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A progressive rabbi says faith leaders promoting 'reparative' therapy are dangerously distorting religious freedom.

April 22 2015 6:00 AM

Does being gay — or part of any minority — make you more empathetic to environmental concerns? This writer thinks so.

April 22 2015 4:00 AM

In this excerpt from his new book, Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial, Kenji Yoshino says the case against California's Proposition 8 was the first time antigay prejudice was put on trial — and lost.

April 21 2015 6:00 AM

Scott Lyons lived through Patricia Jannuzzi, Immaculata High School's notoriously homophobic teacher, and he doesn't want one more LGBT student to endure the same lesson.

April 20 2015 8:00 AM

Many gay men have mastered the art of not letting sex kill a friendship. Thanks, smartphones.

April 20 2015 7:00 AM

Congressman Jared Polis says ‘the two most successful social policy movements in the U.S.’ — marriage equality and marijuana reform — have more in common than first meets the eye.

April 20 2015 4:20 AM

The country's beleaguered LGBT students still need Day of Silence, explains GLSEN's Camille Beredjick.

April 17 2015 4:00 AM