| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:51 AM
WASHINGTON -- A gay rights bill appears set to overcome a key Senate hurdle Monday, after a fifth Republican expressed support for the measure to prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sen. Dean Heller...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The It Gets Better Project -- which, since its founding in 2010, has featured more than 50,000 videos with President Obama, Hollywood figures and others assuring LGBT youth of their worth -- is launching a campaign aimed at youth in Russia, where a series...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Appearing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Tuesday, President Obama also addressed Russia's anti-gay propaganda laws, which have triggered a campaign to boycott Russian vodka and pressure on Hollywood studios to take a stand.
In a transcript...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
As you have probably heard, unless you are leading a life away from the Internet, television and people, Phil Robertson -- the 67-year-old "patriarch" in A&E's popular redneck-reality swamp comedy "Duck Dynasty" -- gave an interview to GQ, the fancy men's...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Popes are famously believed to be endowed with infallibility, which is often misinterpreted to mean that they can never be wrong. In actuality, they are only considered infallible when it comes to the issuance of Roman Catholic doctrine.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The HRC COOK Orlando Food Festival & Competition combines the fun of watching Central Florida’s finest chefs in a kitchen showdown with the opportunity to sample culinary creations and signature cocktails from some of the finest local culinary...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:34 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Thursday that it will provide six V-22 Osprey aircraft to Israel, making it the first foreign country to receive the advanced tilt-rotor planes.
The planes can land and take off vertically by tilting their two...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:26 PM
WASHINGTON — The gay rights movement won at least a preliminary victory Monday as the Senate voted to advance a measure that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
The 61-30 procedural vote does not...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the head of the National Guard “to take immediate action” to ensure that same-sex spouses of guard personnel in nine states — including Texas, Florida and South Carolina...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:38 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate gave its final approval Thursday to a bill that would offer historic new protections to gay and transgender individuals in the workplace, shifting the fight now to the Republican-led House.
Ten Republicans joined with all...
| Nov 18, 2013
Most of us walk around with an unfairness detector in our heads, and we're at our happiest when that detector is not going: Bleep! Bleep! Bleep!
Fairness is good. You can quote me on that.
Fairness in the workplace is not just good; it's critical....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A day after convicting a Pennsylvania pastor of breaking church law by officiating at his son’s same-sex marriage, a Methodist jury suspended the Rev. Frank Schaefer for 30 days and told him he should surrender his credentials if he could not follow...