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Gay Travel, What’s New in Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston continues to be the South’s shining star, and with good reason. New restaurants and retailers seem to be pop-ping…

Mississippi’s calling. A new spoof ad from comedy-website Funny or Die, spoofs a Visit Mississippi ad beckoning visitors to “Explore…

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has signed H.B. 1523 (“The Religious Liberty Accommodations Act), into law, despite national corporations and businesses speaking out…

By Matthew Wexler I can’t completely wrap my head around New Orleans, and I’m okay with that. It can be…

As many know, the Supreme Court is expected to rule by the end of June on marriage equality. Currently, the…

Regardless of your gender, all South Carolina residents who want to wear makeup in their driver’s licenses now can thanks…

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival lineup is having another breakout year! Stars representing nearly every known genre of popular music,…

Alabama’s House Judiciary Committee advanced H.B. 56, which allows probate judges and public officials to cite a religious reason for…

A ruling by the Alabama state Supreme Court ordered a halt to same-sex marriages in the state. In the ruling, the Court…

Georgia Equality, an organization working to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for LGBT communities and allies throughout the state, has…

My belle, you had me at hello. I first visited Virginia’s capital in 1989, for a whirlwind weekend wedding that…

Forty-four of Alabama’s counties are not issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, even after a United States court ruling. The…

A compromise in Dallas’  Employees’ Retirement Fund will, if signed by the Dallas City Council and an opinion from the…

A new map shows that 52 out of Alabama’s 67 counties are refusing to issue gay and lesbian marriage licenses,…

US District Judge Callie V.S. Granade ruled in favor of equality, striking down Alabama’s discriminatory constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying.…

Last night the Senate confirmed three judges in Texas—positions that have remained vacant for years—and among the chosen is the…

Yesterday District Judge Kristine G. Baker ruled that denying marriage for same-sex couples in Arkansas is unconstitutional. And then,  U.S. District…

With 17 Billboard hits and nearly two decades in country music, country music star Ty Herndon has come out of…

Now that marriage equality has reached Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced at a press conference that the state will launch its…

A new public education and engagement campaign—the first of its kind in the history of the Deep South—aims to strengthen…

Republican Congressional Candidate Anthony P. Culler, who is running in South Carolina’s sixth congressional district, went on a hate-filled homophobic…

A federal judge, Edward Rubin, has ruled today that Louisiana’s ban on gay and lesbian marriage is unconstitutional. Rubin said,…

US District Judge Martin Feldman ruled to uphold Louisiana’s ban on marriage equality. Until yesterday, no state marriage ban had…

For the first time in the state’s history, a mayor has come out to support marriage equality. Mayor David Garcia…

With lawsuits in all of the 31 states where gay and lesbian marriages are still illegal, even more lawsuits are…

  What seems like an easy decision to pass a non-discrimination ordinance in a city headed by an openly lesbian…

In a surprising decision, the Louisiana House has voted to uphold their controversial anti-sodomy law. In a vote of 66-27,…

  It’s been two weeks since Mississippi became the first state in the nation to legalize anti-gay discrimination through a…

Tickets are now on sale for Atlanta’s popular HRC Atlanta Gala Dinner on May 3. The event has proved an…

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a sweeping transgender-rights bill that will prevent trans people from discrimination in employment, housing,…