Israeli lawmakers reach out to US Jews on anti-Semitism

BOSTON (AP) — A group of lawmakers representing a cross-section of Israel's political spectrum is reaching out to American Jews at a time when anxiety over anti-Semitic activity is running high in bot...

Man going to LGBT event pleads not guilty to weapons charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Indiana man who told police he was headed to a gay pride event in California and was found with a loaded assault rifle and chemicals mixed and ready to explode in his car has ple...

The Latest: Another effort at 'bathroom bill' fix fizzles

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on efforts at the North Carolina legislature to repeal or replace a state law limiting LGBT protections and which public restrooms transgender people can use (all times...

Top North Carolina GOP official fights to save bathroom bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top Republican in North Carolina's executive branch is throwing a blunt counterpunch to the Democratic governor's call to repeal the state's "bathroom bill," despite economic ...

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in los...

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years. ...

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' limiting LGBT rights will cost North Carolina $3.76B in lost business over 12 years

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' limiting LGBT rights will cost North Carolina $3.76B in lost business over 12 years.

Are 'gay moments' in 'Beauty' and 'Power Rangers' progress?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startlin...

Taiwan’s top judges discuss same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Council of Grand Justices said after a debate Friday that it would fix a date for its ruling on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage within a month. While the...

Federal surveys trim LGBT questions, alarming advocates

NEW YORK (AP) — LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration's quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. Combined with the withdrawal of another p...

LGBT community worries about hate crime prosecutions

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — During the waning days of President Barack Obama's administration, supporters of LGBT rights hailed the first federal hate crime conviction for the killing of a transgender woma...

NYPD officer seen dancing at gay pride parade dies of cancer

BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City police officer who became a social media sensation dancing with a marcher at a gay pride parade has died. The Arthur F. White Funeral Home in Be...

'Empire's' Jussie Smollett gets political in new video

NEW YORK (AP) — While TV star Jussie Smollett was in the recording studio working on his own music apart from "Empire," set for release later this year, he couldn't help but write a song about what's ...

HSBC Taiwan CEO walks lesbian employee down the aisle

Taipei (Taiwan News)—When HSBC Taiwan employee Jennifer Chang's (張怡貞) parents refused to attend her wedding with lesbian partner of 11-years, the CEO of the company John Li (李鐘培) volunteered...

Transgender families press education secretary on rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Families of transgender students came away from a meeting with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos saying that she was receptive to their concerns but must now follow up with action. ...