A one-day special legislative session ended abruptly after the state Senate voted against abolishing a law that has made North Carolina the latest U.S. battleground over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.
Contrary to media misperceptions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) affluence, two new reports by the Williams Institute and Center for American Progress show the LGBT community continues to face higher rates of poverty, ...
When the Rev. Robin LaBolt saw the news on Sunday morning, she knew the challenge waiting for her at Sycamore United Church of Christ. "We're a small town," she said. "It's not exactly an LGBT-friendly ...
A domestic energy and water spending bill was defeated last week over an amendment that would prevent the U.S. government from hiring contractors that discriminate based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
House Democrats shouted "Shame! Shame! Shame!" after their Republican colleagues voted last-minute to defeat an anti-discrimination amendment.
Annise Parker, the first openly lesbian mayor of a major U.S. city and a moderate, admittedly wonkish, politician, has made Tuesday's citywide vote on the nondiscrimination ordinance a deeply personal battle.
In a historic decision, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of plaintiffs, LGBT activists, and marriage equality throughout the nation Friday morning.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this month that could legalize same-sex marriage would provoke a sharp response from many conservative lawmakers, who predict sustained legal and political combat in 2016 and for decades to come.
The scene in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday was a melange of carnival, protest, and political rally, as the justices inside heard arguments on whether there's a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday morning in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which links together four cases challenging same-sex marriage bans in states that do not recognize the right of gay couples ...
Should the court back same-sex marriage it would cap a transformation in the rights of gays over the past dozen years, bringing weddings to the last 14 states where they are banned.
Jon Stewart suggested the creation of a new word, to be named in honor of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).