William Yang
William Yang
June 24, 2013

3 Most Heartwarming Gay Couples Throughout History

As the country waits for the Supreme Court to hand down its groundbreaking Prop 8 ruling this week, we should remember these heartwarming couples in the U.S.' same-sex marriage history.

June 21, 2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage 2013: A Look At All the Ways the Court Could Rule

The Supreme Court is preparing to release two opinions on gay marriage, but there will be more to it than a simple "yes" or "no." Here's a look at some of the ways in which the court could rule.
June 6, 2013

Boy Scouts Gay Ban: How Have Religious Leaders Reacted to Gays in Scouting?

Some churches have promised to sever their relationship with scouting, but others have been more supportive.
June 5, 2013

This Couple Was Booted From a Taxi For Being Gay And Now They're Fighting Back

After a quick peck in a cab, gay Chicago couple Steven White and Matt McCrea were told to exit the car.
June 4, 2013

Christine Quinn: NYC Mayoral Hopeful Announces Defense Classes for LGBT Safety

Given the recent spate of anti-gay hate crimes in New York, Christine Quinn, who hopes to become the city's first LGBT mayor, announced a series of self-defense classes.
June 3, 2013

A Fascinating Chart of the 10 Most Gay-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

With the DOMA ruling and Gay Pride around the corner, a new study shows the most welcoming, safest places for gays in the U.S. Did your town make the cut?

May 31, 2013

Gay Marriage 2013: Puerto Rico Makes Anti-LGBT Discrimination Illegal

The expansion of gay rights on this deeply Catholic island is a good sign for the movement, and a bad sign for those standing in the way of progress.
May 29, 2013

Gay Marriage 2013: Marine Corps Captain and Boyfriend Say "I Do" In Seattle

5 months after their groundbreaking engagement at the White House, a gay Marine captain and his lover were married in Seattle.
May 28, 2013

DOMA Ruling: As Violent Anti-Gay Marriage Protests Rock France, Will the Same Happen in the U.S.?

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in France to protest legal gay marriage, and it quickly turned violent. Can the same happen in America?
May 24, 2013

'Bashing' App: How This Smartphone App is Helping End Anti-Gay Hate Crimes

The new 'Bashing' app allows users to record the time and location of gay-bashing incidents and share it with the world. Could this technology help police predict where bullies will strike next?
May 23, 2013

Obama Morehouse Commencement: What Can the LGBT Movement Learn From the Civil Rights Movement?

In his commencement speech at Morehouse College, the president links the African-American and LGBT struggles for freedom and civil rights.

May 22, 2013

Mark Carson Murder: Anti-Gay Hate Crimes Are Far From a Distant Memory

The gay community has focused on winning court battles. But the battle to win the hearts and minds of all Americans is far from over, as evidenced by a rash of anti-gay hate crimes in NYC.
May 19, 2013

Marc Carson: NYC Shooting Proof We Must Do More to Stop Anti-Gay Hate Crimes

With the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old gay man in Greenwich Village, it's clear the world can be unsafe for LGBT individuals despite their many allies and support groups.
May 15, 2013

Gay Marriage 2013: What Can Other States Learn From This Week's Big Three?

Marriage equality passed in three states this week, each for different reasons and under different circumstances. Here's a look how millennials played an important role in each of those states.
May 9, 2013

Gay Adoption: Bill Could Guarantee LGBT Families Full Adoption, Foster Care Rights

Just like the battle for the freedom to marry, granting LGBT couples full adoption and foster care rights is only a matter of time.
May 6, 2013

Gay Marriage: Lesbian Couple Marries Nine Times in Eight Cities in 10 Days

Kacey Frierson and Chwanda Nixon decided to celebrate their marriage with an "I Do Marathon," getting married nine times in eight states in 10 days.

May 1, 2013

Gay Rights: Despite Progress on Marriage, the Road to Coming Out Is a Long One

The U.S. has made strides toward legalizing same-sex marriage, but the coming-out process is often a painful one for LGBT youth.
April 25, 2013

Rob Portman's Approval Rating Drops 10 Points After Gay Marriage Shift

The Ohio senator announced that he decided to change his position out of the hope that his son, Will, who is gay, can enjoy freedom to marry as his siblings do.
April 20, 2013

Gay Marriage: What New Zealand Can Teach the U.S. About Marriage Equality

Same-sex marriage seems to be unstoppable, as France, Uruguay, and New Zealand pass bills sure to bolster the confidence of U.S. marriage equality supporters.