Washington Marriage Equality Opponent Dies

Washington Marriage Equality Opponent Dies

Pro footballer turned minister Ken Hutcherson was one of Washington State's most fervent campaigners against marriage equality.

WATCH: Lou Reed: Perhaps Bisexual, Definitely a Voice for All

WATCH: Lou Reed: Perhaps Bisexual, Definitely a Voice for All

Reed, rumored to have had relationships with men as well as women, was one of the first rock stars to feature gay and transgender people in his songs.

PHOTOS: Elegance and Honor, the State Funeral of Jose Sarria

PHOTOS: Elegance and Honor, the State Funeral of José Sarria

The state funeral of legendary gay rights activist José Julio Sarria was a combination events: The social event of the season, a glittering photo op, and a deeply emotional tribute to a stellar figure in the LGBT movement.

Joyce Brothers: The Evolution of an LGBT Ally

Joyce Brothers: The Evolution of an LGBT Ally

The well-known psychologist went from advising 'ex-gay' therapy to being unequivocally supportive of LGBT people.

Film Critic, LGBT Supporter Roger Ebert Dies

Film Critic, LGBT Supporter Roger Ebert Dies

Ebert wrote political commentary as well as movie reviews, and in a recent column on his Catholicism, he expressed disagreement with the church's antigay stance.

Richard Griffiths, Star of 'Withnail & I' and 'History Boys,' Dies at 65

Richard Griffiths, Star of Withnail & I and History Boys, Dies at 65

Well known for portraying Harry Potter's obnoxious uncle, Griffiths also played noteworthy gay roles.

Entertainer Rudy de la Mor Dead at 73

Bonnie Franklin, Actress and Ally, Dies at 69

Bonnie Franklin, Actress and Ally, Dies at 69

The actress, who played a feminist character in One Day at a Time, was one in real life, and also an LGBT rights supporter.

WATCH: Remembering Gay Pianist Van Cliburn

WATCH: Remembering Gay Pianist Van Cliburn

The American-born pianist became a beacon for positive U.S.-Soviet relations when he won first place at a Soviet Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow in 1958.

Sexual Freedom Activist Dan Massey Dead at 70

Longtime Sexual Freedom Activist Dies at 70

A sexual freedom leader passes away.

Lesbian Author-Scholar Julia Penelope Dead at 71

Lesbian Author-Scholar Julia Penelope Dead at 71

Prolific author Penelope, a feminist and separatist, was also active in the Green Party and once ran for Congress on the Green ticket.

NLGJA President Michael Triplett Dead at 48

NLGJA President Michael Triplett Dead at 48

Triplett, who had been president just a few months but had long been involved with the group, died today after a struggle with cancer.

Dear Abby, Gay-Friendly Advice Columnist, Dead at 94

Dear Abby, Gay-Friendly Advice Columnist, Dead at 94

Pauline Phillips, who wrote the Dear Abby column for many years, often advocated for acceptance of LGBT people.

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