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Former congressman Barney Frank, blunt as ever, sees positives  and potential negatives with the abrupt departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner.

October 02 2015 4:15 AM

The Transportation Security Administration's uneven, embarrassing 'protocol' for screening transgender passengers isn't about protecting national security, says this trans man. 

October 01 2015 4:45 AM

The founder of LGBT History Month, which kicks off Thursday, explains how learning about our past helped him live a more honest, open, and integrated life.

October 01 2015 4:30 AM

A town hall meeting will educate same-sex couples on all their new rights.

1:25 PM

Many gay youth use alcohol as a salve, including this writer, who almost didn't make it to 23.

10:15 AM

The head of the National Center for Lesbian Rights on the changes sweeping through the Mormon and Catholic churches.

4:00 AM

The United Nations adopts a groundbreaking agenda, but does it really protect LGBT people? The HRC's Jean Freedberg helps sort it out. 

September 29 2015 1:12 PM

The actors both display an acute unease with male sexuality.

September 29 2015 4:00 AM

The day after Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, amfAR's Greg Millett reminds us that it will take more than 24 hours to tackle all of the issues that cause HIV infection among black gay and bisexual men.

September 28 2015 5:13 PM

The executive director of La Fuente Hollywood Treatment Center tells us why queer people suffering from addiction need specialized help. 

September 28 2015 3:15 PM