Chick-fil-A has maintained a sharp anti-gay stance, feeding millions of dollars into organizations that oppose same-sex marriage.
For many workers in Tennessee, reporting a case of discrimination based on sexual orientation would seriously risk their personal safety.
This development comes after a recent example of such prejudice, in which a lesbian couple was kicked out of a restaurant.
New Jersey's Senate passed a bill approving the legalization of gay marriage by a vote of 24-16
LGBT activists and allies will come together and develop strategies for this crucial election year, and determine how to build support and political power.
Spirit Day was organized in 2010 as a response to the LGBT youth who had taken their own lives following relentless anti-LGBT bullying. On Oct. 20, individuals, schools and organizations wear purple, which symbolizes spirit on the rainbow flag.
NAACP hosts town hall meeting on gay, lesbian and transgender issues and homophobia.
The Rhode Island state Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to legalize same-sex civil unions, sending the bill to the governor for his expected signature.
Rep. Michele Bachmann supposedly showed "stagecraft" during the Republican debate, but she also has a "talent" for questionable statements and policy positions.
Chicago hosts a public celebration of the new Illinois civil union law.