Peter LaBarbera, a U.S. anti-gay activist in the Christian right movement, was arrested on April 14 in Canada for "mischief."
LaBarbera, known to LGBT civil rights advocates as "Porno Pete" in part for his infatuation with the details of same-sex sex, and activist Bill Whatcott were arrested on the campus of the University of Regina at about 2 p.m. after being asked to leave several times.
The National LGBT Bar Association, BNY Mellon and White & Case LLP have announced a first of its kind Online LGBT Tax Resource — at LGBTBar.org/tax — to help same-sex couples and their tax advisors navigate state tax laws.
The resource is a tool for both tax preparers and payers, providing a comprehensive, state-by-state list of reporting regulations for LGBT couples.
An Army general has upheld the conviction and 35-year prison sentence for Private Chelsea Manning, who turned over classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.
Maj. Gen. Jeffery S. Buchanan, commander of the Military District of Washington, upheld the conviction according to an announcement from the Army on April 14.
Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered a Justice Department investigation into whether federal hate crimes were committed in shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas that killed three people.
In a statement, Holder said he has instructed the department to provide all available support to state and local authorities to determine whether the shootings outside Kansas City over the weekend broke federal hate crimes law.
The question pops up on the online tax filing site: Has your relationship situation changed since you filed last year? Did you marry?
The answer is “yes.” You and your partner married in Minneapolis. Or maybe Iowa, Illinois or one of the 14 other states that, along with the District of Columbia, have legalized same-sex marriage.
U.S. District Judge Timothy Black, in a ruling released today, struck down part of a constitutional amendment in Ohio that denies gay couples the freedom to marry and withholds legal respect for gay couples who have gotten married.
The judge, who previewed his ruling earlier this spring, ordered the state to treat couples married elsewhere like any other couples who marry out of state.
Poll after poll over many years has shown that Americans overwhelmingly support legal access to abortion for women impregnated by rape. Yet the issue remains divisive, as demonstrated by two current rifts — one involving U.S. aid policy overseas, the other highlighting strategy differences within the U.S. anti-abortion movement.
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the whistleblower in prison at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, is the honorary grand marshal of this year's San Francisco Pride.
Manning, in a statement released through her support network, said, "As a trans* woman, I appreciate the Pride movement’s significant role in bringing together diverse communities and elevating the public profile of the fight for queer rights. I have always enjoyed attending Pride celebrations given the opportunity, and I’m deeply honored to receive this title."
Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas.
Windpipes, bladders, blood vessels and other structures have previously been created in part from a patient's own cells and then implanted. Eventually, scientists hope to tackle more complicated things like lungs and kidneys with this strategy, which is aimed at avoiding rejection of transplanted organs.
"Game of Thrones" rules.
HBO has renewed the epic fantasy series for two more years. The network promised more "dazzling storytelling" in those fifth and sixth seasons.
A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe some 60 feet toward Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared aware during questioning by U.S. Secret Service agents of the allegation against her, authorities said Friday.