The Gay, Lesbian And Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has hit back at conservative criticism of their annual "Day of Silence," which was established in support of bullied lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.
The National Football League meets with LGBT rights groups about the push to end homophobia in sports, at a time when speculation increases over whether the first gay player will soon come out in professional athletics.
by Tico Almeida and Crosby Burns - Huffpost Gay Voices
A new policy brief released ahead of Tax Day calculates that the federal government spends nearly $300 billion per year in federal contract dollars on projects performed in states that have not yet passed laws to protect LGBT Americans from workplace discrimination.
"We're in talks with a handful of players who are considering it. There are up to four players being talked to right now and they're trying to be organized so they can come out on the same day together. It would make a major splash and take the pressure off one guy. It would be a monumental day if a handful or a few guys come out."