Religious extremists have launched a crusade against the Girl Scouts.
Churches throughout the United States are ousting troops from meeting on their premises and urging parents to yank their daughters from the group. At the same time, a boycott of Girl Scout cookies is underway.
Activists are preparing for a ruling on Tuesday on the validity of the anti-gay Proposition 8.
The decision in Perry v. Brown will be handed down by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
A presidential executive order requiring federal contractors to prohibit discrimination against LGBT workers would protect 16.5 million more workers, according to a new study.
LGBT civil rights advocates have encouraged the president to issue an order as a stop-gap protection until Congress enacts a broader workplace nondiscrimination bill.
Associates of both New York Giants and the New England Patriots, facing off in the Super Bowl, see LGBT equality as a winning issue off the field.
Federal authorities are investigating an incident in which gang members attacked and beat another man on an Atlanta street corner. The attack appears to be motivated by anti-gay bias.
Videos of the incident were recorded from a surveillance camera and apparently by a participant in the assault. The recordings show three men attacking another man.
CNN commentator Roland Martin has responded via Twitter about comments he made on Super Bowl Sunday that triggered a Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation complaint.
GLAAD called for Martin’s firing from CNN after Martin tweeted about a Super Bowl ad from H&M that featured David Beckham in less than his soccer uniform.
A restaurant owner wants the Texas Supreme Court to overturn a verdict that she defamed a customer by implying he is gay.
Phong Van Meter filed a petition for review of the verdict last week, according to the Courthouse News Service.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the LGBT-inclusive reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
The reauthorization bill, according to the Human Rights Campaign, would make grants available for strengthening and enlarging programs to provide outreach and services to LGBT victims of domestic violence.
A New York art collector is suing art dealers for allegedly selling him work falsely attributed to Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.
The suit, filed in New York County by Joseph Goldsmith, names the defendants as Robert Durant, Lee Charlton Scott, Charlton Roberts Fine Art and Charlton Rose Fine Art.
A South Carolina hotel is suing the Southern Republican Leadership Conference for skipping out on a $227,872 bill.
The Charleston Place filed the complaint against the SRLC and Robert C. Cahaly, an organizer of the SRLC conference at the hotel.
The right-wing Mission America's attempt to block the broadcast of four pro-gay "That's so gay" PSAs at the Super Bowl has failed.
The anti-gay "media ministry" led by Linda Harvey had sought to persuade Toronto-based Grazie Media to withdraw its in-kind donation of broadcast time at the big event at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Harvey said the PSAs seek "to instill the false idea that only by enthusiastically approving of homosexuality and gender confusion can we prevent bullying" in an online statement headlined "GLSEN Goes to Super Bowl to Spread Deviance."
For the fourth consecutive year, a Utah lawmaker has proposed a statewide law prohibiting discrimination because of a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or political views.
The bill sponsored by Sen. Ben McAdams, D-Salt Lake City, would protect gay, lesbian and transgendered people from losing a job or housing. Senate Bill 51 would also allow people to freely participate in political activities outside of their work without fear of retribution.