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

Astoria’s Piper Gladwill Finds the Perfect Chemistry Brewing Beer

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Piper worked her way up from being a waitress to being a line cook before weaseling her way into the beer making where she found her calling.…

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Prior to striking out on her own, Nikki was a professional trainer at a health club. That’s where she began getting women out of the gym and into nature.…

Whistler Presents Top 25 Wines for Cornucopia 2014

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Queer Down Under: Top 15 Picks for a Queer Seattleite in Sydney

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Whistler Blackcomb Named Number One Resort in North America

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Queer Festival of Russia: Celebrating Our Identities

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IGLTA Meets with Ugandan Tourism Leaders

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Neil Patrick Harris Tackles Variety Show, American Horror Story

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Neil Patrick Harris and his husband, David Burtka, will guest star in the final two episodes of American Horror Story: Freak Show.…

Dolly Parton: I’ve Got Enough Problems of My Own to Pass Judgment’

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Keira Knightley Kissed Best Girlfriend at Prom, Teacher Disgusted

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Keira Knightley went dressed in leather pants, brought her best friend who dressed as a boy, kissed for the photo, and were told it was “disgusting.”…

Home for the Holidays: A Christmas Story, The Musical

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Lady Gaga: If You’re Uncomfortable, ‘You’re on the Wrong Side of History’

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Catholic School Rescinds Offer to Shoot Lesbian Love Scenes with Ellen Page, Julianne Moore

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

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Burlesque Show Celebrates Pink Floyd’s First Album in 20 Years

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Triple Threat Queen Latifah to Host Hollywood Film Awards

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Ruling Appealed in Puerto Rico’s Discriminatory Marriage Ban Case

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Ted Olson: Marriage Equality Has Passed the ‘Point of No Return’

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Federal Government to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in Six Additional States

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The federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in six new states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming.…

Florida AG Pam Bondi Asks Judge to Extend Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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Pam Bondi has asked Judge Hinkle to extend the stay to allow same-sex marriages to begin in Florida, despite four court rulings to the contrary.…

Swift Movement on Marriage Equality Urged in South Carolina

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South Carolina is obligated to follow the marriage ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals striking down a similar ban in Virginia.…

Texas Widow Sues Social Security Administration for Spousal Benefits

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Washington State Mock Election Prepares for 10th Year

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Case Dismissed: Puerto Rico Will Not End Marriage Ban

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Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Seven New States with Same-Sex Marriage

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Arizona Becomes 31st State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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Murray, Senators to Obama: It’s Time to Appoint Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights

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Huckabee: Republicans Should ‘Grow a Spine,’ Opposes Roe v. Wade, Courts

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Virginia Captures Two Flags: Same-Sex Marriage and Adoption Rights

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Anti-Gay Statewide Political Bus Tour Passes Through Iowa

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Alaska’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Overturned, 30 States Now Legal

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

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Elton John and David Furnish received the HRC's National Equality Award. John announced a$300,000 grant from EJAF to HRC for a national AIDS program.…

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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Over one million dollars was given directly to the organization two million dollars was donated to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.…

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

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the creation of the End of AIDS Task Force to implement his plan to end new HIV infections in the Empire State by 2020.…

Sweden’s Gender-Neutral Pronoun is Setting the Country Apart

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Seattle Fashion Show Raises Awareness about Cancer

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

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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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Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

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Suicide Prevention: Forefront’s Efforts Offer New Hope

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Help Lifelong Food Program

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

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Seattle AIDS Walk: Faith Community Steps Out

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Georgia Regents University Creates New Health Care System for LGBT Patients

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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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If you’re a practicing Catholic, and an LGBT person, you get why this is a big deal. It’s not easy to practice a religion that doesn’t support who you are.…

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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Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School at Georgia’s Marantha Baptist Church and said he believes gay people should have the right to marriage.…

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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Supreme Court Sides with Hobby Lobby on Contraceptive Coverage

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Buddhist Leader on ‘Live to Love’ Teaching Approach

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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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