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Stonewall Inn Becomes First National Monument to Honor Gay Rights

This weekend’s pride parades paid tribute to victims of violence and celebrated marriage equality.

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EEOC Files First-Ever Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawsuits

"With the filing of these two suits, EEOC is continuing to solidify its commitment to ensuring that individuals are not discriminated against in workplaces because of their sexual orientation."

You Can Still Be Fired For Being Gay In Most States

Marriage equality is just one of many battles the LGBT community has to face – including workplace discrimination.

Support Increases for LGBT Rights, Including Those Religiously Affiliated

The pious mainstream supports LGBT rights, does not like "religious freedom” laws.

Laverne Cox

32 Worst States for Transgender Equality

Despite increasing awareness and visibility of transgender people, a majority of states scored poorly on transgender equality, which has implications for future labor recruitment.

Witherspoon Presbyterian Church

Growing Religious Majority Supporting Same-Gender Marriage

A mainline Christian church’s turnaround on same-gender marriage shows how diverse religious Americans are on the subject.

As Same-Gender Marriages Begin in NJ, Governor Withdraws Appeal

Supreme Court to Decide on Same-Gender Marriage

The Supreme Court will hear cases upholding bans on same-gender marriage, and could make same-gender marriage legal nationwide.

Marriage Equality Amicus Brief

Four Top 50 Companies Sign Amicus Brief Supporting Marriage Equality

Cummins, Marriott, Target and WellPoint very publicly make their position known on same-gender marriage.

New Idealogy of the Young Republican

The New Ideology of the Young Republican

Ideological policy runs much of what goes on in Washington these days. But the Republican Party is seeing a change in the ideological values of its youngest members, especially on one hot-button social issue.

Ben Carson Gay Marriage

Activist: Gay People ‘Don’t Get Extra Rights’… Like Marriage

Conservative activist Ben Carson says the LGBT community is entitled to the same rights as everyone else, but marriage is an “extra right” that crosses the line.

Kansas Anti-LGBT Bill

Kansas Bill Would Allow Businesses to Discriminate Against Same-Gender Couples

Backers say the bill is about protecting religious freedom, even though “domestic partnership” and “civil union” are mentioned in the wording.

Department of Justice to Extend Marital Rights to Legally Married Same-Gender Couples

Department of Justice Extends Marital Rights to Legally Married Same-Gender Couples

Same-gender spouses will be allowed to invoke marital privilege to avoid testifying in a court case, among other rights.

Eli Lilly Same-Gender Marriage

Eli Lilly, WellPoint Take Strong Stand Against Indiana’s Same-Gender Marriage Ban

The companies noted that passage of the bill would put their companies at a serious disadvantage in attracting and retaining top talent.

Grammys Feature Same-Gender Weddings

Grammys Feature Same-Gender Weddings

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis celebrate their hit “Same Love” by asking 33 couples, many of them LGBT, to marry.

Susanne Atanus

Candidate: Autism, Dementia, Disasters Are Punishment for Gay Marriage

Illinois Congressional candidate says God is getting revenge on humans because of same-gender marriage and abortions. What else does she believe?

New Va. AG Won’t Defend Same-Gender Marriage Ban

Same-Gender Marriage Closer in Va. After New AG Stops Defending Ban

Virginia, once home to an anti-LGBT activist attorney general, would become the 18th state to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-gender couples.

As Same-Gender Marriages Begin in NJ, Governor Withdraws Appeal

As Same-Gender Marriages Begin in NJ, Governor Withdraws Appeal

Strongly worded opinion by State Supreme Court leads Chris Christie to abandon appeal, making New Jersey the 14th state in the U.S. to allow same-gender marriage.

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Gender Marriage

Two separate opinions open door for California couples to marry and all legal same-gender marriages to be recognized by the federal government.