| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:20 PM
WASHINGTON — It took decades, congressional legislation and a review of thousands of war records, but two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday from President Obama at a somber and tearful White...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:11 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama worked successfully to end discrimination against gays in the military and moved swiftly to implement a Supreme Court ruling protecting married gay couples from federal discrimination.
But gay rights advocates are...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:10 PM
A federal jury has awarded $3.5 million to three Westminster police officers who said they were continually being passed over for promotions and assigned to "mall duty" because they are Latino.
After deliberating for about three days, the Santa Ana jury...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Councilman John Duran and his gay colleagues on the West Hollywood City Council never expected a backlash when they voted recently to remove the rainbow flag from above City Hall.
For Duran, who is gay, taking down the flag wasn't about slighting gays...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:55 AM
A federal jury has awarded $3.5 million to three Westminster police officers who said they are continually being passed over for promotions and assigned to “mall duty” because they are Latino.
After deliberating for about three days, the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
BEIJING— Fresh out of college and facing a mountain of debt, the 21-year-old woman was searching online for jobs when she hit upon a listing that sounded perfect: administrative assistant at a tutoring school in Beijing. She sent in her resume, then...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:26 PM
If you’re a state legislator from Arizona or Kansas, there’s a good chance you’re banned from one popular West Hollywood gay bar.
The Abbey Food and Bar this week banned “every legislator in any state that votes for bills to...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:45 PM
As Arizona awaits its governor's decision on a religious freedom bill cast by critics as anti-gay, civil rights advocates in Indiana bashed its state's own foray into controversial legislation: A measure that would exempt many faith-based organizations...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Not content to have besmirched their state's reputation by passing a mean-spirited immigration law, legislators in Arizona have approved an equally objectionable bill that would make it easier for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Gov....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:39 PM
It’s either a small fix to protect the free exercise of religion or a "no cake for gays" bill that would invite businesses to discriminate, depending on whom you talk to.
The legislation, SB 1062, would bolster a business owner’s right to...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Human rights groups and Western leaders condemned harsh anti-gay legislation signed into law Monday by Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, calling it draconian, offensive and an affront to basic rights.