LGBT New Yorkers held a 'Take Back the Night' rally in response to a string of anti-LGBT attacks that have occurred in the last two weeks. The rally, organized by Queer Rising, brought together a diverse range of LGBT and allied people to advocate for LGBT safety.
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A transgender inmate's sexual abuse lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections will go to trial.
Five suspect now face murder charges in the disappearance case of Ebony (Evon) Young. Billy Griffin, 28, Ashanti Mcalister, 18, and Victor Stewart, 27, each now face murder charges.
A coach who said he was fired from his job at Virginia Commonwealth University because he was gay – is now heading west. B
In his second inaugural address, President Barack Obama embraced gay rights as part of America's agenda, saying that "our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law."
Former Honolulu City Councilmember Gary Okino has angered the gay community after making inflammatory comments during a council committee meeting. All while he is trying to be confirmed as a member of the city Ethics Board of Appeals.
The Republican leaders of Indiana's General Assembly said Thursday they have not decided whether to take up a constitutional ban on gay marriage, one day after a pair of House lawmakers filed separate proposals to place the ban before voters in 2014.
Rhode Island’s House of Representatives will gather at 4 p.m. for a historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage. It will almost certainly mark the first time either chamber of the General Assembly backs the idea. (WPRI will stream the debate live online.)
Rhode Island's House of Representatives has passed marriage equality legislation in a 51-19 vote.