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The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time

What is love? This question haunts the human psyche perhaps more persistently than any other. It has occupied our collective imagination for millennia, it has baffled scientists, taunted philosophers, and tantalized artists. So mystified by love were the Ancient Greeks that they itemized six types …

Avoiding Over-Sexualizing And Stereotypes Is Par For The Course In LGBTQ Comic The Pride

<i>By Jeremy Konrad</i><p>Out this week on Comixology is issue 2 of the LGBTQ superhero comic <b>The Pride</b>, written by Bleeding Cool’s own <b>Joe Glass</b>. For those who …

America the Beautiful: More LGBTQ Couples Featured in Ads

It’s about time advertisements acknowledged the world’s shifting family dynamics. I think many of us are used to commercials that feature a wife, …

National Parks Service seeks to add LGBTQ historic sites to its registries.

Locating LGBTQ history—literally, marking where it exists in cities and off highways, inside meeting rooms and on maps—is a surprisingly tricky …

10 Great LGBTQ Films You Can Stream Through Netflix

Netflix binge watching often means sitting down for an hour or two of <i>30 Rock</i> or <i>Buffy</i> episodes you’ve seen a million times before. The streaming …

Russian LGBTQ activist Ira Putilova Is Free for Now

The Home Office spared her deportation, jail and a possible lynching.<p><i>Ira Putilova (photo by Faith Taylor)</i><p>If Ira Putilova had been deported to Russia by the Home Office this week, she’d have been slung into prison as soon as she arrived. Ira, an LGBTQ activist, spent the weekend trapped in an …

OutWrite DC: Creating New LGBTQ Literary Cultures

Twenty years ago, gay and lesbian people could not get married. Twenty years ago, many of us struggled with imagining being out at work, in our communities and in our places of worship. Some couples were adopting children and engineering families, but often spoke of it in hushed tones to not draw …