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The artist blasted antigay bigots and homophobic panic in a recent eyebrow-raising interview.

February 11 2014 2:10 PM

Continuing our Valentine love fest, we explore the tumultuous affair of the Hollywood star and the English photographer.

February 11 2014 7:00 AM

The award celebrates the Chicago-born filmmaker’s commitment to LGBTQ visibility.

February 11 2014 12:25 AM

The queen of pop made an impassioned progay speech as she introduced Russian protest-punk band Pussy Riot at Amnesty International’s Bringing Human Rights Home concert in Brooklyn.

February 06 2014 12:53 PM

Juan Pablo Galavis says GLAAD helped him re-evaluate his understanding of LGBT issues after the reality star ignited controversy by claiming a gay version of The Bachelor would be bad for children.

February 04 2014 2:47 PM

The out NBA player sat near Willie Robertson during the State of the Union address but couldn’t reach out to the reality star due to the hordes of Republican congressmen jockeying for photo ops.

January 30 2014 1:19 PM

YouTuber Ivan Cruz created an adorable way to share his coming-out story — with a little help from his four-legged best friend.

January 29 2014 12:06 PM

With the fifth season of Archer under way, the voice of Lana Kane and cohost of The Talk opens up about breaking taboos, her reason for revealing a struggle with infertility, and why opponents of marriage equality are a joke.

January 27 2014 8:00 AM

The out music legend condemned Russia’s homophobic laws while supporting the country’s LGBT community in a new statement.

January 24 2014 4:06 PM