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Lives of shame and secrecy: How gay veterans outed while serving are fighting back

Before 2011, thousands of service members were discharged for being gay. Time to correct the government’s wrongs<p>In 1956, Hal Faulkner received an “undesirable” discharge from the United States Marines, the consequence of being a gay man during a time when the military not only banned gays from …

LGBTQI

Some on the Radical Queer Left Still Think Gay Marriage Is Bad for the LGBTQ Community

"If society is garbage, then full acceptance doesn't mean much, right?" says activist and author Ryan Conrad.<p>Given the euphoria that swept across America's LGBTQ community—and throughout the world—after the US Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage from coast to coast last June, …

LGBTQI

Senate report warns same-sex marriage plebiscite could potentially harm people in LGBTI community

A Senate report has warned the Government that a plebiscite on same-sex marriage would be too expensive and too potentially harmful to children and …

Loving v. Marriage

Opponents of same-sex unions try to convince the Supreme Court that the state has no interest in "love and commitment."<p>Only 35 years ago—a breath in the life of a culture—straight America saw gays and lesbians as forces of sexual anarchy who threatened a nation of happily married couples living in …

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Student stabbed during Gay Pride Parade criticizes cops

It makes you wonder how they’ll deal with the murder investigation, says Yarden Noy.<p>Yarden Noy. (photo credit: Courtesy)<p>A law school student stabbed …

History of hate: An unremorseful plot to murder at the gay pride parade

"I came to kill in the name of the lord."<p>Yishai Shlissel's words to police over a decade ago resounded painfully throughout Jerusalem on Thursday …

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How an Instagram Photo Changed These Gay Dads' Lives Forever

Kordale Lewis and Kaleb Anthony like to call theirs a "modern family" — because they’re two dads raising three kids. But walking into their big, handsome home in suburban Atlanta, I see another reason. The family photo blown-up poster-size and hanging in the foyer here is a shirtless, in-the-mirror …

HHS Unveils Civil Rights Protections For Transgender Patients’ Health Services

The Obama administration issued a sweeping proposal Thursday to bolster civil rights protections in health care, barring medical providers and …

Jailed Kentucky clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays void

A jailed Kentucky clerk asserted that marriage licenses issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void and "not worth …

Gay and lesbian rights lobbies’ community survey rejects marriage equality public vote

THE Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby and NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby have called on Federal Parliament to reject a public vote on marriage …

Gay rights advocates and health educators to push for more inclusive sex education

WASHINGTON — Gay rights advocates, fresh from winning the historic right for same-sex couples to marry, are planning their next fight in America’s …

This gay couple held hands at a football match, and the reaction might not be what you expect

A gay couple attempted to challenge notions of homophobia in sport – by holding hands at a football match.<p>The recent video trend started when two …