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  • A power play on the dance floor unsettles the score

    A power play on the dance floor unsettles the score
    Being swirled around the ballroom was different from how I approached life: in control. But there I was, being blindly guided to step, turn, twirl and dip to changing tempos. "There should be absolutely no jerking of the body," the dainty instructor...
  • Jeanne Manford dies at 92; co-founder of group for parents of gays

    Jeanne Manford dies at 92; co-founder of group for parents of gays
    Her message was as simple as it was powerful, a quiet, courageous statement of unconditional love. Walking alongside her son in an early New York City gay pride parade in 1972, elementary school teacher Jeanne Manford carried a sign she had written...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage

    Hillary Rodham Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage
    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton, free to dip her toe in the water of domestic politics after four years as the nation’s chief diplomat, joined other leading Democrats in endorsing same-sex marriage. Clinton’s announcement –...
  • Cyndi Lauper talks Broadway, philanthropy and her upcoming WE tv reality show

     
    If you still think of Cyndi Lauper as the rainbow-haired, helium-voiced pop music confection who defined ’80s girl power with tunes like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “She Bop” — well, you’re partially right....
  • Restart to gay marriage in California came as surprise to all

    The restart to gay marriage in California happened very quickly Friday afternoon -- coming as a huge surprise to two plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to...
  • Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'

    Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'
    National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
  • Insurers Are Among Companies Praised For LGBT Work Equality Policies

    A number of insurance companies received a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for having policies and practices that provide an equal workplace for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. A total of 252 companies across the...
  • Gov. Brown Signs Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

    Gov. Brown Signs Gay Conversion Therapy Ban
    SACRAMENTO (KTLA) -- In a landmark move for civil rights, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will make the state the first to end attempts to change a minor's sexual orientation, his office announced Sunday. The bill will bar mental health...
  • Brad Pitt contributes to gay marriage efforts

    Brad Pitt contributes to gay marriage efforts
    Gay marriage advocates fighting tightly contested ballot initiatives in four states are getting a lift from actor Brad Pitt, who is donating $100,000 to the Human Rights Campaign's National Marriage Fund and calling on others to match his efforts. "It'...
  • Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control

    Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
  • Telling Our Stories: Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita’s Marriage Equality PSA

     
    In the next part of the Telling Our Stories series (which reminds us all of the power that we can have to change hearts and minds by highlighting online messages of equality), we look at the power of straight allies coming out in brave and unexpected ways...
  • GLAAD's full-page ad denounces ABC cross-dressing sitcom 'Work It'

     
    Ad campaign against ABC's controversial cross-dresser sitcom "Work It."...