| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:46 PM
AbbVie Inc will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a ruling in a lawsuit brought against the company that extended landmark constitutional protections for gays and lesbians, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.
The issue arose when a gay man was...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Target Corp. has for the first time come out publicly in support of gay marriage, as a growing number of high-profile businesses take positions on the divisive issue.
In revealing Tuesday that it had signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a ...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
In February, the editor of a small daily newspaper in Iowa called the Newton Daily News posted on his personal Facebook page, "Russia gets a lot of things wrong, but they got one thing right." Below it was a graphic of intersecting Olympic rings that...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The pastor walked the streets of Lower Manhattan, his hands trembling. A day earlier, he'd been stripped of his ministry, defrocked by the United Methodist Church for presiding over his gay son's wedding. He was afraid he'd never lead a church again....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:58 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:24 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Thirteen Utah gay rights activists briefly arrested six months ago during a sit-in at the State Capitol to demand lawmakers consider an anti-discrimination bill are now facing misdemeanor charges linked to the protest, according...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Dr. Pat Garcia started medical school in 1979, before HIV even had an official name.
Over the last 30 years, Garcia's career has, to an effect, grown alongside the disease. As director of the Perinatal HIV Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is under attack in multiple courtrooms, a fight that's spilling out onto the 2014 campaign trail.
Advocates of same-sex marriage are convinced it's a matter of when — not if — gay marriage becomes legal...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community.
Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The Minnesota Vikings suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for three games and plan to give $100,000 to gay and lesbian rights organizations after former punter Chris Kluwe alleged that Priefer made inappropriate comments while he was with the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
President Obama on Monday plans to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, senior administration officials said Friday.
The new order, which Obama said last month he...