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The gay Olympian says there are just some topics straight people should never talk about with gay friends.

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A new comment thread offers straight guys advice on love, life, hygiene, and more.

November 25 2015 2:36 PM

The Tony-Award winning actor is married to longtime partner Devlin Elliott.

November 20 2015 4:56 PM

A popular country singer and a marine made for the best-looking date at last night's Marine Corps Ball.

November 11 2015 5:14 PM

Which of these deserving LGBT icons would've you picked as your Person of the Year?

November 05 2015 10:35 AM

The LGBT people who made this year one for the history books will be remembered long past 2015.

November 05 2015 10:31 AM

While Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy deserves special notice for his poetic opinion for the majority, it was the entire court’s role in marriage equality that had the greatest impact on LGBT lives in 2015.

November 05 2015 10:30 AM

The Mistress of the Dark lets down her wig and opens up about her scream-worthy start in show business, inspiring a generation of drag queens, and the long road to becoming a haunted holiday icon.

October 26 2015 4:00 AM