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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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.
To continue the momentum that many LGBT documented immigrant activists created, today the Center for American Progress launched out4citizenship.org to increase support among the LGBT community and its allies for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
The Health and Human Services Department has decided to forgo the public comment process, and instead rely on a panel of experts to determine whether to lift its 32 year-old policy against covering Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) in its Medicare and Medicaid Services.
This past Easter Sunday, anti-LGBT Harry Jackson appeared on CBS News' highly respected Face The Nation program. While he played perfectly nice while the mainstream media cameras rolled, Harry went back to his home church and conveyed his true intent. Namely: His desire to "convert" those who believe differently than himself.
Tonight National Geographic Channel's Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout? airs back-to-back episodes ending in the season finale. The series' low ratings prove that America will not tune in to the Boy Scouts anti-gay discrimination and is ready to see a change from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
Mormon David Matheson launched a so-called "ex-gay" website, catering to LGBT Mormons and purporting to offer help while failing to address the dangerous harm that results from the kind of "therapy" they are suggesting.
This weekend, We Happy Trans, a website that celebrates the positive experiences of transgender people, and This is H.O.W., a non profit organization dedicated to the betterment of the lives of trans people, announced Trans 100, a first-of-its-kind overview of the diversity and impact of the work being done by (and for) transgender people in America.
Following public outcry after U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK) used a racial slur to describe immigrant farm workers during a radio interview this week, Young issued what many are considering a half-hearted apology.
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.
The White House made no promises Wednesday to push for a comprehensive immigration bill that includes protections for binational same-sex couples.
Horacio Cartes, the tobacco magnate and front-runner for months in Paraguay’s presidential election on Sunday, has set off a fierce controversy here after publicly comparing gay people to “monkeys” and likening the support of same-sex marriage to believing in “the end of the world.”
France's Interior Ministry says four people have been detained on suspicion of carrying out an attack at a Lille gay bar, amid nationwide tensions over a bill legalizing gay marriage.
The new archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will hold talks with gay rights leader Peter Tatchell on Thursday (April 18), less than a month after the Australian-born activist called Welby “homophobic” for his opposition to same-sex marriage.
San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon was suspended three games and fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Soccer (MLS) on Tuesday for a homophobic comment he directed at an opponent.
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