| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Irwin Held, whose license-plate-festooned West Hollywood beer-and-burger spot drew praise from rock stars but protests from gay rights activists, has died. He was 87.
Held died Monday in his Los Angeles home, family members said. He had a kidney...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:25 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, hearing arguments on the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage for the first time, appeared willing Tuesday to restore marital rights to gays and lesbians in California but uncomfortable with legalizing same-sex...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:40 AM
One of the nation’s most powerful conservative Christian groups said it was not discouraged by Exodus International head Alan Chamber’s announcement that his ministry was closing because there are others to take its place.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:23 PM
A sweeping new study of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans finds that the overwhelming majority believe society has grown more accepting over the last decade — and will continue to do so in the decade to come.
Yet many said they...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers leading the fight for gay marriage in California have been quietly preparing state officials for the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court might dismiss the case on a technicality next month without deciding the fate of...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay.
The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
| Jan 17, 2013
It's the news the nation's been trying to digest all week (at least before Lance Armstrong made everyone lose their lunch): Jodie Foster, one of the industry's most cool and collected figures, is capable of being a rambling mess.
You've heard about it...
| May 9, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Three years ago, a shy young couple from Ohio announced to startled family and friends that they were heading west to marry and begin a new life together in California. Soon after they exchanged vows in Long Beach before the......
| May 9, 2012
| 4:35 PM
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Republican who risked his political career by supporting gay-marriage, applauded President Obama's decision Wednesday to support marriage equality....
| May 4, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The founder of the Moscow gay pride movement was convicted Friday of promoting homsexuality and fined $167 in the first prosecution under a controversial new St. Petersburg municipal law that human rights activists have denounced as homophobic....
| May 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Gay marriage is still illegal in much of the United States, where President Barack Obama recently threw his support to allowing same-sex couples to wed. It also remains rare around the world, as the above map from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...