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Joseph Baken escaped his small-minded town in Montana. His new web series, Ding Dongs, is for the Mormon man he left behind.

May 05 2017 5:23 AM

The antigay atrocities in Chechnya remind us how fragile our safety truly is.

May 05 2017 5:03 AM

It's now considered impolite to call transgender people names in public, but we're still treated like subhuman beasts.

May 04 2017 5:36 AM

There are consequences for passive acceptance of prejudice, writes Kelsey Louie of Gay Men's Health Crisis.

May 03 2017 12:35 PM

"The American people deserve to know who will stand up and speak out for those on the margins of society," writes the U.S. representative from Rhode Island.

May 02 2017 5:09 PM

Gun control advocates Igor Volsky and Mark Glaze say a march against the president's policies is certainly appropriate during this year's Pride celebrations.

May 02 2017 5:23 AM

International Workers' Day underlines the importance of LGBT people allying with other social justice movements, say Glennda Testone and Aaron C. Morris.

May 01 2017 11:32 AM
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