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Playwright Sean Chandler remembers the first time he ever stepped foot into a gay bar.

October 22 2012 3:30 AM

The Big Bird meme was hilarious for a few moments — until a gay Twitter user was told to 'Grow up.'

October 19 2012 4:00 AM

Sacha Sacket never thought he'd do a musical, but when the opportunity to help bullied or depressed LGBT youth came along, he couldn't say no.

October 17 2012 8:07 PM

When it comes to honoring the life of the late Matthew Shepard or improving LGBT people's place in society, it's not always about money -- it's about time.

October 16 2012 4:00 AM

Nearly 10 years after coming to the U.S. as an undocumented child, and two years after coming out as gay to his family, Juan Pedro Garcia Machado is fighting for his rights on many fronts.

October 12 2012 4:00 AM

Gay activist, and recent Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger says it's time take on the National Organization for Marriage

October 11 2012 6:09 PM

One young actor examines his burgeoning career and his pattern of gay roles.

October 11 2012 4:00 AM

The founder of the National LGBT Cancer Network notes a new study that found LGBT breast cancer survivors are put off by the dominance of "cancer-pink" in advocacy and doctor's offices.

October 10 2012 12:27 PM