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

Sunday, July 5, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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"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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Pro wrestler ‘Money’ Matt Cage comes out as gay

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Pro wrestler "Money" Matt Cage has come out as gay, posting on Facebook that he has spent the majority of his "life lying, hiding and depressed" because he felt like he couldn't truly be who he wanted to be. ...

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At Harvard, Schuyler Bailar will be first openly trans collegiate swimmer in U.S. history

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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The Harvard freshman was recruited to swim on the school's women's team. But next season, he'll swim for the men's team after his transition, becoming the first openly transgender collegiate swimmer in U.S. history. ...

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Esurance: ‘In the modern world, all dreams are equal’

Monday, June 22, 2015
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Ahead of an anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of nationwide marriage equality, Esurance released this video on Monday to commemorate LGBT pride and celebrate "all marriages." ...

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