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The executive director of the Lambda Literary Foundation counters an earlier op-ed, saying the awards and foundation are more crucial than ever in their 25th year.

October 09 2012 4:00 AM

Writer, editor, and publisher Steve Berman shines a light on problems bubbling under the surface of the Lambda Literary Awards.

October 05 2012 5:00 AM

The Republican candidate for president wants to amend the U.S. Constitution, but you’d think that was no big deal by the way the media treats him.

October 03 2012 11:00 AM

The former president of the College Democrats of America, and Democratic National Convention speaker takes umbrage at Mitt Romney's comments about nearly half of the country.

October 02 2012 4:00 AM

Brittany McMillan founded Spirit Day while still in high school, and she shares the message she hopes to send LGBT teenagers who feel marginalized.

October 01 2012 4:30 AM

Every September 23 is Celebrate Bisexuality Day, also known as Bi Pride Day.  And every year on September 23, I do two things: First I wish my mother a happy birthday, and second I take a moment to pray for the bisexual activists, community organizers, and advocates past, present, and future. I say a blessing for all those we lost this year to suicide and disease, since there are always too many. Afterward I send some good thoughts out to the world. On Bi Pride Day, I celebrate that I am able to exist and am still happy to do so.

September 22 2012 10:20 AM

Lt. Dan Choi is on trial for how he protested the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and wishes for a day when he no longer needs to be political.

September 20 2012 10:40 AM

The demise of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy a year ago has made it all the more clear how same-sex couples are treated by federal law.

September 19 2012 5:00 AM