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T-shirts that proudly proclaim your preferred gender pronoun

Haven't you heard? Gender is not binary. Some people identify as men; some as women; some as neither; some as a combination.<p>Whether you prefer "he," …

It's Time To Finally Dispel These Lesbian Sex Myths

There are many myths floating around about queer ladies that have sex with one another, including that they can't get sexually transmitted infections. So we at HuffPost Live wanted to get some facts straight (or not so straight -- are we right, ladies?) to help you have the safest (and best!) sex …

These 21 Words About Sex May Be The Most Important Words Miley Cyrus Has Ever Said

Miley Cyrus is not shy.<p>You only have to take one look at Paper magazine's NSFW summer music issue to understand that.<p>The closest thing we've had to a flesh and blood Disney teen princess has grown up and been replaced by a topless (and mostly bottomless) woman covered in mud and wrestling a pig.<p>But …

The top 10 brands for LGBT Americans

The LGBT rights movement has made unprecedented ground in recent years.<p>Using data from 1,400 brands, research firm YouGov BrandIndex analyzed which companies are best-perceived by LGBT Americans.<p>Here are the top 10 brands for 2015, according to YouGov BrandIndex:<p>The bakery-chain supported the …

A math question has been stumping thousands of British students

LONDON — It's a math question that has provoked outrage, confused people on Twitter and even prompted thousands of students to sign a petition asking …

The No. 1 Enemy of the LGBT Movement

Pat Robertson? Rick Santorum? The "God Hates Fags" Westboro Baptist Church?<p>Nope. It's our own complacency.<p>We haven't won yet, not even on marriage, let alone on equal employment, housing and access to public accommodations. Yet most of our leaders and well-meaning allies have proclaimed our …

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard's class of 1980 - with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

46 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) was a German philosopher. In his brilliant but relatively brief career, he published numerous major works …

Eric Stonestreet Reveals How Playing Gay on 'Modern Family' Changed His Life: WATCH

If you knew nothing about Eric Stonestreet other than his performance as <i>Modern Family’</i>s flamboyant Cameron Tucker, you’d probably assume that the …

Texas college bans student athletes from having same-sex relationships — or publicly supporting marriage equality

<b>(Syda Productions via Shutterstock)</b><p>The Christian school might be violating students’ First Amendment rights with a ban on same-sex marriage support<p>Jenny Kutner<p>May 20, 2015 5:30pm (UTC)<p>In a display of reverence for the Bible -- but not so much for the First Amendment, a Christian university in Texas …

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The Gay Rights Movement Is About To Make History. Then What?

The gay rights movement is on the doorstep of history. Sometime in June, the Supreme Court will issue a ruling on same-sex marriage, and the going bet is that at least five of the nine justices will find same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional.<p>Should that happen, it would be a milestone for a …

Why Did The Bachelorette Let Rape Jokes Air?

On Monday’s premiere of <i>The Bachelorette</i>, the reality show debuted its big twist. Instead of letting the woman choose her suitors as per the show’s …

Gay Men and Bottom Shaming (VIDEO)

Bottoming or any other traditionally "feminine" behaviors easily cast gay men into a second-rate citizenship within a community that has already been made to feel second-rate at a baseline. If, logically, the math doesn't seem to add up, why do we continue to tease and put down our own?<p>In my latest …

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How to convince anyone to change their mind on a divisive issue in just 22 minutes — with science*

<i>*Update 5/29: The study has been officially retracted from Science.</i><p>Sometimes it seems we live in a society that's so divided — on social issues especially — that we could never end up on the same page.<p>Take same-sex marriage. Proponents say that same-sex couples should have the same relationship …

On V-E Day, Watch a Gay Holocaust Survivor Recount His Experiences

Before his death in 2011, Rudolf Brazda recalled his time as a prisoner at the Nazi death camp of Buchenwald. Brazda, 97 at the time of the 2010 …

A History of Homophobia: 1 The Ancient Hebrews

<b>Essays by Rictor Norton on the Historical Roots of Homophobia from Ancient Israel to the End of the Middle Ages</b><p>1 The Ancient Hebrews<p>Preface<p>In the …

Gay Love On A Montana Ranch Captured By Photographer Brian Powers

In case you needed a reminder, love between lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people exists everywhere.<p>While stories surrounding the struggle for LGBT visibility and rights tends to focus on more urban areas or metropolises, gay people are everywhere. This stunning photo series from …

The 18 Realest Lesbian Sex Struggles

Mostly that ~nobody~ knows how it works!

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WATCH: Jon Stewart Zings Gay Marriage Opposition Again

As usual, Jon Stewart addresses marriage equality pushback in a much more concise and entertaining manner than any of us ever could. Since, you know, …

‘First Openly Gay Country Star’ Steve Grand on ‘All American Boy,’ LGBT Rights, and Pre-Show Whiskey Shots

Nearly two years after “All-American Boy” made him a viral star, Steve Grand is releasing his first album—and still embracing his distinction as …

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Baker faces civil rights complaint for refusing to put anti-gay message on Bible-shaped cake

DENVER — A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve …