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AP PHOTOS: Transgender youths show hardship, resilience

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Atticus Ranck, 26, of Sunrise, Fla., who identifies as a transgender male, poses for a photograph in a hammock at a friend's apartment in Sunrise, Fla.
Many young transgender people, wrestling with their identities, find themselves shunned by family, friends and co-workers. Here are their stories. ...

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Celebrating 40 years, Richmond Lesbian Feminists were there for the best and worst of times

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Richmond Lesbian Feminists formed to give Virginian women a safe space in a time and place that wasn't at all welcoming to gay people.
The RLF is still bringing women together -- in a town that isn't always accepting. ...

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Caitlyn Jenner to write weekly column on LGBT issues

Monday, July 6, 2015
This image, provided by courtesy of E!, shows Caitlyn Jenner in the first official promotional trailer for the new documentary series, "I Am Cait," in Southern California. The show premieres Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 9 p.m. PDT on E!
Jenner’s spokesman said the columns on the celebrity content website WhoSay are part of Jenner’s effort to explore matters of concern to the LGBT community. ...

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Homophobic nurse tries to discourage birth mom from allowing gay couple to adopt child

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Andy Miller and his partner were having a dream come true: They were about to be parents, and sooner than they realized. ...

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The importance of finding your tribe in the LGBT community

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Robert Scott
Throughout Robert Scott's life, he had an alcoholic father, became overweight and addicted to drugs, and was affected by the AIDS crisis in San Francisco in the 1980s. Reflecting on his life, he realizes one thing: the importance of finding ...

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Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?

Thursday, July 2, 2015
More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of a person's sexual orientation. ...

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PBS documentary ‘Growing Up Trans’ explores possibilities, unknowns facing transgender youth

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
This image released by PBS shows transgender teen Ariel in a scene from "Growing Up Trans", from the "Frontline" series airing on PBS on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. “Growing Up Trans” explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever and their parents are now experiencing it.
"Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices. ...

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How the conversation on marriage equality changed over the past two decades

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Public opinion on marriage equality has completely flipped since the 1990s, faster than just about any other social change in the last century. So what happened? ...

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Playwright, activist Larry Kramer turns 80 but ‘the fight’s never over’

Thursday, June 25, 2015
In this June 12, 2011 photo, Larry Kramer accepts the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play for "The Normal Heart" during the 65th annual Tony Awards in New York. Kramer, the playwright and AIDS activist turns 80 on Monday, June 29, 2015, and neither recent illness nor the glow of a new marriage has softened the urgency of his demands.
Larry Kramer continues to rage. The playwright and activist turns 80 on Thursday and neither recent illness nor the glow of a new marriage has softened the urgency of his demands. ...

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Former Major League Soccer player Matt Hatzke comes out as gay

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Matt Hatzke
"I truly believed that I could never come out as gay while playing professional soccer. It was that year in MLS that I had reached my breaking point. My release from soccer put me on the path to coming out ...

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