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Trans Man Just Barely Misses Chance at Olympics
June 22 2012 12:32 PM ET

Trans Man Just Barely Misses Chance at Olympics

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Keelin Godsey may not have made it to the 2012 Olympics, but the 28-year-old has already made history as the first out transgender athlete to seriously compete for an Olympic berth.

Activists Press Olympics to Ban Antigay Countries
June 13 2012 3:24 PM ET

Should the Olympics Ban Antigay Countries?

Lucas Grindley

The Olympic ideal is to set aside disagreements every four years, but one division has some LGBT activists calling for certain countries to be expelled.

The Queen Meets the Divas
June 06 2012 5:57 PM ET

The Queen Meets the Divas Editors

Global superstars Elton John, Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Paul McCartney, and Shirley Bassey among others performed at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace in Lon

Teenage Diver With Two Dads Fighting to Make It Into London Olympics
June 04 2012 12:43 PM ET

Thirteen-Year-Old Diver With Two Dads Hopes to Make It to Olympics

Neal Broverman

The youngest ever person to qualify for the U.S. Olympic diving trials, Jordan Pisey Windle will serve as grand marshal of central Indiana's pride festival.

Can a Jubilee Ever Go Over the Top?
June 03 2012 11:40 PM ET

Can a Jubilee Ever Go Over the Top? Editors

For only the second time in its history, the U.K. celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of a monarch. It's been 60 years since Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne.

 Out Guide London
May 29 2012 4:26 PM ET

Out Guide: London

The Year of London
May 18 2012 7:00 AM ET

The Year of London

Matthew Breen

With the Olympic Games, WorldPride, and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Swinging City is rolling out the red carpet, and we’re all invited.

Add Tokyo Disneyland to Your List of Potential Wedding Venues
May 17 2012 6:44 PM ET

Add Tokyo Disneyland to Your List of Potential Wedding Venues

Lucas Grindley

Now same-sex couples in Asia can finally get married in Cinderella's castle, and both can wear gowns if they want. Tokyo Disneyland acquiesced this week to a request by two women to get married on the grounds, reports the Guardian. Koyuki Higashi had written to Disney asking for permission to marry her partner Hiroko and was initially told yes — so long as only one wore a gown and the other a tux.

Fresh Air the Airline of Your Gay Dreams
May 09 2012 3:10 PM ET

Fresh Air Is the Airline of Your Gay Dreams

Diane Anderson-Minshall

If you needed more proof that LGBT minds were the wittiest: In order to promote the 2012 EuroGames in Budapest June 27-July 1, promoters came up with a creative new campaign. Watch the video for Fresh Air,  the world's very first gay airline announced its debut to "take off to the deservedly popular and gay-friendly Budapest" for EuroGames.

Stanford Grad Josh Dixon Hopes to Become First Openly Gay Male Gymnast at Olympics
May 07 2012 6:46 PM ET

Out Gymnast Josh Dixon Wants to Represent U.S. at Olympics

Neal Broverman

On Saturday, out gymnast Josh Dixon finished second out of 72 competitors at a qualifier for the 2012 Olympics.

Hillary Clinton to Receive London Pride Award
May 05 2012 7:16 AM ET

Secy. Clinton to Receive London Pride Award


Hillary Rodham Clinton will be honored with the World LGBT Award at the upcoming World Pride in London, this following the secretary of state’s speech on global gay and transgender rights before the United Nations in December. Also receiving an award at the event in July is the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Association. Via Pink News: