Nate Phelps grew up in a physically and mentally abusive household headed by Fred Phelps, the founder of the hate group known as the Westboro Baptist Church. Since escaping the toxic environment of the 'church' known

After over four decades of pride parades, 150,000 spectators at the Capital Pride parade witnessed something never before seen – a US Armed Forces color guard marching alongside rainbow flags and following Dykes on Bikes. It’s

An officer with the Salt Lake City Police Department has been put on paid administrative leave after reportedly refusing an assignment at this weekend’s gay pride parade, KSL News reports: "We don't tolerate bias and bigotry in

Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) plaintiff Edie Windsor dropped by HuffPost Live this week, speaking at length about her history-making legal victory as well as her plans for the future. See the VIDEO HERE. In the wake of U.S.

With Federal Court Ruling, Wisconsin’s Marriage Ban Becomes the Latest to Fall [caption id="attachment_1823" align="aligncenter" width="534"] Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage appear during a press conference at the Madison Concourse

A draft of the Texas Republican Party's new platform embraces gay conversion therapy, arguing that it is a viable option for "patients who are seeking escape from the homosexual lifestyle." The Texas GOP convention kicks off

It was July 1993. American geneticist Dean Hamer shocked the world when he released a study that suggested the existence of a “gay gene.” The gene, Hamer said, was on the X chromosome and passed on by the mother. Hamer’s findings were

A list of the most gay-friendly cities in the US is out, and the one that took the top spot might not be what you were expecting. Seattle placed first in the US, whereas San Francisco, known

Fans are using the hashtag, #LuckyToBe, to express who they are and why that identity makes them lucky. If you grew up in the US, it is pretty likely you loved eating those Lucky Charms. It might

Support a world where every athlete can be #ProudToPlay.  ICYMI: YouTube’s current spotlight is #ProudToPlay, featuring LGBT athletes like Jason Collins, Brittney Griner and Neymar Jr. Check it out from the rainbow soccer ball next to the YouTube logo!