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Gray and his husband, Tim O'Connor, graced Pride and charity events in outrageous hats and helped raise money for a variety of causes.

September 26 2016 6:56 PM

The out showrunner of Empire and creator of The L Word discusses anti-LGBT discrimination in Hollywood, animal rights, and her relationship with her wife, LouAnne.

September 21 2016 2:33 PM

Photographer Stefan Pinto creates a portrait of life behind the scenes for gay men he meets in the big city. Meet one of Pinto's subjects, dancer-performer-cook Jase Grimm.

September 20 2016 6:18 AM

There may be no one who knew them better when they were a couple, and now that they are divorced he is telling all, revealing he no longer talks to Depp but calling Heard, "one of my best friends."

September 12 2016 10:47 PM

The Treasury Department has released what may be the most accurate survey yet of where married same-sex couples live and how much money they make.

September 12 2016 6:15 PM

This September 11, revisit the 2002 issue that honored Mark Bingham, a gay passenger of United Airlines Flight 93, who helped plan to retake the plane from terrorists.

September 11 2016 4:10 AM