What a relief "Looking" is getting another season on HBO.Read more
In a wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis called on the Catholic Church to examine and evaluate civil unions.Read more
"Looking for Plus-One" is brimming with restless energy.Read more
Proposed 'American Decency Act' would require separate facilities for out athletes.Read more
He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey.Read more
Consider "Looking in the Mirror" a sharp (and often heavy-handed) reminder relationships don't exist in a vacuum.Read more
Vladimir Luxuria, Europe's first openly transgender parliamentarian, was reportedly detained twice in Sochi this week.Read more
Through its first four episodes, "Looking" was always concerned with Patrick (Jonathan Groff) and his view of the world.Read more
Digital gender identity just became a lot less binary.Read more
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith took to his new blog Wednesday to show support for University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam.Read more
The first shot of "Looking for $220/Hour" picks up right where its predecessor left off.Read more
Whether to watch has become the latest question of protest.Read more
A broad coalition of government agencies and non-profit organizations will be offering free HIV testing in Baltimore on Friday.Read more
Kevin Rector joined The Sun as a breaking news and general assignment reporter in 2012, after working for years as a reporter in Baltimore's suburbs. An Ellicott City native, Rector attended high school at Loyola Blakefield in Towson and graduated in 2007 from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he also pursued a concentration in LGBT Studies and participated in the university's LGBT Speaker's Bureau. He also spent a summer learning about grassroots advocacy as an intern at Equality Maryland, and has written often on LGBT issues. In 2010, Rector spent a year away from journalism in rural southern Africa, as a fellow with a nonprofit fighting childhood HIV/AIDS and malnutrition.
Michael Gold is a member of The Baltimore Sun's social media and community team. Prior to moving to Baltimore, he covered movies, arts, sports and the LGBT community as a freelance writer and web producer in Philadelphia. While a cinema studies major at the University of Pennsylvania, Gold researched changing mainstream media portrayals of gays and lesbians. He is currently a member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.