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Smithsonian Adds LGBT History to Museum Collection

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.”

08/19/2014

Vice President Joe Biden watches as President Barack Obama announces his choice of Robert McDonald to be the next veterans affairs secretary on June 30, 2014 at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Immigrants ‘Fuel America’s Dynamism’

Vice President Joe Biden told protesters Thursday he shared their concern about the deportations of immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally.

07/18/2014

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports the legalization of same-sex marriage. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Collins Announces Support For Gay Marriage

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports legalized same-sex marriage.

06/25/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Rules For First Time That States Must Allow Gay Marriages

A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled for the first time that states must allow gay couples to marry, finding the Constitution protects same-sex relationships and putting a remarkable legal winning streak across the country one step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

06/25/2014

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Obama Advances Transgender Rights With Little Fanfare Or Criticism

The administration has quietly made it easier for transgender people to update their passports, obtain health insurance, and get treatment at VA facilities.

06/21/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the Democratic National Committee LGBT Gala at Gotham Hall on June 17, 2014 in New York. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘It’s Not Just Laws That Are Changing, It’s Hearts And Minds’

To a raucous embrace, President Barack Obama told gay donors Tuesday that American society and its laws have advanced the cause of gay rights over the past 10 years but said the job was hardly over in the United States and especially abroad.

06/18/2014

President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address at the University of California Irvine in Irvine, Calif., on June 14, 2014. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Heading To NYC For Gala LGBT Fundraiser For DNC

Drawing attention to his economic policies and courting a key Democratic constituency, President Barack Obama is embarking on a two-stop day trip to highlight technological developments and to raise money for the Democratic Party from a newly energized gay community.

06/17/2014

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Health Dept. Review Board Lifts Medicare Coverage Ban On Sex-Change Surgery

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services review board says transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries.

05/30/2014

Faith Kassan, left, 46, and Jennifer Ehrman, 43, feed each other chocolate during their marriage ceremony on July 1 2013 in West Hollywood, Calif. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Professor: ‘Judges Can Read The Tea Leaves’ On Gay Marriage

One after another and in sometimes evocative language, judges appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents are declaring it’s too late to turn back on the topic of same-sex marriage.

05/26/2014

Nearly one-third of Millennials who have left their childhood religion cited anti-gay teachings as a major factor, with 70 percent of young Americans agreeing that religious groups are alienating their generation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: 70 Percent Of US Millennials Say Religious Groups ‘Alienating’ Youth

Nearly one-third of Millennials who have left their childhood religion cited anti-gay teachings as a major factor, with 70 percent of young Americans agreeing that religious groups are alienating their generation.

03/03/2014

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