Kimmel & Zea Prove That Kids Are All Right With Same-Sex Marriage

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One of the most commonly-used arguments against same-sex marriage were children. Anti-gay and anti-marriage equality supporters have said that children deserve “one mother and one father” and that gay marriage will only confuse the children of the world. However, now that marriage equality has come to pass, we’ve seen in the following days, that kids […]

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A Supreme Court Verdict of Love: Same-Sex Marriage Wins

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By Alex Temblador Imagine waking up one weekday morning, a morning no different from the days before it. Except it is. See, today the United States government no longer looks at you as a second-class citizen. Today, the Supreme Court of the United States of America has officially stated that you have the right to […]

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Recognizing Tula: 1st Transgender Model in Playboy

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By Alex Temblador Playboy has always been a symbol for sex, and the women who’ve been featured in Playboy have always been the epitome of sexy. So it is no surprise to the society of 2015 that a beautiful woman by the name of Tula would have graced the pages of Playboy, but in 1991 […]

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The Pitcairn Islands Legalized Same-Sex Marriage Without Any Gay Couples

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On May 5, 2015, the Pitcairn Islands legalized same-sex marriage. With the passage of the Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnership Ordinance of 2015, the Pitcairn Islands changed the definition of marriage to “marriage means the union of two people regardless of their sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.” The Pitcairn Islands are a British […]

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Texas Wins: Fighting For LGBT Rights In Texas

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By Alex Temblador Texas isn’t usually in the news for doing something amazing for LGBT rights, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t wonderful Texans working hard to change that, working hard to make a difference in the lives of LGBT people. In this year’s legislature, Texas lawmakers submitted 20 anti-LGBT proposals. Thankfully, all 20 […]

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Danish Model Josephine Skriver: I’m A ‘Rainbow Baby’

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By The Seattle Lesbian Twenty-two year-old Danish model Josephine Skriver is the product of in-vitro fertilization between her lesbian mother and gay father. She opened up to i-D magazine about being a “rainbow baby” and how she hopes her platform as a model can give her a big voice to use in the fight for LGBT equality. […]

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Diversifying Law Enforcement: 1st Openly Gay Couple Graduates From Boston Police Academy

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Police forces are stereotypically macho. We picture them as masculine men with a tough exterior and sometimes a hard interior to match, and the Boston Police force is no different if not more stereotypically heightened thanks to big screen films and television shows. Police forces aren’t historically diverse. In 2013, reports showed that only about […]

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Trans Student Wins Prom Queen

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By The Seattle Lesbian As Western Washington students get dolled up for prom season, one school in particular is making national headlines. Brooklynn Buenaventura was voted prom queen at Renton High School. Buenaventura was originally born “Bruce” – “like Bruce Jenner,” Buenaventura said. “I’m not hiding anything, anymore,” Buenaventura told King 5. “I’m still scared […]

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12 Fantastic Commercials Featuring Modern Families

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By Alex Temblador   In 2014, Pew Research Center released a study that stated that less than half of the kids under 18 in the U.S., lived in a home with two married heterosexual parents. The 2010 census showed that one in ten marriages were between heterosexual couples of different races and 21% of same-sex […]

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10 Reasons Laverne Cox Deserves To Be On the Cover of Entertainment Weekly’s LGBT Issue

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By Alex Temblador Today we woke up and saw a beautiful and breathtaking Lady of Liberty on the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s LGBT Issue: Laverne Cox. Titled “America’s Transformation,” the cover features Laverne Cox, actress and advocate for LGBT rights. This is a great honor for Cox considering that this is Entertainment Weekly’s first LGBT […]

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