| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:03 AM
Due to the government shutdown, progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) -- which would ban discrimination in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation -- has stalled. But when things get back to normal in Washington, LGBT...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Former Ravens linebacker and marriage equality advocate Brendon Ayanbadejo will speak about his support of LGBT rights at McDaniel College in Westminster tonight, Oct. 16.
In an hour-long Q&A session, Ayanbadejo will discuss his journey from the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." — attributed to Mohandas Gandhi
As Dan Savage tells it, it began years ago when he'd go on CNN or MSNBC to discuss LGBT issues opposite the likes of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Just when you thought Betty White couldn't possibly do more to endear herself to the LGBT community, the "Golden Girls" alumna took part in a promotional video for Spirit Day, GLAAD's anti-bullying initiative that asks people to wear purple to show...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The LGBT community at Johns Hopkins University seems to be getting more organized by the minute.
Since the spring, three new efforts to connect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and community members have launched -- one led by...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:49 AM
When the Department of Defense announced it would begin offering benefits to same-sex spouses, it also announced its intention to grant up to 10 days of special leave for military personnel who needed to travel more than 100 miles to a locale where same-...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The LGBT-supportive It Gets Better Project will partner this month -- LGBT History Month -- with the Maryland-based Quist app to boost awareness of gay history.
The Berwyn Heights-based Quist, which offers those who download it daily history lessons...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:36 AM
In news as infuriating as it is unsurprising, International Olympic Committee officials said Thursday they were "fully satisfied" that a Russian law barring gay propaganda doesn't violate the Olympic charter's anti-discrimination language, the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:01 PM
In the midst of sorting a mound of yellowed newspapers in the hot attic of a century-old building in Mount Vernon, Arnie VandeBrake would occasionally pause, caught up by letters from the volatile early days of the gay rights movement.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place.
The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:26 AM
When the first gay and lesbian couples legally allowed to marry in Baltimore began preparing for their big moment at City Hall in the first minutes of 2013, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was there to officiate.
She'd campaigned to help make same-sex...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:45 PM
ROME — In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is “obsessed” with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and...