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The Fenway Health Institute's Jonathan Vincent says the upcoming International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., is a chance for the global village to make the personal connections it needs to succeed.

July 16 2012 3:09 PM

A former Mormon bishop says it was the Queer Eye for the Straight Guy crew that changed his mind, adding one more "make better" they didn't know about.

July 13 2012 5:00 PM

On reflection, former Tempe, Arizona mayor Neil Giuliano realizes that Pride season and Independence Day have something in common.

July 11 2012 5:19 AM

This Sunday in Los Angeles will be quite special as Concrete Hero — The Ultimate Urban Obstacle Challenge — debuts at L.A. LIVE. But one team member explains why it's especially meaningful for him.

July 10 2012 8:14 PM

Out California Assemblyman Ricardo Lara is pushing for Washington to finally protect LGBT Americans; he says you should be pushing, too.

July 10 2012 2:56 PM

As we approach the XIX International AIDS conference, ACRIA Executive Director Daniel Tietz looks at the lack of funding for AIDS even as more infections hit populations of men of color. Why is that?

July 10 2012 1:55 PM

The founder of Truth Wins Out says when gays and lesbians are victims, police should never be quick to dismiss hate as a motive.

July 05 2012 11:30 AM

The executive director of New Ways Ministry argues that Catholic bishops are disguising bigotry as religion.

July 05 2012 4:00 AM

Singer, philanthropist and activist Cyndi Lauper says it's time to give a damn about LGBT youth homelessness

June 29 2012 6:43 PM

The documentary filmmaker who followed the saga of the Rainbow Lounge raid in Texas three years ago says one of the story’s villains has changed.

June 28 2012 8:52 PM