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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

Regardless of the ruling, being healthier is the single most important step toward curbing health care costs.

June 28 2012 1:43 PM

Arizona resident John Waldron and his partner never intended to hire an illegal immigrant as a nanny to their two sons, but they would proudly do it again.

June 26 2012 12:04 PM

It’s Gay Pride week in New York, and this year we have a lot to celebrate. But we also still have a long way to march. Here are four things that we can be proud of — and four that I think are shameful.



June 23 2012 10:17 AM