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The Equality North Carolina Action Fund launches campaign to support pro-equality political candidates.
GLAAD kicks off the 2nd Annual National of Color Media Institute in New York with star media trainer Joel Silberman.
South Bloomville Christian Church was destroyed by a fire on Friday, August 17 and local authorities have determined that the blaze at the church was intentionally set.
A new television ad supporting marriage equality in Maine and now airing statewide features a straight married couple talking about why marriage matters to them and to both of their sons, one of whom is gay.
This is part of a series of posts about LGBT communities in Central America, in which two lesbian-identified activists talk about dating, pride events, and the horrors that face some members of the LGBT community.
The Maryland Secretary of State releases ballot language for the upcoming marriage equality vote.
Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentiment
Patrons at a Salt Lake City gay club were bombarded with fire by three suspects. No injuries were reported, but police are investigating.
Days after Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said the Roman Catholic Church should do a better job of reaching out to gay men and lesbians, a Catholic man on Long Island came forward to say he had been ousted from his parish duties because he married his boyfriend.
The Chicago Bears denied support Wednesday of an anti-gay-marriage organization that said the team backed its mission.
The City Council unanimously endorsed a resolution Tuesday night in support of bills being considered at the State House to allow gay marriage in Rhode Island.
The town of Bisbee, Ariz., voted Tuesday night to become the first city in the state to allow civil unions for gay couples.
An Applebee’s restaurant in Rice Lake, Wisconsin has agreed to keep on a gay server who resigned after he was threatened with a firing over “bad publicity” from an incident in which the server was beaten with a two-by-four piece of lumber by the husband of another employee.
Rutgers officials had already seen the video showing coach Mike Rice shoving, grabbing and throwing basketballs at players during practice and yelling gay slurs at them before it was aired by ESPN on Tuesday.
An amendment to the Texas Legislature’s general appropriations bill, SB1, would defund gender and LGBT resource centers on the basis that they encourage risky sexual behavior.
A new policy that provides a pathway for transgender high school student-athletes in the state to participate in interscholastic sports teams gained final approval Thursday from the general membership of the Maine Principals’ Association.