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D.C. Working to Improve Outreach to LGBT Community

All weekend long, Capital Pride 2013 has been celebrating the LGBT community, but it’s that last letter — ‘T’ for transgender — that remains the greatest challenge for outreach in D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray says.

06/09/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gay NBA Player To Headline DNC’s Annual LGBT Gala

The Democratic National Committee says NBA veteran Jason Collins will headline its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gala.

05/06/2013

File photo of Carolyn Moos during a game on Feb. 12, 1999. (credit: Donald Miralle /Allsport/Getty Images)

Ex-Fiancee Of Gay NBA Player: I ‘Had 8 Years Taken Away From’ Me

The ex-fiancee of NBA player Jason Collins says she is freezing her eggs.

05/03/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gay NBA Player Previously Engaged To Woman He Dated For 8 Years

NBA player Jason Collins was previously engaged to a woman who he dated for eight years before breaking it off in 2009.

04/30/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on April 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: I ‘Couldn’t Be Prouder’ of Jason Collins

President Barack Obama said during a Tuesday press conference that he “couldn’t be prouder” of NBA player Jason Collins revealing he’s gay in a recent Sports Illustrated article.

04/30/2013

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Obama Nears Deadline on Gay Marriage Decision

The next phase of President Barack Obama’s evolving position on gay marriage may come Thursday, the deadline for his administration to weigh in on a landmark Supreme Court case that could determine whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed.

02/28/2013

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

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters during a campaign event at Stepto's Bar B Q Shack on Aug. 4, 2012 in Evansville, Indiana. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Romney Believes Gay People Should Be Allowed In Boy Scouts

Republican candidate Mitt Romney does have a public position on the Scouts’ policy — he politely disagrees with it.

08/07/2012

Screen shot of "Ride With Pride" program (credit: Amtrak)

Taxpayer-Funded Amtrak Releases Ads Targeted For Gay Couples

Taxpayer-funded Amtrak has released a new ad campaign targeted for gay and lesbian couples.

08/03/2012

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