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Topless Activists Cleared Over Notre Dame Protest

Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
A Paris court has thrown out a legal case against nine gay rights activists who bared their breasts in a rowdy protest inside Notre Dame Cathedral, ruling that there was insufficient evidence of any material damage.

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

By Chuck Colbert | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.

Singaporean Gays Rally to Counter Opposition

By Satish Cheney | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for a rally that this year drew unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives.

Police Investigate Mysterious Death of Calif. Trans Activist

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Authorities are investigating the death of a transgender activist, whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen on June 12 in Anaheim, Calif.

Michael Stipe to Appear at Logo Event This Month

Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Michael Stipe will honor Ugandan gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere at the Logo network’s "Trailblazers" event this month.

Stonewall Activist Storme DeLarverie Dies at 93

By Deepti Hajela | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Storme DeLarverie, a lesbian activist who took part in the New York Stonewall riots in 1969 that started the gay rights movement in the United States, has died. She was 93.

Young Political Activist Comes Out Publicly About HIV Status

By John McDonald | Sunday May 18, 2014
He’s a fresh new face on the Florida political scene - with a brave story to tell. Meet Aaron Darr, 23, a self described "warrior for the middle class" who calls Largo, Fla. home. He is also gay and HIV positive and very open about both.

Vernita Gray, Illinois Gay Rights Advocate, Dies

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
A gay rights activist, who was one half of the first same-sex couple to marry in Illinois, has died at age 65.

Calif. Gov. Praises Gay Activists for Courage in Change

Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown praised gay rights advocates Monday night for being on "the cutting edge" in pushing for equality over the last several decades, as he was honored with an award for what supporters said was his lifelong push to advance equal rights.

Brinkin to Start Jail Term Soon

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Thursday Mar 6, 2014
Gay rights advocate Larry Brinkin is expected to start a six-month jail term after being sentenced to five years of probation for felony possession of child pornography.