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As the Oscar week fashion bonanza arrives, pay attention to who's wearing dead animals on their back and who's not, writes PETA's out exec Dan Mathews.

February 23 2016 5:31 AM

This queer Georgian urges the state House to not write antigay discrimination into law. 

February 23 2016 5:05 AM

In her first op-ed for The Advocate, the imprisoned leaker of military secrets explains why the queer community must oppose the government's demand for a backdoor into a terrorist's Apple iPhone.

February 22 2016 6:31 AM

HRC president Chad Griffin says Obama should nominate an out person for the job, and he has some suggestions.

February 21 2016 11:46 AM

The federal indictment of Rentboy's CEO signals a dangerous shift toward criminalizing the information-sharing that has long been crucial to our survival.

February 19 2016 6:08 AM

President Obama's budget includes money for battling discrimination, but the Republicans want to eliminate departments that protect us.

February 19 2016 5:32 AM

AIDS Healthcare Foundation's push to ban condomless porn in California is another misuse of funds, writes Eric Paul Leue.

February 19 2016 5:13 AM
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