The civil rights attorney was honored at the Makers conference this weekend.
LGBT organizations are taking aim at discriminatory marriage laws in two traditionally conservative states.
The hoopla over the college football star's coming-out is 'not strange to me at all,' says Cooper.
The couples challenging the ban want it suspended while they await a trial in the case.
After thousands of tweets using the #FreeAvery hashtag, trans detainee Avery Edison was transferred out of an all-male correctional facility, to one with a female population. On Wednesday afternoon, her partner announced that Edison would be returned to the United Kingdom on Thursday.
Carlton Wilborn, actor, dancer, writer, toured the world with Madonna, but only hit his stride once he came out about having HIV.