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Amid Legal Dispute With Neighbors, Couple Loses Life Savings, Home Vandalized With Gay Slur

Jul 20
A gay couple living in Pennsylvania said their life savings have been drained after a lengthy legal battle with neighbors over their fence. Amid the legal dispute, someone vandalized the men's home, writing "get out fags!" in red paint on their garage.

IAS Pediatric Grant Winners Announced

By EDGE | Jul 20
Leaders in pediatric HIV research gathering at AIDS 2016 in Durban will honor the winners of the fourth and largest-ever round of IAS research grants.

Maryland Court Decides in Favor of De Facto Parentage for Same-Sex Couples

By John Riley | Jul 17
On Monday, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, ruled unanimously in favor of a transgender man seeking to be granted visitation rights with the son he helped raise with his former partner.

Summer Campers Devise Way to Help Orlando Gay Club Victims

By Mark Kennedy | Jul 16
The deadly nightclub shooting in Florida has inspired Broadway stars to sing in concerts, record songs and perform a few blocks from the massacre. Now there's an online philanthropic campaign modeled on the ice bucket challenge.

LGBT History Lessons Edging Closer to California Classrooms

By Lisa Leff | Jul 14
After multiple delays, California education officials are moving to comply with the nation's first law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and LGBT rights milestones in history classes.

Illinois Agency Urges Foster Parents to Take LGBT Youth

Jul 10
Illinois' child welfare agency is urging more foster parents to take in homeless LGBT youth, describing the situation as a desperate one for thousands of young people.

Family Throws New Jersey Teen Rainbow-Themed Coming Out Bash

Jul 6
A New Jersey teen has gotten a surprising response after telling her parents she's gay: a rainbow-themed surprise coming out party.

Watch: In Emotional Hallmark Short, Son Comes Out to Dad on Prom Night

Jul 6
Hallmark Cards' streaming service Feeln recently released a new short film called "The Beginning," which features a young man who comes out as gay to his father on prom night.

Teen Comes Out On Disneyland Ride With Hilarious Pic, Twitter Reacts

Jul 6
A 16-year-old girl from Sacramento, Calif. came out as lesbian in one of the most unique ways -- and social media is exploding with joy.

Judge: Indiana Must List Both Moms for Children of Lesbians

By Ken Kusmer | Jul 1
Indiana must list both spouses in lesbian marriages as parents on their children's birth certificates, a federal judge ruled Thursday, saying the state must end what she called a "discriminatory" practice of listing only the birth mother.

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