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The story of Any Day Now may take place in the past, but the discrimination against same-sex families it depicts is unfortunately still all too real.

January 04 2013 4:00 AM Updated

The 113th Congress has the highest number of openly LGBT members in the body’s history, with six in the House and, for the first time, an openly gay senator. Each politico here brings something unique to the table. They’re all Democrats, and all were endorsed by the Victory Fund, meaning they fully support federal, state, and local efforts to advance LGBT rights. Meet your new representatives.

January 03 2013 4:00 AM

Gossip front woman Beth Ditto capped off an amazing year with her very revealing memoir, Coal to Diamonds.

December 03 2012 2:45 AM

Drescher makes life into television in her unsung gay TV series.

December 02 2012 4:00 AM

A new combination treatment is now available to people with HIV.

December 01 2012 11:22 AM

After more than three decades, the man dubbed “the smartest” in Congress and the first to come out voluntarily, won’t be returning to office, but he leaves behind a very long shadow.

December 01 2012 4:00 AM

No one tells Joy Behar what not to say (except for maybe a few pesky words)

December 01 2012 3:30 AM

Lovers, friends, parents, children — here are some great ideas for everyone on your list.

November 26 2012 4:00 AM

What better way to spend the holidays than cuddled up with the remote control, the reading lamp, and your favorite elf?

November 23 2012 4:00 AM


November 22 2012 4:00 AM