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Sarah Wudyka's first grade class in Tampa, Florida.

Share your #MessageForMoore

05/22/13 10:46AM

After one of the deadliest tornadoes in history tore through the Oklahoma town of Moore on Monday, millions of people from all over the world sent messages of love and support.... read more

A photograph of the late Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay man who was shot and killed on May 17 at the corner of 6th Avenue and West 8th Street, sits amid flowers in a makeshift memorial at the site of his murder in New York City May 20, 2013. Greenwich...

NYC hate crime rocks LGBT community

05/20/13 05:28PM

In a year when LGBT advocates stand to make the most significant strides for equality since the birth of the modern gay rights movement, an apparent hate crime just blocks away from where the struggle began serves as a stark reminder that the battle is not over.... read more

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. March 14, 2013. (Photo by Cliff Owen/AP)

Harry Reid says his niece is gay, raising hopes for ENDA

05/16/13 06:19PM

LGBT advocates got some encouragement from Sen. Harry Reid on Wednesday about the prospects of a bill designed to protect gay and transgender employees from workplace discrimination. Reid didn’t exactly guarantee that he would put the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to a Senate vote this year, but he did disclose in an interview with... read more

Former RNC state director Pablo Pantoja says he switched from Republican to Democrat because of “culture of intolerance.” (Photo courtesy Pablo Pantoja)

'Culture of intolerance?' More like 'sour grapes,' says RNC

05/15/13 02:59PM

The Republican National Committee is pushing back against flak it received after the committee’s former Florida director in charge of Latino outreach said he was leaving the GOP because of its “culture of intolerance.” 
 RNC Communications Director Sean Spicer on Wednesday called the incident a case of “sour grapes.” 
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In this May 30, 2012 photo, Stanford engineering graduate student Serena Yeung, right, meets with male engineering students Jeff Piersol, center, and David Liu, left, on a project they are working on together on the Stanford University campus in...

Show some R-E-S-P-E-C-T for women in technology

05/10/13 02:29PM

Nerd. Dork. Loser. Lesbian. 
 Those are just a few of the mean-spirited put-downs some of the world’s most successful tech entrepreneurs said they heard growing up—simply because they were girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. 
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President Barack Obama at Manor New Technology High School, Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Manor, Texas. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A year after Obama's gay marriage 'evolution'

05/09/13 03:24PM

President Obama publicly announced his support for gay marriage last year on May 9 in an ABC interview. His views on same-sex marriage evolved continually over the years, but he became the first sitting president to endorse the issue. read more

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