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First Openly Gay Candidate Elected To Pennsylvania Legislature Is Sworn Into Office

Philadelphia lawmaker Brian Sims, the first openly gay candidate elected to the Pennsylvania legislature, was sworn into office on Tuesday.

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What's Cardinal George really en'COURAGE'ing? Illinois media should ask.

Chicago's Cardinal Francis George is getting much media attention for a letter to parishioners in which he condemns civil marriage equality for same-gender couples in the state of Illinois. But there's another element to this story that deserves the same amount of media attention.

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What to Watch Wednesday 1/2: Top Chef Celebrates Its Past

Tonight catch brand new episodes of American Horror Story: Asylum, Top Chef and Happily Divorced.Read More

What to Watch Tuesday 1/1: Emily Owens, M.D. returns!

Tonight catch an all new episode of Emily Owens, M.D. on The CW.Read More

15 Successful LGBT-Inclusive Crowd Sourced Creative Campaigns of 2012

Fundraising will always be a challenge for independent creators, but crowd sourced funding websites give projects that might have been overlooked in traditional channel a renewed chance for success, and have been particularly useful for many LGBT creators hoping to share their stories through independent media. Here is a list of 15 LGBT-inclusive fan-funded success stories from 2012.Read More

Marriage Equality Comes to Maryland

There is a double New Year celebration brewing in Maryland, as that state will begin granting marriage licenses to all couples starting on January 1.

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