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Tennis great Martina Navratilova marries partner Julia Lemigova

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Martina Navratilova (right) and ulia Lemigova.
The couple speaks to the BBC following their wedding ceremony in New York on Monday. [...]

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Rosie O’Donnell: ‘Blood doesn’t make a family, love makes a family’

Monday, December 15, 2014
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Rosie O'Donnell talks about her health and the importance of family, and she shares a special message for aspiring gay parents. [...]

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The new normal: Gay couple featured in Tide (Canadian) TV commercial

Sunday, December 14, 2014
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A same-sex couple's playful banter over laundry detergent and "past mistakes" is the focus of this Tide laundry detergent commercial from Procter and Gamble. (VIDEO) [...]

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Perez Hilton on being a gay dad

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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VIDEO: Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton takes a few minutes to share his personal experiences on being a gay dad. [...]

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YouTube personality Connor Franta comes out as gay

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Connor Franta, the YouTube personality with a following of over 3.6 million subscribers, has come out as gay in an emotional video posted on his channel. [...]

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Mom corrects birth announcement in support of transgender son

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia -- The mother of a transgender teen has taken out a classified ad in a local newspaper "correcting" her son's birth announcement of 19 years ago. [...]

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World AIDS Day: For the countless many, gone too soon

Monday, December 1, 2014
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Thirty-three years ago, on June 5, in 1981, the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta published a report of five cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) among previously healthy young men in Los Angeles. All of the men were described as “homosexuals” — two had died. [...]

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LGBT baby boomers face tough retirement hurdles

Sunday, November 30, 2014
Jim Albaugh picks basil leaves to from a plant in his window while cooking dinner at the west side Manhattan apartment that he shares with two roommates in New York. Albaugh is among the thousands of gay and lesbian baby boomers confronting a retirement of greater financial hardship than his straight peers.
For many LGBT baby boomers, decades of workplace discrimination impaired their earning power. The AIDS crisis caused lasting financial and psychological damage, particularly for gay men. And legal pitfalls within Social Security, the cornerstone in any senior’s financial planning, have left gay boomers ill-equipped for retirement. [...]

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Financial tips for same-sex couples: plan ahead, know your local laws

Sunday, November 30, 2014
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Gay and lesbian individuals are less prepared financially for retirement than their straight counterparts, according to an exclusive analysis by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. LGBT adults are likely to have less in retirement savings and have less access to Social Security benefits from spouses. [...]

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Scores of gay Russians seek asylum in U.S. due to hostility back home

Saturday, November 29, 2014
In this Oct. 18, 2014, photo provided by Michael Knaapen, Andrew Nasonov, right, and Igor Bazilevsky, pose for a photo after the couple was married at Meridian Hill Park in Washington. They both came to the U.S. from Russia in July, and are preparing to file an application seeking asylum in the U.S.
NEW YORK -- Had he stayed in Russia, Andrew Mironov would be settling in to a stable job with an oil company, likely with a newly awarded doctoral degree in electrical engineering. Instead, he faces an uncertain future in New York City as one of scores of Russian gays seeking [...]

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