Pauline Phillips, who wrote the Dear Abby column for many years, often advocated for acceptance of LGBT people.
Tracy Thorne-Begland was confirmed despite some Republicans refusing to cast votes.
The small Appalachian town of Vicco, Ky., has become the smallest municipality in the U.S. to approve an LGBT nondiscrimination law.
Patricia Todd, a state representative and Alabama's first out legislator, introduced a bill to change the state's sex-education policy so it no longer demonizes gay conduct or promotes abstinence-o
The folksy Howser, who inspired parodies but was loved by viewers, had recently announced his retirement.
France's Minister of Women's Rights wants Twitter to censor antigay, racist, and antisemitic speech.
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