South Carolina Senator takes heat from local Tea Party for rumored sexual identity
President Obama issued a surprise memorandum Thursday night, calling for an end to discrimination against gays and lesbians by hospital visitation policies that limit visitors to immediate family members.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has learned many lessons in the almost 100 days that he has been in office. One is that he can’t speak as freely as he did on the campaign trail, including about issues like the September 2009 police raid on the Atlanta Eagle, a gay leather bar.
50 - Percent of Americans who would support an openly gay president 70 - Minimum age at which most LGBT Baby Boomers expect to retire $1,946.25 - Amount the Republican National Committee reimbursed a consultant...
Derrick Martin, the Cochran, Ga., gay teen who has made international headlines for planning to take his boyfriend to his high school prom, will be a guest of honor at tonight's concert by the Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus.
Morehouse College is celebrating its first gay “Pride Week” this week, including a visit tomorrow from the Soulforce Equality Ride.
Derrick Martin, the Cochran, Ga., teen who is planning to take his boyfriend to the high school prom later this month, has been kicked out of his home by his parents.
Derrick Martin, a senior at Bleckley County High School in Cochran, Ga., is taking his boyfriend to the prom next month. And unlike a similar situation in rural Mississippi, school officials in the small mid-Georgia town have approved the date, the Macon Telegraph reported Tuesday.
The parents of a student with special needs who hanged himself are suing the school district in U.S. federal court claiming the system failed to protect him when he was constantly being bullied by other students, including being called "gay."
Anger competed with relief as my dominant reaction to the news that an Atlanta judge tossed out all charges against the Eagle 8, the gay men who were baselessly arrested during an undisciplined raid conducted by the Atlanta Police Department last fall. Relief won in terms of immediacy, but the anger I felt — still feel — is far more intense.
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