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Married LGBT adults healthier, happier, says new study

Married LGBT adults healthier, happier, says new study

In the study, published in the journal The Gerontologist, LGBT participants who were married reported better physical and mental health, more social support and greater financial resources than those who were single. 

Seeking end to boycott, North Carolina rescinds transgender bathroom law

North Carolina on Thursday repealed a law restricting bathroom use for transgender people, hoping to bring back businesses and sports leagues that boycotted the Southern state because they saw the year-old measure as discriminatory.

Donald Trump's administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

Donald Trump's administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Trump administration has ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.

Donald Trump to end protection for transgender students

Donald Trump to end protection for transgender students

The Trump administration plans to roll back protection for transgender students, reversing federal guidance that required public schools to allow children to use bathrooms that matched their gender identities.

Church of England rejects opposition to gay marriage, activists happy

Gay rights campaigners on Thursday welcomed the Church of England`s rejection of a report calling for continued opposition to same-sex marriage, the media reported.

Australian Senate rejects public vote on gay marriage

Australia's Senate has rejected a government plan to hold a public vote on recognizing gay marriage.

Indonesia says 'no room' for gay community

Indonesia said Thursday there was "no room" for the gay community in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country, as activists blasted officials for an unprecedented series of LGBT attacks.

Peter Thiel tells Republican convention he is ''proud to be gay''

Republican National Convention to urge the country to discard petty cultural battles.

Heavy security for Jerusalem Gay Pride year after deadly attack

Hundreds of Israeli police are being drafted into Jerusalem to protect the city`s Gay Pride march on Thursday, a year after an ultra-Orthodox Jew killed a teenager and also stabbed five other people.

Facebook makes modest progress on workplace diversity

Facebook makes modest progress on workplace diversity

Revealing the LGBT workforce data at its premises for the first time, Facebook on Thursday released its diversity report, announcing a modest increase in the number of women and minority employees and highlighting lack of talent to fulfill its diversity goals.
 

Muslim group break Ramadan fast with Irish LGBT community

In an effort to display "true Islamic ideals", the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council invited a whole host of people from outside the faith to share in the spirit of the holy holiday on Saturday.
 

Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults were more likely to indulge in heavy drinking and smoking.

Barack Obama designates first US LGBT national monument

Barack Obama designates first US LGBT national monument

President Barack Obama designated the first LGBT national monument Friday, bestowing the honor on a New York bar and surrounding area considered to be the birthplace of America`s gay rights movement. 

Son likens N Srinivasan to Orlando killer; reveals how former BCCI boss tortured gay couple

Son likens N Srinivasan to Orlando killer; reveals how former BCCI boss tortured gay couple

Srini’s son claimed that his mother Chitra and father worked in tandem with doctor to ensure heroin was administered to the gay couple.

Not just LGBT, Sonam Kapoor is strong supporter of basic human rights

Not just LGBT, Sonam Kapoor is strong supporter of basic human rights

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor feels irrespective of a person's sexual orientation, they have the right to be themselves.

LGBT activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh

Two people were hacked to death Monday at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, with a local television channel identifying one of them as a leading gay rights activist.

Instant noodles, formula milk are making babies gay: Indonesian Mayor

Instant noodles, formula milk are making babies gay: Indonesian Mayor

An Indonesian Mayor is making news for claiming that infants can become gay if they consume instant noodles and milk formula.

VIDEO: Manny Pacquiao asks forgiveness after comparing same-sex humans to animals

VIDEO: Manny Pacquiao asks forgiveness after comparing same-sex humans to animals

After Manny's apology, Jose Marie Viceral said that the boxer's apology is accepted but he will not get a vote.

Same-sex couples are worse than animals, says boxing ace Manny Pacquiao

Same-sex couples are worse than animals, says boxing ace Manny Pacquiao

Manny made the remark in a video posted Monday on local TV5's election site.