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National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum Applauds LGBT Legislation

By EDGE | Aug 4
The National Asian Pacific American Women applauded lawmakers introduction of the Equality Act, federal legislation that would extend LGBT Americans the same level of protection from discrimination guaranteed to other groups.

Hate Group Backs Bigoted Kentucky County Clerk

By EDGE | Aug 4
The bigoted Kentucky County Clerk who made headlines by refusing to issue a marriage license to a gay couple is getting some backing from a well-known hate group.

'We're Closing': American Foundation for Equal Rights to Shut Doors

By EDGE | Aug 4
The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) announced Monday it's closing its doors. The decision to close up shop follows the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v Hodges.

Bill to Take Alabama Out of the Marriage Business Advances in Senate

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 4
A state Senate committee has approved a bill to take Alabama probate judges out of the wedding license business following the U.S Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage.

Utah Group That Backed Gay Marriage to Sponsor Scouts

Aug 4
An activist group that backed the court fight overturning Utah's ban on same-sex marriage is applying to sponsor a Scouting troop after the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay adult leaders.

Massive California Wildfire Jumps Containment Line

By Haven Daley and Terrence Chea | Aug 4
As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wild land blaze threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.

Attack Targets Trump: Gawker Publishes Old Cell Number

Aug 4
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's corporate website was the target of a cyberattack Monday, the same day a celebrity gossip website published an old mobile telephone number for the billionaire businessman.

More Fights Ahead on Planned Parenthood After Senate Vote

Aug 4
In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

Debate Drama: GOP Awaits Top 10 Announcement

By Steve Peoples and Kathleen Ronayne | Aug 4
They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff.

Did Bill Cosby Blackball Janis Ian Because He Thought She Was Gay?

By EDGE | Aug 3
Did Bill Cosby blackball Janis Ian because he thought she was gay?

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