Welcome to an era when LGBT artists have throngs of fans, and no one bats an eye.
Even after cleaning up their street, a gay couple in Detroit say their local mailman won't include their home in his regular route.
Past honorees of The Advocate's '40 Under 40' continue to prove themselves as agents of change. Take a look at where they are now.
When the organization Planting Peace learned the hateful Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to picket the funeral of Robin Williams, the put a plan of their own into action.
Celebrities combined their star power for a good cause that prepares and trains young adults on how to become LGBT allies.
The vice mayor of Richmond, Calif. fields weekly verbal attacks due to her sexual orientation and race, but carries on in public service.