The goal is to have transgender troops added to the ranks within the next six months.
This was after calling pundit and advocate Danielle Moodie-Mills a "loon."
Are "tech-bros" and Grindr to blame? Or is it a sign of social progress?
They wanted to raise awareness about homophobia in their country. See the uncensored photos here.
"Being a total alpha male and transgender definitely makes me unique even in the transgender community," she said in a recent statement.
The children are in danger," he says.
Hulk Hogan can be heard bashing gay people on the same tape in which he uttered racist remarks.
"He was extraordinarily serious about the political issues surrounding the movie," Jake Gyllenhaal told Out magazine.
Gay rights advocates called the statistics reflective of the barriers the gay community still faces in South Dakota and other conservative states.
The contrasting reactions followed the BSA national executive board's 45-12 vote on Monday to lift the nationwide ban while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to continue excluding gay adults.
Why did the Boy Scouts of America ban LGBT adults in the first place? Matt Baume debunks the flimsy lies that kept the discriminatory policy in place.
The Alouettes play Saturday in Calgary, and coach Tom Higgins says the defensive end could compete in any of the five games in August.
What instigated this sea change? Here are five key ingredients that helped lift the BSA ban.
Dixon claims child abuse led him to doubt his sexuality as a teen and live as a homosexual for five years.
A policy adopted in December requires Grimm, who was born female but lives as a male, to use either the girls' restrooms or a private facility.
Six out of 10 people at last summer’s Pride Parade in Stockholm were women, and four out of 10 were heterosexual.
She's one of over 30 women who have accused Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her at his Philadelphia-area home.
"We demonize and dehumanize the same people that we use," Smith cried to a cheering congregation.
Brazil's penitentiaries are notorious for rampant overcrowding and violence endured by all inmates. But advocates say few prisoners are as vulnerable as transgender people.
The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect immediately.
"I’m not looking for everyone’s approval all of the time."
The American flag was lowered over the weekend, replaced temporarily with the LGBT pride flag. By Sunday evening, the pride flag had been removed.
The scholarship has raised 1K for each month the Missouri county voted to mourn traditional marriage -- receiving donations from across the country and as far away as Brazil.
At a hearing today, Gavin Grimm, 16, went before a Federal District judge to fight for his right to use the bathroom of the gender he identifies with.
Get to know some of the countless men and women who've been fired from the Boy Scouts of America for being gay.
The student wrote an extremely moving coming out letter, which you can read here.
Eighteen-year-old valedictorian Evan Young was blocked this spring from giving a graduation speech in which he planned to out himself as gay.
However, even under this new policy, church-led scouting groups will still be able to limit leadership jobs to heterosexuals.
The movement is paying special attention to youth, women and people who identify themselves as lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender.
"Oppose the president if he raises the gay issue here," said the Ethiopian Orthodox Church-linked Weyiniye Teklehaimanot Association.
The "empress" of fashion and art -- who was Interview's editor-in-chief for 18 years –– passed away Friday at the age of 63.
Under federal law, there seems to be no dispute that lawyers are entitled to payment from taxpayers.
Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon hints that Darren Young's character may come out.
Mangum originally was charged after a male sexual partner tested positive for HIV and alerted police.
The Citizens Research Council of Michigan wants to erase this part of the constitution; says it's "dead."
Gay sex is a crime in Kenya punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
John Russell Houser was also obsessed with white power groups and anti-Semitic ideas.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is gay, helped push for the ordinance passed by the City Council last year. Opponents have fought it ever since.
As was his halfhearted apology: "No pun intended -- that took a lot of balls."
What is a hero? Tabloid discussion quickly shifted from whether Bruce Jenner might be transgender to whether Caitlyn Jenner was a hero. Meanwhile, distasteful memes compared her unfavorably to war veterans. I decided it was time for a letter.
Many Kenyan politicians have warned Obama that any overtures on gay rights would not be welcomed in Kenya.
The jury awarded $7 million in damages to Michael Geilenfeld, even though seven Haitian men testified that they were molested by him.
Earlier this week, organizers of Glasgow's Free Pride decided to ban drag performers from the festivities. Well, they've changed their minds again.
On the 10th Anniversary of Brokeback Mountain, Jake Gyllenhall candidly reveals his views on marriage equality.
Mourners for 25-year-old India Clarke gathered Wednesday at University Area Community Park.
The issue is personally important for Edmonds-Allen. One of her and her wife's four children identifies as transgender.
Linda G. Summers says she is a Christian with a "sincerely held religious belief" against gay marriage.
Justice Rhonda Wood did not say how the court was preparing to rule.
Despite calling the legalization of gay marriage "Obama's homo uprising," LIncoln University will take no action against Professor Kaukab Siddique.
Republican Liberty Party leader Vincent Kidala says he “was forced to cancel it in a 2 a.m. phone call.”
Many young transgender people, wrestling with their identities, find themselves shunned by family, friends and co-workers. Here are their stories.
Human Rights Watch on Thursday issued a 31-page report documenting violence and discrimination that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face in the Central Asian nation.
Meagan Taylor was arrested after checking into an Iowa hotel, and then held in isolation at the Polk County Jail.
Will BMS-663068 help HIV-positive adults who have developed resistance to other treatments?
There's not a scene in the premiere that doesn't seem stage-managed -- but there's something more substantial going on here.
Police claim Robert Smith used Craigslist and other social media to contact "potential victims."
The church's pastor and his partner were among the first gay couples to receive a marriage license in Richmond County.
This weekend, Mike Slater played a rather odd prank on several revelers.
Free Pride Glasgow claims to be an "anti-commercialist" alternative. But why are they suddenly anti-drag, too?
""The climate of fear worsened over the last 12 months, with people perceived to be gay or lesbian increasingly targeted," said Amnesty's West Africa researcher Sabrina Mahtani.