In 1954, Joe McCarthy threatened to reveal Sen. Lester Hunt’s son was a homosexual unless he withdrew from his reelection bid. Two weeks later the senator took his own life.
In a 463-0 vote, Russia's State Duma approved a measure that would ban LGBT events or public discussion and prohibit individuals from providing information to minors about the LGBT community.
Fewer religiously affiliated people see marriage equality as a divisive issue that violates church doctrine, according to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.
A gay soldier describes his life in the military, including the time he spent working alongside Prince Harry.
Franklin County Commissioner John O’Grady was told his invitation to speak at his alma mater, a local Catholic high school, was rescinded because of his marriage equality activism.
Rep. Steve Israel called the practice a 'longtime injustice that needs to be righted.'