Facebook campaign supports LGBT community's "right to express their sexuality."Read more
Gay sex is now illegal -- again -- in the second-most populous nation in the world.Read more
Knocking down the barrier preventing federally-recognized same-sex marriages just doesn't have the same punch it used to.Read more
A global law firm with origins in Baltimore was one of five Maryland-based businesses to make the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" list.Read more
LGBT-related news and commentary from around the web.Read more
A fraternity chapter at Morgan State accused of discriminating against a student because he is gay has been placed on probation until fall 2015, university officials said Tuesday.Read more
The gay world went all abuzz today with the news that British diver Tom Daley had announced in a YouTube video that he is gay.Read more
A total of 7,164 people were the victim of a reported hate crime across the country in 2012, with 19.2 percent of them targeted because of their sexual orientation.Read more
Bloggers will be chronicling issues relevant to 'multicultural' rail riders.Read more
Transgender Day of Remembrance held around the world, made official in Baltimore by mayor.Read more
Advocates and health care providers for LGBT and HIV-positive residents in Maryland have been scrambling for months to gather information on how the Affordable Care Act will impact their clients -- and now they're looking to share the information.Read more
Baltimore was among just 25 cities in the country to receive top marks for LGBT equality in a new study of municipalities released by the Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday.Read more
Starting in December, gay, bisexual and transgender Marylanders recovering from substance abuse will be able to receive LGBT-focused resources and services at Baltimore's LGBT community center.Read more
Kevin Rector joined The Sun as a breaking news and general assignment reporter in 2012, after working for years as a reporter in Baltimore's suburbs. An Ellicott City native, Rector attended high school at Loyola Blakefield in Towson and graduated in 2007 from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he also pursued a concentration in LGBT Studies and participated in the university's LGBT Speaker's Bureau. He also spent a summer learning about grassroots advocacy as an intern at Equality Maryland, and has written often on LGBT issues. In 2010, Rector spent a year away from journalism in rural southern Africa, as a fellow with a nonprofit fighting childhood HIV/AIDS and malnutrition.
Michael Gold is a member of The Baltimore Sun's social media and community team. Prior to moving to Baltimore, he covered movies, arts, sports and the LGBT community as a freelance writer and web producer in Philadelphia. While a cinema studies major at the University of Pennsylvania, Gold researched changing mainstream media portrayals of gays and lesbians. He is currently a member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.