Police credited weeks of “tireless, tedious hard work" for the arrest in the case of Zoe Spears, who was found fatally shot in Prince George's County, Maryland.
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"Stating your pronouns publicly as a cisgender ally sends a strong signal of support to the LGBTQ community," according to the Human Rights Campaign.
New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres is running for Congress against Ruben Diaz Sr., a fellow councilman with a history of anti-gay remarks.
Proponents of the bill say it will protect religious freedom. Critics however, say it will be used to discriminate against LGBTQ people.
A lesbian couple has married in Ecuador in the first gay wedding since a landmark ruling last month by the country's highest court.