When Simone Bell won the election for the House District 58 seat in 2009, she made history, becoming the first African-American out lesbian to serve in a U.S. state legislature.
The owners of a Portland-area bakery who refused on religious grounds to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple have paid about $144,000 in damages despite their ongoing appeal of the discrimination case, a state official said on Tuesday.
An initiative petition that would amend the Michigan Constitution to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity, sex or sexual orientation has been cleared for circulation.
This year seemed to be a boon in LGBT cinema. Changing tides in society, thanks to several big-time public officials and celebrities coming out these past years have led to greater acceptance and increased visibility.
Well sometimes it can also be the weirdest and as a lesbian I’ve had some particularly strange festive moments that I’m not sure would have happened if I was straight.
A female officer in the Air Force who was one of the first openly gay service members to marry was identified on Tuesday as among the six US troops killed by a suicide bomber near Bagram air base in Afghanistan.
A gay-themed film mysteriously disappeared from China's domestic video sites. But in an unexpected twist, the censors aren't to blame -- at least, not directly.
A Ugandan gay-rights organization is accusing Springfield Christian pastor and former 2014 gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively of a crime against humanity.
Sorry, conservative mommies—the "Daily Show" alum's new TBS show is one of the most anticipated debuts of 2016
On Monday, a Texas grand jury declined to indict anyone in connection to the July death of Bland, who was found dead in her jail cell following her arrest after reportedly being stopped for not using a turn signal.