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The Las Vegas entertainer's partner in life and work, Roy Horn, died last year.

January 14 2021 4:55 PM

Kristopher Dreww, a hairstylist and far-right figure, said both liberals and conservatives have given him death threats.

January 11 2021 5:53 PM

The actress recently said that she “won” because her “out kid” Birdie is in her life. 

January 04 2021 2:30 PM

The activist journalist discusses his multiple identities on the LGBTQ&A podcast. 

December 29 2020 11:02 AM

Soletto was a witness to history, a determined activist, and a devoted husband.

December 18 2020 5:55 PM

The activist and community organizer says social media "is a tool I firmly believe our ancestors would be overjoyed with and thrilled about."

December 15 2020 11:00 AM

“Fortunately, I am feeling fine right now," the talk show host assured the public.

December 10 2020 12:29 PM