10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO IS STAKING IT ALL ON THE HEALTH CARE BILL ...

At pride events, protests claim prejudice, exclusion

NEW YORK (AP) — Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT commu...

California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year...

After outcry, an LGBT survey question is restored by HHS

NEW YORK (AP) — A question on sexuality slated for deletion from a federal survey has been restored, officials said Thursday, responding to an outcry from LGBT advocates who said the Trump administrat...

Joe Biden to LGBT gala: 'Hold President Trump accountable'

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is challenging the LGBT community to push back against President Donald Trump's administration. Biden addressed gay rights Wednesday a...

Indiana Christian school at center of LGBT voucher debate

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone. The school says in its admissions b...

Hundreds of thousands for Brazil gay parade, world's biggest

SAO PAULO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are gathering in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo for one of the world's largest gay pride parades. The revelers have packed the city'...

Marchers brave high heat for Lisbon's LGBT Pride Parade

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Braving high temperatures, about 1,000 people have marched in a LGBT Pride Parade in Portugal's capital of Lisbon in support of transsexual rights. The festiv...

For advocates of gay adoption, progress but also obstacles

With tens of thousands of children lingering in foster care across the United States, awaiting adoption, Illinois schoolteachers Kevin Neubert and Jim Gorey did their bit. What began with their offer ...

For advocates of gay adoption, progress but also obstacles

With tens of thousands of children lingering in foster care across the United States, waiting for adoption, Illinois schoolteachers Kevin Neubert and Jim Gorey did their bit. What began with their off...

Teacher's photo showing LGBT pride next to Trump goes viral

Rhode Island's Teacher of the Year is drawing attention for his display of LGBT pride in a photo-op with President Donald Trump. The photo from Nikos Giannopoul...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has approved a new rule giving its residents the option of not specifying their gender on driver's licenses, learner's permits and identity cards, becoming the first state in...

Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening

MARIEL, Cuba (AP) — Church bells rang out and Cubans strung American flags from their windows when President Barack Obama announced in December 2014 that the U.S. would stop trying to push Cuba toward...

Skittles ditches rainbow to give LGBT pride 'center stage'

CHICAGO (AP) — Skittles has temporarily ditched its rainbow theme in favor of an all-white look in the United Kingdom and Germany in order to give LGBT pride celebrations "center stage." ...

18 should be minimum age for same-sex marriage: Taiwan Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The minimum age for same-sex marriages should be 18, but in order to safeguard equal rights, the minimum age of marriage for heterosexual women should be raised from 16 to...