Philadelphia Passes Sweeping LGBT-Inclusive Reform
October 28 2013 12:31 PM ET October 30 2013 3:31 PM ET

Philadelphia Passes Sweeping LGBT-Inclusive Reform

Sunnivie Brydum

The legislation, signed by Mayor Nutter Thursday, mandates that all new city-owned buildings be equipped with gender-neutral restrooms and offers tax credits to businesses that offer LGBT-inclusive benefits.

Cindy McCain Signs Petition Supporting ENDA
October 27 2013 2:26 PM ET

Cindy McCain Signs Petition Supporting ENDA

Jase Peeples

The wife of Senator John McCain has given her full support in passing legislation which would protect LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

7 Scary Stories for a Homophobic Halloween
October 25 2013 2:30 PM ET

7 Scary Stories for a Homophobic Halloween

Advocate.com Editors

Some of what TV and radio pundits say about LGBT people is so frightening it's ready-made for Halloween. Here are a few of the scariest things we've heard antigay talking heads say recently.

October 25 2013 12:54 PM ET

The Atlantic: 'The Case for Hate Speech'

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October 23 2013 6:59 PM ET

Who Are the 50 Most Powerful Gay Business Leaders in the World?

Plus: The Pope supports same-sex marriage?

Va. Dems Launch Posters 'Going Down' on Ken Cuccinelli
October 23 2013 1:34 PM ET

Va. Dems Launch Posters 'Going Down' on Ken Cuccinelli

Sunnivie Brydum

The Democratic Party of Virginia has released a series of sexually suggestive campaign posters targeting Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli's fight to outlaw oral and anal sex.

Texas Judge Nixes Republican Antigay Dogma, Switches to Democrats
October 22 2013 7:43 PM ET

Judge Quits GOP Over Its Antigay Dogma

Trudy Ring

'I cannot tolerate a political party that demeans Texans based on their sexual orientation, the color of their skin, or their economic status,' says Carlo Key.

Former GOP Official: Trans People Should Be 'Put in a Camp'
October 17 2013 5:48 PM ET

Former GOP Official: Trans People Should Be 'Put in a Camp'

Michelle Garcia

Todd Kincannon made several remarks about transgender women on Twitter.

Maddow to New N.J. Sen. Booker: 'Fun Times Await You'
October 17 2013 1:56 PM ET

Maddow to New N.J. Sen. Booker: 'Fun Times Await You'

Sunnivie Brydum

Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be the next U.S. Senator from New Jersey.

Homeowners Assn. President Receives Antigay Letter
October 16 2013 5:21 PM ET

Homeowners Assn. President Receives Antigay Letter

Michelle Garcia

Local police say they can't investigate the letter as a hate crime

Moldova Overturns Antigay Law, Seeks EU Admission
October 14 2013 2:26 PM ET

Moldova Overturns Antigay Law, Seeks EU Admission

Daniel Reynolds

The former Soviet country has repealed its 'gay propaganda' law in an effort to gain admission into the European Union.

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