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Transgender woman found dead, naked in ransacked New York apartment

A transgender woman was found dead in her ransacked New York apartment on Tuesday, her naked body sprawled across the bed. ...

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Why Ricky Martin matters — to me… and maybe a few other boys

There’s been a lot of commotion regarding Ricky Martin’s recent coming out statement on his official website. As with most things in life these days, I learned about the news on Facebook. ...

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Retired minister facing church trial for performing same-sex unions

A retired Presbyterian minister faces prosecution by her own church — for the second time in four years — for officiating the marriages of same-sex couples. The Rev. Jane Spahr, 67, presided over 16 other same-sex unions during the five-month ...

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Georgia gay teens resolve to attend prom, despite threats and protests

Photo courtesy Derrick Martin (left) and Richard Goodman, exclusive to LGBTQ Nation
In the week since a Georgia teen announced plans to attend the senior prom with his boyfriend, he has faced mixed reaction from his community, from being kicked out of his parent’s home, to the subject of death threats and ...

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Ricky Martin comes out: ‘I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man’

Ricky Martin has come out in a posting today on his official website: “Today is my day, this is my time, and this is my moment. These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance ...

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Settlement reached in harassment suit of NY gay student

A federal judge on Monday approved a settlement that includes a series of reforms for an upstate New York school district in a gay student’s harassment lawsuit. The New York Civil Liberties Union sued the Mohawk Central School District last ...

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Psychiatrist known for ‘curing’ gays arrested for sexual assault on male patient

A psychiatrist known as Dr. Shock for his notorious attempts to “cure” gay military recruits through electroshock therapy has been charged with sexually assaulting a male patient. Dr. Aubrey Levin, who was arrested in Calgary, Alberta, after he was secretly ...

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New poll: More than half U.S. voters would support openly gay President

A new poll says more than half of U.S. voters would support an openly gay president, or an openly gay person in a top government position. The 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey found more Americans accepting of gays and lesbians in ...

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Obama uses recess appointment to name lesbian activist to EEOC board

President Barack Obama on Saturday appointed lesbian law professor Chai Feldblum to a position on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Feldblum was key in the drafting and negotiations over the Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA). She and three others were ...

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John McCain: Guy with iPhone

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Is Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) wooing the gay vote? Look who showed up on the website “Guys with iPhones” on Friday, a website that caters to mostly gay (and naked) men with nothing more than an iPhone and a mirror. ...

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