| May 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Christopher Doyle says he doesn't think there is anything wrong with being gay, but he also believes he can help children and others rid themselves of "unwanted same-sex attractions" through therapy sessions in a tidy suburban home in Bowie.
| May 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once, Social Security was the "third rail" of politics. Touch it and face political death. Now it is homosexuality. Criticize anything gay people do and you risk ostracism, fines, suspension or loss of your livelihood.
Michael Sam, the first openly...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:07 AM
The Boy Scouts of America has severed ties with a Seattle church that has insisted on allowing a gay man to remain as a troop leader, the youth organization said Monday.
It is likely the first time the national organization has severed ties with a scout...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Under an awning outside City Hall in Cambridge, Mass., as a street sweeper roared around midnight, Marcia Hams and Susan Shepherd wondered if someone would try to shoot them.
That night a decade ago, they were the first and only people in line to become...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:13 PM
“It’s nice to see family happiness again.”
You said it, Lou. How strange that it’s Lou Avery, of all people -- the creator of "Scout's honor" and the equivalent of King Joffrey in a mohair sweater -- who perfectly sums up my...
| Apr 27, 2014
Is it fair to pressure companies into firing top officials because you don't agree with their political views? Since when, I am asking, is fairness a defining business value?
I raise this question because so many notable conservatives, ranging in...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:10 PM
In the wake of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games -- where gay rights became a big part of the story -- the International Olympic Committee and the United Nations signed an agreement Monday, vowing to "use sport to build a better world."
"Sport can change...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MTV Networks' Logo is planning a June 26 special to celebrate milestones new and old for the gay rights movement.
The "Trailblazers" special will honor Edie Windsor (pictured), whose lawsuit against the Defense of Marriage Act led to the Supreme Court'...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:54 PM
In New York City in the 1930s, '40s and '50s, when city laws made it illegal to serve gay patrons or hire gay employees, it took a lot of money and clout for a gay establishment to stay ahead of the vice police and remain open.
The city's entrenched...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Over the weekend, actor Russell Crowe became the biggest (and perhaps only) name in Hollywood to reject the international boycott against the Beverly Hills Hotel and other properties owned by the sultan of Brunei, who recently announced plans to enact...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Advocates in Maryland who backed the successful passage of the first statewide legal protections for transgender citizens in housing, employment and public accommodations this legislative session don't consider their work complete.
The Maryland Coaltion...