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January 29, 2015

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine and My Son

People see parts of themselves in Matt, both good and bad, and then the message sinks in that these victims are more than icons or figures. They're people who feel love, pain, happiness and sadness.

Idaho Republicans Reject Gay Rights Measure

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6 Reasons This Gay Man Finally Decided To Marry His Partner After 13 Years

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LOOK: This Domino's Pizza Bondage-Themed Ad Is Real But You'll Never See It Promoted

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Domino's

Bryan Fischer Reportedly Ousted By Anti-Gay Group Ahead Of GOP Israel Trip

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WATCH: 'All-American' Hunk Gets Intimate For New Album

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Tom Petty Comments On Sam Smith And 'Stay With Me' Controversy

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LOOK: Ellen Shares Epic Selfie From Her Birthday Show

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'A Breakthrough' For Same-Sex Couples In Chile

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Kristen Schaal Valiantly Stands For Manspreaders

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Displaying Three Decades Of LGBTQ Art Censored By Museums

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Rachel Maddow Goes On Letterman To Laugh At Potential 2016 Candidates

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WATCH: WNBA Star Britney Griner And Fiancé Appear On 'Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta'

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Advocates Rally Around Transgender Migrant Woman Detained In All-Male Facility

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Meet The 'Twisted, Genius' Composer Who Wants To Bring Darkness To Musical Theater

Ryan Scott Oliver
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Study Finds It Does Get Better For LGBTQ Youth

Lgbtq Youth Study
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I'm A Transgender Teen And Which Restroom I Use Is None Of Your Business

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'Matt Shepard Is A Friend of Mine,' And My Son

Matthew Shepard
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By Judy Shepard

No Cake For You! Fundamentalist Cake Nazis On The Loose!

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How This Straight, Cisgender Man Deals With Aggression Against His LGBT Advocacy

Sam Killerman
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Andrew Sullivan Quits Blogging

Andrew Sullivan
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This 'Tech Bear' Couple Bought 'JebBushForPresident.com' And They Have Big Plans For It

Tech Bears
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Thousands Petition Google Translate After Site Offers Anti-Gay Slurs As Suggested Translations

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Joel Grey Comes Out: 'Cabaret' Star Says 'I'm A Gay Man' At Age 82

Joel Grey Comes Out
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'RuPaul's Drag Race' Announces Premiere Date And A MAJOR Change

Drag Race
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'Ace Of Cakes' Baker Duff Goldman: 'I Get A Lot Of Flack' For Supporting Marriage Equality

Duff Goldman
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Out Alabama Legislator Says She's Received Death Threats After A Pro-Gay Facebook Pledge

Patricia Todd
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CUNY Graduate Center Drops 'Mr.' And 'Ms.' From Official Communications

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The Time My Boss Outed Me

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Netflix Just Released The First Teaser For 'Wet Hot American Summer'

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A Surreal End For An Unforgettable Queen

Pedro Lemebel
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A Transgender Woman Takes On 'Manhood'

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Mormon Church's New LGBT Stance Draws Mixed Response From Gay Mormons

Jeffrey R Holland Mormon
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Here's The All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast

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Swimming Pool Breaks Fresh Ground With 'Neutral Gender Identity' Changing Room

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Nick Jonas On Partying With Taylor Swift And Becoming A Gay Icon

Nick Jonas
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The Real Learning Channel: A Straight Spouse Of A Gay Husband Speaks Out

Mixed Orientation Marriage
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Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore Threatens To Defy 'Tyranny' Of Federal Courts On Gay Marriage

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The Mormon Church Comes Out In Favor Of LGBT Rights But Look Closer -- Is It REALLY A Win?

Salt Lake City Temple
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An Experimental Look At Online Dating, Both Gay And Straight

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Anton Nickel

Satan's 'Unvarnished Energy' Is Responsible For The 'Homosexual Agenda,' Pundit Claims

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Male Victims Of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out

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Dan Savage's Life Is Set To Hit The Small Screen

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