The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund has endorsed D.C. Councilmember David Catania for mayor — even though he’s not officially running yet.
Jason Collins became the NBA’s first active openly gay player Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
Michelle Obama says a gay University of Missouri football player is “an inspiration to all of us.”
A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.
Defense and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, based in Bethesda, is halting its donations to the Boy Scouts of America over the organization’s ban on gays serving as adult leaders.
The A&E channel says “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson is off the show indefinitely after condemning gays as sinners in a magazine interview.
Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.
Pope Francis is reaching out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation, in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference as he returns from his first foreign trip.
President 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.
Cincinnati’s first openly gay city council member is among elected or appointed officials being honored by the White House in a program named for slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.