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LGBT Pride 2011

New Yorkers Show Their Love at This Year's Gay Pride Parade Photo

New Yorkers Show Their Love at This Year’s Gay Pride Parade

by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2011, 5:25PM

Late on Friday, the state became the third and most populous state in the country to allow same sex couples to wed. That’s a great way to get the party started.

Topics: Celebrate Love, LGBT Pride 2011

Puerto Rican Politicians Remain Silent on Homophobic Violence

Puerto Rican Politicians Remain Silent on Homophobic Violence

by MIchael Lavers on June 27 2011, 12:41PM

Homophobic violence has swept the island in recent months, killing 18 people. Now, activists and victims’ families have renewed calls for lawmakers and religious leaders to stop inciting hate speech.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2011

A Snapshot of Global LGBT Rights, From New York to the United Nations Infographic

A Snapshot of Global LGBT Rights, From New York to the United Nations

by Michelle Chen, Stokely Baksh on June 27 2011, 10:34AM

New York’s not the only place where equality is spreading—but being gay is punishable by imprisonment in dozens of nations.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Global Justice, LGBT Pride 2011

Eddie Long and the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Pall Over the Black Church

Eddie Long and the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Pall Over the Black Church

by Rod McCullom on June 24 2011, 10:20AM

Many in the black LGBT community hoped Long’s sexual-abuse controversy would prompt a much-needed real conversation about sexuality in the church. It didn’t.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2011

Coming Out to My Dad, on NPR

Coming Out to My Dad, on NPR

by Kai Wright on June 23 2011, 1:18PM

It’s all about living “the honest life,” as my father puts it.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Kai Wright, LGBT Pride 2011