Sigourney Weaver: Gay Rights Are 'The Big Battle of Our Time'
October 16 2013 4:00 AM ET

Sigourney Weaver: Gay Rights Are 'Big Battle of Our Time'

Jerry Portwood

With the re-release of Prayers For Bobby on DVD, the Hollywood star discusses Russia's homophobic laws, how gorillas are superior to humans, and why parents need to trust their children.

WATCH: Transgender, Lesbian Students Crowned Homecoming Royalty
October 13 2013 8:18 PM ET

WATCH: Transgender, Lesbian Students Crowned Homecoming Royalty

Trudy Ring

Students around the nation continue to use races for homecoming court to make a statement about LGBT rights. This weekend saw winners in Iowa and on Long Island.

Ore. Father Killed on Cross-Country Walk Memorializing Gay Son
October 10 2013 6:28 PM ET

Dad Killed on Cross-Country Walk Memorializing Gay Son

Sunnivie Brydum

Joe Bell was killed by a truck driver Wednesday evening in Colorado while walking across the country to commemorate his gay son, who committed suicide earlier this year.

Rainbow Flag Stolen from Tenn. Univ. Pride Exhibit Returned
October 08 2013 2:11 PM ET

Rainbow Flag Stolen from Tenn. Pride Exhibit Returned

Sunnivie Brydum

Two days after the pride flag went missing, Middle Tennessee State University police discovered it in a student's possession.

WATCH: 'Un-American' Rainbow Flag at Tenn. College Raises Controversy
October 07 2013 6:04 PM ET

WATCH: 'Un-American' Rainbow Flag at Tenn. College Raises Controversy

Sunnivie Brydum

Several students and community members complained when the LGBT group at Middle State Tennessee University displayed a rainbow-colored American flag at an exhibit in the campus library.

WATCH: Broadway's 'Big Fish' Supports Heckled Ole Miss Laramie Project Cast
October 07 2013 5:24 PM ET

WATCH: Broadway's Big Fish Supports Heckled Ole Miss Laramie Project Cast

Sunnivie Brydum

After students in the audience hurled sexist and homophobic slurs at the student actors in an Ole Miss production of The Laramie Project, cast members from the new Broadway show Big Fish offered words of support.

Ole Miss Athletes Harass 'Laramie Project' Cast
October 04 2013 1:40 PM ET

Ole Miss Athletes Harass Laramie Project Cast

Nicholas Cimarusti

Football players at the University of Mississippi heckled cast members during a production of The Laramie Project, prompting university officials to apologize on Thursday.

WATCH: Texas Dad Publicly Shames Son for Bullying Classmate
October 03 2013 9:08 PM ET

WATCH: Texas Dad Publicly Shames Son for Bullying Classmate

Sunnivie Brydum

Jose Lagares said his tactic of making his son stand on a street corner with a sign proclaiming he's a bully was an effective way to curb the boy's behavior.

Transgender H.S. Student Crowned Homecoming Queen
September 21 2013 12:45 PM ET

Transgender H.S. Student Crowned Homecoming Queen

Michelle Garcia

Cassidy Lynn Campbell will preside over Homecoming events all weekend long.

WATCH: College Disciplines Gay Teen Threatened with Knife
September 16 2013 12:40 PM ET

WATCH: College Disciplines Gay Teen Threatened with Knife

Sunnivie Brydum

A gay college freshman in Missouri says his school penalized him after his former roommate threatened him with a knife while making antigay comments.

Calif. Bill on Scouts' Tax Exemption on Hold
September 13 2013 9:11 PM ET

Calif. Bill on Scouts' Tax Exemption on Hold

Trudy Ring

The bill, which would take away the state tax exemption of the BSA and other groups that discriminate, is on hold while its sponsor seeks more support.

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