Friday night in New York's Greenwich Village, police say a gunman, who is in custody but has yet to be identified, followed Mark Carson, taunting him with anti-gay slurs and homophobic language, before tragically shooting him in the head.
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GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as marriage equality supporters (and opponents) are rallying, and as the United States Supreme Court continues to hear arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA.
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Last week, Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh wanted to criminalize trans people for using the correct bathroom. He's backed down from that, but is now seeking to legalize discrimination against transgender people.
GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as the US Supreme Court is hearing arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA. We spoke with three of the most influential figures in the movement for marriage equality, all of whom were in the courtroom when arguments were heard.
GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as marriage equality supporters (and opponents) are rallying, and as the United States Supreme Court is beginning to hear arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA.
NYC Pride announced on Monday that DOMA plaintiff Edith Windsor, actor, singer and civil rights advocate Harry Belafonte, and the President/CEO of the Center for Black Equity, Earl Fowlkes, will serve as Grand Marshals during the 44th Annual NYC LGBT Pride March in June 2013.
On Sunday, March 24, the LGBT community gathered on the west steps of the Los Angeles City Hall for a candlelight vigil in support of marriage equality. Gay and lesbian couples and families told their personal stories of love and commitment as the Supreme Court gets ready to hear testimonies in the 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and Proposition 8 cases this week.
Anti-gay activists Gary Bauer and Tony Perkins are now claiming that the recent poll showing 58% of Americans supporting marriage equality is "skewed." So let's examine where they're coming from, and why they might see it that way?
One final vote stands between Rhode Island joining the rest of New England and four other states in allowing gay couples to marry.
Legislation proposed in Washington state this week would allow businesses to deny service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population and others, based on religious differences.
Minnesota Vikings’ Chris Kluwe says it loud and he says it proud – He’s an ally and advocate of gay rights.
An ex-Marine who pleaded not guilty last week to allegedly assaulting two men in September at a popular Long Beach gay bar appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing setting.
Six months after Salina residents voted to repeal anti-discrimination protections based on gender identity and sexual orientation, the city’s new mayor has joined a national group of mayors who support gay marriage.
Philadelphia City Council passed a first of its kind LGBT Equality bill on April 25.
The fight against a controversial therapy that purports to "cure" gay people of their gayness and make them straight has come to New York.
A U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge on Wednesday ruled that Oregon's ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.