West Virginia GOP chairwoman endorses anti-LGBTQ op-ed

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The leader of West Virginia's Republican party is applauding a state senator's call for intolerance against members of the LGBTQ community. Republican state ...

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's House speaker and other Republican lawmakers are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weeke...

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

NEW YORK (AP) — They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgen...

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

NEW YORK (AP) — They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgen...

Pride parade kicks off in Tel Aviv with partyers, protesters

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The largest gay pride parade in the Middle East is drawing hundreds of thousands of revelers to the streets of Tel Aviv. Drag queens and rainbow-clad marchers...

In Tel Aviv, Neil Patrick Harris says he's no gay icon

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — This year's official international ambassador to Tel Aviv's Gay Pride Parade says he has no interest in being a gay icon. TV star Neil Patrick Harris arrived ...

October named as Taiwan's first-ever 'Gay Pride Month'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first Gay Pride parade since Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage last month will take place on October 26, with all of October declar...

Detroit chief says neo-Nazis sought gay pride event violence

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's police chief says officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark "Charlottesville No. 2" during a gay pride festival over the weekend. ...

Warsaw's pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to join Central and Eastern Europe's largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time when Poland is divided over the demand for LGBT rights. ...

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker is questioning Democratic Gov. Tony Evers order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time. ...

NYPD sorry for '69 raid at now-landmark Stonewall gay bar

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York's police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. ...

Jerusalem gay pride parade draws revelers, police

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Jerusalem on Thursday in the city's annual gay pride parade, a festival that exposes deep divisions between Israel's secular and Jew...

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the country's Gay Pride week. Tuesday's...

Taiwan gym owner draws fire after anti-LGBT Facebook post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage, the expat owner of a popular fitness gym in Taipei posted a controversial image and incendiary text that quickly outraged many T...

Beer pong 2020: Will Gillibrand's cool campaign pay off?

NASHUA, New Hampshire (AP) — Her first shot landed short and her teammate's bounced away. But Kirsten Gillibrand's second ping pong ball splashed home and she threw both arms skyward while her opponen...