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Data released by the social network shows more people every day are going online to come out.

October 16 2015 9:18 AM

This lifelong singer knew his trans identity might be exploited on the show, but he never expected it to be manipulated to the point that he didn't recognize his own story. 

October 16 2015 5:00 AM

In observation of Spirit Day, LGBT grown-ups share experiences of being bullied in their youth.

October 15 2015 8:56 AM

Taunted as a young kid, gay writer Tyler Curry is fighting back against all bullies in his new children's book, A Peacock Among Pigeons.

October 15 2015 5:00 AM

When the BGMC embarked on a Middle East tour, it nearly became an international incident. Read how the group survived disappointments, insults, and very serious threats.

October 14 2015 10:22 AM

No, it wasn't compassionate conservatism. 

October 13 2015 3:15 PM

Ever met a guy online just to have him disappear without a trace? This writer says too many gay and bi men take the easy way out and simply "ghost."

October 13 2015 5:30 AM

Gunner Scott — a trans man often on planes, trains, and automobiles for work and pleasure — shares his advice for making #TravelingWhileTrans easier and more pleasurable.

October 13 2015 5:00 AM

Profligate spender or pink penny pincher, where do you fit in?

October 12 2015 8:51 PM