LGBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism LGB, which was used to replace the term gay in reference to the LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s. Activists believed that the term gay community did not accurately represent all those to whom it referred.
Before the U.S. Supreme Court proceedings on a major LGBT rights dispute, police moved demonstrators away from the plaza in front of the courthouse due to concern over "suspicious" packages. Rough Cut..
(CNN) "Queer Eye" grooming expert Jonathan Van Ness is not a supporter of our current president, but, he explained to CNN's Brooke Baldwin, he does have a shampoo recommendation for him. Speaking this..
The sister of murdered journalist Lyra McKee received a standing ovation as she followed in her footsteps to deliver a powerful talk at Stormont. The author's Ted talk about religious education and its..
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For individuals in nations where being a part of the LGBT community threatens their freedom, safety and, sometimes, their lives, the Rainbow Railroad provides a way out. Jon Wertheim reports. CBS News - Published
Transgender activist Blossom Brown made her voice heard at a town hall event focusing on LGBTQ issues on CNN. 2020 Democratic presidential candidates took questions from the audience, but Brown accused.. CBS News - Published
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as he joined eight other Democratic.. Reuters - Published
Nine Democrats will participate in a town hall focusing specifically on LGBTQ issues. GLAAD senior adviser Zeke Stokes joins CBSN to discuss some of the issues Democratic candidates for president will.. CBS News - Published
In a sign of how essential gay rights have become to the party’s platform, Democratic presidential hopefuls will gather in Los Angeles to share their plans for advancing L.G.B.T.Q. rights. NYTimes.com - Published
BuzzFeed legal reporter Zoe Tillman joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss what we learned as Supreme Court justices heard arguments on whether federal civil rights law should apply to the LGBTQ.. CBS News - Published
Here are the top stories for Tuesday, October 8th: Trump administration blocks ambassador from testifying in impeachment probe; Turkey military build up at Syria border; Supreme Court considers LGBT.. USATODAY.com - Published
Plaintiffs and defendants responded to a seemingly divided Supreme Court that is considering whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination. (Oct. 8)
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Protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices hear arguments in two of the term's most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job.. USATODAY.com - Published
"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King went behind the scenes at Tyler Perry’s historic, 330-acre movie studio complex in Atlanta. The site features a dozen soundstages named after black icons in.. CBS News - Published
The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in three landmark cases for LGBTQ rights concerning workplace discrimination. The cases will determine if it is legal under existing federal law to fire an.. CBS News - Published
Supreme Court justices are back on the bench this week, gearing up for a jam-packed term filled with high profile issues. They are expected to weigh in on whether a federal employment law barring.. CBS News - Published
Polish anti-LGBT protesters clashed with riot police in the south-eastern city of Lublin on Saturday just before a gay pride march that has highlighted increased social tensions in the devoutly.. Reuters - Published
Actor Billy Porter, who stars in the FX drama set in the LGBTQ ball scene of the late 20th century, became the first openly gay man to win a best drama series acting Emmy. (Sept. 23)
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Longtime star New Orleans Saints quarterback says he didn't know about Focus on the Family's stands when he made the video promoting Take Your Bible to School Day CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com
A new study found that a mix of genetics and environmental factors shape a person's sexual orientation, as opposed to a single gene. Zeke Stokes, chief program officer at GLAAD, joined CBSN to discuss.. CBS News - Published
Jennifer Horn, former chairwoman of the New Hampshire Republican Party, joined "Red and Blue" to discuss why she recently left the board of the Log Cabin Republicans. She says there's "no way" she.. CBS News - Published
FBI agents arrested a Nevada man who said he communicated with white supremacists about launching a bomb attack in Las Vegas. Conor Climo, 23, is accused of plotting to fire bomb a synagogue or a bar.. CBS News - Published
One of Europe's biggest annual Gay Pride parades kicked off on the canals of Amsterdam on Saturday, with over 500,000 visitors from around the world expected to cheer on 80 boats representing a wide.. Reuters - Published