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Stories of real people being reported on by journalistic outlets, or voices that deserve amplifying
This afternoon, Katie Couric will be devoting her entire hour to exploring the stories of transgender youth - in particular, the journeys they've been on with their families, and specific medical advances that are allowing some trans youth to transition more safely than ever before
On Saturday, out lesbian mixed martial artist Liz Carmouche competed for the UFC bantamweight title in a historic, first-ever women's fight against Ronda Rousey.
Italy's largest newspaper, has linked the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI to an internal Vatican report that discusses the "Vatileaks" scandal. However, as the story picks up steam, the headlines are focusing on one particular alleged lobby group, the "gay lobby."
On Thursday, Jon Huntsman, former governor of Utah and 2012 Republican presidential nominee, wrote an op-ed for The American Conservative to voice his support for marriage equality.
Bayli Silberstein continues her fight to make sure all students at Carver Middle School are protected from anti-gay bullying. Her school board is considering getting rid of all student clubs in elementary and middle schools.
Today, CNNMoney.com is featuring the voices of transgender people facing inordinate financial burdens through unemployment, healthcare costs and homelessness, just because of who they are.
While the election of a pro-LGBT pope would be symbolic of the Church's recognition of the theological convictions of its people, the election of another anti-LGBT pope will do nothing to stop the growing tide of Catholic persons who recognize the inherent dignity and worth of LGBT people.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is set to issue a series of directives that will take some steps to help ensure the safety and treatment of LGBT detainees in the immigration system, but the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is calling on her to do more.