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Transgender man comes out to girlfriend: ‘I’m going to start transitioning now’

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Mitch Kellaway
Like many couples, Mitch and Jocelyn met on an online dating site. There was only one difference: Mitch was still presenting as a lesbian, having buried his transgender identity when he was 17. ...

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A teen’s genderqueer expression leads to empowerment

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Jacob Tobia
For some people, like Jacob Tobia, choosing between "male" and "female" is too restricting. Gender, as Jacob learned at a conference while in high school, should be more fun than that. ...

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.lgbt — Internet’s first top-level domain for the LGBT community launches

Saturday, February 14, 2015
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The internet's first top-level domain (TLD), dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community -- .lgbt -- launched this week. ...

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Bisexual community hopeful as one of their own becomes a governor

Saturday, February 14, 2015
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.
"LGBT" has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the "B'' sometimes seems like an awkward fit. But the sudden advent of America's first openly bisexual governor may provide a chance to ease the awkwardness ...

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Study: Coming out at school leads to better outcomes for LGBT youth

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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LGBT teens who come out at high school have better mental health as young adults than those who aren't open with their fellow high school students, according to a new study. ...

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Minnesota native who stars in hit Russian sitcom comes out as gay

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Odin Biron in the Russian sitcom, "Interns."
Odin Biron, the American-born star of the hit Russian sitcom "Interns," has come out as gay after four years on the show. ...

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Jenner’s gender identity speculation comes at key time for transgender rights

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Bruce Jenner
Whether or not Olympic legend Bruce Jenner becomes its new champion, the transgender rights movement is making remarkable strides on many fronts, ranging from mass-media visibility to legal protections. ...

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‘This is my boyfriend’ – 5-year-old falls in love with Hercules

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Alexander Zuccaro
Alexander first realized he was gay at 5 years old thanks to a Hercules pillow set, a secret comfort he could turn to when he couldn't explain himself to his friends at school. The pillow was his "boyfriend," he says, ...

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Uncovering the ‘B’ in LGBT: Bisexuals say invisibility leads to social, health disparities

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Bisexual Pride
When President Barack Obama uttered those three words at this year’s State of the Union address -- lesbian, bisexual, and transgender -- it was a milestone for LBT activists fighting for visibility in a minority world still dominated heavily by ...

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Lea DeLaria announces engagement to longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless

Friday, February 6, 2015
Lea DeLaria and Chelsea Fairless, in a photo posted to Facebook and Instagram announcing their engagement.
"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is off the market. The actress, singer and comedienne made the announcement Friday that she is marrying longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless. ...

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