Jamaican Case Of Woman Lured By Rapists Posing As Lesbians In Online Chatroom Gains International AttentionPresident Barack Obama singled out the victim Angeline Jackson's advocacy during his recent visit to Jamaica, telling a crowd that she courageously chose to speak out even though "as a woman and as a lesbian, justice and society were not always on her side."
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.
Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyCongresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.
Military Leaders Express Concerns Over Lifting Ban On Transgender People Serving In Armed ForcesU.S. military leaders have expressed reservations about any move to lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, an issue since Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s suggestion that he is open to the idea, officials say.
'Death Penalty For Gays' Ballot Initiative May Be Allowed To Proceed Under California LawA ballot proposal criminalizing sodomy and allowing the death penalty for anyone who "touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification" is moving forward because constitutionally, there is really no way to stop it, despite the neo-Nazi nature of the proposed law.
2015 Pink Saturday Is Rescued By SF LGBT Center, After Being Threatened With CancellationThe status of the event during Pride weekend was in question after the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence said they were stepping away.
SF's Largest Evangelical Church No Longer Requires LGBT Members To Practice CelibacyLesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people who have flocked to City Church of San Francisco are no longer required to practice life-long celibacy in order to become members.
Gay, Lesbian Groups March In Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade After Decades Of OppositionBoston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade made history Sunday as two gay and lesbian groups marched after decades of opposition that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
New Defense Secretary Wants To Let Transgender Americans Serve In US MilitaryPresident Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.
7 Percent Of LGBT Community Opposes Same-Sex Marriage, Survey FindsThose who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender aren’t universal in their support of their own right to marry, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center.
America's Best LGBT Vacation DestinationsMake plans to enjoy a vacation at some of the most gay-friendly destinations in America. All of these cities offer plenty of things to do, places to eat and opportunities to show your pride.
New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned BusinessesThe law requires big public utilities in the state to report how much work they do with LGBT business owners.
Obstacles To Gay Marriage Fall Fast In Conservative StatesWeddings, court rulings and confusion are defining a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage. Here's a rundown of the most recent developments
Pansexual Couple Crowned As 'Homecoming Princesses' In Santa RosaTwo teenagers are conquering traditional homecoming norms at a Santa Rosa high school with the help of their classmates.
LGBT Depictions Increase On TelevisionWith the edge going to cable & Internet, TV has increased its depiction of LGBT characters...