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Biden At NYC Event: Much More Needs To Be Done For LGBT Civil RightsVice President Joe Biden said in New York Thursday that more still needs to be done to protect LGBT Americans.
Gay Conversion Therapy Lawsuit Plaintiff Claims Horrors In N.J. TrialOne of four plaintiffs who sued a nonprofit that promised to turn them from gay to heterosexual wept on the witness stand Wednesday, as he described cutting off contact with his mother after being told she was the cause of his homosexuality.
Priest Says He Was Fired From Seton Hall For Supporting LGBT Advocacy GroupQuestions about sexuality and spirituality have begun swirling on the campus of Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey – following what some have called the firing of a well-known reverend.
Jason Collins, Who Made History By Coming Out, Announces Retirement From NBA"It feels wonderful to have been part of these milestones for sports and for gay rights, and to have been embraced by the public, the coaches, the players, the league and history."
Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy In New JerseyA legal challenge to the ban on gay conversion therapy in New Jersey suffered yet another court defeat on Thursday.
LGBT Advocates Fight Plan To Sell Plaza, Dream Downtown Hotels To Sultan Of BruneiA call has been launched for people to boycott the famed Plaza Hotel at Grand Army Plaza and the Dream Downtown Hotel in Chelsea – if they are sold to a certain owner.
10 Years After Resigning, Jim McGreevey Doesn't View Himself As A Gay TrailblazerThe struggle for gay rights and acceptance has moved leaps and bounds since that speech, but McGreevey said he doesn't see himself as a trailblazer.
Attorney Says Appeal Coming In NJ Gay Conversion SuitAn attorney for a New Jersey couple says he'll appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit that challenged the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.
Lawsuit Against NJ Gay Reparative Therapy Ban Tossed For A Second TimeA federal judge in New Jersey has tossed a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on gay conversion therapy for the second time in nine months.
De Blasio Says He Won't March In Any Parade That 'Excludes' LGBT CommunityAfter marching in the Brooklyn Pride Parade earlier this weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he and his wife, Chirlane McCray, will not march in any parades that “exclude” the LGBT community.
Catholic League President Blasts Gay Pride Parade Organizers Over Mandatory Rules For ParticipantsThe spat between gay rights groups and the Catholic League began ahead of the 253rd annual New York City St. Patrick's Day parade on Monday.
Au Bon Pain To 'Limit' Wi-Fi Filtering After Blocks On Abortion, Gay Rights SitesThe Au Bon Pain sandwich chain responded Tuesday to complaints that it blocked its wi-fi users from accessing pro-choice and gay rights sites.