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Twenty-five years ago, a corrupt sheriff cracked down on South Florida's gay community — and made a media spectacle out of it. Not only were adult patrons disgraced, underage queer youth were arrested, traumatized, and mobilized. 

May 17 2016 5:27 AM

It's time to try something new to get young people off the streets, writes the president of a new organization devoted to eradicating the problem.

May 17 2016 5:04 AM

Ecuadorian writer César L. Baquerizo is releasing his first English-lanugage novel, A Safe Place With You, about a "conversion" clinic in his native country. He tells us about the real people — abused by religious frauds —who inspired his book. 

May 16 2016 6:10 AM

The ubiquitous app is a secret weapon when it comes to changing young hearts and minds.

May 16 2016 5:48 AM

I Am Cait's Jennifer Finney Boylan on transitions, Caitlyn Jenner, and love.

May 14 2016 12:18 PM

This seasoned gay thinks we need an all-encompassing word for our community — and it's staring us in the face.

May 13 2016 6:35 AM

Getting an insidious "bathroom law" repealed took intense organization and grassroots work. Read the inside story here.

May 13 2016 5:41 AM
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