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Religious activists in the Republican Party, bolstered by House Speaker John Boehner's sudden exit, say the next GOP presidential nominee must share their uncompromising stance on abortion rights, gay marriage and other priorities to get to the White House. READ MORE.
Bethel city employees could soon be protected from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination under changes to the city's municipal code. READ MORE.
A judge has sentenced a man to life in prison plus 25 years in the fatal beating of a gay man as part of a gang initiation. READ MORE.
Freedom of religion isn't reason enough to deny any American their constitutional rights, President Barack Obama said Sept. 27 as he addressed members of the LGBT community, one of his major sources of political and financial support. READ MORE.
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, marking its 25th anniversary, announced at its annual gala on Sept. 28 a new name -- OutRight Action International. READ MORE.
Just hours after Pope Francis began his historic trip to the U.S., the HRC released a guide to help LGBT Catholics who are seeking to reconnect with their faith and build more inclusive church communities. READ MORE.
People posting on the Log Cabin Republican's Facebook timeline last Wednesday night overwhelmingly agreed that business executive Carly Fiorina was the winner. READ MORE.
Two New York legislators are leading a campaign to designate Stonewall Inn as the first national park honoring LGBT history. READ MORE.
President Barack Obama said Sept. 18 that he will nominate longtime Pentagon official Eric Fanning to be the Army's new secretary. READ MORE.
Aging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents in Massachusetts face unique challenges, according to a report released Sept. 17 by a special legislative commission. READ MORE.
As a gay man, the Boston attorney thought he was doing the responsible thing when he asked his doctor to prescribe Truvada, a drug hailed as a way to halt the spread of AIDS. But when he tried to get long-term care insurance, Mutual of Omaha turned him down, saying it does not offer coverage to anyone who takes the drug. READ MORE.
Amidst the constant media coverage of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis and her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses citing religious freedom, a recent poll conducted by the Human Rights Campaign shows that a majority of Americans do not support allowing government officials or public employees to discriminate against LGBT couples on religious grounds. READ MORE.
A cure for HIV requires the eradication of latent (i.e., dormant and therefore hidden) virus from reservoirs in immune cells throughout the body. HIV latency depends on the activity of proteins from the human host called histone deacetylases (HDAC), and previous work has shown that HDAC inhibitors (HDACi) can disrupt HIV latency. READ MORE.
The San Francisco jail is taking steps to house female transgender inmates based on their gender identity, but there are still critics that say the plan doesn't go far enough, officials said this week. READ MORE.
Attorneys who brought the Ohio lawsuit that led to a Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage want a judge to approve their request for more than $1 million in legal fees and expenses from the state. READ MORE.
A supervising judge says magistrates in a northwestern North Carolina county are refusing to perform same-sex marriages, citing the state's religious exemption law. READ MORE.
Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Thursday that since Arkansas hasn't changed its laws to accommodate same-sex marriages, county clerks could rightfully withhold licenses from gay couples. READ MORE.
Clerk Kim Davis returned to work Sept. 14 for the first time since being jailed for disobeying a federal judge and said she was faced with a "seemingly impossible choice" between following her conscience and losing her freedom over denying marriage licenses to gay couples. READ MORE.
Federal health officials have taken the first step in creating federal rules which would require all insurance plans to cover medically necessary transition related care for transgender people. READ MORE.
After five days behind bars that helped make her a hero to the religious right, county clerk Kim Davis was ordered released from jail Tuesday by the federal judge who locked her up for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. READ MORE.
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- Leona Lewis, Free & Unfiltered: On Her 'Gay Husbands,' 'Lost' Pop Stars & How Her Gay Uncle Taught Her To Be Herself
- The Legacy Of Michigan's Anti-gay Adoption Law
- The OutField: Tracking Anna Aagenes' Activism
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