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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Victoria This Season

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Grape Expectations at the Big Gay Grape Stomp in Napa

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Girlfriends Guide: The Sex and the City Tour is Sexsational

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Out of Town: Gay Weekend in Dallas

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Ease into the city’s relaxed pace by spending time in Oak Lawn, the core of Dallas’s gay scene. Here you’ll find several fun fashion shops and boutiques.…

Top 5 Travel Safety Tips for European LGBT Travelers

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Whistler Presents Top 25 Wines for Cornucopia 2014

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces More Than $3.2 Million in Grants

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Queer Punk Peter Pan Book Remake Hits Shelves in ‘Lost Boi’

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‘Something Rotten!’ to Forego 5th Avenue Theatre, Head Directly to Broadway

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Lily Tomlin Becomes First Out Lesbian to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

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INTERVIEW: Bria and Chrissy Release ‘Take Me to Heaven’

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Seattle-Based Tech Startup Highlights Queer Women of Color

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INTERVIEW: Faith Soloway of Amazon TV’s ‘Transparent’

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The New Black to Screen at Duke University, Panel Includes MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry

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Tyler Ritter Plays Gay Character in CBS’ New Show ‘The McCarthys’

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Sean Hayes Marries Partner of Eight Years in Secret Ceremony

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Cher Cancels 29 Shows Due to ‘Kidney Infection’

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Petitioners Claim the Duggars Are Under Attack by ‘Rabid Homosexual Activists’

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Obama Proposes New Measures to Facilitate Cuba Relations

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Robert Pitman Becomes First Openly Gay Judge to Sit on Federal Bench in Texas

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Michigan House Passes ‘License to Discriminate’ Bill

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The Michigan bill may allow EMTs to refuse emergency treatment to a gay person, or pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions based on religious beliefs.…

States Without Same-Sex Marriage Missing Out on $750 Million, New Study

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The resource estimates that the nationwide economic boost from marriage of same-sex couples could be up to $2.6 billion in just the first three years.…

New York City Council Votes to End Discriminatory Birth Certificate Policy

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The bill eliminates the surgery requirement for transgender people seeking to change the sex designation on their birth certificates.…

Freedom Michigan Urges Full House to Hold Vote on Elliott-Larsen Update

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Secretary Wyman, Governor Inslee Certify 2014 Election

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Armed Forces Fail to Comply with DOD Rules on Transgender Personnel, Report

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HRC Co-Founder Charged with Third-Degree Sodomy, Abuse

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Mayor Circulates Draft Medical Marijuana Ordinance

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U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Review Louisiana Marriage Case

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U.S. Supreme Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Couples to Marry in South Carolina

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Judge Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Montana

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Civil Rights Groups to Obama: Don’t Exclude LGBT Immigrants

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Fourth Circuit Rejects Attempt to Delay Marriage in South Carolina

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Texas for Marriage Launches in the Lone Star State

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Judge Denies South Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Marriage Ban

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NCLR Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Tennessee Marriage Equality Case

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Lambda Legal, ACLU Ask Supreme Court to Review Ohio Marriage Cases

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Michigan Coalition Opposes Trans Discriminatory Bill

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Intersectionality Chronicled in New Book Portraying Barbara Smith

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces More Than $3.2 Million in Grants

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Seattle Nurse Practitioner Proposes New Health Care Model for Lesbian Patients

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Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays Billboard Touts: ‘No One Is Born Gay’

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Cuomo: Gender Reassignment Surgery Must be Covered by Insurance

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New York City Council Votes to End Discriminatory Birth Certificate Policy

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The bill eliminates the surgery requirement for transgender people seeking to change the sex designation on their birth certificates.…

D.C. Council Passes Groundbreaking Bill to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

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Washington Gov. Inslee Vows to Cut HIV Infections in Half by 2020

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AIDS United Public Policy Committee Requests National PrEP Scale-Up

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Mayor Circulates Draft Medical Marijuana Ordinance

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Murray’s Office of Policy and Innovation has drafted proposed ordinance that would govern the production and sale of medical marijuana products in Seattle.…

LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights Launched by 46 Orgs

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POZ 100 List Includes Ryan Lewis, Youth Leaders

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UN Committee Against Torture Targets U.S. Conversion Therapy

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Transgender Health Study Cites Disparities in Colorado

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Elton John Meets with Secretary Kerry, Gives $300,000 Grant to HRC

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San Bernardino County Sued Over Treatment of Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Inmates

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Equality Michigan Receives $3 Million-Plus Endowment

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INTERVIEW: James Clementi Remembers His Brother Four Years Later

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Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart for Health Care Damages

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Help Lifelong Food Program

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North Carolina Church Members Indicted on Felony Kidnapping, Assault of Gay Man

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Two years after Matthew Fenner claimed his former church group in berated him for being gay, five members have been indicted for kidnapping and assault.…

Wisconsin Teacher to ‘Homophobic’ Student: ‘Drop Class’

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A teacher at Marquette University sparked some controversy when she assumed her “Theory of Ethics” class all had the same opinion on gay rights. …

Cardinal Raymond Burke Would ‘Have Issues’ Giving Communion to Legislators Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

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Harlem Pastor Equates Seattle’s Starbucks to Ebola

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Majority of Young Catholics Believe Gays and Lesbians Should Be Accepted, Study

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A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that 85 percent of Catholics between the ages 18 and 29 think gays and lesbians should be accepted by society. …

Christian Academy Bans Lesbian Student for Coming Out

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Vatican Attitudes Are Changing for the LGBT Community and Why It Should Matter to All of Us

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Southern Baptist Convention Nixes Church for Being Too Tolerant of LGBT Members

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Jimmy Carter Defends Gay Rights and Religion in Michigan

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Gay Couple Denied Communion Following Same-Sex Marriage

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Seattle AIDS Walk: Faith Community Steps Out

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Study: LGBT Population in U.S. Significantly Less Religious

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Lesbian Couple Denied Public Accommodation in Hawaii

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The Naming Project Supports 10 Years of Support, Spirituality for Youth

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UMC Pastor Reinstated After Same-Sex Wedding Defrocking

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Presbyterian Church USA Approves Marriage Equality

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Church Leaders Deliver 30,000 Signatures in Support of Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina

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