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The first openly gay man elected to the New York State Assembly wants to remind people that "law" and "life" are two different things.

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A wife and mother creatively imagines a day when our kids’ kids will learn about today in history class.

June 26 2015 10:03 PM

This Eagle Scout loves the BSA organization, save for that insidious ban on adult gay leaders.

June 26 2015 4:00 AM

There once was a time when disruption was seen as revolutionary — like in the ACT UP days — but now many LGBT people think we should play nice. Jennicet Gutierrez and this writer are not those people.

June 26 2015 3:30 AM

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