| 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:26 PM
President Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender workers, officials said Friday.
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Six national gay rights groups withdrew support Tuesday for what had been hailed as historic legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination, citing concerns over an exemption for employers who object to homosexuality on religious grounds.
Led by the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Ah, 1961. The year -- certain aspects of it, anyway -- are almost impossible to remember. "Whites only" bathrooms, for instance.
U.S. Rep. John Lewis, legendary civil rights leader and crosser of lines, recently tweeted an ancient mugshot memorializing...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot's Offspring Entertainment has made its first TV executive hire, tapping Meredith Ditlow as its vice president of television.
Ditlow, who was most recently director of development at Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla...
| Aug 8, 2014
Recently Carrie Barnett was dining out when patrons at the next table noticed her Gerber/Hart Library and Archives T-shirt. Barnett is president of the 33-year-old nonprofit organization, which is the steward of the Midwest's largest circulating library,...
| 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...
| 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...