Blood From Gay Donors in Art Exhibit Protesting FDA's BanA Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
Gay Rights Movie Postponed at Catholic University A Catholic University student group postponed a screening of a movie about gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk after school officials raised questions about a flier linking the event to LGBT awareness month.
30-Year Ban on Gay Blood Donors Endures Despite PressureThe U.S. gay-rights movement has achieved many victories in recent years — on marriage, military service and other fronts. Yet one vestige of an earlier, more wary era remains firmly in place: the 30-year-old nationwide ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.
Obama Urges Congress To Ban Workplace Bias Against GaysPresident Barack Obama is marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month by calling on Congress to pass legislation banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Study: Number Of Gay And Bisexual TV Characters At Highest-Ever LevelThe number of gay and bisexual characters on scripted broadcast network TV is at its highest-ever level in the season ahead, according to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. The total on cable television is also going up.
Vt. House Asks FDA To Lift Blood-Giving BanThe Vermont House has voted to ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lift its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.
GLBT Community Holds Silent March Against Hate CrimesHundreds of members from the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community held a silent march to demonstrate against anti-gay hate crimes in the District.