Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player ever, admitted on Good Morning America that he was almost beginning to regret
More and more, we hear about athletes coming out of the closet — and into gym locker rooms. Expert Rick Clemons tackles common fears straight men have about sharing locker rooms with gay men and explains why those fears are completely unfounded.
President Obama is creating (and will sign) an order banning all federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
It's Pride Month! Companies are rolling out their LGBT-friendly campaigns, and General Mills has come out with a particularly cute one.
On June 28, 1969, the infamous Stonewall Riots rocked New York, following a police raid of the Stonewall Inn. One year later, the LGBT communities of New York, L.A. and Chicago came together to stage large-scale parades celebrating gay pride in their respective cities. People came from all over the country to show their pride and support, marching with signs, banners, and their most authentic selves.
Big news for the African LGBT community: last week, the African Commission on Human and People's Rights passed a resolution urging African national leaders to respect the human rights and dignity of LGBT people.
Famed actor Robert De Niro became emotional when speaking about his father's struggle with being gay. Which other celebs have LGBTQ family members? You may be surprised!
When Nasir Fleming, of Danbury, Connecticut heard that he was being nominated for his high school's prom court, he decided to make a statement. Instead of running for prom king, he put in his name for prom queen.
A new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, proves yet again that same sex couples are essentially no different than heterosexual couples. This study focused on the brain chemistry of gay co-fathers, and discovered that the chemistry in question is similar to that of heterosexual co-parents.
On March 21, Pennsylvania has joined the 18 states (and District of Columbia) who already allow gay marriage, bringing us to a grand total of 19! Rue Landau and Kerry Smith, a lesbian couple, were the first to get a marriage license at Philadelphia City Hall. They made sure to make it since all couples who get a license will have to wait three days to get married unless they can convince a judge to waive the waiting period. Although this is big victory there is still so much more progress to be made, especially in the southeast where there has yet to be a state to allow gay marriage.
A pair of gay Humboldt penguins named Jumbs and Kermit (cutest names ever?) have been a couple since 2012, when they paired up and waddled off in love at the Wingham Wildlife Park in Kent, England. The one sad point in their coupling? They can't reproduce together. As they've exhibited no interest in the female penguins in their habitat, Jumbs and Kermit would never be able to become parents. At least, that's what everyone thought.
Molly Schumate won’t let anyone tell her how to behave, and certainly won’t allow anyone to stop her from celebrating who her son is.
Adorable isn't often a word that one would apply to a football player, but in the case of Michael Sam, it is an apt description. We are big fans of Sam here; he seems like a genuinely polite, considerate, kind young man. So naturally, when he was drafted to the NFL, we were overjoyed for him. And Michael Sam's reaction to the news that he'd be playing in the big leagues sealed our love for him.
Michael Sam just became the first ever openly gay NFL player when he got picked up by the St. Louis Rams in the NFL draft this week. That's a big deal! Get to know him better here.
One Toyota of Oakland, a Northern California car dealership, recently took a quiet but very real step forward in regards to homosexuality and LGBT families.