President Trump intends to expand rules that allow health care workers to opt out of participating in certain services on religious or moral grounds. While conservatives celebrated what they call “conscience protections,” LGBTQ and women’s advocates warned the change would…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The concerns included allegations that LGBTQ agents at the FBI academy face discrimination and different evaluation standards, as well as gay agents being dismissed from the academy "because they are not 'bro-y' or masculine enough."…
By Associated Press
After Lebanon's top military prosecutor declined to prosecute a "sodomy" case, Human Rights Watch is urging Lebanon to abolish a law criminalizing homosexuality.
By David Crary, Associated Press
It has been a wrenching season for three of America’s largest religious denominations, as sex-abuse scandals and a schism over LGBT inclusion fuel anguish and anger within the Roman Catholic, Southern Baptist and United Methodist churches.
By Rianka Dorsainvil
People have different experiences that shape how they think about money. Understanding those are key to handling finances in a relationship.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
The investigation into black actor Jussie Smollett's account of being beaten in a racist, anti-gay attack took a sharp turn Friday when police announced the arrest of two black men they believe assaulted the "Empire" cast member. At least one…
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a new crackdown on gays in which at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained, LGBT activists in Russia charged Monday.
By Ivette Feliciano
U.S. Supreme Court cases involving the discrimination of trans people, either by banning them from the military or firing them because of their sex, have much more at stake than is often perceived. Chase Strangio, an attorney at ACLU’s LGBT…
By Associated Press
News outlets report that the Virginia's West Point School Board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss teacher Peter Vlaming after a four-hour hearing that drew an overflow crowd.
Five-term Colorado Democrat Jared Polis on Tuesday became the first openly gay man to be elected a U.S. governor. Polis joins John Yang to discuss his historic win and his campaign for better health care, gun violence prevention, and renewable…
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