| Jun 5, 2014
Much of the new documentary "The Day It Snowed in Miami" centers on the battlefield of a gay-rights crusade in Miami in 1977, when gay activists clashed with an unlikely opponent: Miss Oklahoma Anita Bryant. The fresh-faced conservative singer and...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Under an awning outside City Hall in Cambridge, Mass., as a street sweeper roared around midnight, Marcia Hams and Susan Shepherd wondered if someone would try to shoot them.
That night a decade ago, they were the first and only people in line to become...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Family, admirers and political leaders gathered at the White House in Washington on Thursday to unveil a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.
The first-day-of-issue dedication took place on what would have been...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Several same-sex couples received marriage licenses from a county in Arkansas on Saturday, the morning after a judge held the Southern state’s ban on gay marriage to be unconstitutional.
More than a dozen similar rulings have been handed down...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Following its recent adaptation of Larry Kramer's AIDS-era play "The Normal Heart" for a TV movie, HBO has announced another period project centered around gay rights.
Adam Shankman ("Rock of Ages," "Hairspray") and Dave Kajganich ("A Bigger Splash,"...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Obama administration is facing a liberal revolt in the Senate over two high-priority judicial nominations, potentially jeopardizing its push to shape the federal judiciary in advance of the midterm congressional election.
The disputes, which involve...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center — which this week changed its name to the Los Angeles LGBT Center — has received the largest gift ever given to an LGBT organization by a living person: $6.5 million.
Anita May Rosenstein, 60, of...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:13 PM
“It’s nice to see family happiness again.”
You said it, Lou. How strange that it’s Lou Avery, of all people -- the creator of "Scout's honor" and the equivalent of King Joffrey in a mohair sweater -- who perfectly sums up my...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:59 PM
On Friday, for the fifth time since winter, a judge threw out a state's ban on gay marriage and let the ruling take immediate effect, prompting a wave of confusion and celebration statewide.
The latest state to see its gay couples galvanized into...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MTV Networks' Logo is planning a June 26 special to celebrate milestones new and old for the gay rights movement.
The "Trailblazers" special will honor Edie Windsor (pictured), whose lawsuit against the Defense of Marriage Act led to the Supreme Court'...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Same-sex marriages were expected to resume Thursday in parts of Arkansas after a local judge clarified a ruling he made last week that had left county clerks confused as to whether the state’s ban on gay marriage had really been struck down....
| May 21, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Over the weekend, actor Russell Crowe became the biggest (and perhaps only) name in Hollywood to reject the international boycott against the Beverly Hills Hotel and other properties owned by the sultan of Brunei, who recently announced plans to enact...