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Black, LGBT, American: Laverne Cox

Black, LGBT, American: Laverne Cox

Threat or threatened.

Black, LGBT, American: Aaron Walton

Black, LGBT, American: Aaron Walton

Only angelic troublemakers need apply.

Black, LGBT, American: Twiggy Garcon

Black, LGBT, American: Twiggy Garcon

"I've been a part of the mainstream ballroom scene since 2004. I was 14."

Black, LGBT, American: Doug Spearman

Black, LGBT, American: Doug Spearman

Breaking the code.

New Queer Memoirs on The Way We Were

New Queer Memoirs on The Way We Were

The new queer memoirs go far beyond the traditional coming-out narratives.

The A-List Interview: Elizabeth Banks

The A-List Interview: Elizabeth Banks

When not schooling antigay Twitter followers or drinking with Modern Family costar Jesse Tyler Ferguson, she's wondering if her Hunger Games character may be a lesbian or a drag queen.

I Advocate: Jeffrey Self

I Advocate: Jeffrey Self

What Jeffrey Self, author of Straight People: A Spotter's Guide to the Fascinating World of Heterosexuals (Running Press), is passionate about this month.

Why You Should Watch 'Orange Is the New Black'

Why You Should Watch Orange Is the New Black

Did Netflix just create the greatest lesbian TV series ever?

If the Shoe Fits

If the Shoe Fits

How genderqueering fashion could change the industry forever.

You Just Said Yes, Now What?

You Just Said Yes, Now What?

Wedding bells will be heard this season no matter how the highest court in the land has ruled, but to make it to the altar, under the chuppah, or to the chair next to your fiancé(e) without going Bridezilla, you need a plan of action. Whether luxe or budget, this timeline will help get your fête in order. But first — have you set a date?

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