A new Gallup poll has found that 42 percent of Americans believe that people are born gay.
President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.
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.