Actor Tyler Ritter Isn't a Gay Man — He Just Plays One on TV
November 05 2014 6:00 AM ET

Actor Tyler Ritter Isn't a Gay Man — He Just Plays One on TV

Dawn Ennis

The Los Angeles Times recently misidentified Ritter as gay — but, perhaps in a show of how times have changed, there has been no fallout.

WATCH: Wendy Williams on Bruce Jenner — Transphobic or Not?
November 04 2014 4:45 PM ET

WATCH: Wendy Williams on Bruce Jenner — Transphobic or Not?

Dawn Ennis

Commenters are differing on whether it was appropriate for Williams to speculate on a possible gender transition by the former Olympian, and a misquote has added fuel to the fire.

Nate Silver Has Been Predicting This Since March
November 04 2014 1:48 PM ET

Nate Silver Has Been Predicting This Since March

Lucas Grindley

The media seems to be converging on this idea that Democrats are about to lose the Senate, but as usual, it was Nate Silver who was ahead of the curve.

WATCH: Brooke Guinan, Trans FDNY Firefighter, Gets Real About Employment Discrimination
November 01 2014 1:36 PM ET

Trans Firefighter Gets Real About Workplace Discrimination

Mitch Kellaway

In a recent interview with MSNBC, the face of V.O.I.C.E.'s viral 'So Trans, So What?' campaign discusses trans people's external and internal barriers to getting jobs.

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One
October 31 2014 8:48 PM ET

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One

Dawn Ennis

Media coverage of the Apple CEO's announcement was largely respectful, but one syndicated radio show radiated homophobia.

Rich Ross Named Discovery Channel President
October 31 2014 1:46 PM ET

Rich Ross Will Be Discovery Channel President

Jerry Portwood

The former chairman of the Walt Disney Studios will join Discovery in January 2015

Christian Mom Shares Story of Acceptance and Love for Trans Son
October 30 2014 2:16 PM ET

Christian Mom Shares Story of Acceptance and Love for Trans Son

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Christian mother Gina Kentopp had to question everything she believed and used her faith on her journey to accepting her transgender son.

20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out
October 30 2014 1:55 PM ET

20 Touching, Funny Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook Coming Out

Dustin Diehl

Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.

Australian Tabloid Apologizes for Sensationalizing Trans Woman's Murder
October 27 2014 5:44 PM ET

Aussie Tabloid Finally Apologizes for Dehumanizing Trans Coverage

Mitch Kellaway

Australia's The Courier Mail came under fire for its transphobic approach to covering Mayang Prasetyo's murder. Three weeks later, the newspaper finally has a response.

Op-ed: No, the South Isn't a 'New Frontier' for LGBT Rights
October 27 2014 5:30 AM ET

Op-ed: No, the South Isn't a 'New Frontier' for LGBT Rights

Sarah Young and Michael Hansen

Framing the South as a backward, dangerous place is not only wrong but also demeaning to the LGBT people who have lived and worked decades for equality there.

Analysis: Nope, Same-Sex Marriage Doesn't Dissuade Straight People from Getting Married
October 21 2014 12:30 PM ET

Nope, Our Marriages Don't Dissuade Straights from Marrying

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

An analysis of European countries and American states proves that marriage equality has no effect on the rate of opposite-sex marriages.

Michael Sam, Cowboys Welcome Lull in Media Attention
October 21 2014 7:21 AM ET

Michael Sam, Cowboys Welcome Lull in Attention

Annie Hollenbeck

The Cowboys practice squad member has stayed out of the media spotlight since the regular season began.

WATCH: CNN's Cooper, Lemon Explore Their Roots in Special Program
October 20 2014 12:11 PM ET

WATCH: CNN's Cooper, Lemon Explore Their Roots in Special Program

Dawn Ennis

Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon both deal with some grim family history in Roots: Our Journeys Home.

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