'Yep, I'm Gay': Happy 20th Out Anniversary, Ellen DeGeneresWith a headline of "Yep, I'm Gay" on the cover of Time magazine and the same declaration on her sitcom, Ellen DeGeneres made history 20 years ago as the first prime-time lead on network TV to come out.
Report: LGBT Students Still Face Discrimination At SchoolA report from an international human rights organization concludes many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students.
Local Church At Odds With Baptist General Convention Over Gay WorshipersA church in Dallas is now at odds with the Baptist General Convention of Texas after a recent decision on welcoming gay worshipers.
Report: Gay Characters Hit Record High On Network TVA record number of gay characters are featured on broadcast series, but small-screen shows overall can be deadly for the female ones, according to a study.
LGBTQ Advocacy Group Urges Big 12 To Pass On Adding BYUAn LGBTQ advocacy group has sent a letter to the commissioner of the Big 12 urging the conference to remove BYU from consideration for membership because it says the school has discriminatory policies.
Judge Recognizes 1st Common-Law Same-Sex Marriage In TexasA judge has become the first to officially recognize a common-law same-sex marriage in Texas.
Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
FDA Considers Changing Ban To Allow Some Gay Men To Give BloodThe FDA announced Tuesday that they're considering making a change to a blood ban that's been in place for 30 years. The FDA is proposing easing up on the regulation that prohibits gay and bisexual men from ever donating blood during their lives.
After "Promposal" Request Denial, Student Fights To Change Discrimination PolicyAll she wanted was to ask her female friend to prom with a "promposal" and was told by administrators it was "inappropriate." Now 16-year-old Casey Akers is pushing for a big change to Keller ISD policy.
Perry Says 'Stepped Right In It' With Gay Remarks Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.
Texas GOP Endorses Reparative Therapy For GaysThe Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called "reparative therapy" for gays under a new platform given final approval at its annual convention.
Texas GOP Delegates Debate Reparative Therapy A group of Texas Republicans voted Thursday night to add reparative therapy for homosexuals to the state party's platform, but not all delegates are on board.