The out British actor joined more than 320,000 people who signed a petition asking the International Olympic Committee to seek printed assurances that LGBT athletes will be safe from persecution at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia
The out actor and LGBT activist also compared Putin's Russia to Nazi Germany, saying the Winter Olympics scheduled for next year in Sochi are giving the antigay President international approval.
President Obama responds to Russia's new antigay law.
Governor Pat Quinn is advocating for solidarity in marriage equality among the Midwestern region.
Defying Pennsylvania law, mayor John Fetterman performed the first same-sex marriage in his county.
Standard Parking Inc. has issued an apology for the conduct of one of its drivers, who told a gay couple to move to the back of the bus.