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Mark Simpson remembers being part of the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners—and having a crush on Mark Ashton for all the right reasons

September 30 2014 2:30 PM

In a historic first, the top civil court in France has ruled that authorities must allow a lesbian woman to adopt her partner's child, regardless of how the child was conceived.

September 27 2014 10:08 AM

The International Olympic Committee takes a stance on acceptance

September 25 2014 8:00 PM

Alison Bechdel, Samuel D. Hunter, and Mary L. Bonauto named MacArthur Grant Fellows.

September 17 2014 2:32 PM

In most of the obituaries for Joan Rivers, her time as the host of the nascent Fox network’s The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers was mentioned only in passing. In reality it was a major game-changer. Here, Paul Colichman, who was head of late night at Fox when The Late Show was launched, recalls the show’s birth.

September 15 2014 2:46 PM

When well-meaning sentiments are actually straightsplaining in disguise

September 12 2014 9:00 AM

According to a survey of 5,700 SAG-AFTRA members, half of LGBT performers face discrimination.

September 11 2014 12:41 PM

After the great flood, God created the rainbow. Now, he's back to defend those who have adopted it as their symbol.

September 10 2014 3:33 PM

America’s highest paid female CEO is a transwoman with some radical ideas about the future.

September 08 2014 4:00 PM

One week after she was rushed to the hospital, legendary comedienne and trailblazer Joan Rivers has died.

September 04 2014 5:16 PM