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Sometimes, family isn't defined by blood. It's made through acts of support and solidarity, both large and small, as this trans man explains. 

November 23 2015 1:21 PM

While much of the nation gives up cigarettes, many LGBT people continue to puff away. Here's what one antitobacco professional is doing about it.

November 23 2015 12:04 PM

The Olympic skier came out on the cover of ESPN The Magazine and says reaction in the sports world is 'mixed.'

November 20 2015 6:09 PM

Beverly Tillery of the New York City Anti-Violence Project wants her trans sisters to know she has their backs.

November 20 2015 1:59 PM

Allowing corporations religious accomodations could have far-reaching — and dangerous — implications.

November 20 2015 9:02 AM

Places like West Hollywood and Hell's Kitchen are pricing out the LGBT people they once welcomed. James Duke Mason says the insanely high cost of urban living receives scant attention from leaders and activists.

November 20 2015 8:15 AM

Republicans like Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee want to wage war against "radical Islam," but they often cozy up to radical Christians.

November 19 2015 6:11 PM

Writer Josh Sabarra is not giving into the defeatist mentality that so often invades same-sex singledom.

November 19 2015 10:49 AM

In this third excerpt from Mark Segal's memoir, And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality, the activist talks about the long road to build LGBT senior housing in his beloved Philadelphia.

November 19 2015 8:48 AM