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Amandla Stenberg, Trans activist, CoverBoy on Time influential teens list

These trailblazing teenagers are representing the LGBTQ community with pride.

Over 50 couples set world record for largest lesbian mass wedding

They made history, but didn't make it into the Guinness Book of World Records; it requires 100 couples minimum to qualify for that honor.

Hillary Clinton marched in this year's New York City Pride Parade, the first major party (presumptive) nominee for President to do so.
Michael Savage to Trump: Ask Hillary Clinton about her lesbian lovers

Trump has yet to use this particular line of attack, but there are still two weeks left in the campaign and the way it has gone, anything seems possible.

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Dead Or Alive’s iconic lead singer Pete Burns has died

The 57-year-old artist behind such ’80s hits as “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)” and “Brand New Lover" suffered massive cardiac arrest.


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Cher and James Corden are breaking the web with this remake of ‘I Got You Babe’

The parody lyrics reference dating apps, Snapchat and eggplants.

Propaganda cartoon tweeted by the Russian embassy in Britain
Russia taunts European Union members as gay pigs in offensive cartoon

The acronym PIIGS is used by economists to refer to countries like Greece, Italy and Spain that are facing financial difficulties.

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Why are these gay Republicans proudly backing Trump for president?

"The running joke is that it’s so much easier to be gay in the Republican Party than it is to be a Republican in the LGBT community."

Manchester, England Lord Mayor Carl Austin-Behan
British mayor shames girls who called him a ‘dirty faggot’ at a Bieber concert

The gay mayor of Manchester, England, is probably the worst person to call a "dirty faggot" as two young women are finding out.

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Oprah calls out undecided voters: You don’t have to like Hillary to vote for her

Oprah Winfrey has a message for undecided voters who just aren't quite sure if they like Hillary Clinton. So what?

People march for "yoga pants parade" in Barrington, R.I., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yoga pants Sunday afternoon as they peacefully paraded around the Rhode Island neighborhood of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous.
Hundreds of women march in yoga pants after catty comments from gay man

Some held up signs that said "Peaceful Pants Party" and "I've Got Passion For My Pants."

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Got art? New York seeks artist to create LGBT mural for Greenwich Village

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the memorial and established a commission to create it in the wake of the Orlando shootings that killed 49 people.


Ashers Baking Co. in Belfast, Ireland.
Baker loses appeal after refusing to make a ‘gay cake’

The judgment against Ashers Baking Co. found that the family-run chain was wrong to treat gay customers any differently from heterosexuals.

Orlando, Missoula, and Detroit are among the cities that received a perfect score in this year's HRC Municipal Equality Index.
These are the most LGBT-friendly cities in the United States

Of the 37 All Star Cities, 22 received a 100 rating despite their state lacking LGBTQ protections.

Watch: Short film explores lost gay slang Brits used to avoid arrest

Before the decriminalization of homosexuality in Britain in the late 1960s, this slang helped gay and bisexual men speak freely to one another without outing themselves in a highly homophobic society.

Ellen surprises new dads with gifts for their newborn triplets.
Watch: Ellen surprises two dads with gifts for their newborn triplets

The new dads hadn't anticipated they would end up with three babies to feed and diaper.

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Believe it or not: 5 religious right-wingers who actually dumped Trump

"Enthusiasm for a candidate like Trump gives our neighbors ample reason to doubt that we believe Jesus is Lord."

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Johns Hopkins Medicine will resume transgender surgeries after 40 years

Thanks to mounting criticism against the respected medical center, Johns Hopkins will resume offering transition-related medical care.

Judge stands firm in supporting Ohio transgender student

Highland wants to block enforcement of a federal directive that public schools let students use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.

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Log Cabin Republicans won’t endorse Trump due to anti-LGBT advisers

Donald Trump was already polling poorly with the LGBTQ voting bloc. This won't help.

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Ellen DeGeneres opens up on marriage to ‘best friend’ Portia de Rossi

Don't listen to the tabloids and the gossip mags, says Ellen DeGeneres, her relationship with wife of eight years Portia de Rossi is stronger than ever.

Equality Utah sues education department over anti-LGBT curriculum law

Utah is one of eight states with so-called "no promo homo" laws, but the first to see a court challenge to its anti-LGBT curriculum law.

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Gay couple facing death threats after video at Trump rally goes viral

"Two bricks directly into their faces," one commenter wrote. "Scumbags."

Oregon Democratic Secretary of State Kate Brown celebrates President Barack Obama's projected victory after winning her race at Democratic headquarters in Portland, Ore., on Nov. 6, 2012. The sudden advent of an openly bisexual governor in Oregon may provide a chance to broaden understanding of America's bisexual community.
President Barack Obama endorses bisexual Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

The President released a video endorsement of the openly bisexual governor Thursday, highlighting her accomplishments in the less than two years she's held the office.

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker
Panel dismisses complaint against anti-gay Alabama judge Tom Parker

The commission dismissed the Southern Poverty Law Center complaint about comments Parker made on a Christian-themed radio show last year.

File - In this this Oct. 12, 2016, photo, Evan McMullin, a third-party candidate for president, speaks at a town hall meeting in Logan, Utah. Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown and fringe candidate, McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit for conservative voters fed up with Republican Donald Trump's crudeness and antics.
Could ‘compassionate conservative’ Evan McMullin take Utah from Trump?

If McMullin wins Utah, he would be the first independent presidential candidate to win electoral votes since George Wallace in 1968.

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Satanist killed and ate police officer he met on Grindr, court hears

PC Semple's DNA was found on a chopping board, chopsticks, the blade of a blender and the inside of a silver cooking pot during a search of Stefano Brizzi south London flat.

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British bill to pardon men with convictions under antigay laws fails

A Conservative Party lawmaker filibustered a bill that would have cleared men of convictions from antigay laws that have since been overturned.

Arkansas state capitol in Little Rock.
Arkansas city asks court to uphold its LGBT protections

An Arkansas city says its ordinance banning discrimination against LGBTQ people doesn't violate a state law intended to prevent such local protections.

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Trans and gender non-conforming people on wanting a gender fluid world

Transgender and gender non-conforming people talk about their mission to end gender-based oppression and the gender binary.

President Barack Obama
Obama administration appeals temporary block on trans rights in Texas

A one-page filing asks the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review a preliminary injunction issued in August by a Judge in Texas, made more on procedural than policy grounds.

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Watch: ‘Nasty Woman vs. Bad Hombre’ even better than ‘Hillary Shimmy’

From the guy who brought us "The Hillary Shimmy Song" comes the final debate parody song everyone needed, whether they knew it or not. "Go, nasty woman!"