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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

The View cohost says comments she made during a recent interview were misinterpreted to make her appear homophobic.

January 23 2014 12:21 PM

'I'm stunned by his stupidity,' Takei said of Gov. Gary Herbert's refusal to recognize same-sex marriages that took place in Utah.

January 17 2014 3:22 PM

The cohost of The View claims that believing LGBT people are going to hell doesn’t mean she’s antigay.

January 17 2014 2:18 PM

Today marks 20 years since the Northridge earthquake rocked Southern California. And we revisit our profile of lesbian Kate Hutton, who afterward became a recognizable face on TV whenever the earth moves under your feet.

January 17 2014 4:30 AM

'What's happening there… is extraordinary and awful,' says Pine.

January 15 2014 1:56 PM

'Yeah, I've been with a man,' revealed singer Lee Ryan of the British boy band Blue.

January 09 2014 6:03 PM