Maddow to Putin: Ha! Take That!
December 18 2013 2:49 PM ET

Maddow to Putin: Ha! Take That!

Michelle Garcia

Rachel Maddow says the U.S. delegation to the Russian Olympics seems like a snub.

Pa. Gov. Comes Out for LGBT Employment Protections
December 18 2013 2:48 PM ET

Pa. Gov. Comes Out for LGBT Employment Protections

Sunnivie Brydum

Philadelphia's Republican governor is making waves with his newly expressed support for employment nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people in his state.

Obama, Biden Won't Be at Olympics
December 17 2013 7:34 PM ET

Obama, Biden Won't Be at Olympics

Trudy Ring

In a move interpreted as a protest of Russia's antigay laws, neither the president, the vice president, nor their wives will be in the U.S. delegations to Sochi, but some out athletes will.

Mich. Gov. Looking for 'Partner' to Discuss Inclusive Antidiscrimination Reform
December 17 2013 2:38 PM ET

Mich. Gov. Looking for 'Partner' to Discuss Inclusive Antidiscrimination Laws

Sunnivie Brydum

Gov. Rick Snyder said he is open to discussions about adding sexual orientation to Michigan's statewide nondiscrimination law.

December 16 2013 10:32 AM ET

Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks About Gay Rights, Ending Discrimination

'We have the opportunity to eliminate discrimination of the GLBT community'

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Trans-Inclusive ENDA
December 14 2013 1:24 AM ET

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Trans-Inclusive ENDA

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

India's Sodomy Ban Incites 'Day of Rage' Among Activists
December 13 2013 5:05 PM ET

India's Sodomy Ban Incites 'Day of Rage' Among Activists

Daniel Reynolds

Both activists and lawmakers vow immediate action in response to the recent decision by India's Supreme Court to recriminalize same-sex relationships.

WATCH: Right-Wing 'Documentary' Tries to Defend 'Ex-Gay' Therapy
December 12 2013 4:31 PM ET

WATCH: Right-Wing 'Documentary' Tries to Defend 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Sunnivie Brydum

The 30-minute film profiles four men who claim they overcame 'unwanted same-sex desires' through the scientifically discredited practice of so-called reparative therapy.

Mich. Governor Condemns RNC Member's Latest Antigay Remark
December 11 2013 8:01 PM ET

Mich. Governor Condemns RNC Member's Latest Antigay Remark

Trudy Ring

Republican governor Rick Snyder, through an aide, calls party activist Dave Agema's remarks 'wrong, extreme, and discriminatory.'

New Gay U.S. Ambassador Meets With Dominican President
December 10 2013 8:08 PM ET

New Gay U.S. Ambassador Meets With Dominican President

Trudy Ring

James 'Wally' Brewster, a Chicago business executive and political activist, aims to strengthen U.S. ties with the Dominican.

December 10 2013 7:11 PM ET

NBC To Spotlight Russia’s Human Rights Abuses During Olympics

The network announced that it’s brought on New Yorker editor David Remnick to provide guest commentary.

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