Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on colleagues leading other major companies to take a stand against so-called “religious freedom” legislation similar to one enacted in Indiana.
Gov. Steve Bullock: "What's happening in Indiana is something that shouldn't be happening in Montana. We don't need laws like that imported into our state."
Connecticut is considering ways to make it easier for transgender people to update their names and genders on their birth certificates.
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The HRC highlights the eight times that Indiana governor Mike Pence ducked, dodged, and declined to answer simple, straightforward questions Sunday about the state's religious freedom law and whether discrimination against LGBT Hoosiers should be illegal.
An agreement announced Friday calls for the state to pay the American Civil Liberties Union, which represented eight couples who sued to overturn Wisconsin's 2006 constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
You may have noticed that Christian Right organizations are promoting the idea that people are leaving pro-LGBTQ churches because of their support for equal rights, and for rejecting the Right’s corrupt and redefined version of religious freedom.
Gender-neutral university housing and many unisex public bathrooms would be banned in Missouri under bills that have been introduced in the Legislature.
Three days after signing legislation widely criticized as a "license to discriminate" against LGBT people, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he didn't anticipate "the hostility that's been directed at our state."
Add Angie's List to the roster of companies, business interests, and civic leaders taking a stand against Indiana's new religious freedom law that critics charge is a "licenses to discriminate" against LGBT people.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he will not allow work-related city-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that has the potential to discriminate against LGBT people and others based on religious beliefs.
Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against a new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against LGBT people.
A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees.
The heat over Indiana's new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout.
“Don’t always look to Washington to solve anything. In fact, the moral crisis we have in our country, there is a role for us trying to figure out things like marriage..."
An early morning blaze on Fire Island destroyed several structures, including two well-known landmarks in a historic gay resort, and required dozens of firefighters to respond by ferry from the mainland of Long Island.
For months, the NCAA wrestling champion from Ohio State had tried time and again to share his biggest secret, but he couldn’t bring himself to verbalize two words.
Arkansas inched closer Friday toward becoming the second state this year to adopt a law that critics say would sanction discrimination against LGBT individuals, with the state Senate approving a religious protection bill.
Aetna has agreed to change its prescription drug policy to ensure that Florida consumers with HIV and AIDS can access their medications at lower costs.
Eleven GOP senators, many of whom face competitive re-election fights in 2016, supported the amendment offered by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii).
"We stand united as San Franciscans to condemn Indiana’s new discriminatory law, and will work together to protect the civil rights of all Americans including LGBT individuals."
The "Star Trek" actor also known for his gay and civil rights activism said on his popular Facebook page he wants "socially responsible companies (to) withdraw their business, conferences and support" from Indiana.
A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked the Obama administration from implementing a new rule under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that extends equal benefits to married, same-sex couples.
A bill to allow transgender people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without undergoing sex reassignment surgery has passed its first test in the Colorado Legislature.
The Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to table the bill after nine members backed anti-discrimination language proposed by Rep. Mike Jacobs, a Brookhaven Republican.
NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT people.
A former Brigham Young University student has sued a university-contracted apartment complex that he says evicted him after he told his roommates he was attracted to men.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has made good on a threat that his $4 billion company would "dramatically reduce" its investment in Indiana in response to an anti-LGBT religious freedom law.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said would open the door to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Members of a Georgia House panel made some changes to a divisive "religious freedom" bill, but left opponents who say it could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people dissatisfied.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it would allow discrimination against LGBT people.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear same-sex marriage arguments this summer. The bill aims to ensure that, regardless of their ruling, same-sex marriage would face challenges in Texas.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) wants to allow businesses and organizations access to government contracts and other federal funds even if they discriminate against married, same-sex couples.
Moved by the recent death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, 13-year-old Tom Sosnik of Fresno, Calif., stood before his classmates earlier this month to announce that he is transgender.
An Idaho Republican lawmaker's political website has been snapped up by a group claiming to be gay rights activists who have given the site a rainbow makeover.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has moved to block a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to amend the California penal code to make gay or lesbian sex a capital offense punishable by "bullets to the head or by any other convenient method."
Leaders of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) wrote Wednesday to Gov. Mike Pence urging him to veto the proposed "religious freedom" bill that critics say would legalize discrimination against LGBT people.
An Arkansas Senate panel has advanced a 'conscience protection' bill that critics have called a thinly veiled endorsement of discrimination against LGBT individuals.
The move marks a rare early-run cancelation by HBO, which often lets modestly performing titles continue for years. Looking ran for two seasons and 18 episodes, with its second-season finale airing Sunday night.
A contentious debate is expected as a Texas House committee hears a bill barring state and local employees from licensing or recognizing same-sex marriages - even if the U.S. Supreme Court authorizes them.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has gotten pushback from senior military leaders on whether the Pentagon should lift its ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces.
The organizers of Indianapolis' largest convention say they'll move the event elsewhere if Gov. Mike Pence signs a religious freedom bill that could legalize discrimination against LGBT people.
The Michigan woman whose Planet Fitness membership was revoked following repeated complaints about the gym's policy to allow a transgender woman to use the women's locker room has filed a lawsuit against the chain.
A religious objection bill that opponents say would legalize discrimination against LGBT people cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage
Friends and community members on Tuesday mourned the passing of a Charlotte, N.C., transgender youth activist, Blake Brockington, who died as the result of suicide overnight.
A Mississippi man accused of brutally beating a gay man says the attack was not a hate crime, and that the victim had threatened to expose his sexual orientation.
In the annals of film festival flops - from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes - the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" will go down as a doozy.
Female same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same health care benefits for artificial insemination as heterosexual couples, under a bill passed by the state Senate.
The bill would also prohibit the state from refusing to license, or renew a contract with, the groups for refusing services to people on religious grounds.
A California activist says she is "fighting fire with fire" by proposing an "intolerant jackass" ballot initiative in response to another ballot proposal that calls for gays to be punished by "bullets to the head."
“Nothing in the Constitution of the United States, nothing in the laws or precedence of the federal courts give federal courts any authority over domestic policy of family and marriage..."
The U.N. budget committee has approved Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's plan to give benefits to all spouses of gay U.N. staffers who are legally wed in a defeat for Russia and opponents of same-sex marriage.
Michigan's civil rights law doesn't include protections for gay and transgender people, but the Michigan Civil Rights Commission has endorsed a model local non-discrimination ordinance that does.
The American Family Association on Tuesday published a full-page advertisement in The Washington Post to remind U.S. Supreme Court justices that "only God can define marriage."
Indiana governor Mike Pence says he is looking forward to signing a religious freedom bill that LGBT rights groups say is among the most sweeping "license to discriminate" bills introduced this year.