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The controversial decision to exclude drag performers from a pride festival in Scotland raised not only eyebrows but also the ire of a transgender writer who credits drag with inspiring her transition.

July 31 2015 3:03 PM

Catholic Cardinal Raymond Burke's first cousin twice removed is gay. And he has a message for the antigay clergyman.

July 31 2015 8:00 AM

A straight high school junior in Lexington, Ky., gets a lesson in empathy from an out member of her school's faculty.

July 30 2015 5:00 AM

Trouble awaits trans women who serve our nation as their authentic selves, says one who had to hide her true gender identity.

July 30 2015 4:00 AM

The not-so-curious case of Michael Johnson illuminates the way racial 'preferences' on dating apps conspire with a biased criminal justice system to criminalize HIV-positive gay black men.

July 29 2015 10:00 AM

Finally, a group that supplies pocketknives to young boys has stopped claiming that LGBT people are dangerous.

July 29 2015 8:00 AM
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