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Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Golden State Warriors on Dec. 29, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bill Clinton: Collins Coming Out ‘Important Moment’ For Pro Sports

Former President Bill Clinton is asking fans and colleagues of NBA player Jason Collins to support and respect him after Collins announced he is gay.

04/29/2013

Despite growing awareness of hate crimes, the share of those crimes reported to police has fallen in recent years as more victims of violent attacks express doubt that police can or will help. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 2 In 3 Hate Crimes Unreported, Citing Doubts Police Can Help

Despite growing awareness of hate crimes, the share of those crimes reported to police has fallen in recent years as more victims of violent attacks express doubt that police can or will help.

03/21/2013

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Boy Scouts Delay Decision on Admitting Gays

The Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders.

02/06/2013

Boy Scouts of America. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Scouts Considering Retreat From No-Gays Policy

The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic retreat from its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.

01/28/2013

This fall, the number of gay and bisexual characters on television will be the most to date.  (Getty Images)

Study: Number Of Gay And Bisexual TV Characters At Highest-Ever Level

The number of gay and bisexual characters on scripted broadcast network TV is at its highest-ever level in the season ahead, according to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. The total on cable television is also going up.

10/05/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

A man marches in the Dragoncon parade dressed as the character "Green Lantern" on Sept. 3, 2011 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: John Amis/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Comics’ Green Lantern Comes Out Of The Closet

Green Lantern, one of DC Comics’ oldest and enduring heroes no matter what parallel earth he’s on, is serving as a beacon for the publisher again, this time as a proud, mighty and openly gay hero.

06/01/2012

File photo of a person donating blood. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Vt. House Asks FDA To Lift Blood-Giving Ban

The Vermont House has voted to ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lift its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.

05/01/2012

Egyptian Copts hold crosses with a picture of Jesus Christ as they take part in the Good Friday procession along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem's old city on April 13, 2012 ahead of Orthodox Easter. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

New Zealand Priest Claims That Jesus Was ‘Probably’ Gay

A New Zealand Anglican priest claims that Jesus was “probably” gay.

04/23/2012

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GLBT Community Holds Silent March Against Hate Crimes

Hundreds of members from the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community held a silent march to demonstrate against anti-gay hate crimes in the District.

03/20/2012

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