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Top 5 Travel Safety Tips for European LGBT Travelers

Top 5 Travel Safety Tips for European LGBT Travelers

The number one concern for lesbian, bisexual women, transgender, and straight women travelers and their families is staying safe while traveling.…

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Country Stars Ty Herndon, Billy Gilman Come Out on the Same Day

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Foo Fighters North American Tour 2015 Dates Confirmed

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Lisa Kudrow, Jason Collins, Katherine Heigl to Attend TrevorLIVE LA Event

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Celebrating 16 years, The Trevor Project will host its annual TrevorLIVE Los Angeles on December 7 at the Hollywood Palladium.…

Katy Perry is Radio’s 2014 Artist of the Year

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Katy Perry closes out an extraordinary 2014 as radio’s Artist of the Year. …

INTERVIEW: Lisa Kudrow – A Comeback to Cherish

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Colin Farrell Writes: ‘My Brother Eamon Didn’t Choose to Be Gay’

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Katherine Heigl, Alexis Bledel Promote ‘Jenny’s Wedding’ to the American Film Market

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Judge Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Montana

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The law prevents most LGBT undocumented persons from adopting children, but these immigrants have developed family connections via peaceful U.S. residency.…

Fourth Circuit Rejects Attempt to Delay Marriage in South Carolina

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Judge Denies South Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Marriage Ban

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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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Federal Judge Affirms the Freedom to Marry in South Carolina

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UN Committee Against Torture Targets U.S. Conversion Therapy

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For the first time in its history, the UN Committee Against Torture expressed concern over the discredited practice of conversion therapy in the U.S.…

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Results show transgender and gender nonconforming Coloradans experience multiple barriers when trying to access transgender-friendly health care.…

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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New York City Council, Department of Health Propose Birth Certificate Modernization for Transgender Citizens

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Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart for Health Care Damages

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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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Megan Staker will not be finishing high school at Washington's private Christian school Crosspoint Academy because she came out as a lesbian.…

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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New Heart pastor Danny Cortez brought attention to the church when he gave a sermon called “Why I Changed My Mind on Homosexuality."…

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

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Supreme Court Sides with Hobby Lobby on Contraceptive Coverage

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Presbyterian Church USA Approves Marriage Equality

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