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Golden State Warriors President and COO Rick Welts waves to the crowd while holding the NBA championship trophy during the annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, Calif., June 28, 201. (Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty)

The Golden State Warriors' secret weapon

04/14/16 02:00PM

The Golden State Warriors made NBA history on Wednesday night, becoming the first pro basketball team to win 73 games in the regular season. What was largely overlooked amid the pomp and circumstance, was the fact that the team's president is an openly gay man.The fact that the sexual orientation of Rick Welts, the first openly gay... read more

In this Oct. 12, 2015, file photo, Manny Pacquiao takes questions at the Asia Society in New York. (Photo by Seth Wenig/AP)

Nike cuts ties with boxer Manny Pacquiao after homophobic rant

02/17/16 06:00PM

In what may be a first in the world of sports, a high profile athlete has lost a major endorsement deal due to their expression of anti-gay rhetoric.Nike has officially cut ties with boxer Manny Pacquiao, after the welterweight compared gay couple to "animals" in an interview in his native Philippines. read more

Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis speaks during an interview on Fox News Channel's 'The Kelly File' in New York on Sept. 23, 2015. (Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

Kim Davis: 'How ironic that God would use a person like me'

12/23/15 09:05AM

The sight of Kentucky country clerk Kim Davis emerging from the Graves County Detention Center in September after being held for five days for refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples to the triumphant strains of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" may be one of the most memorable moments of the year, and she hopes it... read more

President Barack Obama smiles as he arrives to speak during a Organizing for Action event, on Nov. 9, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP)

Obama graces the cover of LGBT-themed OUT magazine

11/10/15 09:37AM

President Barack Obama has been affectionately referred to as the "first gay president," due to historical LGBT rights achievements during his tenure in the White House, and a new OUT magazine cover story seeks to solidify his image as a champion of equality. ... read more

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Laverne Cox to take on iconic 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' role

10/22/15 03:36PM

Laverne Cox, one of the breakout stars of "Orange Is the New Black" and an icon of the transgender community, will be taking on one of the most iconic roles in cinematic history -- Dr. Frank-N-Furter -- in a remake of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". ... read more