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Was Creating Change 2016 really more volatile than in years past, or was that frustration simply the result of a movement trying to find its footing after symbolic, but limited, victories? 

February 01 2016 6:31 AM Updated

One man is upset because of a word that is spelled out on the license plate of his new car.

January 29 2016 3:22 PM

The aspiring Arkansas high school teacher had displayed a pro-tolerance poster.

January 26 2016 3:16 PM

The iconic entertainer says people of color and LGBT actors are 'disregarded by the film industry.'

January 25 2016 2:43 PM

The gayborhood residents offer life lessons to young people.

January 24 2016 4:06 PM

'I’m against sexual labels, we are simply human beings with emotional and sexual needs,' says the singer-actor in a new interview.

January 19 2016 9:19 PM

The silver medalist freeskier nearly considered publicly coming out as gay during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, a country infamous for its anti-LGBT climate.

January 19 2016 1:32 PM