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Transgender Teen's Death Stirs Action in US and Beyond

By Dan Sewell | Jan 25
Although many details about her life and tragic end are still unclear, the transgender Ohio 17-year-old became, within days of her death Dec. 28, the new face of a growing movement of people hungering for acceptance.

Alabama Seeks to Stay Order Overturning Gay Marriage Ban

By Kim Chandler | Jan 24
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.

Snooki Becomes Ordained Minister to Marry Her Hairdressers

By EDGE | Jan 24
Pint-sized "Jersey Shore" star Nicole Polizzi just announced on Twitter that she is now an ordained minister and will officiated the June 19 wedding of her hairstylists Bradly Moreland (left) and Luis Miller.

Lifting Gay Marriage Ban Allows Lesbian Couple to be Parents

Jan 23
The lifting of a gay marriage ban in Florida is giving a Palm Beach County infant the right to call both women in a lesbian couple her parents.

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Center Present Screening of 'Letter to Anita'

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 23
On Saturday, January 24, Standout Productions and the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center will present a special, one-night-only screening of the award-winning documentary, "Letter to Anita," in their Renberg Theatre.

Va. Senate Panel Rejects Adoption by Unmarried Gay Couples

By Bill Sizemore | Jan 23
A Virginia Senate committee has rejected a proposal to provide adoption rights to unmarried gay couples.

Gay Twins, Dad Go on 'Ellen' After Emotional Viral Video

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 22
Twin brothers Austin and Aaron Rhodes made waves last week after an emotional video of them coming out as gay to their father went viral. Now, the siblings bringing their story to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

Ellen Degeneres Launches New Sitcom With Lesbian Lead

By Fred Topel | Jan 21
Ellen Degeneres introduced "One Big Happy," the sit-com she's producing, in LA recently. Though she says the show, which features a lesbian as its central character, isn't meant to have an agenda. It's just meant to be funny.

Gay Granny Writes 'Dear Abby' About Shielding Son

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 20
A gay grandma who thought she raised her son to be tolerant wrote to advice columnist Abigail Van Buren, aka Dear Abby this week under the moniker "Heartbroken Gay Granny." Her problem? The son, now very religious, won't let grandma see her grandkids.

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