The Boy Scouts of America made history today by approving a resolution that will allow gay youth to participate. The Boy Scouts' ban on gay adults will remain intact. Many celebrities have taken to Twitter to share their excitement over this victory and continue to call for full inclusion of gay parents and leaders.
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US Senator Mark Kirk, R-Ill., declared his support for marriage equality this week, offering yet more proof that the issue is now a truly bipartisan one
Rutgers fires head basketball coach Mike Rice after video surfaces of him verbally abusing his players with anti-gay slurs.
PFLAG founder Jeanne Manford was honored with a plaque presented by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation for her important work in making communities safer for LGBT people.
Trans* Awareness Project is a new campaign founded on the campus of the University of Minnesota: Twin Citites.
Former President Bill Clinton will be honored at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles where he will receive GLAAD's first Advocate for Change Award during the event at the JW Marriott on April 20, Deadline reported this morning. Entertainment attorney Steve Warren will also receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the event and special guests will include film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron and Jennifer Lawrence.
As Cardinal Dolan calls for a Roman Catholic Church open to LGBT people, one New York gay man finds himself removed from parish life.
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Former professional football player Kwame Harris acknowledges that he is gay on CNN Newsroom. His interview reflects the hardships faced by an NFL player who identifies as gay and begs the question of what will need to happen for an active NFL player to feel comfortable coming out. In the interview with Coy Wire, Harris discussed whether he thought about coming out in the NFL, the implications that would have entailed, and what it was like to be a closeted professional athlete.
John Paulk was once one of the most visible spokespeople for the ex-gay movement, appearing on the cover of Newsweek in 1998 under the headline “Gay For Life?” and championing Love Won Out ex-gay conferences across the country
In a Senate immigration proposal full of political minefields, it’s an omitted item that could fracture the delicate coalition backing the bill and force Democrats to choose between two key constituencies: gays and Latinos.
A teacher at the American Academy of Art used the wrong pronouns while speaking to a student, and decided to apologize
As a young gay man, growing up in a small, conservative town in Montana wasn't easy. I knew I was different from my peers well before I understood what the word "gay" even meant. As a closeted teen, I experienced a significant amount of bullying everywhere I went: in the halls of my school, at high school football games and even in the church youth group.
Imam Daayiee Abdullah arrives by bus, sweaty and lugging a green bag stuffed with a Koran, two books of poetry by Per
I probably err too much on the side of grace in most of my writing, but I believe some things necessitate taking a fi
Devoutly religious, Allen shared his coming out story with Facebook friends through an essay on Pastor in Process, a
When Bindiya Rana, a transgender candidate in Pakistan's elections, went door to door in the Karachi slum she hopes to represent, few people seemed to care about which gender she identifies with.