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

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Tyler Ritter, son of the late Emmy-award winning actor Josh Ritter, will be playing a gay man in the new CBS comedy The McCarthys. …

Sean Hayes Marries Partner of Eight Years in Secret Ceremony

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Eight years after dating, Sean Hayes and his partner, music composer Scott Icenogle, have secretly wed. …

Cher Cancels 29 Shows Due to ‘Kidney Infection’

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Although Cher’s “progress has been consistent, Cher’s doctors have advised her to take more time to ensure and complete and total recovery.”…

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

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The Duggars recently recorded a robocall warning Fayetteville residents that transgender people are child predators.…

Idina Menzel Clicks Her Heels and Heads to Seattle on World Tour

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LOOK: Fleetwood Mac Takes Flight Into a New Frontier

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Rock legends Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie, John McVie, and Mick Fleetwood jammed together as if no time had passed in Tacoma.…

Shonda Rhimes to Receive HRC’s Ally for Equality Award

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The Duggars Delete Same-Sex Couples Kissing on Facebook Family Page

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

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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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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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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Federal Judge Affirms the Freedom to Marry in South Carolina

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Lambda Legal Sues Social Security Administration on Behalf of Gay Chicago Widower

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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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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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Fifteen individuals filed a federal class action lawsuit against San Bernardino County over discriminatory policies at the West Valley Detention Center.…

Equality Michigan Receives $3 Million-Plus Endowment

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New York Governor Cuomo Announces ‘End of AIDS’ Task Force

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New York Blood Center Receives $2 Million Grant to Develop HIV Self-Testing Intervention

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Study Concludes LGB People Have Bad Experiences with Health Care

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

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Report Finds NOM Intentionally Violated Maine Law in Marriage Referendum

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