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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.

Op-ed: The LGBT Roots of S.F.'s Habitat for Humanity
June 27 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: The LGBT Roots of S.F.'s Habitat for Humanity

Kent Bloom

A San Francisco native remembers the legacy of his late partner, Stephen Jacoby, a gay pilot who founded the San Francisco chapter of Habitat for Humanity before dying of an AIDS-related illness in 1991.

STUDY: Biphobia Puts Bisexual Men at Risk for STIs
June 26 2014 4:17 PM ET

STUDY: Biphobia Puts Bisexual Men at Risk

Eliel Cruz

Biphobia is keeping bisexual men from getting tested and from coming out as bisexual, says a new report from the CDC.

Wash. State Ends Discrimination in Trans Health Care
June 26 2014 2:17 PM ET

Another State Ends Discrimination in Trans Health Care

Parker Marie Molloy

Washington becomes the seventh state to forbid insurance companies from denying health care to transgender citizens.

STUDY: Religious Counseling Associated With Higher LGB Suicide Risk
June 25 2014 8:32 PM ET

STUDY: Religious Counseling Has Higher Risk of LGB Suicide

Trudy Ring

That doesn't necessarily mean it causes suicide, but the association is troubling, says a new study.

VIDEO: Just The Highlights From Broadway Bares
June 25 2014 7:30 PM ET

VIDEO: Just The Highlights From Broadway Bares

Advocate.com Editors

Will this steamy video upset your coworkers while you watch at your desk? Possibly. Tell them it's for charity.

Op-ed: It's Time To Invest in The Business of Gay Love
June 25 2014 4:30 AM ET

Op-ed: It's Time To Invest in The Business of Gay Love

David Cruz III

After officiating a same-sex wedding, a gay matchmaker advocates for investing in LGBT relationships, both in the real world and online.

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