Researchers have discovered that when it comes to "general health and family cohesion," it's the children of same-sex couples, as opposed to traditional couples, that really shine. In a world where some people are still living the archaic dream of "one father and one mother does a family make," this is beautiful scientific news. See more facts that will prove that gay parents really have this parenting thing in the bag.
Although a lot of progress has been made in the fight for equality, coming out of the closet is still a hard experience to go through. Telling friends and family members that you're gay is tough under the best of circumstances — Can you imagine doing so when you're an older adult?
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.
Falling in love with a married woman usually never ends well. Expert Mary Malia discusses the consequences that can occur if you are a lesbian having an affair with a woman who is married to a man.
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.
Young Ryland Whittington had more trials than most children in his early years. First, it was discovered when he was a year old that he was deaf. And second? He was born a girl. Though genetically he was identified as a girl at birth, he knew from a young age that he was a boy. His parents put together this amazing tribute to show the world how much they love and support their son. This is a definite don't-miss video.
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.