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National Coming Out Day

Today is National Coming Out Day and there is a flurry of activity across the nation as the National Equality March occurs in Washington,...

The National: Search For “Village of Lesbians” Breaks Sweden’s Internet

Ok, so I'm breaking the rule about this being a national news round-up, but how can you not pass on a story like this?...

The National: Obama Throws Us a Bone. But Will He Clean His Plate of...

Yay! We get a gesture from the President! Barack Obama nominated his first openly LGBTQ ambassador, GLAAD's General Counsel David Huebner, who will work...

The National: Don’t Fight With Drag Queens, or Liz Cheney

More on drag queens in a second, but first, big news out of D.C.: The Senate passed this year's mammoth defense spending bill, which...

Pres. Obama to Speak at HRC Gala

Like it or not, the Human Rights Campaign is the biggest gay game in D.C., so it would make sense for President Barack Obama...

The National: Lesbians, Gays Responsible for Trans Murders?

EDGE Boston, a New England LGBT news websites, has the second story in a series looking at anti-trans violence, highlighting transphobia among the LGB...

Minneapolis couples’ wedding photos targeted by hateful email chain

"I don’t get how so many people took it as a personal attack, because it was our wedding, it was something personal to us,"...

Iowa Activist Accused of Stealing for the Cause

Prominent Iowa LGBT activist Phyliss Stevens has just been arrested and charged with embezzling $5.9 million from her insurance company employer over the last...

Pentagon Leadership Sympathetic to End of DADT?

An essay arguing for a repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell was published in the military leadership's "flagship" journal, after being reviewed by Admiral...

Straight PA Couple Illegally “Married” for 50 years

Suddenly Frank and Betty Skrout found themselves in the same boat as many same-sex couples -- in a catholic church 49 years ago,...