Nashville, TN (WSMV) -- A Tennessee lawmaker has sent a letter to all 95 county clerks in Tennessee urging them to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
(CNN) -- GOP presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz locked horns in an interview with "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert in front of a charged audience on Monday night. The conversation was a surprising mix of humor and substance, with the two debating the legacy of Ronald Reagan, the need for compromise in government and gay marriage -- while also finding time to invoke Donald Trump and discuss the rigors of campaigns.
(CNN) -- First there was friendship. Then there was romance. After that there was marriage.
With the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case still pending before the Supreme Court, many Americans have already made their minds up on LGBT rights.
SEATTLE (AP) - Dozens of people are continuing to demonstrate in support of a former Catholic high school vice principal who was forced to resign after marrying his partner.
(WB) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday announced it won’t hear a case seeking protecting for lesbian, gay and bisexual workers under existing civil rights law barring sex discrimination.
An important oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court this month went largely overlooked because of the nation’s nearly complete fixation on the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — In 1972, Jim Gaylord was a social studies teacher at Tacoma's Wilson High School.
Tampa – The pastor of a Tampa church that canceled a funeral 24 hours before it was to take place because parishioners learned the deceased was gay has shown no regrets for his decision.
(AP) Philadelphia officials have ordered a taxi company to pay a former passenger who says he was kicked out of a cab after he kissed his male partner.
A Tennessee wedding venue that made headlines this week, after it was revealed its officials would not host a commitment ceremony for two gay Iraq War veterans, will change its policy on holding same-sex ceremonies, LGBTQ Nation reports.
If a bill that is sitting on Tennesse Governor Bill Haslam’s desk is signed into law, the power of Christ could compel some students to slander LGBT peers without repercussion and invoke the name of the Almighty as an acceptable way of avoiding learning science. The Gaily Grind reports:
(WB) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is facing mounting criticism for new regulations in his state allowing social workers to turn away patients because they’re LGBT or have a disability.
A gay couple from Texas said they felt "embarrassed" after an employee at a public pool told them to stop kissing - even though other straight couples were apparently showing PDA, CBS Dallas-Fort Worth reports.
(WB) Facing criticism from LGBT rights advocates and mental health experts, Texas officials reversed policy Tuesday enacted at the behest of Gov. Greg Abbott allowing social workers to turn away people from being LGBT or having a disability, according to the Texas Tribune.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand, once a top choice for would-be parents around the world who were seeking a surrogate, has narrowed the choices for people looking to hire a woman to carry a fetus in her womb.
DENVER — The growing conflict between religious groups and gay-rights advocates over punishments in discrimination cases is playing out in Colorado, with a Democrat-led committing rejecting Republican proposals aimed at protecting individuals and organizations from complaints.
“I always said that the gay community had really great taste”
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The fight for LGBT rights isn't over, and major U.S. companies are rallying around the cause.
Two thugs beat up gay rights protestor Irina Fet on Sunday evening in Moscow, breaking her nose. Fet, a leader in LGBT rights in Russia, is widely known for holding her protests for equality in the city.
(SS) A former Publix cashier who identifies as a woman says co-workers tormented her with anti-gay and anti-transgender slurs until she suffered a nervous breakdown and had to be hospitalized.
Being too short can affect what rollercoasters you get on at amusement parks. But who would have thought it might cost you your job too. This is the case for a transgender officer in India.
Walmart Stores Inc. and one of its managers are the target of an antibias lawsuit filed by a transgender former employee.
(WM) A transgender woman is seeking damages and accountability from Pinellas County after she was misgendered by Pinellas County officials and jailed with male inmates for 11 days late last year.
INDIANAPOLIS —Advocates at the Indiana Statehouse are urging lawmakers to include protections for transgender people to proposed civil rights legislation.
A Minnesota man’s discrimination case was resurrected after another court threw out the charges earlier this year.
When Francesca Quaranta told her fellow police officers in 2012 that she was transgender, she said it began a long and harsh career decline that included discrimination and harassment and culminated with her firing last week.
A former Southeastern Oklahoma State University professor was awarded over $1 million in damages after a jury found she was discriminated against for being transgender.
A Maine court has awarded the family of a transgender girl $75,000 in a settlement of her discrimination lawsuit against a school district where administrators made her use a staff, not student, bathroom.
GLOUCESTER, Va. — Amid the cornfields and marinas dotting this conservative tidewater Virginia enclave between the York River and Mobjack Bay, people are divided over what one local pastor calls "the civil rights issue of this generation" — how to deal with a transgender student's demand to use the boys' restrooms at the local high school.
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