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The Peculiarity of Black Trans Male Privilege
July 15 2014 4:00 AM ET

The Peculiarity of Black Trans Male Privilege

Kortney Ziegler

Men of all genders benefit from the complicit oppression of black women.

Title VII Awakening
July 15 2014 4:00 AM ET

Title VII Awakening

Kerry Eleveld

While the advancement of transgender Americans has sometimes been viewed as dependent upon the success of the broader LGBT movement, workplace protections are one place where trans Americans are pioneering a whole new area of the law—and lesbians, gays, and bisexuals appear to be following their lead.

The A-List Interview: Keira Knightley
July 11 2014 4:00 AM ET

The A-List Interview: Keira Knightley

Brandon Voss

The Begin Again star takes a break from her intense love affairs with beautiful women to sing with the sexiest man alive.

Laverne Cox: The Making of an Icon
July 10 2014 4:00 AM ET

Laverne Cox: The Making of an Icon

Matthew Breen

For years she struggled to find her place. Now she has a voice, a cause, and an audience. And she’s running with it.

Milan's Fashion Hot Spot Feels Heat Over Brunei
July 08 2014 4:00 AM ET

Milan's Fashion Hot Spot Feels Heat Over Brunei

Aaron Hicklin

Milan's fashion hot spot feels the heat from Brunei.

Reversing the Re-write of LGBT History
July 07 2014 7:00 AM ET

Reversing the Re-write of LGBT History

C. Brian Smith

Jo Becker's version of the gay marriage story was undone before it was even published.

Changing Latitudes
June 28 2014 11:00 AM ET

Changing Latitudes

Matthew Breen

Chasing the chill away with a week-long cruise in the Caribbean.

The A-List Interview: Melissa McCarthy
May 16 2014 4:50 AM ET

The A-List Interview: Melissa McCarthy

Brandon Voss

From her wig obsession to her girl crush on Lena Dunham, Tammy's Melissa explains it all.

No, Homosexuality Isn't Some Western Invention
May 16 2014 4:00 AM ET

No, Homosexuality Isn't Some Western Invention

Charles J. Upchurch

Traditional relationships give the lie to calling same-sex coupling a Western idea.

Number Crunch: Boy Scouts
May 15 2014 4:00 AM ET

Number Crunch: Boy Scouts

Alex Panisch

A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent. But what do the numbers say?

The Good, the Bad, and the Jewnicorn
May 14 2014 4:00 AM ET

The Good, the Bad, and the Jewnicorn

C. Brian Smith

Three couples explain what worked and what they’d do differently for their spectacular gay and lesbian weddings.

Op-ed: What Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joe Putignano, and Maybe Your Boyfriend Have in Common
May 14 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joe Putignano, and Maybe Your Boyfriend Have in Common

Diane Anderson-Minshall

My mom was a drug addict and so was this Cirque du Soleil star, but like most Americans they — and many LGBT addicts — don't fit our idea of what an "addict" is.

I’ll See You at The Party
May 13 2014 4:00 AM ET

I’ll See You at The Party

Ariel Schrag

An excerpt of Ariel Schrag's book, Adam.

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