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Venue owners appeal fine for denying lesbian couple wedding

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Robert Gifford looks on as his wife Cynthia speaks to reporters on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. The Giffords, owners of Liberty Ridge Farm north of Albany refused to host the 2013 wedding of Melisa and Jennie McCarthy, citing their belief that marriage is between a man and a woman. The state's Division of Human Rights ruled that the business violated New York's anti-discrimination law and fined them $13,000. They are appealing the ruling.
Owners of a wedding venue -- fined $13,000 for violating the New York's anti-discrimination law -- feel they should be allowed to follow their faith. ...

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Manhattan dentist arrested for meth use, child porn, and poking holes in condoms to spread HIV

Monday, November 23, 2015
Dr. John Wolf
The FBI say they had been watching Dr. John Wolf for two months before arresting him at 5 a.m. Friday morning. ...

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Accidentally pro-gay church sign stirs up international controversy

Monday, November 16, 2015
This photo of a church sign quickly began circulating on social media, attracting negative attention from others Catholics all over the world
"Jesus had two dads," the sign reads, "and he turned out just fine." ...

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New York Christian group: Stop letting transgender student use boys’ restroom

Monday, November 2, 2015
Le Roy High School
A Christian advocacy group wants a western New York school district to stop letting a transgender student use the boys' locker rooms and restrooms. ...

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Bloody sculpture draws attention to FDA’s ban on gay and bisexual donors

Friday, October 30, 2015
This handout photo provided by American University/Jordan Eagles shows Eagles seven-foot-tall sculpture that includes the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men.
Encased in resin, Jordan Engles' jaw-dropping art installation "Blood Mirror" uses blood donated by nine gay and bisexual men. ...

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Professional boxer: I was drugged, tricked into starring in gay porn threesome

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Yusaf “Mack Attack” Mack, 35,
Yusaf Mack, 35, is telling reporters he has absolutely no memory of starring in a gay porn scene. ...

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NY Gov. Cuomo to include gender identity in anti-bias rules

Friday, October 23, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)
His move will prohibit discrimination against a transgender person when it comes to jobs, loans, schools and public accommodations. ...

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New York Fire Department releases “It Gets Better” video

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Twelve FDNY firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs discuss the challenges they faced throughout their lives as openly gay members of New York’s Bravest.
Twelve FDNY firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs discuss the challenges they faced throughout their lives as openly gay members of New York’s Bravest. ...

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Raid of by Homeland Security stirs anger

Monday, September 28, 2015's landing page and logo
The takedown of the popular escorting website has prompted protests accusing federal authorities of anti-gay bias -- and raises questions about why they singled out the site. ...

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Lawmakers: Make Stonewall Inn a national park site

Sunday, September 20, 2015
Stonewall Inn, New York.
Two New York legislators are launching a campaign to designate the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village as the first national park site honoring LGBT history. ...

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