Rep. Zoe Lofgren took to the information-sharing site cofounded by late Internet activist Aaron Swartz to announce legislation that would reform the laws used by the federal government to harshly prosecute Swartz.
A former editor at The Daily Beast says CNN media critic Howard Kurtz interfered with a reporter's story that would have outed CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.
After the original pastor selected declined the invitation in the wake of an antigay sermon, Luis León, an LGBT-friendly Episcopal priest, will deliver the benediction when President Obama is inaugurated on January 21.
Gay and straight couples will be allowed to register in Pinellas County, Fla., after commissioners passed the ordinance with a 6-1 vote.
A transgender woman who went AWOL from the Marines 31 years ago will be issued a discharge with honorable conditions from the military.