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Imagine being a lesbian in Syria or a trans person in Libya, and trying to escape to America. Then picture Donald Trump slamming the door in your face.

March 15 2017 5:33 AM

It's starting to feel like we're living in two different nations, Amanda Kerri writes.

March 15 2017 5:04 AM

For one writer, watching When We Rise drove home the fact that in her formative years, film and television never represented the possibility of lifelong love between women. 

March 14 2017 8:00 AM

This revised travel ban remains completely unacceptable, writes Jessica Stern of OutRight International.

March 13 2017 3:07 PM

Young folks are chipping away at the gender binary. We should embrace their courage, not run from it.

March 13 2017 5:40 AM

The writer left out of frustration with a racist country, but the reason he returned reveals the hope he still had as a black gay American. 

March 10 2017 7:02 AM Updated

Louis Molnar wants the world to know that, just like being gay, being autistic is nothing to be ashamed of.

March 10 2017 6:39 AM
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