Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.
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A former state representative says she has always regretted her vote for a constitutional amendment that would have limited marriage to one man and one woman.
Marie Wolfe says she and her partner of four years, Becky, were as in love as any straight couple when they decided to start a family.
On Monday, the IRS notified the public that it has revoked The National Association for the Research and Therapy of Homosexuality’s (NARTH) tax-exempt status for failure to file proper forms for three consecutive years, according to psychology professor Warren Throckmorton, who focuses on sexual identity, religion and public policy.
The latest version of Tennessee‘s infamous “Don’t Say Gay” bill would require teachers to tell gay students they need a psychiatrist, and literally hand them a referral.
In Kentucky, a Bible Belt state where voters have passed a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, the movement to promote gay rights has two factions.
A mother's voice tearfully trembled as she spoke of seeing her gay son marry one day. A child plainly asked Minnesota lawmakers: "Which parent do I not need, my mom or my dad?"
In researching my article for The New Yorker about transgender adolescents and their quest for earlier and earlier physical transformations, I spent some time on YouTube, where you can find thousands of videos chronicling the gender switches of young people.
The family of the man charged with killing Marco McMillilan, a gay mayoral candidate in Clarksdale, Miss., told a local news station that McMillian tried to assault the suspect and that he killed McMillian in self-defense.