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The popular morning show co-anchor acknowledges her long-time girlfriend in a letter posted on Facebook.

December 29 2013 5:51 PM

The governor of Louisiana is among those supporters flocking to defend Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson after A&E suspended him for making antigay remarks in an interview with GQ magazine.

December 19 2013 6:18 PM

Phil Robertson included homosexuality in a long list of 'sinful' behavior, including bestiality and terrorism, in a recent interview with GQ magazine. He has since been suspended from the show indefinitely. 

December 18 2013 12:56 PM Updated

Pink, the Indigo Girls, and a long list of celebrity performers joined Cyndi Lauper for the third annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert to raise awareness of and funds to support LGBT homeless youth.

December 10 2013 1:19 PM

The bisexual singer had nothing but applause for the British Olympic diver’s decision to come out this week and made it clear she believes a boycott of the upcoming Winter Games in Sochi is necessary.

December 06 2013 12:59 PM

The newly out Olympic diver is dating one of the most prominent gay screenwriters in Hollywood.

December 03 2013 6:34 PM

The weight-loss reality show trainer decided to reveal he is gay to help a contestant struggling with his own sexuality.

November 27 2013 12:58 PM

In a new interview with Fusion, Alex Newell fired back with a few comments of his own after Bill O’Reilly criticized Glee for the show's inclusion of a transgender teen.

November 22 2013 3:55 PM