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Together 35 years, waiting for the right to marry

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Timothy Love speaks to other supporters with his husband Lawrence Ysunza-Love, left, during a rally in support of same-sex marriage in downtown Cincinnati. Love and Ysunza-Love are one of six same-sex marriage plaintiffs who will have their cases argued at the Supreme Court on April 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)
Timothy Love's heart problem made him acutely aware of the barriers still standing against his three-decade relationship with Larry Ysunza. [...]

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Transgender man leads ‘Men’s Health’ magazine cover model competition

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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When transgender vlogger and activist Aydian Dowling entered Men's Health's Ultimate Guy Search for a shot at being on the cover, he never imagined he'd receive such an outpouring of encouragement. [...]

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‘Imitation Game’ code breaker Alan Turing’s notebook fetches over $1M at auction

Monday, April 13, 2015
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The 56-page manuscript was written at the time the mathematician and computer science pioneer was working to break the seemingly unbreakable Enigma codes used by the Germans throughout the war. [...]

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Reports: Barry Manilow marries longtime business manager Garry Kief

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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The 71-year-old singer, who has never publicly acknowledged being gay, exchanged vows in surprise ceremony at his Palm Springs home last year, according to reports. [...]

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Deaf gay man comes over and overcomes feelings of isolation

Saturday, April 4, 2015
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What's it like to navigate the gay world when you're deaf? Richard Mesich shares his story, beginning with his coming-out experience. [...]

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Ohio State NCAA wrestling champion Mike Pucillo comes out as gay

Friday, March 27, 2015
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For months, the NCAA wrestling champion from Ohio State had tried time and again to share his biggest secret, but he couldn’t bring himself to verbalize two words. [...]

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‘I am no longer Mia. I never really was’ – A trans teen’s powerful moment of truth

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Moved by the recent death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, 13-year-old Tom Sosnik of Fresno, Calif., stood before his classmates earlier this month to announce that he is transgender. [...]

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Equality House celebrates anniversary with kiss outside Westboro church

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Dozens celebrate the second anniversary of Equality House in Topeka, Kan., with a kiss outside the Westboro Baptist Church.
Equality House, located across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, home to anti-gay extremists famous for their “Gods Hate Fags” protests, celebrated its second anniversary over the weekend with one big smooch. [...]

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The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Nikolai Baev, an LGBT activist, in Moscow a few days after he was detained by police.
Moscow’s first gay pride parade was held in May 2006, thirteen years after homosexuality was decriminalized in Russia. It was supposed to be a joyous occasion, the beginning of a new era of openness for the LGBT community.
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Why pronouns matter for trans people

Sunday, March 22, 2015
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(VIDEO) A person’s gender is always valid. Even if you don’t understand. [...]

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