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October 1, 2014

Keeping Your Eye on the Prize: Maryland Today Legally Embraces Its Transgender Residents

Today, October 1, the Maryland transgender anti-discrimination law goes into effect, making this state the 18th in the country, along with Puerto Rico and D.C., to offer similar protections. At the end of the day, perseverance has paid off. Watching people evolve is, in some respects, even more satisfying than having them on your side from the start.

Anti-Gay Baker Who Cried Over Bakery Closing Speaks Out On Facebook

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Facebook Apologizes To LGBT Community For Controversial Name Change Policy

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Nick Jonas Responds To Claims That He's 'Baiting' Gays With His Abs

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5 Reasons Why California Just Became An (Even More) Awesome Place For LGBT People

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WATCH: Can Any Good Ever Come From Awful YouTube Comments?

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Sam Smith: 'I'm Not Beyonce'

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If You Want Great Sex, Think Like a Lesbian

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The Day I Told Oprah About Overcoming The Shame Of Being HIV-Positive

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Here's How You Can Hang Out With Your Favorite Drag Queens This Halloween

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What Is This 'Ello' Everyone's Posting About On Facebook?

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Ello

Singer-Songwriter Opens Up About Her 'Complicated' Journey As A Gay Christian

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Happy LGBT History Month!

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'Jeopardy!' 'What Women Want' Category Is A Major Sexist Fail

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Selfies For LGBT Equality UN-Style

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Is It Too Late To Reclaim The Rainbow Pride Flag?

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'Judging America' Photo Series Captures Nation's Stereotypes

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Neil Patrick Harris Reveals New Details About His Fairy Tale Wedding

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Check Out This Awesome Response To The White Sox Being Attacked For Supporting LGBT Fans

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Deal Breaker No. 1: Why I'll Never Again Date A Guy Who's In The Closet

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Creationism Is About Gay Marriage, Not Science

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WATCH: "Drag Race" Superstars Team Up For 'American Apparel Ad Girls'

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These Pro-Gay Evangelicals Think They Know How To Save The Megachurch

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Political 'Parasite' Sparks Anger With Anti-Gay Remarks

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WATCH: Gay Men Try To Explain How Tampons Work

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The New Fall Comedies To Avoid And Try Out

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Family Group President Doubles Down On Claim Of Link Between Homosexuality And Pedophilia

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Michele Bachmann's 'Boring' Gay Marriage Remark Isn't What You Think It Is

Michele Bachmann
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Anti-Gay Baker Brought To Tears Over Bakery Closing

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Queer Film Cubby Sparks Controversy Before It's Even Released

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Here's Why The Drop In Support For Gay Marriage Is No Cause For Alarm

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Despite Fears Of Violence, Controversial Pride March Takes Place Undisturbed

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Supreme Court Meets To Consider Taking Gay Marriage Cases

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LOOK: Major Newspaper Publishes Disgusting Full Page Anti-Transgender Ad

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This Kate McKinnon Gets Super Awkward

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What To Stream On Netflix In October

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