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The backlash isn’t always a consequential thing, even if it’s sometimes a real thing.

September 02 2014 4:00 AM

Michael Sam is gay. Gay people shower. It's that simple.

11:55 AM

On the road to full marriage equality, same-sex couples also have to fight for their right to grieve.

August 26 2014 3:16 PM

The owners of Redline, a gay bar debuting in downtown Los Angeles this fall, explain why they're opening their business outside the gayborhood.

August 25 2014 9:00 AM

What happens when a baby being carried by a surrogate is diagnosed with a disability? LGBT parents should think carefully about the answer.

August 25 2014 5:00 AM

As members of Congress head back to their districts for summer recess, remind them why we need an ENDA with a fair religious exemption.

August 22 2014 9:00 AM

Trans lawyer Ezra Young explains how despite recent wins for trans men Thomas Beatie and Buck Angel, long-term change will require a deeper look at underlying legal biases.

August 22 2014 8:00 AM