Gay Rights

How Mississippi Businesses Are Fighting a New LGBT Discrimination Law

"If you're buying, we're selling."

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Mississippi College Towns Are Leading the Fight for Gay Rights

Even as the state considers discriminatory legislation, places like Starkville and Oxford are passing "inclusivity resolutions."

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The Global Map of Homophobia

As eyes turn to Sochi, a look at the countries where it's worst (and best) to be gay.

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The Particular Challenge of Helping Homeless LGBTQ Youth

These kids are hard to find, and often face even greater struggles than their straight peers.

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There's One Rainbow Flag the Kremlin Hasn't Banned

The flag of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast wasn't deemed "gay propaganda."

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Russia's Awful Anti-Gay Policies Could Kill Its Cities

The draconian laws will shut once cosmopolitan urban areas out of a global community.

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San Francisco's City Hall Is Now a Technicolor Rainbow

Never has a hub of governance looked so fabulous.

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Activists Protest Russia's New Anti-Gay Laws With Kisses

Opponents threw eggs, stinging nettles and urine at the protesters; at least 20 people were arrested.