A new study finds suicide attempts by teens – gay or straight – are more common in conservative areas where schools do not have programs supporting gay rights. The study’s author, Columbia University psychologist Mark Hatzenbuehler, discusses the findings with msnbc’s Thomas Roberts.
Suicide attempts by gay teens — and even straight kids — are more common in politically conservative areas where schools don't have programs supporting gay rights, a study involving nearly 32,000 high school students found. Full story
Politico’s Jeanne Cummings shares her thoughts on President Barack Obama’s reversal on the Defense of Marriage Act, an unexpected victory for gay rights advocates.
Rachel Maddow reports on the murder of Ugandan gay activist David Kato and the role of American evangelicals in spreading violent hate to Uganda. Noted is the ability of the U.S. government to apply financial pressure to ensure Kato's work was not in vain.
Rachel Maddow previews an exclusive report on the murder of a gay activist in Uganda.
Joe Solonese from the human Rights campaign discusses the new law that now requires hospitals to allow visits from same-sex and domestic partners.
Gay men and women throughout the United States military rejoice after the monumental repeal of DADT was signed into law. President Obama responds to those critical of his administration’s support for gay rights issues. NBC’s Mike Viqueria reports live from the White House.
In this Tuesday Oct 19 2010 photo, a man reads the headline of the Ugandan newspaper "Rolling Stone" in Kampala, Uganda, in which the paper reveals the identity of allegedly gay members of Ugandan society and calls for public punishment. Prominent Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato, whose photo.
Police detain a gay rights activist holding a puppet of Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov during an unsanctioned protest in Moscow on Sept. 21. Gay rights activists on Tuesday demanded resignation of Moscow's mayor Yuri Luzhkov.