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The beloved star of Laverne & Shirley and director of massive hits of the '80s and '90s died in her Hollywood home on Monday. 

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Notables in entertainment, fashion, sports, and culture kicked open the closet door in 2018.

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Chan's 19-year-old lesbian daughter, with whom he's never had a relationship, spoke out against detractors claiming her wife only married her for money. 

December 17 2018 2:14 PM

The editors of The Advocate on why visibility is essential during a political administration bent on LGBTQ erasure.

December 14 2018 3:57 PM

Daniels, the adult-film star at the center of a scandal involving Donald Trump, says a Florida club owner called her assistant the f word.

December 10 2018 8:34 PM
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