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The psychiatrist who played a leading role in eliminating the designation of homosexuality as a mental disorder has passed away at 83.

December 28 2015 2:21 PM

Hundreds of you took part in The Advocate's annual #DayInLGBT event on social media, and now your photos are part of an interactive cover that stitches us together.

December 16 2015 8:07 AM

Detroit Free Press profile delves into why these 'two very holy guys' stay in the church — and how their very presence may challenge it.

December 15 2015 4:36 PM