A package of constitutional reforms approved Thursday night would ban same-sex marriage in El Salvador and also bar same-sex couples from adopting children.
A strongly-worded statement the court posted to its website said the majority of the judges who considered a case that challenged portions of the state of Sinaloa’s family code defining marriage between a man and a woman found them to be unconstitutional.
The nation's largest gay rights organization and Guam's biggest newspaper are blasting the territory's governor for not allowing marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples.
An impending birth prompted Brittani Henry and Brittni Rogers to get married. Worries about what the future holds pushed them to join legal cases now before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A Kentucky judge on Thursday has ruled in favor of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses but put the ruling on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar challenge to gay marriage bans.
A judge has refused to downgrade charges against three people accused of beating a gay couple on a Philadelphia street in September.
A conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked the “gotcha” question to two GOP 2016 hopefuls on Thursday: whether or not they would attend a same-sex wedding after Marco Rubio told...
More than 100 Bay Area Catholics went public with their complaints about the San Francisco archbishop, asking Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone with someone more inclusive and less divisive.
The man charged with killing a print shop employee at a North Carolina community college says he's a neo-Nazi who hates gay people.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has given a full-throated defense of a divisive religious liberty bill that is a key piece of his legislative agenda.
Kelly Noe and Kelly McCracken say they give their baby daughter a lot of love. They want the nation's highest court to give them more legal status.
David Michener had planned on raising a family with two dads. He and William Ives, a couple for 18 years, had adopted three children and were bringing them up in Cincinnati when they got married in Delaware in 2013.
Timothy Love's heart problem made him acutely aware of the barriers still standing against his three-decade relationship with Larry Ysunza.
The owner of a Michigan auto repair shop says he won’t hesitate “to refuse service to an openly gay person or persons" because the voices of those who have Christian, conservative values are often overshadowed by those who do not.
The Girl Scouts are opening a troop at an LGBT pride center in Salt Lake City that officials say will welcome transgender youth and children from LGBT families.
A Senate committee voted 3-2 Wednesday to reject a bill to allow people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without getting surgery. All three Republicans on the committee voted against it.
A bill that sets up a regulatory framework in Oklahoma for ride sharing programs such as Uber and Lyft passed the state Senate on Wednesday, but not before a provision protecting gay and transgender passengers from discrimination was removed.
Sen. David Burns said Wednesday that he doesn't believe his proposal would get a fair hearing in the Legislature. He says that opponents and the media have "poisoned the well of public discussion."
An annual study by GLAAD has found that Hollywood studios continue to lag in producing films representing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, despite a slight improvement over the last year.
A highly anticipated hearing on a bill limiting transgender students' use of Texas school bathrooms and locker rooms has been delayed after a veteran Republican told the author to soften his language.
When transgender vlogger and activist Aydian Dowling entered Men's Health's Ultimate Guy Search for a shot at being on the cover, he never imagined he'd receive such an outpouring of encouragement.
Hillary Clinton supports a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court granting the right of same-sex couples to marry across the nation, a campaign spokesperson said Wednesday.
The N.J. Senator took to the Senate floor to underscore the importance of nationwide marriage marriage equality, and to tell the story of Jim Obergefell, lead plaintiff in one of six cases to be heard by the Supreme Court.
Guam's attorney general on Wednesday directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex-marriage applications, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. territory to allow same-sex marriage.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) - who on Monday formally announced his candidacy for president - appeared on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper” to discuss where he stands on a number of issues.
Rep. Mike Johnson says his bill will be clarified in the hopes of addressing concerns it could lead to discrimination against LGBT individuals and other minorities.
Republicans in the Indiana House have turned aside an attempt to extend protections for LGBT residents under the state's non-discrimination laws in response to the uproar over the new religious objections law.
A former Supreme Court justice who helped strike down Arkansas' ban on gay foster parents and an ex-legislator who tried to reinstate that prohibition were appointed Tuesday to help decide a case related to the challenge over same-sex marriage.
The Supreme Court must not protect gay couples’ marriages, because doing so would demean marriages between gay men and their wives.
A lawsuit challenging a Puerto Rico law defining marriage as between a man and a woman has been put on hold pending a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kansas argues in a new court filing that same-sex couples' ability to obtain marriage licenses in many counties should prompt a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by gay and lesbian couples.
Suspect Kenneth Morgan Stancil III shot his victim on the campus of Wayne Community College on Monday morning. The victim is a gay man and Stancil is suspected of having white supremacist leanings.
Florida's nearly four-decades old ban on gay adoption - which has already been struck down by the courts and is no longer enforced - could be repealed under a bill now headed to the governor's desk.
Tristan Broussard alleges he was forced to leave his job at First Tower Loan in Lake Charles, Louisiana, offices after a company executive found out he was listed on his driver's license as female.
The bill in recent weeks has been caught up in the debate over same-sex marriage after the Maricopa county attorney adopted a policy of not helping same-sex couples adopt.
A religious objections bill similar to laws that have ignited a political firestorm in Arkansas and Indiana ran into a roadblock with the Louisiana Legislature on Monday, the first day of the legislative session.
Indiana's economic and tourism development agencies hired a public relations firm Monday to repair the damage to the state's reputation from a religious objections law that raised the specter of discrimination against LGBT individuals and others.
The 56-page manuscript was written at the time the mathematician and computer science pioneer was working to break the seemingly unbreakable Enigma codes used by the Germans throughout the war.
A central Florida eye clinic has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a transgender employee who was terminated.
Angie and Kami Roe say in the lawsuit filed Monday that hospital staff refused to take their birth certificate paperwork in February, and Utah officials said one mother must adopt the baby as a step-parent.
Rubio entered the presidential race by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas "stuck in the 20th century," a jab at both Democratic favorite Hillary Clinton and one-time GOP mentor, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
Democratic lawmaker Ed DeLaney wants to force an Indiana House debate over whether to extend protections for LGBT individuals under the state's nondiscrimination laws less than two weeks after the backlash over the religious objections law.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Monday signed a law that recognizes civil unions between same-sex couples, a sign of change in a country long regarded as one South America's most socially conservative nations.
It’s been 16 years since Russell T. Davies created the original "Queer as Folk." When it came out in 1999 there were comparatively fewer gay characters on television. Eventhough the number of LGBT characters has grown, he believes there's still a lot of material not being explored.
A judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy was upheld Monday by a federal appeals court.
Hillary Clinton unveiled her long-expected 2016 White House bid with a video Sunday that opens with a series of testimonials from everyday Americans going through major life changes, including a same-sex couple planning to marry soon.
A lesbian couple on Guam has filed a legal challenge to the territory's marriage laws after they were barred from submitting a license to wed.
Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, as a top adviser announced her much-awaited second campaign for the White House. John Podesta, a top adviser to Clinton, told alumni of her first presidential campaign in an email: "It's official: Hillary's running for president."
The co-owner of a Fargo coffee shop who instituted a tongue-in-cheek ban on North Dakota lawmakers for opposing an anti-discrimination bill says the response has been "99.9 percent positive" and that he made his point, even if a few people didn't like it.
Andras Janos Vass, 25, faces a minimum of 21 years behind bars and a maximum of 155 years in prison after a Miami jury convicted him late Thursday of human trafficking and racketeering.
There is something about recent events in Indiana that may not be immediately obvious. The national outcry in the wake of the signing of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) by Governor Mike Pence (R) was not only an important moment in the struggle against LGBTQ non-discrimination, but it
Barronelle Stutzman of Arlene's Flowers refused the flowers for a gay couple's wedding in 2013, and her actions were among the first in what has become a nationwide quandary for bakers and others who believe same-sex marriage conflicts with their religious beliefs.
When Sam Smith offhandedly told a U.K. tabloid that he doesn't like Tinder or Grindr as a way to meet men, the media wrecked him.
Gawker came to the absurd conclusion, via thinly veiled homophobia, that since he doesn't personally use those apps, Smith's gay conservatism is a clever ruse
Straight couples simply copy numbers from one form to another. But that doesn't work for same-sex couples reporting combined incomes, deductions and exemptions on their federal tax returns. These couples must untangle their finances on many state returns, where they are still considered single.
Indiana's first same-sex wedding expo will be held Sunday at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. The second will be held next month in downtown Indianapolis.
California's corrections department said Friday that it will appeal a federal judge's order that it immediately provide a transgender inmate with sex-reassignment surgery.
Even before the opening of Louisiana's legislative session, a bill has thrust the state into the national debate over religious objections laws.
The state attorney general says a federal judge in Texas has declined a U.S. Justice Department request to reconsider his order temporarily blocking federal rules expanding medical leave benefits to some gay couples.
Transgender activists and progressive groups say they're appalled with a proposed Nevada law forcing students to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex.
Georgia prison officials are changing how they treat inmates with gender identity conditions, just days after the U.S. Justice Department weighed in on a lawsuit filed by a transgender prisoner.
The Vatican has yet to approve the appointment of an openly gay French ambassador to the Holy See, prompting observers to interpret the silence as a rebuke of the man’s sexual orientation.
The preliminary numbers were compiled by the Alabama Department of Public Health Department. The tally reflects marriages that occurred Feb. 9 to March 3.
A northern Indiana pizzeria that closed after its owner said his religious beliefs wouldn't allow him to cater a gay wedding opened Thursday to a full house of friends, regulars and people wanting to show their support.
There have been several setbacks this year for a state-by-state campaign to ban so-called conversion therapy for LGBT youth. But the White House is now officially an ally, and activists are hopeful of long-term success as they make a case that such treatments can have devastating consequences.