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The art of Touko Laaksonen, or Tom of Finland, may have played a role in the recent passage of marriage equality in his Nordic motherland.

December 19 2014 8:00 AM

A teacher reminds his fellow educators: We're here to develop empathetic citizens. So why continue to bar trans students from their gender-affirming bathrooms?

December 19 2014 7:00 AM

Some say sports isn't political, but one athlete argues the opposite.

December 18 2014 7:00 AM

A new initiative by Teach for America strives to give educators the resources to break down the closet door.

December 18 2014 6:00 AM

A proposed amendment to the FDA blood ban that requires a one-year period of abstinence is ineffective and discriminatory, says the CEO of Gay Men's Health Crisis.

December 17 2014 8:00 AM

Some parents kick their kids out into the December cold for being gay. Here's your chance to help them.

December 17 2014 6:00 AM

This coming-of-age tale wouldn't be possible without two moms.

December 17 2014 5:00 AM