A program of the American Family Association is calling on JCPenney to drop Ellen DeGeneres as its spokesperson.
Meanwhile, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is waging a campaign to defend the openly lesbian talk show host and comic.
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network and The Ad Council will show their “Think Before You Speak” public service announcements at the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.
The PSAs will be broadcast to attendees of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The PSAs will not be broadcast on TV.
Gay Republicans continued to encourage the candidates for their party’s presidential nomination to focus on jobs and economy the morning after the Florida primary.
Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich battling for votes in the Sunshine State pushed their conservative credentials and ran a series of bruising negative attack ads.
Organizers of New York City's proposed AIDS Memorial Park this week announced the winners of their design competition.
First place was awarded to Brooklyn studio a+I – Mateo Paiva, Lily Lim, John Thurtle, Insook Kim, and Esteban Erlich, with a rendering by Guillaume Paturel – for the "Infinite Forest."
The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates – creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two iconic women’s organizations.
The change will mean a cutoff of hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants, mainly for breast exams.
Out gay state Rep. Matt Heinz will run for the southern Arizona congressional seat vacated by fellow Democrat Gabrielle Giffords.
Giffords resigned last week, saying she needs to concentrate on recovery from a brain injury she suffered in a January 2011 shooting spree in Tucson that left six people dead.
A tell-all memoir by a bisexual man who ran a prostitution ring in Hollywood from the 1940s until the advent of AIDS details the sexual proclivities of some of filmdom’s greatest legends.
Scotty Bowers, now 88, recalls arranging trysts for such A-listers as Cary Grant, George Cukor, Spencer Tracy, Cole Porter, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Rock Hudson and Vivien Leigh. He claims to have set up Katharine Hepburn with more than 150 different women to have sex with over the years.
Six Ohio mayors have joined the growing Mayors for the Freedom to Marry group formed earlier this month and announced at a conference in Washington, D.C.
The Ohio mayors who have signed the pledge circulating at city halls across the country include Frank Jackson of Cleveland, Mark Mallory of Cincinnati, Don Plusquellic of Akron, Edward Kelly of Cleveland Heights, David Berger of Lima and Sara Drew of Stow.
The nation’s largest gay civil rights group is calling for an investigation of the nation’s best-funded anti-gay marriage group in light of new campaign disclosure reports from Minnesota.
The Human Rights Campaign says reports released on Feb. 1 reveal an unprecedented effort by National Organization for Marriage to avoid disclosing individual donors as required by law.
An LGBT civil rights group wants Kansas legislators to remove an unenforced and unconstitutional sodomy law from the state statutes.
The law, voided by a 2003 U.S. Supreme Court decision in a Texas case, makes consensual same-sex sex a crime.
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp this week introduced the Military Religious Freedom Protection Act to ban celebrations of same-sex partnerships in the U.S. military.
Huelskamp said the legislation would codify “protections of religious liberty of chaplains and service members” following the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie referred to a New Jersey assemblyman as “numbnuts” as he defended his call for a referendum on marriage.
Christie has said that he will veto a marriage equality bill in the Garden State because he believes that voters should have a direct say.