Through an aide, the pope offers support to a writer whose work was banned by the mayor of Venice, but warns against reading too much into it.

August 28 2015 5:50 PM

However, legislators may challenge it — even trying to require genital exams.

August 27 2015 10:57 PM

Schools in the Springfield diocese won't turn away children of gay parents, but they may make them feel unwelcome.

August 27 2015 3:52 PM

Just in time for back to school, this attorney, parent, and advocate wants to arm you and your loved ones with a legal guide to fighting for your children's right to be safe at school.

August 27 2015 4:45 AM

A South Dakota legislator wants transgender athletes to show their birth certificate and undergo a genital exam before they can compete.

August 26 2015 2:59 PM

After insinuating they might sever ties with the youth organization after it opened up leadership roles to out gays, the Church says it's sticking with the BSA.

August 26 2015 12:47 PM

In this excerpt from the new book One Teacher in Ten in the New Millennium — edited by GLSEN founder Kevin Jennings — Benny Vásquez says coming out as a gay teacher in New York is harder than you'd think.

August 26 2015 3:30 AM

Illinois joins California, New Jersey, Oregon, and D.C. in banning use of the discredited, harmful practice on minors.

August 20 2015 7:04 PM