A countywide effort seeks to reduce smoking rate among gays, lesbians and bisexuals, which is 50% higher than among heterosexuals.
With the stroke of the governor's pen, Illinois became the 16th state in the nation to allow same sex couples to marry.
Ellen DeGeneres sounded off on the controversy surrounding Hallmark's "Holiday Sweater" ornament.
When the first NFL player comes out as gay, it will be a huge story. But it won't be as big of a spectacle as teams fear.
The High Desert's largest school district sharply denies firing a teacher in retaliation for her helping LGBT students who complained about alleged administrator and teacher prejudice.
Hundreds of couples have begun streaming into the University of Illinois-Chicago Forum to witness Gov. Pat Quinn sign a same-sex marriage bill into law.
The Cheney family argument that has awkwardly gone public has Mary Cheney now being called an "intolerant lesbian bigot" on right-wing radio.
The Texas National Guard has moved a step further in its defiance of a Pentagon policy toward gay service members by refusing to process military housing allowances for same-sex couples, according to a gay-rights group.
Marvel Entertainment made a bold move this week when a new character in the Uncanny X-Men series came out of the closet in a new installment of the comic books.
Alec Baldwin jokingly professed his love for a man in front of a large crowd Wednesday as he tried to ease the backlash triggered by an Internet clip that captured him berating a photographer with what sounded like a gay slur.