Commentary

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Maisha Yearwood made a mistake in Istanbul — and paid a very high price for it because of what she looks like. 

October 21 2015 7:35 PM

Queer people don't get a fair shake in this country, and for LGBT people of color, that's doubly true.

October 21 2015 5:45 AM

The broken foster care system is failing prospective LGBT parents and kids.

October 20 2015 8:09 PM

The HRC's Jay Brown wants to share the inspiring story of the Maines family, in which a transgender daughter and her cisgender twin brother are carving out a place for themselves.

October 20 2015 1:05 PM

The organization known as Freedom for All Americans is working to create the next generation of LGBT leaders.

October 19 2015 2:01 PM

Longtime equality activist Robin Tyler explains why Roberta Kaplan's new book, Then Comes Marriage, is a must-read. (Above: Kaplan [left] with Windsor)

October 19 2015 4:00 AM

This lifelong singer knew his trans identity might be exploited on the show, but he never expected it to be manipulated to the point that he didn't recognize his own story. 

October 16 2015 5:00 AM
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