Daniel Lennox-Choate and Larry Lennox-Choate Investigators search for NY bias attack suspect
Police have released a photo of the man suspected in last weekend's NY hate crime.

Caitlyn Jenner, center, stands trackside to watch the seventh race as the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club opened its annual summer meet in Del Mar, California.
‘I Am Cait’ lost half its audience since premiering

Were fans turned off by her conservative views?

BIshop David Kagan
Bismarck Bishop: “Parishes, break all ties with the Boy Scouts!”

His brutal decision affects eight Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout packs.

Goshen Mayor Allan Kauffman
Indiana city drops gay protection proposals

Goshen Mayor Allan Kauffman swears he isn't trying to "stir up fears."

The peaceful events are a clear sign that tolerance for LGBT people is expanding on the island.
LGBT Jamaicans hold 1st gay pride celebrations on island

The very idea used to be almost unthinkable in a country long considered one of the globe's most hostile places to homosexuals.

Organizers plan to complete an application in the coming weeks and are hoping to have a troop up and running by the fall.
Utah group to start Boy Scout troop that welcomes gay leaders

But getting it approved and running may be an uphill battle in the conservative state.

NOM sought to delay filing of the report, pending the outcome of its appeal in court of the commission's decision.
Anti-gay marriage group must disclose its donors

Maine's highest court rejected the latest effort to shield the donors who backed an effort to repeal Maine's gay marriage law.

Daniel Lennox-Choate and Larry Lennox-Choate
Investigators search for NY bias attack suspect

Police have released a photo of the man suspected in last weekend's NY hate crime.


Scott Lively
Right-wing pastor: Thwart this “reign of homo-fascism”

Scott Lively thinks gay people have "turned United States centuries-old American values upside down."

Colorado state representative Gordon Klingenschmitt,
Antigay Colorado Rep Calls Twice-Convicted Child Molester His “New Friend”

Last week, Klingenschmitt had intimated that lifting the ban on gay Boy Scout leaders would "lead to child abuse."

On the heels of the marriage equality victory at the Supreme Court, The American Foundation for Equal Rights is shutting down.
Group that challenged Prop 8 is shutting its doors

The announcement comes six weeks after the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in the US.

In Charleston, attorneys for Colleen Condon and her partner Nichols Bleckley who sued to get a marriage license, earlier asked for $153,000 in legal fees.
Gay marriage plaintiffs seek almost $250,000 in costs

Same-sex couples had sued in South Carolina for the right to be married.

Archbishop Charles Chaput says the Sisters of Mercy and board members who run Waldron Mercy Academy are simply being "honest" about the church's teaching.
Gay Catholic school teacher shut out at archdiocese offices

Winters joked it was "because I'm so threatening" after handing the box of petitions to the guard.

Mark Lawrence says the troop will be open to all Scouts and leaders.
Group that backed gay marriage challenge to sponsor Scouts

Mark Lawrence of Restore Our Humanity says his organization is working on an application for a troop charter and hopes to get it approved by the Scouts this fall.


Senator Greg Albritton
Committee approves beguiling bill that takes Alabama out of the marriage biz

Sen. Greg Albritton, the bill's sponsor, says the bill could be a solution to lingering disputes over gay marriage.

Craig James
Sportscaster Craig James sues Fox Sports for firing him over antigay remarks

James thinks being gay "is a choice" and that gay people "will have to answer to the lord for their actions."

Scottish trans advocate Danielle Robins
21-year-old Scottish trans activist found dead

Pink News reports that an outspoken trans activist was found dead in her apartment last Sunday, shortly after friends became worried about her. Danielle Robins was president of Abertay University’s LGBT Society, and had recently spoken of her plans to help the transgender community gain equal rights. Speaking to the

“This billboard is funded 100% by your generous donations,” the Odgaards typed into the Facebook page of their new tax-exempt charity, God’s Original Design Ministry.
Homophobic couple wants to erect 1,000 billboards decrying gay marriage

The sign reads: “Marriage = 1 man and 1 woman. Please… I need your help with this! – God”

This image provided by E! shows Caitlyn Jenner in the first official promotional trailer for her documentary series, "I Am Cait," in Malibu, Calif.
WATCH: Caitlyn Jenner’s conservative views come under fire

Not everyone was pleased to hear Caitlyn Jenner's political views on "I Am Cait" Sunday night.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reported in a news release that 18-year-old Keith Lamayne Gaillard is being held on a first-degree murder charge in the death of 25-year-old India Clarke.
Man charged in transgender woman’s slaying in Tampa

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reported in a news release that 18-year-old Keith Lamayne Gaillard is being held on a first-degree murder charge in the death of 25-year-old India Clarke.

An anti-gay takes away a poster from a gay rights activist who is taking part in a protesting picket at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.
Russian police detain several gay activists

Yuri Gavrikov, the leader of a gay rights group, was detained by police as he left his home to hold a one-man picket in front of the Hermitage Museum.

Security forces reach for an ultra-Orthodox Jew attacking people with a knife during a Gay Pride parade Thursday, July 30, 2015 in central Jerusalem .
A 16-year-old girl stabbed at Jerusalem Pride has died

Shira Banki joined the parade to show support for her gay and lesbian friends.

HBO president Michael Lombardo addresses the cancellation of Looking.
HBO’s gay president was deeply saddened to cancel “Looking”

Michael Lombardo addresses the cancellation of the polarizing series.

As the parade continued on its diverted route, an area remained cordoned off.
Police detonate suspicious package at Brighton gay pride

A statement from police claims the device was detonated as part of "normal police procedure."

Buddy Cole, portrayed by Kids in the Hall's Scott Thompson
A salute to sissies

Matt Baume pays homage to a prissy parade of characters who've gleefully pirouetted through countless film classics.

Sabrina Maurer's case involves her fight over death benefits and inheritance taxes after the 2013 death of her partner, Kim Underwood.
Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner’s death

A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal.

House Speaker David Ralston
GOP: Clergy can refuse to perform gay marriages

"It's just sort of grandstanding," said attorney Alan Begner.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert
Congressman wants to banish gay people to a deserted island for 100 years

Rep. Louie Gohmert thinks this will prove that God intended marriage to be between one man and one woman.

These gay-themed emoji have raised the ire of Russia's communication watchdog.
Russia wants to ban “gay” emojis

Psychologists will be called in to decide whether they promote homosexuality.

Louis Falcone claims cops severely beat him and called him "f*g" and "f*****t."
WATCH: Gay Staten Island man says he was beaten by cops, called homophobic slurs

"Four people on one, scrawny little guy?" lawyer Eric Subin said. "They're criminals; they belong behind bars."

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback
Agency balks at allowing same-sex married couples to be foster parents

Tom Witt of Equality Kansas said Kansas Governor Sam Brownback will "dig in his heels every step of the way to deny married couples their legal rights."

Greg Louganis speaks onstage during the "Back on Board: Greg Louganis" panel at the HBO 2015 Summer TCA Tour.
Greg Louganis contemplates his, fellow Olympian Jenner’s journeys

"We all have our journeys," Louganis, 55, told reporters. "Whether you're gay, straight, bisexual, transgender."

Ultra-Orthodox Jew Yishai Schlissel walks through a Gay Pride parade and is just about to pull a knife from under his coat and start stabbing people in Jerusalem.
Court orders Jerusalem Gay Pride attacker remain in custody

The court has extended his arrest by 12 days as the investigation against him continues, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said.

In a recent facebook post, Steve Grand writes: "I am a colorful, complex, deeply flawed, ever-evolving young man."
Steve Grand: Spend less time on my underwear, more on my music

"It would be nice if any other aspect of my life/work as an artist/advocate got a fraction of the press I get for wearing a bathing suit by gay media."

"We cannot be silent any longer," Itzik Shmuli writes. "The knife is raised on my community."
Jerusalem Gay Pride attack inspires prominent lawmaker to come out

"This is the time to fight the great darkness," he writes.

Yishai Schlissel is detained by plain-clothes police officers.
WATCH: Disturbing footage of Jerusalem Gay Pride attack

The aftermath of the attack -- the worst homophobic violence Jerusalem has experienced in ten years -- was captured on video.

Filmmaker Jill Soloway
“Transparent” creator Jill Soloway: Women, please keep making things

"There is a real all-out attack on us having subjectivity," Soloway says, "so I just beg everybody to be relentless in their pursuit of their voice."

Michael Ray watches a game being plays in the hallway of the Gen Con gaming convention in Indianapolis
Indiana convention’s CEO calls for broader LGBT protections

The CEO of a massive gamers' convention that is "shopping the show" to other cities and could relocate if lawmakers don't expand protections for gays and lesbians.

The BSA's decision to lift the ban on gay leaders may motivate the LDS Church to sever ties with the organization.
Mormons may create alternative scouting organization

Were the church to follow through, it could financially impact the BSA quite dramatically, as the LDS is the organization's largest Scouting sponsor.

One of the men accused of yelling antigay remarks soaked in coffee (left), Leslie Jordan (right)
Leslie Jordan throws coffee at men screaming antigay slurs inside WeHo Starbucks

The 4'11 actor approached the men, fuming, and told them to "Get out of my house!" before chasing them out the front doors.

The attacker, YIshai Schlissel, stabbed six people at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade.
PHOTOS: Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade [UPDATED]

The attacker stabbed three people at the same parade back in 2005.

“We’ve come a long way against AIDS and we can’t stop now,” President Barack Obama said.
WATCH: Obama announces new national HIV/AIDS Strategy through 2020

The 2020 strategy calls for widespread testing, guaranteed access to regular doctor appointments, and making sure every American can get access to life-extending care.

Colleen Condon, left, and her partner Nichols Bleckley appear at a news conference in Charleston, S.C., shortly after filing a federal lawsuit seeking the right to marry in South Carolina.
SC gay marriage plaintiffs can now seek legal fees

Couples who challenged South Carolina's gay marriage ban in the federal courts can now seek tens of thousands of dollars in court costs.

Khader Abu Seif (far left), Naeem Jiryes and Fadi Daeem, protagonists of the documentary movie "Oriented"
New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel

Khader Abu Seif's struggles as a gay Arab Israeli citizen are the subject of his documentary "Oriented," touted as the first to focus on gay Palestinian citizens.

Roy Moore
SPLC adds to ethics complaint against Justice Roy Moore

He's accused of violating judicial ethics with his public criticisms of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.

Brett Jones
Ex-Navy SEAL alleges anti-gay bullying by CIA workers

Brett Jones said he filed the complaint last week against the federal agency, saying he was forced to endure homophobic slurs on June 11 in Afghanistan.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter
Pentagon will start dismantling military’s transgender ban on Monday

The goal is to have transgender troops added to the ranks within the next six months.

Bill O'Reilly
Bill O’Reillly: “From the waist down, [Caitlyn Jenner] is a he”

This was after calling pundit and advocate Danielle Moodie-Mills a "loon."

The Castro neighborhood in San Francisco
Is the decline of the modern “gayborhood” a good thing?

Are "tech-bros" and Grindr to blame? Or is it a sign of social progress?

The couple teamed up with photographers Fabio Lamounier and Rodrigo Ladeira.
Gay couple strips naked in streets of San Paolo — for a good cause

They wanted to raise awareness about homophobia in their country. See the uncensored photos here.

World record power lifter is now “transgender/genderfluid” Janae Marie Krok

"Being a total alpha male and transgender definitely makes me unique even in the transgender community," she said in a recent statement.

Hulk Hogan allegedly used a gay slur on the same tape that caught him saying racist remarks.
Hulk Hogan’s homophobic slurs caught on unauthorized sex tape

Hulk Hogan can be heard bashing gay people on the same tape in which he uttered racist remarks.

Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhall in Brokeback Mountain, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary.
Gyllenhaal: Heath Ledger was extremely passionate about gay rights

"He was extraordinarily serious about the political issues surrounding the movie," Jake Gyllenhaal told Out magazine.

The number of marriage licenses issued to gay couples in South Dakota represents about 5 percent of the 839 licenses issued to all couples from June 26 to July 27.
In first month, only 40 gay couples apply to be married in South Dakota

Gay rights advocates called the statistics reflective of the barriers the gay community still faces in South Dakota and other conservative states.

Eric Hetland, left, and Chris Zelis, fellow Scouts For Equality - Chicago chapter lead, hold up their applications for assistant scoutmasters before submitting them in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park.
End of Boy Scouts’ ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

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.

Tony Perkins
Matt Baume: Are gay leaders a threat to Boy Scouts?

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.

Michael Sam
Openly gay footballer Michael Sam to make Alouettes debut

The Alouettes play Saturday in Calgary, and coach Tom Higgins says the defensive end could compete in any of the five games in August.

Boy Scouts Gays
Boy Scouts of America: Five reasons we’ve won the battle (but not the war)

What instigated this sea change? Here are five key ingredients that helped lift the BSA ban.