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Elizabeth Gilbert announces her love for her terminally ill longtime friend Rayya Elias in a poignant Facebook post. 

September 07 2016 4:02 PM

A new law allows transgender people in this conservative South American nation to legally register for identification displaying their authentic gender. 

September 07 2016 3:37 PM

A judge set a trial date for the case of Andrea Constand's complaint, that the comedy star drugged and molested her, while prosecutors announced they will call 13 of his alleged victims to testify.

September 07 2016 1:51 AM

As Pride.com reported in June, Erin O'Flaherty of Missouri is competing this weekend as the first out pageant contestant vying for the Miss America crown, 

September 07 2016 1:33 AM

When an Oregon bakery refused to make a wedding cake for Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer, it became a talking point for "religious freedom" proponents. The women say the ordeal has left them broke and scarred.

September 06 2016 5:04 AM

Once the mainstay of gathering places for queer women, lesbian bars are disappearing.

September 02 2016 6:16 PM

Turner was convicted of assaulting a young woman after they drank heavily at a fraternity party in January 2015. He plans to appeal but first must register in Ohio as a sex offender.

September 02 2016 2:43 PM