Williams Institute

Discover the role of the Williams Institute, a leading research facility in the United States that releases facts and figures related to the LGBT community. Founded in 2001 by businessman Chuck Williams, the Williams Institute is a branch of the UCLA Law School that delves into public policy that relates to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gay and lesbian issues. Find out more about Williams and other institutions that further the cause of LGBT rights within the United States and beyond.

Same-sex weddings are pouring billions into the economy, says the Williams Institute, a UCLA think tank.

December 13 2014 8:45 AM

By the end of 2013, there were an estimated 130,000 married same-sex couples in the U.S., a 50 percent increase from three years earlier, says a new Williams Institute study.

September 30 2014 3:58 PM

That doesn't necessarily mean it causes suicide, but the association is troubling, says a new study.

June 25 2014 8:32 PM

The researchers found just slight differences between teens raised by stable lesbian couples and those raised by long-term straight couples, but the few points of difference favored the lesbian-led families.

February 26 2014 9:18 PM

Passage in the Senate was unprecedented, and it signaled much about what still matters in our politics.

January 06 2014 4:00 AM

The state's insurance department issued a directive informing health insurance companies operating within the state that they are now required to cover benefits.

December 31 2013 3:10 PM

GayDadSwag.com aims to make life less lonely for gay male parents.

December 25 2013 5:00 AM

The New Mexico Pediatric Society, the New Mexico Psychological Association, and the New Mexico chapter of the National Association of Social Workers all came forward for marriage equality as the state awaits a court decision.

2:27 PM

Andy Miller, founder of the Handsome Father, expresses his disappointment with his fellow gays since he and his partner adopted their son.

December 02 2013 12:11 AM

LGBT folks in the Bay Area who want to have biological children are taking the process into their own hands.

November 22 2013 3:08 PM