Gay Rights

A driver struck and injured three people during a march in St. Louis, Missouri to honor a transgender woman killed by the police.

An Missouri appeals court overturns the conviction of an HIV positive man, accused of not disclosing his status and infecting his partner. The judges chastised the prosecutor for delaying disclosure of key evidence to the defense.

Georgia doesn’t have a hate-crime law, but the FBI launched a hate-crime investigation regarding the incident, in March.

A federal judge blocks Obama's transgender school bathroom rule. The plaintiffs accused the president of an overreach.

Gracing the cover of OUT magazine's OUT 100 issue as "Ally of the Year" comes as no surprise -- Obama is likely to go down in history as one of the most progressive presidents, if not the only one who has fought so tirelessly for LGBTQ rights.

Lawmakers in Texas have found a loophole in issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, the Houston Chronicle reports. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told county clerks on Sunday they would be allowed to refuse licenses to same-sex couples if it conflicted with their religious beliefs. Paxton says the rule will apply to deputies of county […]

Presidential hopeful Ben Carson placed another thorn in his campaign when he stated he was irritated by the comparisons between gay and civil rights, CNN reports. The GOP candidate spoke out on Wednesday during Fox News’ “Special Report.” Carson, who previously apologized for saying that being gay was a choice, said LGBT people haven’t faced the same […]

It’s rather hilarious that a bigot precedes some deeply prejudice comments he made at a holiday party with, “We cannot win without the independents and the Tea Party, so get over it, folks. You’re going to have to get along with those folks.” I assume former state rep and Michigan national GOP committeeman Dave Agema (pictured) believes independents […]

During over an hour of intense debate over the repeal of the state’s gay marriage ban on Monday, Nevada state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson (D-North Las Vegas) officially came out as a gay man, reports the Huffington Post. “I’m black. I’m gay,” he said, in what the Las Vegas Sun described as a “trembling” voice. “I […]

In response to President Barack Obama‘s announcement that he supports marriage equality for the LGBT community, Mississippi state Rep. Andy Gipson (R) said that the “only opinion that matters is God’s.” He then invokes the Christian biblical passage, Leviticus 20:13, which states that gay men should be “put to death.” Want to Keep Up With […]

In the town of Fullerto, Calif., gay high school senior Kearian Gertz (pictured) was removed from an annual pageant competition, after expressing pro-gay views on stage in front of the student body, reports CW affiliate KTLA. SEE ALSO: Why Don’t Blacks Protest Black-on-Black Violence Zimmerman’s New Attorney: ‘He’s Not A Racist?’ Gertz was in the […]