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The Filipino boxer has won himself new opponents in Magic Johnson, Jason Collins and wrestler turned actor Dave Bautista.

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The author will be remembered for her influential novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

February 19 2016 11:43 AM

Rayvon Owen said he was afraid to come out while competing on American Idol.

February 15 2016 2:42 PM

"Jaden is 100 percent fearless," the actor told a popular British teen interviewer. 

February 12 2016 10:30 AM

A young Canadian couple started a business to help LGBT people not feel so left out by the greeting card industry.

February 11 2016 2:42 PM

A Colorado-based writer found the courage to tell his readers he's gay after learning about the professional athlete's journey to acceptance.

February 01 2016 4:56 PM