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Comedy Central is winning praise for its far more accurate portrayal of the Stonewall riots, starring trans actresses Alexandra Grey as Marsha P. Johnson and Trace Lysette as Sylvia Rivera.

October 13 2016 12:13 PM

Lance Bass, Jill Sobule, Dan Bucatinsky, and Nikki Levy celebrate National Coming Out Day by sharing their stories. 

October 11 2016 3:19 PM

The comedian digs into Trump's behavior at the debate.

October 11 2016 2:25 PM

Sometimes you just got to grab life by the...

October 10 2016 3:28 PM

As Clinton discussed policy and Trump hurled attacks and whined about the moderators, LGBT tweeters reacted with jokes, memes, and outrage.

October 10 2016 2:31 AM

Comedian Kate McKinnon gets the reflexive shimmy just right.

October 09 2016 6:56 AM

The Republican presidential nominee was overheard bragging about philandering and sexual abuse, and LGBT Americans took to social media to respond.

October 07 2016 8:54 PM
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