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The Trevor Project’s Michaela Mendelsohn had a stepsister who turned her life around. She endeavors to have the same effect on struggling queer youth. 

January 29 2016 6:41 AM

As Italy struggles to enact civil unions, the pontiff continues to send mixed messages.

January 28 2016 6:33 AM

Longtime LGBT activist Mark Segal (pictured above) weighs in on the raucous protest that rocked the Creating Change conference in Chicago.

January 28 2016 5:55 AM

The Oscars aren't the only ones with a fixation on straight, white men, according to this writer.

January 27 2016 6:42 AM

Let's put an end to the LGBT civil war brewing over these two supportive candidates and focus on the real enemy, writes Amanda Kerri.

January 27 2016 6:18 AM

People like their boxes. If you are HIV-positive, some might want you to stay in yours.

January 26 2016 6:16 AM

When people use offensive words, it often comes from a place of privilege — not malice — writes Kit Williamson.

January 26 2016 5:47 AM