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‘Weightless,’ a stunning tale of unrequited love between two boys

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"Weightless," new from the August 2013 Washed Out album, Paracosm. Directed by David Altobelli, the 7-minute video is a stunning tale of unrequited love between two boys that hovers between dream and reality. ...

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First openly gay commander takes helm at Nat’l Air and Space Intelligence Center

Col. Leah G. Lauderback
DAYTON, Ohio — The first openly gay commander of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center has taken over the top leadership post of the secretive agency that provides intelligence reports to the White House, Congress and ground troops in ...

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Graduating students sport rainbow socks in support of gay-straight alliance

Courtesy Leslie Leong, via CBC
WHITEHORSE, Yukon -- More than half of the graduating students at a Catholic school in Canada wore rainbow socks at their graduation ceremony over the weekend to support their school's newly formed gay-straight alliance. ...

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Atlanta man wanted in alleged anti-gay attack on cyclist turns himself in

Michael Sanders, seen here in images captured from the victims cell phone.
ATLANTA -- An Atlanta man wanted in an alleged anti-gay attack on a cyclist turned himself in on Wednesday. Michael Sanders was charged with battery in the May 23 attack on 24-year-old Quinn Chrzan. ...

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Jason Collins reflects on growing up gay, and how ‘it got better’

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From the producers of "Web Therapy" and the "It Gets Better" project, comes a new series sharing LGBT celebrities' personal stories of struggle and success. In this video, Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in the NBA, recalls that ...

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Body of murdered transgender woman found in Baltimore field

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BALTIMORE, Md. -- Police said Wednesday that a homicide victim found early Tuesday in a field in Northeast Baltimore was a transgender woman identified as 40-year-old Kandy Hall, but that details surrounding her death remained scarce. ...

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Oklahoma City YMCA opens family membership to same-sex couples

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma City chapter of the YMCA has announced a policy shift to allow same-sex couples to sign up for family membership. The YMCA said the policy change was not in response to any particular incident, ...

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Slovakia parliament approves constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

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Slovakia’s parliament approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages, amending its definition of marriage to be the “unique bond between a man and a woman.” The bill, approved Wednesday by a vote of 102 to 18 with three abstentions, was ...

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Draft of Texas Republican Party platform endorses ‘gay cure’ therapy

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The first draft of the Texas Republican Party platform finds some changes to the party's position on homosexuality with the removal of some anti-gay language, and the addition of a new statement supporting "gay cure" therapies. ...

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Nike updates collection of #BETRUE footwear, apparel for Pride Month

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Just in time for LGBT Pride Month, Nike is launching its #BETRUE collection of uniquely designed footwear and apparel inspired by the LGBT community. Nike says the #BETRUE collection features rainbow colors as a reflection of the diversity within sports ...

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