Fox News' Shepard Smith officially comes out

Shepard Smith officially comes out to Huffington Post, addresses allegations of former boss keeping him in the closet.

Shepard Smith of Fox News came out to our media partner The Huffington Post on Monday in defense of Fox CEO Roger Ailes and accusations of homophobic comments which some have speculated discouraged the correspondent from coming out.

"Gays for Trump" supporter puts anti-Trump protester in headlock at rally

LGBT for Trump supporter attacks protester at North Carolina rally.

During a Trump Rally in North Carolina on Friday, Oct. 14, yet another altercation broke out among the crowd when a protestor held the American flag upside-down in defiance of the GOP candidate.

The man was quickly spotted by Trump who pointed at him and announced “Get out.”

New York man shoved into window in apparent LGBT hate crime

Police have no motive yet as to what may have initiated the attack.

A man was attacked in New York’s Greenwich Village in what police are investigating as a hate crime.

Police say the assailant (see left) shouted homophobic and racist slurs at the victim, then rammed the victim headfirst into a restaurant window on October 2.

Although the glass did not shatter the man was seriously injured and rushed to the hospital.

Republican Texas judge officiates gay wedding, comes out as a Democrat

Justice Terry Jennings, Elizabeth Jennings

Terry Jennings is now the only Democratic justice on the Texas First Court of Appeals after he quit the Republican Party and switched his party affiliation on Saturday.

The turning point for Jennings was in January, when he officiated a same-sex wedding and realized that he just didn’t belong in the GOP any longer. 

Come out if you can, but don't judge those who can't

October 11, is National Coming Out Day.

October 11 is National Coming Out Day. Some lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people choose this day to announce their sexual orientation or gender identity. The basic idea is that homophobia can grow in an atmosphere of silence and ignorance.

Visibility certainly helps people to understand that society is diverse and combat deeply ingrained prejudices.

'Equality Kansas' says vandalized truck was meant to be a bomb

Equality Kansas says tampered truck was meant to be an incendiary device.

Wichita Police are investigating a report that someone tried to turn a truck into a bomb after the city's Pride event late last month.

According to a police report, sometime on the evening of Sept. 25 or the morning of Sept. 26, suspicious alterations were made to a vehicle used for Pride. 

Once conservative companies are becoming more LGBT inclusive

Reuters ranks the most inclusive big businesses.

Thomson Reuters has released their top 100 companies which proved to be the most diverse and inclusive places to work.

Determining the rankings of the companies, Reuters looked at board gender diversity, promotional programs and in-house childcare services.

This criteria was then measured on the importance of each category and compared to the policies of peer brands.

Kleins officially announce closure of bakery via Facebook

Owners of controversial bakery make official announcement they are shuttered on Facebook.

The controversial bakery in Oregon that refused to bake a wedding cake for lesbian couple Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer in 2013, made the official announcement Thursday they have closed for good on their Facebook page.