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Pavel Golovkin, APIreen Wust of the Netherlands flashes three fingers indicating her third Olympic gold medal, during the flower ceremony after winning gold in the women's 3,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

Ireen Wüst takes gold at 3rd straight Winter Olympics

Sunday, February 9, 2014
Ireen Wust, one of only seven openly LGBT Olympic athletes competing in Sochi, claimed a speedskating gold medal at her third straight Winter Olympics, knocking off defending champion Martina Sablikova in the 3,000 meters Sunday. [ Read more → ]
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British Olympic diver Tom Daley comes out as bisexual

Monday, December 2, 2013
Olympic diver Tom Daley has come out as bisexual, revealing that he is in a relationship with another man. [ Read more → ]
Brenda Howard

LGBT History Month profile: Activist, ‘Mother of Pride’ Brenda Howard

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Brenda Howard was an LGBT activist. She organized the first Pride parade and is known as the “Mother of Pride.” Born in the Bronx, Howard was raised on Long Island. In the 1960s, she became involved in the anti-war and feminist movements. [ Read more → ]
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‘Invisible majority’ celebrates bisexual pride day worldwide

Monday, September 23, 2013
Bisexual members of the LGBT community on Monday are celebrating the 15th Annual International Celebrate Bisexuality Day -- also referred to as "Bi Pride Day" or "Bi Visibility Day" -- to encourage bisexuals and their allies to be visible and proud of their bi identity. [ Read more → ]
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GLAAD ‘no longer an acronym,’ alters name as part of broadened mission

Sunday, March 24, 2013
GLAAD has announced that its name will no longer be an acronym for the "Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation," and that it is altering its name and broadening its mission to focus more on advocating for equality for transgender people. [ Read more → ]
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Where’s the ‘B’ in national LGBTQ organizations?

Friday, March 1, 2013
Given the overwhelming evidence in the past few years showing that bisexual persons exist in greater numbers than the combined gay male, lesbian and transgender populations, we must ask whether some of the national queer organizations that send out donation requests demanding that we “demand equality for everyone” are themselves paying attention to the particular needs of bisexual folks, not merely as lip service, not just as an afterthought, but in any sort of tangible way. Noting that none of the following 10 national organizations includes the word “bisexual” or even the letter “B” in its name, I called and emailed media representatives of these groups about their bisexual policies and leadership for this report... [ Read more → ]
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Famed music executive Clive Davis comes out as bisexual in new memoir

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
In his new memoir, "The Soundtrack of My Life," famed record producer and music industry executive Clive Davis comes out as bisexual. [ Read more → ]
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LGBT candidate Sinema declared winner in Arizona U.S. House race

Monday, November 12, 2012
PHOENIX -- Democrat Kyrsten Sinema on Monday was declared the winner in the election to represent Arizona's Ninth District in the U.S. House of Representatives. [ Read more → ]
Brianna Demato (left), with her mother Cathy. [New York Daily News]

Bisexual student sent home after refusing to change ‘I enjoy vagina’ t-shirt

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
QUEENS, N.Y. -- A Queens high school sophomore who self identifies as bisexual, was sent home Tuesday, after school administrators deemed that the “I enjoy vagina” T-shirt she was wearing was a distraction. [ Read more → ]
Lisa Morris

True LGBT Story: Lisa Morris, a bisexual dilemma — ‘I’m from Portland, Maine’

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Lisa Morris, who identifies as bisexual, married a man when she was 29. ... "He couldn’t handle it. After we got married he started getting really fearful and jealous and worried and kind of focused on that I would leave him for a woman. I was like, 'I’m bisexual. I could leave you for a man, I could leave you for a woman." [ Read more → ]
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Google unblocks ‘bisexual’ from list of banned search results

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Without fanfare, internet search giant Google on Tuesday quietly unblocked the term "bisexual" from its search engine results. [ Read more → ]
Kyrsten Sinema

Bisexual woman wins Arizona congressional primary

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Openly bisexual candidate Kyrsten Sinema won a Democratic primary on Tuesday night and will advance to the November general election in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District. [ Read more → ]
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Cynthia Nixon did not choose to be gay

Monday, January 30, 2012
Cynthia Nixon recently told the New York Times that she chose to be gay. Her statement was clumsy, irresponsible, inaccurate, and lent itself to exploitation by anti-gay activists. [ Read more → ]
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Cynthia Nixon’s comments prove we still don’t know how to talk about sexual identity

Friday, January 27, 2012
The LGBT blogosphere has been wrestling with comments made by actress Cynthia Nixon to The New York Times that she chose to be a lesbian: "And for me, it is a choice. I understand that for many people it’s not, but for me it’s a choice, and you don’t get to define my gayness for me." [ Read more → ]
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Study: Northwestern University researchers confirm bisexuality exists

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
A new scientific study confirms that men who have a sexual attraction to both men and women is real, and dispels the stereotype that bisexual men are just closeted homosexuals, or simply confused. [ Read more → ]
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International Gay and Lesbian Association gains United Nations accreditation

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), meeting in Geneva on Monday, voted to grant UN accreditation to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) -- one of the oldest international organizations fighting for LGBT rights. [ Read more → ]
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Report: 9 million Americans identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender

Thursday, April 7, 2011
An estimated 9 million people across the United States identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, according to a study released Thursday by the Williams Institute at UCLA's School of Law. [ Read more → ]
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New report highlights discrimination against bisexuals by both gays and straights

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
A new report released by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission highlights the demonization of bisexuals from both the lesbian and gay community, as well as the straight community. [ Read more → ]
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