What is National Coming Out Day?
Today is National Coming Out Day, dedicated to raising awareness of civil rights for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. LGBTQ advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign says that National Coming Out Day is meant to help create an environment where living openly and honestly is
Jeff Sessions consulted Christian right legal group on religious freedom memo
Attorney General Jeff Sessions consulted Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal advocacy group that champions conservative Christian causes, ahead of issuing controversial guidance to government agencies and departments on Friday about how to interpret federal religious liberty protections. Alliance
Lawmakers, celebrities pay tribute to Edith Windsor: 'Few made as big a difference to America'
Following the death Tuesday of Edith Windsor -- whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down parts of a federal anti-gay marriage law and paved the way toward legalizing same-sex nuptials nationwide -- lawmakers, celebrities, and other public figures were quick to honor her legacy and contribution
Don Ohlmeyer, iconic sports, entertainment producer, dies at 72
Don Ohlmeyer, one of television's most successful and honored innovators as a producer and programmer in both sports and entertainment and one of the original producers of Monday Night Football, has died at the age of 72. "It is with heavy hearts we share that Don Ohlmeyer, our beloved husband,
Don Ohlmeyer, iconic sports, entertainment TV producer, dies at 72
Don Ohlmeyer, one of television's most successful and honored innovators as a producer and programmer in both sports and entertainment and one of the original producers of Monday Night Football, has died at the age of 72. Ohlmeyer enjoyed one of the most successful careers in the history of
Politicians, LGBTQ activists weigh in on Trump's transgender military ban
President Donald Trump’s tweets this morning, announcing his decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military, has elicited a wide range of reactions. At least 40 senators and members of Congress have already released statements either condemning or supporting the policy. Here are
West Virginia Supreme Court rules anti-gay assaults are not hate crimes
In a 3-2 decision Tuesday, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that anti-gay assaults are not protected under the state's hate crime law, according to court documents obtained by ABC News. The decision emerged from the State of West Virginia vs. Steward Butler case, which involves an
Caitlyn Jenner reflects on how her life has changed since transitioning into a woman
Two years ago, the celebrated Olympic hero and famous reality TV show dad then known as Bruce Jenner revealed to the world in an exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer that he had struggled his entire life with gender identity. Now, two years later, Caitlyn Jenner has fully transitioned to living as
Dad and daughter transition together from mother and son: 'If she can do it, so can I'
For almost two years now, a father and daughter have been sharing the journey of transitioning from mother and son. Eric Maison, 39, began socially transitioning to become male in the fall of 2015, after his daughter Corey, 15, started her hormone treatment to become female. Maison's medical
Thousands Join New Protests Against Trump's Immigration Order
Thousands of people from New York to Los Angeles to Miami where President Trump is staying launched new protests Saturday against President Trump's executive order barring entry into the U.S. of travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The demonstrations came in the wake of a federal