The fact that so many high school LGBT students surveyed had been assaulted at school is harrowing enough--now picture things nearly twice as bad for students even earlier in their lives.
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WASHINGTON — Nearly 150,000 same-sex couples reported being in marriage relationships last year, many more than the number of actual weddings an...
On August 30, St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church in Cambridge hosted the marriage and blessed the union of its mayor, E. Denise Simmons, and her lifetime partner, Mattie Hayes.
The new gay and lesbian manners are confusing. What do you call little Heather's two mommies? How do you word a same-sex wedding invitation? How do you deal with gay bullying or a potential hate crime? What do you do when a condom breaks?
Can a gay or lesbian couple kiss in public? On the cheek or on the lips? How about holding hands?
Although millions of gay and lesbian households with kids now exist, this phenomenon is still, well, a phenomenon and by that I mean something new and remarkable.
Who pops the question? Among straights, traditionally it's been the guy who asks the girl, but even that's evolved in recent years. For same-sex couples, we're not burdened by any such traditions.
Since your sister is only recently sober, she no doubt feels especially vulnerable to relapse. In this light, you may want to abide by her request until more time has passed.
Last week I ended up having sex with my best friend, Richard. At least he used to be my best friend -- we haven't talked since. Did I mess up?
Just because you want to invite them all doesn't mean you should. Masked or unmasked bitterness, rage or jealousy can quickly tank the best of parties.
Senator Kennedy's personal connection was his boundless humanity, and his recognition of ours. Already he is becoming history. Now the job of making history is in our hands.
Obama is awarding a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom -- the nation's highest civilian honor -- to Harvey Milk.
Gay stereotypes, in this day and age, are relevant enough to be funny but outdated enough to be innocuous.
June marks Pride Month, an annual celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community's struggle for full equity. Despite the h...
How do I get through to members of the black community that seem to think if I sneeze on them they will catch some gay disease?
The California Supreme Court may have just weighed in on gay marriage, but participants in the NOW on PBS gay marriage interactive debate are still having their say.
Many activist gays have readily embraced the notion that "Queers" are "today's African Americans," with marriage equality an issue comparable to earlier more bitter struggles for civil rights.
MOSCOW — Supporters considered it a historic moment: two radiant women applied for a marriage license in a Moscow government office, claiming to...
It's simple enough: Sexting is the sending of nude (or semi-nude) photos with your cell.
The partially clothed body of Eudy Simelane, former star of South Africa's acclaimed Banyana Banyana national female football squad, was found in a cr...
Today, we are approaching the fifth anniversary of marriage equality in our state. We have pushed the envelope, no question. And we will continue to.
I believe Congress will be in lockstep with the President on a repeal of DADT. At the end of this year, the law that bars gay men and women from serving openly in the military can be gone.
Hip hop has long been the ultimate in gay-bashing hate music. Why do they do it? Why do hip-hop artists -- often the victims of bigotry themselves -- incite this hatred?
In this time of struggle for many LGBT Americans, I can't help wondering why those who are passionate about some civil rights aren't interested in all civil rights.
Selecting Rick Warren for the inaugural invocation is a Sister Souljah moment for Barack Obama. It's not his first, but it's the saddest, the most hurtful.
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