Neil Patrick Harris Knew He Was Gay After A Kiss From Burt Reynolds

Neil Patrick Harris, known to many from his role on How I Met Your Mother, and known to still more from his role as Doogie Howser, M.D. has revealed he first realised he was gay after a "joke kiss" from fellow actor Burt Reynolds. » 10/15/14 10:56pm 10/15/14 10:56pm

National Gay And Lesbian Task Force Changes Name To LGBTQ Task Force

The oldest LGBT+ rights organisation in the United States has changed its name from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to the National LGBTQ Task Force days before its annual Miami Recognition Dinner. » 10/08/14 11:18pm 10/08/14 11:18pm

Yes Missouri Recognises Same-Sex Marriage, No You Can't Marry There

A judge in Missouri struck down the state's ban on recognising same-sex marriages performed outside the state, but did not strike down the ban on same-sex marriages performed within the state. » 10/05/14 10:04pm 10/05/14 10:04pm

Nick Jonas Did A Striptease For A Thousand At Packed New York Gay Club

Nick Jonas apparently has a lot of gay fans, and he recently gave a whole lot of them a surprise striptease at the New York gay club BPM. » 9/11/14 9:03pm 9/11/14 9:03pm

Angel Haze Is Hanging Out With Ireland Baldwin's Family

Seems like the media and the LGBT+ community aren't the only ones who are totally smitten with Angel Haze and Ireland Baldwin as a couple. Apparently, members of the Baldwin clan are cool with the relationship and welcoming to Haze. » 9/09/14 11:11pm 9/09/14 11:11pm

Scientists Would Like to Remind Us Being LGBT Is Not A Mental Disorder

The World Health Organisation released a report this week detailing the extent with which sexual orientation and gender expression/gender identity are pathologised in The International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. The conclusion: being LGBT+ is perfectly normal, and the current reporting… » 9/04/14 10:56pm 9/04/14 10:56pm

Same Sex Marriage Probably Unseated Hawaii's Democratic Governor

Hawaii's Governor Neil Abercrombie is claiming he lost his re-election bid in the state's Democratic primary due to crossover Republican voters trying to punish him because of his administration's decision to support and pass same-sex marriage in the state. » 8/31/14 9:18pm 8/31/14 9:18pm

LGBT Women Have More Trouble Getting Healthcare, Personal Doctors

According to a new Gallup Poll, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender Americans are more likely than non-LGBT Americans to report they still do not have health insurance, despite the a significant drop in uninsured Americans since the Affordable Care Act's provisions requiring Americans to have health insurance took… » 8/26/14 11:13pm 8/26/14 11:13pm

Hilarious Marriage Equality PSA from Ireland Mocks 'Armagayddon'

The Irish group LGBT Noise has released this hilarious public service announcement. In the PSA, a straight couple fears that with the passage of marriage equality in Ireland, it is only a matter of time until the country collapses into chaos. Of course, there's a very obvious twist at the end for anyone who isn't a… » 8/21/14 11:33pm 8/21/14 11:33pm

Allstate Insurance Releases Gay Ad About Love And Really Big Hands

Part of Allstate's new LGBT Campaign, the new advertisement "Safe In My Hands" features a partnership between two men with really big hands. It's probably a metaphor. Maybe. Probably. I guess? » 8/18/14 11:04pm 8/18/14 11:04pm

Court Rules Uganda's Anti Gay Bill Unconstitutional

A Ugandan constitutional court declared the country's anti-gay law illegal because parliament didn't have a quorum. This is not as good of news as one might hope because the issue is one of procedure, not content. » 8/03/14 12:02pm 8/03/14 12:02pm

New South Wales Labor Won't Force MPs to Vote For Marriage Equality

The New South Wales Labor Party, part of the national Australian Labor Party, has voted to changes it rules in support of same-sex marriage. However, delegates of the state conference where the change was made voted against a motion which would have called on federal members of parliament to vote in support of… » 7/28/14 9:16pm 7/28/14 9:16pm

Connecticut Supreme Court: Same-Sex Marriage Rights Are Retroactive

Connecticut's highest court just made a stunning decision: it recognised that some rights only now formally granted through same-sex marriage and/or civil unions predate the recognition of relationships by the government. » 7/16/14 11:42pm 7/16/14 11:42pm

Justice Dept. Urges SCOTUS to Rule Gay Marriage Bans Unconstitutional

In new remarks from Attorney General Eric Holder, the United States Justice Department will urge the Supreme Court to rule state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional after Utah state officers stated that they will ask the Supreme Court to overrule a lower court that concluded gay couples can legally marry in the… » 7/14/14 9:00pm 7/14/14 9:00pm

Gay Rights Orgs Won't Support Equality Bill With Religious Exemptions

Fearful of the consequences of the recent Hobby Lobby decision by the Supreme Court, some prominent gay rights organisations are withdrawing support for the Equality Non-Discrimination Act due to a religious exemption clause in the bill. » 7/08/14 11:31pm 7/08/14 11:31pm

Australian Study Concludes Kids of Gay Parents Are Better Off

A new study from an Australian research group has concluded that in most aspects, children of same-sex partners are actually likely to be healthier than their heterosexual-parented peers. » 7/06/14 10:23pm 7/06/14 10:23pm

Biden Declares LGBT Rights More Important Than Cultural Traditions

Vice President Joe Biden, who has made a habit of getting out in front on LGBT issues for the Obama Administration, has expressed his belief, in his usual "plain-dealing, no-nonsense" style, that discrimination against LGBT individuals had no place in a civilised society, and that LGBT rights trumped local social… » 6/25/14 8:54pm 6/25/14 8:54pm

Ethan Hawke Believes Kids These Days Are Way Less Homophobic

In an interview on the homosexual subtext of Rebel Without a Cause, Ethan Hawke made some interesting comments about the significant drop in homophobia in his teenagers' generation. » 6/24/14 11:02pm 6/24/14 11:02pm

Obama Administration Sanctions Uganda for Anti-Gay Legislation

In an explanation on the White House website, two senior aides to President Barack Obama have outlined further United States restrictions in its bilateral relationship with the country of Uganda. The restrictions come over Uganda's passage of an extreme "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that criminalises LGBT individuals with… » 6/21/14 6:46pm 6/21/14 6:46pm

President Obama to Sign Executive Order For LGBT Protections

President Barack Obama is drafting and will sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. » 6/16/14 11:01pm 6/16/14 11:01pm