Tag: Gay

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My Life as a Gay Congressman

“It took me 32 years to come out. This is what happened when I did.”

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Love in Exile

The Tiwonge Chimbalanga, a transgender woman who was imprisoned four years ago in Malawi for getting engaged to a man. Pardoned and freed, she now scrapes by living in exile in South Africa.

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The Transgender Crucible

CeCe McDonald, a homeless trans teen in Minneapolis, was charged with murder for defending herself. Then she became a folk hero.

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Being Gay in Iran

Coming out in a country where that can get you killed.

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The Scientific Quest to Prove Bisexuality Exists

How activists are using science to show that someone can be truly attracted to both a man and a woman.

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"The Eagle Has Landed"

The behind-the-scenes story of how NFL prospect Michael Sam came out.

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Inside the Iron Closet: What It's Like to Be Gay in Putin's Russia

The coordinated government attack on queer Russia.

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The Perfect Wife

How Edith Windsor fell in love, got married, and won a landmark case for gay marriage.

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The Passion of Dan Choi

He was the poster boy for the movement to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Now Dan Choi is sleeping on a couch, smoking too much weed, watching TED talks and wondering what he’ll do with the rest of his life.

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Center of the Universe

Memories of a lovely afternoon with a serial killer.

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The Man Behind The Historic Implosion Of The Ex-Gay Movement

Meet Alan Chambers, former leader of Exodus International–a “pray the gay away” ministry.

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The Men Who Want AIDS—and How It Improved Their Lives

The benefits of getting sick in New York.