U.S. Government Will Now Use The Term 'Sexual Rights'The United States will use the term "sexual rights" when discussing human rights abuses in an effort to protect people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
Kerry Names First Global Envoy For 'Defending And Promoting' LGBT RightsThe United States named its first international envoy for gay rights Monday, tasking a veteran diplomat with leading U.S. efforts to fight violence and discrimination against LGBT individuals overseas.
Study: Americans Support Gay Rights, But Don't Want To See PDAA new study from Indiana University and led by doctoral candidate Long Doan finds that while a large majority of Americans support legal rights for gay and lesbian couples, many still don’t think those couples should kiss in public.
Biden: Gay Rights 'The Civil Rights Issue Of Our Day'Vice President Joe Biden declared that the U.S. and Obama administration are part of a unified front against gay discrimination, saying that “prejudice is prejudice” and gay rights “the civil rights issue of our day.”
Obama To Sign Executive Order Extending Federal LGBT ProtectionsPresident Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.