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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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As same-sex marriage becomes more widely accepted, ranks of gay dads increase

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Weston Clark, left, and his husband, Brandon Mark, right, play with their children Xander, 4, and Zoe, 17 months, at their home in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 15, 2015.
More so than heterosexual couples or lesbians, who can bear their own children, gay men face high hurdles en route to parenthood. The main avenues open to them - adoption or surrogacy - can be costly and complicated. But many ...

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Google marks LGBT pride month with stunning ad about gender transition

Friday, June 19, 2015
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Google — one of the world's most powerfully visible corporate LGBT advocates — is out with a new spot for Pride Month that tells the deeply poignant story of a transgender man and the small business that helped him during ...

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Gay couple who always wanted to be dads now adopting their 7th child, a gay teen

Friday, June 19, 2015
Eric Charles-Gallo, center, with husband Louis Gallo, left, and newest addition, Darnell, right. They’re surrounded by their other six kids and a foster baby.
Right from the start of their relationship, Eric Charles-Gallo and Louis Gallo of Kansas City, Missouri, knew they wanted to be dads. ...

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