U.S. gay group raises funds for Taiwan same-sex marriage campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With Taiwanese citizens voting on five referendums for or against gay issues on Nov. 24, a group in the United States has been raising funds to support the Taiwanese campa...

Kansas 'vanilla' GOP congressman struggles versus unique foe

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder has never been in as much political trouble as he is this year in his eastern Kansas congressional seat — not even when a 10-second nude swim in the Sea...

Window and neon sign smashed at gay landmark Stonewall Inn

NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager has been accused of smashing the front window and iconic neon sign at New York's Stonewall Inn, a landmark in the fight for gay rights. Police say the 19-y...

NY City Opera commissions Iain Bell work on Stonewall Riots

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Opera has commissioned "Stonewall" by British composer Iain Bell to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in 1969. The company sai...

JetBlue Celebrates Airline’s Commitment to Diversity with Support for LGBT Events throughout Pride Month

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 1, 2018--JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced a variety of events it will support in June as the airline celebrates diversity and equality as part of LGBT Pride Month. ...

Rainbow flag flies at US monument, but not on federal land

NEW YORK (AP) — Gay rights activists who worked to get a rainbow flag installed at the new Stonewall National Monument in New York City are upset the National Park Service says the flag isn't actually...

Taiwanese enter float in New York Pride Parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- After the Constitutional Court’s ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in late May, a group of Taiwanese joined the 2017 New York Pride Parade with a float last Sunday, ce...

Key dates for transgender rights in the US

Some important events in the history of transgender rights in the United States: 1952: Christine Jorgensen completes sex-reassignment surgery in Denmark; she was the first American k...

LGBT activists view Obama as staunch champion of their cause

It was a new look for the White House, bathed in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage nationwide. President Barack Obama, who was inside,...

LGBT activists view Obama as staunch champion of their cause

It was a new look for the White House: illuminated in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage nationwide. President Barack Obama, who was in...

NYC police: Break-in at United Arab Emirates diplomat's home

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police report says an intruder broke into the home of the consul general of the United Arab Emirates but ran away without taking anything. Majid Al-Su...

New subway station has public art rarely seen: A gay couple

NEW YORK (AP) — The sight of two men holding hands is far from uncommon, but a mural of two men doing just that is showing up in an unusual place — on the walls of a new subway station in New York Cit...

Lynch to visit mosque amid spike in anti-Muslim hate crimes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting a mosque in Virginia next week amid a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting Muslims. Lynch is scheduled to visit the Al...

BC-Nightclub Shooting-Florida Package,ADVISORY

EDITORS:A gunman has killed 49 people, with another 53 injured, in a massacre at a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.Here are the ...

Gay clubs: Patrons treasure a place to feel safe, be oneself

NEW YORK (AP) -- Like many gay men across America, Jamie Brown has treasured memories of nights spent reveling at a gay club, a boisterous community gathering place where he could feel safe and be him...