"We are shattered," said one of the foster parents whose baby is to be transferred under a court order to a heterosexual couple, ostensibly for the child's well-being.
Pope Francis marked the end of a lengthy bishops' summit Sunday in his homily at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.
Police reform cannot be accomplished effectively without research into policing, but cops won't cooperate; 1 in 2 British youths identifies as something other than heterosexual; meanwhile, an accord between Hamas and Israel may be taking shape. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Remember when President Obama wasn't making the strongest case for securing the civil rights of LGBT Americans and wouldn't, for example, come out in favor of gay marriage? Looks like things are a bit different for our 2015-edition POTUS.
On Sunday, Pope Francis wrapped up the synod, or bishops meeting, he presided over for the last two weeks with a beatification service at the Vatican for Pope Paul VI but without significant progress made on hot-button topics such as homosexuality, divorce and contraception.
The openly gay NFL hopeful and recipient of this site's Truthdigger of the Week distinction was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday.
He may have driven over state lines in a Tesla, but Texas Gov. Rick Perry again demonstrated that he is clearly living in another era -- one that a vast swath of the country has already left behind -- during a speech in San Francisco on Wednesday night at the Commonwealth Club of California.
In a string of judicial opinions and public appearances dating back at least to the mid-1990s, Antonin Scalia has demonstrated that he cannot evaluate questions of gay rights with the temperament and open-mindedness expected of a judge.
In the aftermath of the passage of Uganda's new law sanctioning severe penalties, including life in prison, for homosexual acts, a local newspaper printed a list of the country's "Top 200 Homosexuals."