150 Executives Commit to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

A new initiative will have executives at companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers and Procter & Gamble share how to promote open discussion among employees.

Loophole in Rules on Transgender Troops Denies 2 Their Commissions

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG May 26, 2017 WASHINGTON — Not long after the Pentagon lifted its ban on transgender troops last year, a West Point cadet named Riley Dosh came out as a transgender woman. She figured she would transition while serving in the...

Mayor’s Fall in Seattle Shakes the Gay Community He Rose From

Accusations that Ed Murray paid teenagers for sex in the 1980s, which led to a decision not to seek re-election, have brought uncertainty and sadness.

Readers React: Church Riven Over Gay Clergy

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN April 30, 2017 Members of the United Methodist Church learned over the weekend that their top court had issued strong rebukes on Friday against three of the church’s regions for allowing openly gay clergy and a bishop to serve. The...

Methodist High Court Rejects First Openly Gay Bishop’s Consecration

The church’s highest court has ruled that the consecration of its first openly gay bishop violated church law, compounding a bitter rift over homosexuality.

Civil Rights Act Protects Gay Workers, Court Rules

By MATTHEW HAAG and NIRAJ CHOKSHI April 4, 2017 In a significant victory for gay rights, a federal appeals court in Chicago ruled Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay workers from job discrimination, expanding workplace protections...