No, Rep. Aaron Schock Is Not on the Wheaties Box
June 18 2014 1:13 PM ET

No, Rep. Aaron Schock Is Not on the Wheaties Box

Annie Hollenbeck

Antigay congressman Schock did not appear on a box of cereal made by a company that has been increasingly supportive of its LGBT workers.

Perry Now 'Defers to Scientists' on Ex-Gay Therapy
June 17 2014 3:14 PM ET

Perry Now 'Defers to Scientists' on Ex-Gay Therapy

Michelle Garcia

CNBC's Joe Kernen confronted Rick Perry about his comparison between homosexuality and alcoholism, but the Texas governor still stands by his beliefs.

Nevada Republicans Elect Trans Candidate in Primary
June 13 2014 3:11 PM ET

Trans Candidate Wins Nevada Primary — For Which Party?

Parker Marie Molloy

Trans woman and Air Force veteran Lauren Scott hopes to become the first out transgender member of any state legislature.

WATCH: Gay Pol Features Husband in Charming Campaign Ad
June 13 2014 1:11 PM ET

WATCH: Gay Pol Features Husband in Campaign Ad

Daniel Reynolds

Brett Smiley, a gay mayoral candidate in Providence, R.I., may have released the most adorable campaign ad yet.

Hillary Clinton Had 'Shouting Matches' With Russian Pols on LGBT Rights
June 12 2014 1:47 PM ET

Hillary Had 'Shouting Matches' With Russian Pols

Daniel Reynolds

The former Secretary of State says Vladimir Putin will not be happy to read her new memoir, Hard Choices.

Okla. Pol: No Problem With Stoning Gays
June 11 2014 8:47 PM ET

Okla. Pol: No Problem With Stoning Gays

Trudy Ring

State representative candidate Scott Esk says homosexuality is 'worthy of death' but claims he wouldn't author legislation instituting such punishment.

Maine Could Make History With Gay Governor, Youngest Out Legislator
June 11 2014 4:55 PM ET

Maine Could Make History With Gay Governor, Youngest Out Legislator

Trudy Ring

Mike Michaud was unopposed in Tuesday's primary for governor, while Ryan Fecteau captured the Democratic nomination in the state's 11th House District.

California: Atkins Takes Top Legislative Spot As First Lesbian Speaker
June 08 2014 1:59 PM ET

Atkins Takes Top Legislative Spot As First Lesbian Calif. Speaker

Thom Senzee

Toni Atkins is now the second LGBT person to take one of California's most influential political posts.

WATCH: Openly Gay Mayor Elected in Long Beach, Calif.
June 04 2014 1:41 PM ET

WATCH: Openly Gay Mayor Elected in Long Beach

Sunnivie Brydum

Robert Garcia becomes the first openly gay and first Latino mayor of Los Angeles suburb Long Beach, Calif.

Obama Declares June Pride Month, Urges Amercans to Eliminate Prejudice Everywhere
May 31 2014 11:36 AM ET

Obama Declares June Pride Month, Urges Amercans to Eliminate Prejudice Everywhere

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The White House proclamation reiterates the successes LGBT Americans have had this year, but still calls for an end to violence and workplace discrimination.

Utah Republican Admits Nationwide Marriage Equality Is Inevitable
May 29 2014 3:03 PM ET

Utah Repub. Admits Nationwide Marriage Equality Is Inevitable

Sunnivie Brydum

Sen. Orrin Hatch, a conservative Republican from Utah, says anyone who doesn't believe marriage equality will soon be the law of the land 'just isn't living in the real world.'

Op-ed: What Would Harvey Milk Think?
May 29 2014 6:30 AM ET

Op-ed: What Would Harvey Milk Think?

Evan Low

Gay politician Evan Low knows how far we've come since the days of Harvey Milk's trailblazing activism, but he wonders what Milk would think of our progress.

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