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TLC has renewed its reality series about the renowned transgender teenager and her family.

December 06 2015 1:10 PM

All day on Wednesday, December 9, share a slice of your life, America.

December 03 2015 5:40 PM

Those with a megaphone should be using it for good, said the founder of The Happy Hippie Foundation.

November 28 2015 12:16 PM

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

November 27 2015 1:53 PM

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