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California's lesbian Assembly speaker, Toni Atkins, tells us why she was compelled to author the Respect After Death Act.

June 26 2015 3:00 AM

The co-directors of GetEQUAL take umbrage with Jeff Merkley's plan to end LGBT discrimination in housing and employment.

June 25 2015 2:00 PM

A transgender woman and undocumented immigrant called out the President in a room full of LGBT advocates. Guess who the crowd sided with?

June 25 2015 12:25 PM

Libertarian leader David Boaz says his party endorsed marriage equality — and full rights for gays and lesbians — way before Barack and Hillary.

June 25 2015 4:30 AM

People like Miley Cyrus and Jaden Smith are slowly showing the world that gender fluidity is not some hippie-dippie California concept.

June 25 2015 3:00 AM

Ensuring the safety of people of color — be they young black men, transgender women, or church families — requires all of us to act, says this out minister.

June 24 2015 5:00 AM

Robert Teir's troubled husband left one day and never came back. Two years later, Teir is fine with that — except for the fact that Texas won't grant him a divorce.

June 24 2015 4:00 AM
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