Amid Shouts Of 'Shame,' GOP Lawmakers Torpedo LGBT Rights MeasureThe House floor erupted Thursday into a tense, chaotic situation after an amendment to protect members of the LGBT community failed several seconds after it looked like it had enough votes to pass.
Kasich Calls For Balance On Gay Rights, Religious Beliefs During Bay Area VisitAsked about gay rights and marriage equality, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that more people should take a "chill pill" and try to get along with one another.
Al Qaeda Says It Killed Gay Activist, Friend In BangladeshThe Bangladeshi branch of al-Qaida claimed responsibility Tuesday for the killing of a gay rights activist and his friend, undermining the prime minister's insistence just hours earlier that her political opponents were to blame.
Nike Drops Manny Pacquiao In Wake Of Anti-Gay StatementsManny Pacquiao's comments disparaging gays have cost him his contract with apparel giant Nike.
Russian Comedians Prank Elton John, Pretend To Be President Putin Calling To Discuss Gay RightsTwo Russian pranksters said Wednesday they fooled Elton John into believing that Russian President Vladimir Putin called him to discuss gay rights.
Elton John Says Putin Agreed To Meet, Discuss Russia's Anti-Gay PolicyElton John says Vladimir Putin has phoned him, after the musician requested a meeting to discuss Russia's anti-gay environment.
Openly Gay Syrian Refugee Living In Oakland To Make Historic Appearance At UNA gay man who fled from war-ravaged Syria to the Bay Area is about to become the first openly-LGBT person ever to address the United Nations Security Council.
Historic Supreme Court Ruling Makes Gay Marriage Legal In All 50 StatesIn a sweeping historic ruling, the Supreme Court gave same-sex couples the right to marry under the Constitution.
AUDIO: All Eyes On Justice Kennedy As Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Same-Sex MarriagePivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court.
5 Nuns From Marin Catholic High School Walk Out Of Class In Protest Of Gay Rights GroupThe five nuns walked out last Friday to protest the sponsors of a program intended to protect gay and lesbian teens from bullying.
Gay Rights Activists Protest Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law At NCAA Final Four TournamentDozens of the marchers carried rainbow flags, American flags and Indiana state flags as well as signs reading "No hate in our state," "Equal rights for all" and other messages.
Salesforce CEO Says Company Is 'Canceling All Programs' In Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination FearsSalesforce CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't want his employees subjected to discrimination as part of their work for the San Francisco-Based company, and he is cancelling all required travel to the state of Indiana following the signing of a religious freedom law that some say allows business to exclude gay customers.
Mormon Leaders Call For Measures Protecting LGBT RightsMormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom.
Pope Francis Says Good Catholics Don't Have To Breed 'Like Rabbits'Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead practice "responsible parenting."
Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Acknowledges He Is Gay And 'Proud'In what many see as a big step for American business and society, Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out publicly, announcing that he is "proud to be gay."