U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-unnamed.jpg

St. Patrick’s Day Parade organizers invite LGBT group to march

Organizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they're ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gayyouth520x300.jpg

Homeless gay youth are our youth

Despite all the gay excitement and celebration we can't overlook the hundreds of young LGBT people sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles every night.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-opencarry520x310.jpg

Texas Republicans jump back in time

It was the largest almost-all-white political gathering of its size in recent times. Advocates of "open-carry" rallied outside with assault rifles. Inside, more reactionary events occurred.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-bruins.jpg

Strategy working for same-sex marriage supporters

Supporters routinely ask gay couples to meet with reluctant lawmakers to put a human face on same-sex marriage. They file lawsuits. They use unexpected allies to spread their message.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Trights520x320.jpg

Meet the Trans 100

The first ever Top 100 Trans Americans list recently was announced by inaugural sponsor GLAAD, with the support of Chicago House.

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gaymarriagepic520x300.jpg

Michigan same-sex marriage ban overturned, but not for long

We were "excited, nervous, just like everyone else would feel," said Kim Hettinger and MaryAnn Northcote of Waterford.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-dale-hansen-michael-sam-nfl.jpg

Texas sportscaster blasts homophobia in NFL

In a searing rebuff to pervasive anti-gay attitudes in professional football, Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen delivers a moving and insightful commentary.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-OK-marriage.jpg

Oklahoma LGBT activists with a potential big win

A change such as this in the constitution to one of the "Bible Belt" states shows continued momentum from the progress that was made in 2013.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-endaattack520x315.jpg

McConnell tries to make ENDA contingent on right to work for less

Mitch McConnell and his BFF, Rand Paul, are trying to weaken or kill ENDA by attaching to it a provision that would have created a national "right to work" for less law.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-mequalityIL520x311.jpg

Standing with history, Illinois passes Marriage Equality

Jubilation swept Illinois after the state legislature passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on Nov. 5. Illinois becomes the 15th state to pass a marriage equality law.

1 2 3 4 5