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WATCH: Vine's Biggest Star Says HIV Is A Gay Thing, Then Deletes Message
July 08 2014 12:29 PM ET July 08 2014 5:13 PM ET

WATCH: Vine's Biggest Star Says HIV Is A Gay Thing

Lucas Grindley

The 16-year-old is the most followed person on Vine and dropped an antigay slur while spreading misinformation about HIV.

Op-ed: At the Last Moment, I Chose to Live
July 08 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: At the Last Moment, I Chose to Live

Rebecca Juro

To help prevent transgender suicides, those of us who are suicide-attempt survivors must tell our stories.

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage, Now He's Fighting Back
July 07 2014 2:38 PM ET

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage; He Fights Back

Mitch Kellaway

Paige Phoenix wants Victoria's government to know it violated his human rights by requiring surgery to legally recognize his gender — and he's ready to take his complaint straight to the United Nations.

U.K. Agency Aims to Help Bi and Gay Brits Stay Healthy
July 01 2014 3:06 PM ET

U.K. Agency to Help Bi and Gay Brits Stay Healthy

Trudy Ring

A report from Public Health England lays out plans to address sexual and mental health and substance use among gay and bisexual men.

Why LGBT Americans Are Leery of Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling
June 30 2014 11:51 AM ET June 30 2014 2:46 PM ET

Why LGBT Americans Are Leery of Supreme Court's Newest Ruling

Lucas Grindley

Activists had been warning for months that the Hobby Lobby ruling could have damaging consequences for LGBT Americans.

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