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Out is an outlet for the most prominent voices of the LGBT community, many of whom express opinions on culture, politics, gay news, and more on Read the latest op-eds from gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals like Michael Musto, Jesse Archer, Christopher Glazek, Michael Lucas, and more. Discover breaking gay news about topics important to the gay community such as legislation related to adoption, marriage equality, and hate crimes. Find out developments related to prominent LGBTs like Nate Silver, Barney Frank, Perez Hilton, Tammy Baldwin, Janet Mock, and more.

New York joins five other states and Washington, D.C., in allowing trans individuals to update birth certificates without having to undergo surgery.

June 05 2014 1:29 PM

Heavyweights in the fashion industry put their foot down on an event put on by the company owned by the antigay sultan of Brunei.

June 04 2014 10:40 PM

Turning AIDS into a punchline

June 04 2014 9:30 AM

After nine hours of testimony, the Houston City Council adopted the measure by a vote of 11-6

May 29 2014 4:45 PM

Dante and Chiara de Blasio will lead 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island

May 29 2014 2:03 PM

Michael Lucas says the legendary playwright and warrior needs to stop an outdated condoms-only prevention campaign.

May 29 2014 11:24 AM

From The Stonewall to The Castro, the U.S. State Department launches study to identify sites associated with LGBT equality.

May 29 2014 9:55 AM

The legendary poet, author, and civil rights activist died at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., at the age of 86

May 28 2014 1:55 PM

The marriage equality champion urges people to back Truvada in the fight against AIDS

May 27 2014 1:58 PM

Being gay is no longer a bar to joining the military, but tens of thousands of former service members continue to be tarred by their military records. One woman fights to win back her honor.

May 26 2014 12:50 PM