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Back in 1989 an LGBT-themed children's book titled Heather Has Two Mommies incited condemnation from conservatives — and adoration from LGBT families. With her book being reissued, author Lesléa Newman has some words for her most famous character.

April 13 2015 5:00 AM

Here's the case that our social media frenzy played into the hands of equality opponents.

April 13 2015 4:00 AM

Rahm Emanuel will lead the Second City for another four years, but both he and his opponent knew they needed LGBT voters to win.

April 10 2015 11:30 AM

When your neighbors snatch your rights away it takes an emotional toll, but this writer refuses to be defeated.

April 10 2015 7:00 AM

A California man is suing his doctor after she listed his sexual orientation as a chronic condition and refused to take it off his medical record.

April 09 2015 10:00 AM

As the president arrives in Jamaica for the Summit of the Americas, he must defend the basic rights of gender and sexual minorities.

April 09 2015 4:00 AM

As President Obama's executive order protecting LGBT workers takes effect today, his senior adviser Valerie Jarrett sees it as a civil rights milestone.

April 08 2015 8:47 AM
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