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Edith Bell's son took his own life — and she wants to help other families avoid this tragedy.

January 16 2019 5:47 PM

Channing praised her "mutual love affair" with the LGBTQ community, which expressed an outpouring of love for the late actress.

January 15 2019 2:02 PM

Men must hold other men accountable "to say the right thing" and "to act the right way," says the razor company.

January 14 2019 6:38 PM

It's not just about age. The #10yearchallenge allows some to show how they've grown in embracing queer and trans identities.

January 14 2019 4:40 PM

The comedian put blame on the listener in an in-depth interview with NPR's Fresh Air on how comedy has changed in recent years.

January 13 2019 1:06 PM
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