Demonstrators walk with a giant Mexican national flag during a march organized by representatives of the National Front for the Family, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico
Many saw the massive march as the Roman Catholic church flexing its political muscle in a country where about 80 percent identify as nominally Catholic.

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Watch: Drag queen transforms in Times Square, makes unexpected friend

“I set out on this project, with no expectations and it was honestly one of the most organically beautiful things to ever happen to me."

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the media during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. He is accused of breaking judicial ethics during the fight over same-sex marriage in the state.
Anti-gay Alabama Chief Justice Moore heads to court this week

"He was on a mission not to recognize federal law on same-sex couples," Carroll told the court in a hearing last month.

Members of Uganda's gay and transgender community yell "we want peace" after police forced them to leave the gay pride festival in Entebbe, Uganda, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Ugandan police on Saturday prevented organizers from holding a gay pride parade on the orders of a government minister who said such an event is illegal.
Police stop Uganda’s gay pride parade a month after a bar raid

Uganda's minister in charge of ethics and integrity, Simon Lokodo, urged police to arrest them if they went ahead with the parade.

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More collegiate sports tournaments are pulling out of North Carolina

The league will send a letter to Gov. Pat McCrory to express its opposition to the measure and call for its immediate repeal.

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Demonstrators walk with a giant Mexican national flag during a march organized by representatives of the National Front for the Family, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.
Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico

Many saw the massive march as the Roman Catholic church flexing its political muscle in a country where about 80 percent identify as nominally Catholic.

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2015 file photo, Florida Supreme Court justice Charles Canady speaksin Tallahassee, Fla. Donald Trump has added 10 new names to the list of judges he says he'll choose from to fill Supreme Court vacancies if he’s elected to the White House.
Trump reveals his final Supreme Court justice wish list

Also listed: Timothy Tymkovich, who argued in front of the Colorado Supreme Court to oppose legal protections for gays and lesbians.

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Lesbian officer sues Maryland police alleging anti-gay discrimination

Chelsea Raley contends she's also been subjected to retaliation and a hostile work environment based on her sexual orientation and gender.

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning, a transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information to the WikiLeaks website will end a hunger strike after the Army agreed to allow her to receive medical treatment for her gender dysphoria, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.
Nonprofit: Manning faces two weeks in solitary for suicide attempt

"Essentially she is now being tortured as punishment for an act of desperation."

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Rick Santorum, Donald Trump, and oxymoronic ‘Biblical’ science

What is more traditional and value-laden than conserving and thus sustaining the Earth’s resources?

The taxi company apparently told multiple sources, including a reporter, that they'd prefer not to serve gay folks.
Cab company supports driver who yelled anti-gay slurs outside gay bar

Portland Taxi told a reporter: "If the gays don’t want to use our company, that’s better for us.”

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Trans teen athlete says McDonald’s fired him ‘because of the media’ attention

An LGBTQ group in Canada wants McDonalds to apologize to Kenny Cooley.

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Amplifying bisexual voices

This is the culmination of the third annual Bisexual Awareness Week.

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Anti-LGBTQ religious zealot Ted Cruz will vote for Donald Trump

The senator from Texas said he spent "many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience."

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English football punishes player who tweeted that gays should ‘burn’ and ‘die’

Andre Gray was suspended for four matches for social media comments he made four years ago.

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Pulse massacre spurs Florida LGBTQ group to join fight against gun violence

"Gun violence is a civil rights issue that disproportionately impacts all marginalized communities."

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Transgender woman says New Orleans jail staff failed to stop her rape

New Orleans' sheriff has been under political and legal pressure for years due to dangerous jail conditions, including beatings, sexual assaults and suicides.

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This is what it’s like to be bisexual in America

Being out-and-proud sometimes has these funny, awkward, and sweet moments, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say it has its dark side.

Family members wait for word from police after arriving down the street from a shooting involving multiple fatalities at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016.
New 911 calls from Orlando shooting show a frantic scene

Newly released 911 calls from the Pulse nightclub massacre highlight police negotiations with the shooter.

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Trump brings on anti-gay former rival Santorum as an advisor

Santorum has previously accused the LGBTQ community of declaring a "jihad" against him and has compared same-sex relationships to bestiality, incest, and pedophilia.

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Oprah explores a mother’s love and struggle to accept her gay son

"I made peace with God with it," Cookie Johnson tells Oprah Winfrey. "So I'm good."

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‘No Homo’ preacher busted for kicking woman in the chest so hard it left a mark

Dean Saxton was arrested for assaulting a woman who challenged his message that gay people are "destroying the country."

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Avengers assemble alongside LGBTQ stars to ‘Save the Day’ from Donald Trump

Actor Don Cheadle asks voters to defeat the "racist, abusive coward who could permanently damage the fabric of our society."

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Adorable new Israeli Nissan commercial asks ‘Who’s to say what a family is?’

This adamantly pro-LGBT commercial is making waves across the world - and most of it is positive.

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Christian business woman suing for right to discriminate against LGBTQ clients

Lorie Smith is suing so her web design business can "celebrate and promote God’s design for marriage:" one woman, one man.

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Aww! Kentucky judge says he ‘can’t hug the way he used to’ because gay marriage

Family court Judge Tom Philpot says same-sex marriage is an oxymoron like “jumbo shrimp” or a “magnificent Chihuahua.”

Donald Trump gets blessed by Christian evangelicals.
Evangelicals ‘lay hands’ on Trump to ward off ‘Satanic attack’

Oh, Jesus Christ. Yes, the election just got even stranger.

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Murdoch-owned Australian paper publishes anti-gay Nazi political cartoon

The News Corp owned paper ran an incredibly offensive political cartoon comparing marriage equality activists to Nazi stormtroopers.

In this Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 photo, participants line up at the Miss Trans Star International 2016 show celebrated in Barcelona, Spain. Twenty-eight women representing as many countries competed last weekend to be crowned  Miss Trans Star International, Europe’s largest beauty pageant for transgender women and one of a growing number of similar events aimed at celebrating a population more often condemned.
Behind the scenes photos from the Miss Trans Star International pageant

28 women competed last weekend to be crowned Miss Trans Star International, Europe's largest beauty pageant for transgender women.

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Mennonite accused of smuggling lesbian’s daughter says he was ‘helping’

Zodhiates has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of international parental kidnapping and conspiracy.

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AfterEllen publishers deny shutdown, fire editor after advertiser blowback

While they admit her last day was supposed to be Friday, the site fired the editor today and yanked her severance pay for sharing the news on social media.