Leon Benjamin Sr. of Virginia was confronted over a past anti-LGBT Facebook post, and an investigation was launched after a host denied a gay couple an Airbnb in Texas.
This week read about Utah's governor vowing to veto an anti-trans sports bill, and an attorney's appeals blocking an investigation into a trans teen's family in Texas.
LGBT group leaders skipped Virginia's governor Pride event, and a pastor in Texas called for homosexuals to be "put down" during a sermon.
This week read about LGBT Texans participating in a pageant, and locals denying the existence of Neo-Nazi groups despite hate crimes rising in Massachusetts.
This week read about President Joe Biden requesting money to help end the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the Texas Legislature hearing about bills that target the LGBT community.
Public schools in Durham, North Carolina, added a policy that will help LGBT students, and Texas had the most protests against drag shows this year according to GLAAD.
The West Texas Border Patrol Twitter was deactivated after liking homophobic posts, and the queen of Netherlands met with the LGBT community in California.
This week read about Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calling for an anti-trans sports bill, and a city council in North Carolina reviewing a proposed non-discrimination ordinance.
This week read about the Texas House passing an anti-trans sports bill, and the late activists Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin honored atCalifornia's Hall of Fame.
This week read about Texas filing a lawsuit over policies that protect trans people, and South Dakota lawmakers passing a bill that bans "divisive concepts."
Texas is suing the United States Department of Agriculture for having policies in place that protects LGBT people, and conversion therapy is banned from taxpayers' fund in Pennsylvania.
This week read about Susel Paredes vowing to boost LGBT rights in Peru, and YouTube blocking Nigerian pastor Ty Joshua over allegations of hate speech toward homosexuals.
Lake Eureka in Arkansas has been dubbed the "gayest small town in America," BYU's Instagram garners the attention of pro-LGBT protesters, and Elevate North Texas steps up for LGBT homeless youth.
DALLAS (AP) _ About two dozen gay pride advocates have waved flags and signs during the final day of the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas.
Last week it was reported the fugitive terrorist connected to the Paris attacks frequented bars in the gay neighborhood in Brussels, Belgium. In a new report from the Sunday Times, staff from one of those gay bars said they pegged Salah Abdeslam, 26, as a "rent boy."
(EDGE) A gay Christian man from Texas took to Facebook earlier this month, posting a letter sent to him by a mega church he once attended, which outlines that he was booted from the community because he is gay.
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.
A gay man from Texas is facing a murder charge for his boyfriend's death after he allegedly refused to let him out of a car before a fatal crash, local news CBS-affiliate KDBC-TV reports.
DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas city pension funds have delayed enacting measures passed by the city council aimed at ensuring equal rights for municipal employees.
Shevrin Jones has seen enough. Jones, Florida’s first gay Black Senator, jumped off the sidelines on Monday to issue an influential endorsement in the race for governor.
(CNN) -- GLAAD has released the ninth edition of its annual Network Responsibility Index, and for the first time, a major TV network has received a grade of "excellent."
HOUSTON -- Houston leaders on Wednesday approved expanded anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents in a measure that critics argued would impede their religious liberties.
HOUSTON – Houston city attorneys have withdrawn subpoenas that sought speeches and other information from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination of gay and transgender residents, the mayor said Wednesday.
HOUSTON -- The latest on voting on the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (all times local):
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has married longtime partner Kathy Hubbard in a sunset ceremony Thursday at a private residence in Palm Springs, Calif., Parker’s office announced.
HOUSTON (AP) — The dispute over Houston's equal rights ordinance has extended to the pulpit.
A federal judge in San Antonio, Texas, ruled Wednesday that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution and demeans the dignity of gay couples “for no legitimate reason.” Judge Orlando Garcia then granted two plaintiff couples’ request for an injunction barring the state from enforcing the ban. But, like federal district court judges in Virginia and Utah, Garcia stayed his ruling pending appeal of the case to the federal appeals level.
A state disciplinary panel filed civil administrative charges against an Arkansas judge Tuesday, alleging he carried on inappropriate sexual relationships with defendants.
Two homosexual couples challenging Texas' ban on same-sex marriage will take their case to federal court on Wednesday in the wake of recent legal victories in two other conservative states.
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