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The right to follow a particular religion is a fundamental one for Americans, but the ACLU says it does not grant a free pass to discriminate against LGBT people.

May 21 2013 4:40 AM

If gay people are part of the human experience, then why are mainstream publishers and straight readers so quick to keep gay characters in the closet?

May 16 2013 4:19 AM

R.J. Aguiar says labels are for mason jars, not people.

May 15 2013 4:14 AM

Jim Morrison, host of the political show For & Against, examines how HIV criminalization laws endanger everyone by singling out HIV-positive citizens.

May 15 2013 12:20 AM

Lesbian author Sarah Leavitt's new graphic novel, Tangles, looks at the impact of slowing losing a loved one to the disease.

May 14 2013 6:00 AM

A born-and-raised Minnesotan remembers the slight but progressive change that his grandmother embraced to ensure equality for all.

May 14 2013 4:10 AM

Hollywood has often played a role in opening minds and moving society forward, but its lack of modern and accurate portrayals of people living with HIV is a root cause of stigma and misconception.

May 13 2013 4:00 AM