Pope Francis Becomes 1st Pontiff To Endorse Same-Sex Civil UnionsPope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican’s official teaching on the issue.
National Coming Out Day Celebrated in San FranciscoSunday is “National Coming Out Day,” an invitation to those identifying as LGBTQ to go public with their feelings and the goal is to provide a safe space and day for them to do so.
Letter From Justices Thomas, Alioto Challenges Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Citing 'Ruinous Consequences'In 2015, the Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples had a Constitutionally-protected right to marry. It has been considered a closed issue since then but new comments coming from the bench suggest the struggle for same-sex marriage might not be over.
Timothy Ray Brown, First Man Cured Of HIV Infection, Has Terminal CancerTimothy Ray Brown, the first person known to have been cured of HIV infection, says he is now terminally ill from a recurrence of the cancer that prompted his historic treatment 12 years ago.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Attempt To Roll Back Health Care Protections For Transgender PeopleA federal judge blocked the Trump administration on Monday from enforcing a new regulation that would roll back health care protections for transgender people.
Santa Clara County, Chicago Lead Coalition to Defend LGBTQ Patient ProtectionsSanta Clara County and the City of Chicago filed an amicus curiae brief Friday on behalf of a coalition of 31 local governments defending the rights of LGBTQ people to access health care without fear of discrimination.
Instagram Bans All Content Promoting Conversion TherapyInstagram will ban any content that promotes conversion therapy, after activists called on it to block providers from advertising their services online.