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Transgender Candidate to Challenge Gay Senator in Maryland

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.

01/30/2014

Boy Scouts of America. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Lockheed Martin Halts Boy Scouts Donations Over Gay Ban

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.

12/19/2013

(From left) Willie Robertson, Phil Robertson and Si Robertson of "Duck Dynasty". (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Patriarch Off ‘Duck Dynasty’ After Gay Comments

The A&E channel says “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson is off the show indefinitely after condemning gays as sinners in a magazine interview.

12/18/2013

Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as nothing more than a "land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow seeks to annex the Ukrainian territory. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Cancels LGBT Event Speech Amid Shutdown

Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

10/03/2013

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Pope Francis: ‘Who Am I to Judge’ Gay Clergy?

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.

07/29/2013

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. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Urges Congress To Ban Workplace Bias Against Gays

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.

06/13/2013

File photo of the White House's West Wing. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Honors Gay Councilman From Cincinnati

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.

05/22/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls Collins, Offers Support On Coming Out

President Barack Obama has reached out to Jason Collins to offer his support after the NBA veteran came out as gay.

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls Collins, Offers Support On Coming Out

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has reached out to Jason Collins to offer his support after the NBA veteran came out as gay. Obama called Collins on Monday, hours after Collins became the first […]

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wizards, Kobe Openly Support 1st Gay Player in NBA

NBA center Jason Collins is the first athlete in a major American team sport to announce he’s gay.

04/29/2013

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