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Leaders at the United Nations and Human Rights Campaign say the vote to create a special LGBT Independent Expert will have global repercussions. 

1:40 PM Updated

The president of Everytown for Gun Safety wants to recruit you.

6:09 AM

Over 30,000 LGBT Americans die from smoking every year. This is what Equality California is doing to end this silent calamity.

5:58 AM

The Pulse shooting is the latest incident in an epidemic of violence — and the infectious agent is hate.

June 29 2016 5:15 PM

HIV care, trans clinics, cancer screenings for lesbians and bi women — many abortion clinics offer these services, so the battle to keep them open is our fight too.

June 29 2016 6:45 AM

LGBT portrayals in Japan are so rare that comics and anime have become lifelines for queer youth there, writes Kyle Knight of Human Rights Watch, who helped create a new manga series that celebrates sexual and gender diversity.

June 29 2016 6:22 AM
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