Chick-fil-A released a statement on July 19 pledging respect for all. The Facebook message follows anti-gay remarks by the company president that have LGBT civil rights activists calling for consumers to eat less Chick-fil-A.
Dan Cathy, chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, which has a history of supporting anti-LGBT causes, said recently that marriage equality efforts are “inviting God's judgment on our nation.”
Two liberal PACs are funding Mitt Gets Worse a website featuring video testimony from LGBT civil rights advocates saying the candidate’s LGBT record has deteriorated.
The funders American Bridge 21st Century and Courage Campaign Super PAC.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will address the opening plenary session of the 19th International AIDS Conference on July 23.
Clinton will make her remarks at AIDS 2012 at 10 a.m. on July 23 at the Washington Convention Center.
Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T and an executive board member with the Boy Scouts of America, wants the nonprofit to lift its ban against gay members and leaders.
The Dallas Voice reports that Stephenson is joining Ernst & Young CEO James Turley, also a BSA board member, in opposing the controversial policy.
Homophobic sentiment and violence against Ukraine’s gay community are on the rise despite increasing efforts to promote tolerance in the conservative ex-Communist nation, advocacy groups said this week.
The LGBT community canceled its first ever gay Pride parade in the capital, Kiev, in May due to concerns activists would be physically attacked by radical groups. After the cancellation, two gay leaders were violently beaten.
A Virginia pastor facing federal charges he helped a former Vermont woman flee the country with her child will probably try to argue he didn’t know she was fleeing so she wouldn’t have to share custody with her former lesbian partner, federal prosecutors said this week.
During a court hearing in U.S. District Court in Burlington, prosecutors and the defense attorney for Kenneth Miller, of Stuarts Draft, Va., discussed some of the details of his upcoming trial.
A coalition of civil rights organizations has asked a federal district court to block implementation of the “show me your papers” provision of SB 1070, Arizona’s racial profiling law.
The coalition wants the injunction until a U.S. court can consider additional claims that the law is unconstitutional.
The Michigan mayor who in 2011 disparaged gays on her Facebook page is facing a recall election.
The Oakland County Elections Division certified that Troy Mayor Janice Daniels, elected less than a year ago, will be in a recall election on Nov. 6.
The Colorado State Patrol has been ordered to change its policies after an administrative law judge found the patrol fostered an anti-gay culture.
The changes were ordered after a former patrol captain admitted he was gay during a polygraph exam. The judge says the questioning was out of line and ordered the patrol to follow its own policies forbidding discrimination.
The Florida Democratic Party is denouncing the remarks of Republican Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, who, in denying a same-sex relationship, said women who look like her aren’t lesbians.
Carroll’s remarks to a TV news team came as a scandal involving her office escalated.
A dermatologist whose clients included Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor is suing the state of California in a dispute over his medical license.
Dr. Arnold Klein is suing California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the state medical board and the state department of community affairs over a state order that he undergo mental and physical examinations.
With the “Values Bus” parked nearby, a group of conservative women today will gather in New Hampshire's capital to challenge the “war on women myth.”
The event, set to take place at 10 a.m. EST in Concord, N.H., is organized by the anti-gay Family Research Council and The Heritage Foundation. It is headlined as “Conservative Women Leaders Speak Out” and is part of the Values Bus Tour coordinated by FRC and Heritage.