New Y.A. literature, television and film let me imagine a better future.
Sasha Issenberg talks about “The Engagement,” and J. Hoberman discusses the story of Hollywood as told through 10 books.
A new coalition that aims to remove Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from office could also usher in a more liberal civil rights agenda.
Naming and shaming were key parts of the campaign to make gay marriage legal.
The actor and comedian Niecy Nash and her wife, Jessica Betts, a musician, reveal how crab legs, skinny dipping and therapy improved their life as newlyweds.
The official recognition is a turnabout from the policies of President Donald J. Trump, who refused to acknowledge the celebration.
The cycles of queer progress.
A detailed history of the fight for same-sex marriage, Sasha Issenberg’s “The Engagement” casts fresh light on the role of conservative churches in compelling gay rights activists to embrace the issue as a cause.
She and her partner, Barbara Gittings, were on the front lines long before Stonewall, and Ms. Lahusen photographed protests during the movement’s earliest days.
The previous policy, which predated the Trump administration, required a child born abroad to have a biological connection to the American parent.
Inside the relatably argumentative, highly downloadable marriage of retired soccer star Abby Wambach and best-selling author Glennon Doyle.
The liberal wing of Roman Catholicism tests how far a liberalizing pope will let them go.
The home of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, the first same-sex couple to legally marry in California, was an integral meeting spot for activists.
Sara Cunningham, the founder of Free Mom Hugs and a supporter of L.G.B.T.Q. people, doesn’t want anyone to be without the love of a parent on their wedding day.
An escalation in verbal attacks by the Polish government, with the support of the Roman Catholic Church, as well as the threat of physical violence on the streets of many cities, has triggered an exodus of gay people.
Across the U.S., dozens of bills have been proposed that aim to restrict the lives of transgender youth. What’s in those bills? And why are they being introduced?
The Equality Act would provide consistent safeguards for L.G.B.T.Q. people, without taking anything away from anyone else.
A court found that it was unconstitutional for the country not to recognize the unions. But change would come only if Parliament passes legislation.
In a ruling made public on Monday, the Vatican said the Roman Catholic Church should be welcoming toward gay people, but not their unions.
A survey found that 5.6 percent of adults described themselves as L.G.B.T. in 2020, up from 4.5 percent in 2017.
Long-distance — especially international long-distance — relationships have always been difficult. The pandemic has made spending Valentine’s Day together even more elusive.
Margaret Court, an Australian record breaker known for her homophobic comments, is set to receive one of the nation’s highest public service awards.
A new photography exhibit invites viewers to contemplate the emotional toll of discrimination.
In a memoir, she also recounted her upbringing as the daughter of Rose Chernin, a Communist organizer convicted of trying to overthrow the government.
They met playing against each other in rec league hockey. Now Alena Sharp and her caddie, Sarah Bowman, are honeymooning on the golf course.
If she wrote for mainstream Americans about same-sex couples in everyday situations, she thought, society would have a harder time denying them equal rights.
Will she join the Supreme Court’s grievance conservatives?
In the Democratic civil war, both sides are partly right.
Will we see a cohesive conservative alliance? Or a disparate group of conservative justices?
The justices considered whether a city may exclude a Catholic social services agency from its foster care system because it refuses to work with gay couples.
The Vatican said the pope’s statements in favor of civil unions for gay couples did not change church doctrine.
A lawsuit brought by a student is part of an effort to get schools, editors and publishers to recognize that being gay is not a mental disorder.
Many of us thought gays and lesbians had won the marriage battle. Maybe not.
A Mexican broadcast company says Francis made the comments to its correspondent more than a year ago, and sources close to the company say the Vatican then edited them out.
The comments, made in a new documentary, are the strongest yet from a pontificate that has taken a more tolerant and inclusive tone.
The white New York State judge invoked his friendship with the mayor and ties to the police, raising questions about whether his status and race were factors.
Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network and Roger Severino, a senior health and human services official, have worked to reshape social policy and the courts they need to uphold it.
A Mormon, he spent decades as an advocate for Latinos in Chicago before making a break with his old life. He died of Covid-19.
JodyAnn Morgan and Chaya Milchtein married in Indianapolis at what they called the “biggest, queerest wedding of the year.” There were no guests present, but an audience from around the world watched online.
She was able to see a world where men and women would be treated equally.
The fight for equality isn’t over, and can most definitely still be lost.
He’s one of the most influential journalists of the last three decades, but he’s shadowed by a 1994 magazine cover story that claimed to show a link between race and I.Q.
Merritt Corrigan, the former deputy White House liaison for the U.S. Agency for International Development, had drawn scrutiny shortly after being named to the position.
Terry Gonda, a music director at her parish near Detroit, was told she would be fired because she is married to a woman. Days later came the Supreme Court ruling on L.G.B.T.Q. workplace rights.
It does not have to be all or nothing.
Mr. Biden’s support for same-sex marriage in 2012 was a reversal for him and a watershed moment in his shift — and the nation’s — on L.G.B.T.Q. issues.
Fifty years after the first Pride March, the authors Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado and Thomas Page McBee reflect on a complicated moment for the L.G.B.T.Q. community.
The Supreme Court’s surprising 6-to-3 ruling in favor of gay and transgender rights was perhaps the strongest evidence yet of how fundamentally and unpredictably American views have changed.
Representative Denver Riggleman could lose his bid for re-election in an unusual drive-through primary held at a Virginia church on Saturday.
The country’s model of social inclusion by way of law kicked in.