The House pushed a bipartisan vote to renew the Violence Against Women Act even as Republicans argued against provisions on gun and transgender rights.
The nation of Brunei will be instituting harsh new laws that would condemn LGBT people to be stoned to death or whipped for same-sex relations.
A survey by PRRI showed that broad support for LGBT rights across the 50 states continues even as support from young Republicans have dropped.
A study noted that those places that hosted then-candidate Donald Trump's political rallies in 2016 saw a 226 percent increase in hate crimes.
LGBT advocates are readying to push the LGBT Equality Act in Congress and this time, they got 164 leading businesses to join in for corporate support.
The Williams Institute said that the adult US LGBT population might be around 11.3 million people, or around 4.5 percent of the total US population.
Tennessee anti-LGBTQ lawmakers are set to target the LGBTQ community once again with a "slate of hate" of measures that discriminates against them.
The United Methodist Church voted recently to uphold and even strengthen its ban on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy in a controversial meeting.
A group of Japanese LGBTQ couples are taking their government to court to recognize same-sex marriage in Japan this Valentine's Day.
Human Rights Campaign's State Equality Index notes that most states don't have laws banning discrimination and preventing legislation curtailing gay rights.