Time Magazine published an article covering Thursday's vote within the Boy Scouts of America to drop their ban on gay members. The reporter, Elizabeth Dias, covered the work of both pro- and anti-gay organizations, including the work of GLAAD, Change.org, and Scouts for Equality (SFE).
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This weekend San Diego’s Patrick Henry High named Rebecca Arellano Homecoming King and her girlfriend, Haileigh Adams Queen, making national news and prompting an outpouring of support – and also some apparently VERY negative reactions.
Seeing Bobby Montoya expressing herself, seeking to join a venerable institution like the Girl Scouts, and eventually being accepted was an incredibly positive sign, and would have served as a perfect happy ending to this story - if some in the media had let it.
Millions of Americans celebrated Spirit Day on October 20 by 'going purple' to stand up against bullying and send a message to LGBT youth that it's okay to be who you are.
En América Latina, se sumaron al Día del Espíritu organizaciones LGBT y los medios de comunicación, creando un movimiento transnacional para conmemorar la fecha.
Latin American media and LGBT organizations united to create a transnational movement to commemorate Spirit Day.
The Girl Scouts of Colorado spoke out in support of transgender children following the story of a child who was denied enrollment in a local Girl Scout troop.
Today, the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), the Family Equality Council, and the Center for American Progress, in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers, the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, and COLAGE, released a comprehensive report on the hardships faced by children of LGBT parents in the United States.
The Ali Forney Center and its supporters will rally in Union Square to raise awareness for LGBT homeless youth
When photographer Craig F. Walker captured Colorado House Speaker Mark Ferrandino — one of the biggest proponents of the state's new civil unions legislation which passed March 12 — kissing his husband, Greg Wertsch, in his office after the historic vote, he had no idea it would cause a local debate.
One way or another, New Jersey will be deciding on gay marriage over the next year. If one lawmaker succeeds, the issue of same-sex marriage in the state might even wind up on November’s ballot during a governor race. But not all gay rights advocates agree with that approach.
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman’s announcement that he had decided to give up his opposition to gay marriage — a decision prompted, at least in part, by the fact that one of his sons is gay — is the latest in a series of moves that make one thing crystal clear: The political debate on gay marriage is effectively over.
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman is just the latest politician to “come out” in support of gay marriage. Prominent lawmakers and public officials from both sides of the aisle have reversed course in recent years.
Until tax season comes around, Mary Ritchie and Kathy Bush can act like any legally married couple raising two boys. In midwinter, that means watching lots of basketball. "We go to every game and every practice," Bush said.
While my born-again Christian mom had over time come to accept my being gay, something changed last Mother’s Day. Four days after President Obama declared his support for same-sex marriage, so did my mother for the first time.
When I woke up to International Women's Day celebrations this past weekend, the first thing on my mind wasn't politi
A Maryland state Senate committee on Thursday struck down a bill that would have banned anti-transgender discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation.