The amount of Tim Cook's personal contribution to the HRC wasn't disclosed, but the advocacy organization called it "substantial."
The Williams Institute reviews social climate, demographic, economic and health indicators, and highlights disparities between states with and without LGBT non-discrimination laws.
A lawsuit brought by GOP state Rep. Bob McDermott says the Legislature didn't have authority to pass the law.
The billboard, from the Gay Community Center of Richmond (GCCR), proclaims “We are all born to love,” a message it hopes counters the “Nobody is born gay” billboard by conversion therapy proponents.
The event, called The Response, has drawn heavy criticism because of the anti-gay views of its sponsor organization, the American Family Association.
The official from the prosecutors' office said the trial will begin Sunday, only two weeks after the men were arrested in a much publicized raid on a Cairo bathhouse.
In September, a federal judge upheld Louisiana’s ban, a rare loss for marriage equality advocates who, at the time, had won more than 20 consecutive rulings overturning bans in other states.
In the heat of our political moment, we sometimes don't see how our future connects deeply to our past. But the Christian Right does — and they do not like what they see.
Gov. Butch Otter says the Supreme Court should wait until it receives arguments from Idaho before deciding a case involving same-sex marriage in the U.S.
Circuit Judge Dale Cohen on Wednesday dissolved the marriage of Heather Brassner and Megan Lade, who were united in a 2002 civil union in Vermont.
The church made national headlines in January when as much as eighty percent of the congregants left after a popular gay choir director was forced to resign.
Proposed regulations would cover hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery for low-income New Yorkers under the state's Medicaid program.
A modern day pro-LGBT Joan of Arc, Kathy Baldock’s advocacy is not from behind a computer screen, but face-to-face interaction with the most rabid anti-gay ministers in the U.S. evangelical movement.
My gay son now finds himself orphaned by his home state of Michigan, whose government is poised to pass legislation allowing others to discriminate against him based on their religious beliefs.
Robert Pitman becomes the first openly gay judge to sit on the federal bench in Texas, and also assumes a seat that had been vacant for more than six years.
The couple speaks to the BBC following their wedding ceremony in New York on Monday.
The association representing Florida's 67 court clerks says only Washington County, Fla. is bound by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle's ruling in August that the gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.
Dr. Jody Kincaid put up the message -- "The GLBT Agenda is bad for America" -- on the marquee at his Animal Clinic in Anthony, Texas.
A Philadelphia judge has ordered three young adults to stand trial for an alleged attack on a gay couple in September that left one of the men with a broken jaw.
Michelle Kosilek has waged a protracted legal battle for the surgery she says is needed to relieve the mental anguish caused by gender-identity disorder.
DUBLIN — Prime Minister Enda Kenny says Ireland’s voters will be asked to legalize same-sex marriage, a government-backed measure that reflects rapid social change in the predominantly Catholic nation. Kenny told lawmakers Tuesday that the
The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, which has long resisted the inclusion of gay groups, voted Monday night to allow the group OutVets to march in the 2015 parade.
Scotland’s first same-sex marriages can officially begin Tuesday as couples in Scottish civil partnerships can convert their union to marriage.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s resignation under pressure is a setback to the effort to end the military exclusion of transgender service personnel.
Tennessee argues that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit got it right when it upheld same-sex marriage bans, and that there is no need for Supreme Court Justices to step in now.
Rosie O'Donnell talks about her health and the importance of family, and she shares a special message for aspiring gay parents.
Bondi and attorneys in her office filed the request with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who oversees emergency appeals from Florida, Alabama and Georgia.
The initiative to legalize same-sex marriage was approved 101–90 by the full session of Parliament at its second reading on December 12.
Human Rights Watch says growing numbers of LGBT people have been attacked and harassed across Russia in the lead-up and aftermath of the adoption of the 2013 anti-LGBT “propaganda” law.
Eighty congressional lawmakers sent a letter Monday to Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell, calling for the Department to replace the FDA's lifetime ban on blood donations from men who have sex with
The group’s goals are to educate lawmakers, advance local and statewide equality legislation, provide workplace and classroom resources, and develop a statewide Transgender Resource Guide.
New research shows why marriage equality has been so successful so fast. Plus, a recap of last week's marriage equality developments.
Prosecutors say there is "probable cause" that Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton killed Jennifer Laude in a Philippines motel room in October.
A same-sex couple's playful banter over laundry detergent and "past mistakes" is the focus of this Tide laundry detergent commercial from Procter and Gamble. (VIDEO)
The Blood Products Advisory Committee will not reconvene to continue discussions or to recommend that the FDA end its lifetime ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men.
Peter Cahall was notified his contract will not be renewed after six years at the school because of test scores.
With the Ohio response, there are now four new same-sex marriage cases that are nearly ready for the Justices’ first look.
Despite Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage, the coverage extends to those married out-of-state in order to comply with a federal rule.
Thirteen lawyers and a team of paralegals spent 2,393 hours on the case; they say the large costs are due to the state's vigorous defense of the ban.
The leaders of the two branches of the North Carolina state legislature notified a federal court on Friday that they will ask the Supreme Court to rule promptly on the constitutionality of the state’s ban
Slippery slope: "Do you take this horse to be your unnatural wedded spouse? ... This might be possible if the ban on same-sex marriage is lifted."
U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia suggested to 5th Circuit Court of Appeals would likely put the stay back in place in the Texas case if he lifted it.
The Duggar family - made famous by TLC's popular reality television show - have helped repeal an ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination.
The “twins” whose photographs appear on a Virginia billboard declaring “nobody is born gay” is actually one “out and proud” gay man who is not a twin.
"Hands On Originals" argues that printing gay pride t-shirts is morally objectionable, and the ruling violates their freedom of religion and expression.
Lawyers are seeking reimbursement of $150,000 in legal fees to fight the ban after the state continued to deny same-sex marriages despite a 4th Circuit Court ruling.
The governor's private attorneys filed the request this week, joining plaintiffs who earlier appealed a lower court ruling that upheld anti-gay marriage laws.
"My Transparent Life," will follow Ben, a teenager who learns both that his parents are going to divorce and that his father, Charlie, is transitioning into Carly.
The new regulations would revise language to ensure terms like "spouse" and "representative" include gay and lesbian spouses for the purposes of healthcare visitation and decision-making.
Almost two-thirds of all same-sex couples who entered legal relationships are female, and overall the divorce rate for gay couples is significantly lower than opposite sex couples.
Applicants now fill in information under the heading "Party A" or "Party B" and can select whether they want to be referred to as a bride, groom or spouse.
Equality Illinois wants school board member Liz Biondi to resign for advising a search firm against bringing gay or lesbian candidates for a school superintendent job.
For years, backers of same-sex marriage have said more voters would support it if only they could hear directly from gay people with a personal stake in the issue. A new academic study bears out
Streha, “the Shelter” in Albanian, is the first shelter of its kind for LGBTI individuals in the Balkan region and one of the first in Eastern Europe.
The announcement by Virginia Del. Patrick Hope comes just days after a controversial billboard was erected in Richmond by a group that supports the practice.
State officials say the license plate slipped past its three-member review panel.
Air Force Lt. Joshua Seefried is facing possible court martial on charges of wrongful sexual contact, forcible sodomy, and abusive sexual contact.
Officials say commercial insurers may not deny needed treatment for gender dysphoria when someone's gender at birth is contrary to his or her identity.
As the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, Ted Osius is the seventh openly LGBT person named as an ambassador under the Obama administration.
Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says he remains opposed to same-sex marriage despite recent rulings against his state's ban.
South Carolina officials say a lawsuit against the Department of Motor Vehicles is moot now that gay couples can marry.