| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:46 PM
In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face.
Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Although I’m a dad, I think it’s time to put an end to Father’s Day.
When I was a kid, I always saw myself throwing a Frisbee with my future children. But when I came out at USC in 1992, gay parenting was still in the closet. My...
| 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.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Monday a measure that would update state law to reflect that same-sex marriage is legal in California, including replacing "husband" or "wife" with the gender-neutral term "spouse."
The state resumed issuing marriage...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:32 AM
In the wake of the 2014 Sochi Wiinter Games -- where gay rights in sports became an issue -- Robert Redford's Sundance Productions is working on a documentary that chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes.
| 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...
| 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,...