The 86-year-old Phil Batt surprised many, including organizers of the event where he made the statement, by talking about why gays deserve legal protections.
Gov. Rick Snyder dodged questions regarding his stance on LGBT workplace discrimination, before admitting it did not rank high on his list of priorities.
President Yahya Jammeh said gays and lesbians were 'more deadly than all natural disasters put together' in a United Nations address.
Representatives Gerald Mullery and Brian Sims, who is gay, plan to sponsor a bill that would ban 'conversion therapy' for minors in Pennsylvania.
The problem was not 'homophobia or sexism per se, but is the way society and people view women and gays,' the New York mayoral hopeful's chief strategist says.
With Bob Filner's resignation, gay City Council president Todd Gloria will become interim mayor. He and other gay and lesbian candidates may run in a special election to replace Filner.