The White House welcomes the policy change, allowing gay Scouts into the Boy Scouts of America.
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Carla Hale, the Ohio Catholic school physical education teacher who was fired after being outed, has said her teacher's union has decided not to support her efforts to get her job back.
Several LGBT organizations, city and state leaders, and everyday citizens gathered in Midtown Manhattan today to distribute fliers asking for the public’s help to identify suspects in anti-LGBT attacks last week.
The Minnesota Senate passed marriage equality today! The bill was approved by the house on Friday and will now go to Governor Dayton, who has pledged to sign it. Minnesota now becomes the 12th state to enact marriage equality.
David "Old Scout" McGrath, a former army intelligence officer, and his son Joe, who returned from a year-long deployment in Kuwait on April 15th, are currently biking the 1,800 miles from their home in Idaho Falls to the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) headquarters in Irving, Texas to urge the Boy Scouts to support a non-discriminatory policy for gay members and leaders.
GLAAD was on the ground in San Francisco with Scouts for Equality (SFE) at a City Hall rally to urge the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to vote in favor of dropping the BSA's ban on gay youth. Rallies were held today in over 30 cities for supporters to urge their local BSA councils to support an end to the ban on gay youth.
Meet a few Latina moms at the forefront in the fight for LGBT equality.
A recent series of alleged attacks targeting gay men in New York City have raised alarm among local advocates. Warning: Graphic Image Below.
According to a new study published by the Williams Institute of UCLA, there are an estimated 58,000 transgender people living in New York, and half of them are still not protected under local anti-discrimination laws. This leaves New York tax payers with covering the cost of public assistance and housing for 23,800 transgender people, who face inordinate levels of homelessness and unemployment.
The man accused of killing a transgender woman and leaving her remains in an Olmsted Township pond was indicted on six counts on Monday.
North Dakota is not likely to join neighboring Minnesota in allowing gay marriages anytime soon, some political and legal experts say.
The Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco said on Monday that he endorsed the immigration reform bill currently under consideration in Congress, but opposed a gay rights amendment that could be added to the legislation.
Far more Arizonans support same-sex marriage than oppose it, according to the latest Rocky Mountain Poll released Tuesday.
In a narrow 4-1 vote, Lake County School Board members gave an preliminary OK to a rule that makes it even more unclear whether a controversial gay-straight club will be recognized as a campus club in the fall.
There have been a series of attacks against gay men in Manhattan. There have been three of them in a week. The latest victim Eyewitness News learned about was coming out of "Pieces", a bar on Christopher Street on May 8th.
A gay teacher challenging her firing by an Ohio Catholic school says the local union for Catholic educators has decided not to proceed with her complaint.
With marriages to be available for Minnesota's gay couples starting Aug. 1, Duluth residents Gary Anderson and Gary Boelhower are getting ready to do something that seemed impossible when they started dating three years ago: plan a wedding.