The former Arkansas governor never expected to see LGBT people represented on television and in textbooks.
In 1954, Joe McCarthy threatened to reveal Sen. Lester Hunt’s son was a homosexual unless he withdrew from his reelection bid. Two weeks later the senator took his own life.
In a 463-0 vote, Russia's State Duma approved a measure that would ban LGBT events or public discussion and prohibit individuals from providing information to minors about the LGBT community.
Rep. Steve Israel called the practice a 'longtime injustice that needs to be righted.'
Being a binational same-sex couple has affected this investigative journalist's life in more ways than one—starting with a move to Brazil