said Thursday that he regrets sharing a post on Facebook that mocked Hispanics who speak accented English to make a derogatory comment about President Barack Obama.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday gave a Kentucky county clerk room to continue denying marriage licenses to gays and lesbians while she takes her religious objections case to a higher court.
The owner of the home where Rosie O'Donnell's missing teen daughter was found earlier this week has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl, according to authorities and the star's spokeswoman.
BOSTON -- Victims of one of Mark Wahlberg's racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s are divided over whether he should be granted a pardon for his crimes.
The racial tension at the heart of the protests that led two top University of Missouri administrators to resign intensified at the Columbia campus after the arrest of a white college student suspected of posting online threats to shoot black students and faculty.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A county elections official in North Carolina will have a chance to defend himself Thursday as he faces removal over racially tinged Facebook posts praising the Confederacy and suggesting that black citizens who participated in protests against state policies weren't "productive good citizens" with jobs.
A Lane County judge has postponed the sex abuse trial of prominent gay rights activist Terry Bean to give investigators more time to track down the alleged 17-year-old victim, who has gone into hiding.