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NY Times Does Not Retract Dehumanizing Coverage of Trans Woman Who Died in Fire

May 15, 2012

In response to criticism from the LGBT community and allies over its coverage of a fire that killed a transgender woman this weekend, the New York Times released a statement that reveals a lack of understanding of how serious this problem is.

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May 15, 2012

Jay-Z Speaks Out in Support of Marriage Equality

In a recent CNN interview, rapper Jay-Z spoke out in favor of President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality for same-sex couples. Read More

Crossover Hasidic Jewish Hip-Hop Artist Y-Love Comes Out

Hip-hop artist Yitz “Y-Love” is now prepared to add another dimension to his public identity. In an exclusive interview with Out.com that broke today, Y-Love has come out as a gay Jewish man of color.Read More

What to Watch: Tuesday, May 15

Tonight catch the season finale of Fashion Star, The L.A. Complex's Tariq and Kal take a weekend trip together and Glee has a special two hour block of episodes.Read More

May 14, 2012

Civil Rights Leaders Speak Out in Support of Obama's Stance on Marriage

Several civil rights leaders have been outspoken about their unwavering support of Obama’s endorsement for marriage for same-sex couples in the last week.Read More

May 14, 2012

NBC's David Gregory Does Not Correct Marriage Misrepresentation

RNC Chair Reince Priebus told David Gregory that Mitt Romney's opposition to marriage equality is "in line with most Americans," despite more than a year of national polling showing the opposite to be true.Read More