Pope Francis's removal of Cardinal Raymond Burke from the Congregation for Bishops and appointment of a more moderate member may signal positive change.
The school district in California's capital city is set to consider expanding its nondiscrimination policy to include transgender students in a vote Thursday.
Gov. Rick Snyder said he is open to discussions about adding sexual orientation to Michigan's statewide nondiscrimination law.
The Social Security Administration has started paying widows' and widowers' claims to surviving partners in legally recognized same-sex marriages.
Same-sex couples in which one partner has a life-threatening illness can marry immediately instead of waiting for the state's marriage equality law to take effect June 1, a judge has ruled.
A new bill may help resolve an issue that affects thousands of transgender people in New Jersey.
Patrick Stiles had a little help from his Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat cast mates when he proposed to his future husband.
Though most Americans support transgender protections in the workplace, House Speaker John Boehner has not shown any initiative to get a full vote for the bill.