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January 05 2015 5:35 PM

The first person to come out as gay on Nigerian TV did so to beat his blackmailers to it, and he’s turned the unwelcome spotlight into a career in activism.

December 31 2014 1:57 PM

Despite feeling like an outsider, a bisexual Christian says the holidays aren't all bad news

December 24 2014 3:58 PM

We can sift through the minutiae of the killing of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and John Crawford, or we can seek to understand the ways in which oppression is a shared burden that ignores racial and orientation boundaries.

December 16 2014 11:36 AM

This makes New York the ninth state to require such coverage

December 11 2014 11:50 AM

'We lead the morality police to storm the biggest den for male group sex in the heart of Cairo'

December 09 2014 12:48 PM

Actor Mel England ponders what it means to have equal rights — just to be normal and grow old

November 26 2014 9:00 AM

Steve Jimenez challenges the watchdog organization to a public debate about the facts in his book about the Matthew Shepard murder case

November 24 2014 11:55 AM

L.A. Weekly obtained unprecedented access to the ward occupied by gay men and transgender women inside the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail. 

November 21 2014 8:36 AM

The host nation of the 2022 FIFA World Cup claims it will be able to accommodate LGBT soccer fans.

November 19 2014 4:46 PM