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The Suicide Awareness Conundrum

The Suicide Awareness Conundrum

Jamey Rodemeyer has become the latest symbol for what’s wrong with bullying in schools, but that visibility carries inherent risks.

Who Are the Warias

Who are the Warias?

In America gays continue to make advances while transgender people fight to keep up, but a new film tells a different tale in Indonesia.

Mr Big Stuff

Mr. Big Stuff

As popular guest host of Chelsea Lately, an in-demand college speaker, spokesman for Jenny Craig, and now with his own TV series in the works, Ross Mathews takes “out, loud, and proud” to a new level.

21 Top News Stories of the Year

21 Top News Stories of the Year

All things gay were central to the 24/7 news cycle in 2011, and almost daily mainstream America saw stories about marriage equality, bullied kids, a dancing trans man, and heroic gays. Here are a few news flashes that topped our gaydar this year.

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Which Is a Real Fantasy Island?

Hawaiian honeymoons are lovely, but for some adventurers they’re so last decade. As legal gay marriages finally take hold, perhaps it’s time for us to make our own honeymoon traditions.

At Least Obama Believes in a Right to Immigrate

A Right to Love (and Immigrate) 

With a system-wide review of deportation priorities set to begin in a few weeks, how immigration officials evaluate cases of gay binational couples may be a historical testament to how the Obama administration truly regards LGBT families.

Heavy Metal Rocker Comes Out as Transgender

Agony and Ecstasy 

A heavy metal rocker comes out as transgender.

What Went Wrong In McInerney Trial

What Went Wrong In McInerney Trial? 

Did gay panic or bad planning help Lawrence King’s killer escape justice?

Reinventing Adam Lambert

Reinventing Adam Lambert

American Idol’s most interesting graduate has a new album in the works, a new relationship, and a new attitude toward the media that prompted him to sing “Whataya Want From Me”

Editors Letter November 2011

Editor's Letter: Let's Get Visible

It's clear from the pictures you sent for A Day in Gay America that we are a diverse and passionate group.

Five Women Who Made WAVES

Five Women Who Made WAVES

Just in time for the end of DADT comes the story of five women discharged from the Navy as suspected lesbians in 1965.

Are e-Cigarettes Safer

Are e-Cigarettes Safer?

Are e-cigarettes safer than cigarettes for smokers?

What Alternative Long term Care Can Do for You

What Alternative Long-term Care Can Do for You

Long-term care policies save taxes and pay off before you die.