Supreme Court appears divided over same-sex marriage

The first question from the U.S. Supreme Court bench April 28 was about the rights of states to regulate marriage, and though attorneys for same-sex couples tried numerous times to refocus attention to the dama...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 27

1. Here's five things to look for in the oral arguments on same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. 2. “I am shaken to my bones by the emails, texts, postings and phone calls of the past few days. ...
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[Video] LGBT History Month Icon for Oct. 7: Paul Cadmus

LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month. The month of observance was first organized in 1994 by high school teacher Rodney Wilson to coincide with National Coming Out Day (Oct. 11) and was meant to highlight the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement.

In 2006, the Equality Forum began promoting the annual commemoration by featuring a different LGBT icon each day.

“This is the 7th anniversary of LGBT History Month. There are a total of 217 Icons that inspire pride in our heroes and our impressive national and international accomplishments,” said Malcolm Lazin, Equality Forum executive director, in a statement.

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[Video] LGBT History Month Icon for Oct. 8: Truman Capote

LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month. The month of observance was first organized in 1994 by high school teacher Rodney Wilson to coincide with National Coming Out Day (Oct. 11) and was meant to highlight the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement.

In 2006, the Equality Forum began promoting the annual commemoration by featuring a different LGBT icon each day.

“This is the 7th anniversary of LGBT History Month. There are a total of 217 Icons that inspire pride in our heroes and our impressive national and international accomplishments,” said Malcolm Lazin, Equality Forum executive director, in a statement.