Michael Sam was the first openly gay player to be drafted by the National Football League in 2014. Though he never actually played in an official NFL regular season game after leaving the University of Missouri, Sam helped pave the way for the LGBT community in professional sports. In a soon-to-be released interview in Attitude Magazine, Michael Sam discussed his feelings about […]
The proposal, known as House Bill 757, was supported by religious groups and organizations who wanted protection for denying service to those whose religious beliefs are different from their own. If passed, the bill would have allowed the refusal of jobs and services without legal ramifications.
"The Falcons coach, one of the coaches, was like, 'So do you like men?'" Apple said. "It was like the first thing he asked me. It was weird."
Senior U.S. District Judge Hayden Head of the Southern District of Texas, condemned the men for the brutal attack, saying they "abandoned their humanity to the viciousness of animals."
The family of Army vet Monique Converson believes she's being imprisoned in Kuwait on false drug charges because of her sexual orientation.
CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller expressed his network’s commitment to diversity during a recent TV critics meeting by offering himself up as the epitome of diversification. Geller was quoted as saying, “I’m diverse, I fall into the LBGT category. I’m just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn’t play basketball. I mentioned my husband earlier, because I want to […]
Tavis Smiley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his new book, "The Covenant with Black America - Ten Years Later."
With the controversial title of his new album, "Losing My Religion" the legendary singer thinks it's time for the black church to evolve in its antiquated way of shunning members of the gay community.
Gracing the cover of OUT magazine's OUT 100 issue as "Ally of the Year" comes as no surprise -- Obama is likely to go down in history as one of the most progressive presidents, if not the only one who has fought so tirelessly for LGBTQ rights.
Presidential candidate Ben Carson faced continued fallout from the LGBTQ community after he suggested transgender people should have their own bathrooms.
Join the conversation on Sunday Morning Live when activist, Fran Watson and political strategist Ron Jackson discuss the embattled Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. The legal wrangling surrounding the ordinance championed by Mayor Annise Parker will appear on the ballot in November. Watson and Jackson join host Marcus Davis to discuss the merits of the ordinance […]
President Obama makes history by appointing the White House's first openly transgender staffer.