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“I was just really hoping to give our students ... a moment to shine and feel loved, and know that there is a place for them in public schools,” said Andrew LeValley, the teacher who came up with the idea.

October 18 2021 3:31 PM

The bill passed in the third special session of the legislature this year, and Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign it into law.

October 14 2021 11:07 PM Updated

The bisexual athlete opens up about his struggles to finally be himself.

October 14 2021 11:29 AM

The defensive lineman for the Raiders took a day's leave following the media storm around head coach Jon Gruden's anti-LGBTQ+ and racist messages to colleagues. 

October 13 2021 4:41 PM

Jon Gruden had an opportunity to show if his views had changed since he sent the anti-LGBTQ+, racist, and misogynist emails, but he didn't take it, Ryan O'Callaghan says.

October 13 2021 3:08 PM Updated

“Like everyone else, at the end of the day I just want to be happy, to give and receive love, both to myself and others,” Bennett said.

October 12 2021 3:58 PM

The Raiders happen to be the team of Carl Nassib, the first active NFL player to come out as gay. 

October 11 2021 10:41 PM