LGBT

Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Of America To Allow Gay Adult Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

07/28/2015

Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action." (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Expected To Officially End Ban On Gay Leaders

Monday the National Executive Board is meeting to ratify a resolution passed earlier this month to allow adults of any sexual orientation to lead Boy Scout troops.

07/27/2015

YouTube star Ingrid Nilsen of MissGlamorazzi. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for COVERGIRL)

YouTube Stars Open Up About Being Openly Gay Online At 6th Annual VidCon

While many YouTubers grapple with when or how to inform their subscribers that they identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, others haven’t given a second thought about it.

07/25/2015

(Roadside Attractions)

Roland Emmerich’s Gay Rights Drama ‘Stonewall’ Gets Release Date

‘Stonewall’ opens in U.S. theaters Sept. 25, 2015, just in time to be considered for award season.

07/21/2015

Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award and speaks onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Siri Corrects Anyone Who Calls Caitlyn Jenner ‘Bruce’

Apple’s personal assistant Siri doesn’t always get it right, and sometimes she can be downright mean (just ask “what’s zero divided by zero”), but this time Siri is being applauded by transgender advocates for standing by Caitlyn Jenner.

07/16/2015

Screenshot of  ChebuRussiaTV's video of two men walking through Moscow, holding hands. (CBS)

Video Of Two Men In Russia Holding Hands While Walking Show Them Suffering Major Harassment

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — When two Russian men decided to walk through the streets of Moscow holding hands, they were laughed at, heckled, and physically pushed, according to The Independent. The two men in […]

07/14/2015

Supporters applaud as same-sex couple Sandy Stier (2R) and Kris Perry (R) prepare to get married at San Francisco City Hall by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Judge Says He’ll Marry Gay Couples If He Can Shame Them First

A Texas judge believes he may have found a clever way to wed gay couples without sacrificing his anti same-sex marriage stance.

07/14/2015

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Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender Ban

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military’s ability to be ready for battle.

07/13/2015

(Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair)

Caitlyn Jenner To Write Weekly Editorials On LGBT Issues For Celebrity Website

Caitlyn Jenner will be writing weekly online editorials for WhoSay, an online website, “powered by celebrities.” She will focus on LGBT issues.

07/06/2015

LGBT mural burnt in the Mission, SF (Photo: Anna Duckworth)

LGBT-Theme Mural In SF Mission District Repeatedly Defaced, This Time Set On Fire

An LGBTQ-themed mural that went up in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month was defaced Monday night for a third time, when it was set on fire by an unknown arsonist.

06/30/2015

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