| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:16 PM
In early summer 1969, Judy Garland died, the Stonewall Riots marked the beginning of the modern gay rights movement and we were a month away from setting foot on the moon. And these were the tracks everyone was listening to, via Billboard's Hot 100...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
The kiss was not planned.
Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him.
One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Gay rights groups voiced cautious optimism Tuesday that this week's Supreme Court decision exempting some corporations from offering contraceptive coverage for female workers will not trigger a widespread assault on same-sex benefits or anti-...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Fast food chain Burger King is taking its own unique stance on gay rights with a "new" whopper.
The Proud Whopper, which will be sold at one San Francisco area location, doesn't have any extra ingredients or special sauces. It isn't a veggie burger...
| 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 5, 2014
| 5:03 AM
A Cicero police officer who is alleged to have had unprotected sex without disclosing to his partner that he was HIV-positive is facing up to seven years in prison on charges of criminal transmission of HIV, even though the man he had sex with says he did...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
One by one, my students sat down to discuss their topics for a feature story assignment. A quiet and thoughtful young woman in her mid 20s — call her Veena — proposed an article about the lasting damage inflicted by child sexual abuse, a...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Three federal appeals court judges who have ruled in favor of gay rights in the past are to hear arguments Monday on whether to uphold same-sex marriage bans in Western states.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges, randomly selected to...
| 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,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a settlement over a dispute that could have resulted in a lawsuit by the former NFL punter over the terms of his release by his former team.
Instead, the team will donate to several charitable groups...