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Puerto Rico Senate confirms first openly gay justice to Supreme Court

Maite Oronoz Rodriguez
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's Senate on Monday confirmed Maite Oronoz Rodriguez as an Associate Justice on the U.S. island territory's Supreme Court, making her the first openly gay person to serve on the Court. Oronoz Rodriguez, who ...

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Court orders U.S. to pay NOM $50K for ‘leaked’ tax information

NOM chairman John Eastman
WASHINGTON -- A federal court has ordered the U.S. government to pay $50,000 to the National Organization for Marriage after the group claimed that confidential donor information from its tax returns was "leaked" to an activist and later published by ...

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Ninth Circuit denies ‘en banc’ review of ‘heightened scrutiny’ ruling for gays

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld an earlier decision by a three-judge panel which stated that gays and lesbians could not be excluded from jury duty on the basis of their sexual orientation, a ruling that ...

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Republican senator: Time for the GOP to quit fighting same-sex marriage

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)
A Republican U.S. Senator from Wisconsin said Monday it was time for the GOP to beyond social issues such as same-sex marriage and focus on economic policy ahead of the 2014 and 2016 elections, arguing that the party should allow ...

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In historic first, New York-area Boy Scouts to lead iconic NYC Pride March

NEW YORK -- A group of active and former Boy Scouts will be among the groups leading the 44th Annual New York City Pride March on Sunday, June 29, the nation's oldest and largest LGBT pride event. New York-area Boy ...

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Campaign aims to end gay-to-straight conversion therapy within five years

SAN FRANCISCO -- An LGBT legal advocacy group hopes to bring an end to the controversial practice of "gay-to-straight" conversion therapy in U.S. within the next five years. The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) on Tuesday announced the launch ...

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Starbucks celebrates LGBT pride with huge rainbow flag atop Seattle HQ

The rainbow pride flag atop the Starbucks headquarters in Seattle on Monday, Jne 23, 2014.
SEATTLE -- Starbucks celebrated the opening of LGBT Pride week in Seattle on Monday by hoisting an 800 square foot rainbow pride flag over its Seattle headquarters. "A gesture as simple as flying a flag might not seem like much ...

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Body of transgender woman found burned, dumped behind garbage bin

Yaz’min Shancez
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- More than 200 people attended a vigil Sunday to honor a transgender woman whose body was found dumped behind a garbage bin in Fort Myers, Fla., last week. The bloody and charred body of 31-year-old Yaz’min ...

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Autopsy reveals no clues into suspicious death of transgender woman

Zoraida Reyes
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Police are no closer to determining the cause of death of a transgender woman whose body was found June 12 behind a Dairy Queen restaurant in Anaheim, Calif. An autopsy did not reveal any obvious fatal injuries ...

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GOP-led N.Y. Senate blocks reparative therapy ban, transgender protections

New York state capitol in Albany.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York state Senate adjourned Friday without calling a vote on two LGBT-related bills passed by the Assembly -- one that would ban reparative therapy for minors, and another that would have added gender identity to ...

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