Lawmakers are considering a bill to make sure the historical contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people are accurately portrayed in public schools.
Two Illinois state senators are trying to pass a measure that would allow religious adoption agencies to deny requests from same-sex couples in civil unions.
18-year-old Belinda Sanchez was shocked when her principal told her she couldn't wear a tuxedo to prom.
A federal law that bans recognition of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional says the Obama administration, which has ordered the Justice Department to stop defending it in courts nationwide.
In what many are calling a landmark vote for expanding civil rights and equality, the US Senate voted 65-31 to repeal the discriminatory “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy in the military on Dec. 18.
Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Pa., and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., say they plan to introduce a standalone bill in the House this week to reverse the controversial policy that bans openly gay service members.
The effort to overturn Prop. 8, California's ballot initiative barring same-sex marriage, reached a new milestone Dec. 6 on its way to the U.S. Supreme Court, as a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on the measure.
No one ever said going to school was fun, but for many LGBT students, it can be a downright nightmare - or even impossible.
As New York reels from a wave of anti-gay violence and bullying, GOP gubernatorial candidate "Crazy Carl" Paladino added to the hateful atmosphere by unleashing a stream of anti-LGBT vitriol.
U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips in Riverside, Calif., ordered the military Tuesday, Oct. 12, to immediately stop enforcing the controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, putting a halt to the 17-year-old law.