A Russian official warned that if Madonna does indeed speak out against an antigay law recently passed in St. Petersburg banning the dissemination of "gay propaganda," she and concert promoters could face a fine of up to 500,000 rubles, or US$16,700.
A transgender woman who was a finalist for Miss Universe Canada has been disqualified from the competition because she was born male.
After the National Organization for Marriage announced this week that it had launched a boycott of gay-friendly Starbucks, the Internet exploded with support for the Seattle-based coffee chain.
A 15-year-old Ohio boy is in a coma today after attempting to kill himself because of bullying that began after he came out.
In a new video, international LGBT rights group All Out underscores the importance of U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon's recent vocal support for equality.