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Donald Trump Vows to 'Protect LGBTQ Citizens' in GOP Speech as He Evokes Orlando Massacre

Originally posted 07/22/2016 10:20AM

The biggest moment on @facebook: Trump saying "it's so nice" to hear Republicans cheering protecting LGBT: https://t.co/0RjnSlagie— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) July 22, 2016 Just one month after the deadliest mass shooting in American history targeted the LGBTQ community, Donald Trump took a moment during his lengthy speech at Thursday's Republican National Convention to address that group – vowing to protect them from Islamic terrorism.

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Nickelodeon Set to Introduce Its First Married Gay Couple

Nickelodeon's Loud House Will Feature a Married, Gay Couple – and the Twittersphere Can't Wait

Originally posted 07/19/2016 02:40PM

Nickelodeon is sending a message Loud and clear.

The company will introduce a biracial, same-sex couple in an upcoming episode of its animated series Loud House, making it the first show in Nickelodeon history to feature a married, same-sex couple, according to Entertainment Weekly.

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Mormon Couple's Marriage Stronger than Ever After Transgender Transition: 'Love Is Bigger than Gender'

Mormon Couple's Marriage Stronger than Ever After Transgender Transition: 'Love Is Bigger than Gender'

Originally posted 07/19/2016 02:20PM

For more than five decades, Art Rice lived with a secret unknown to parents, schoolmates, Air Force comrades or family – she's transgender.

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Evan Rachel Wood Talks Being 'Vocal' About Her Bisexuality and Defends Friend Amber Heard: People Associate It with 'Deviant Behavior'

Evan Rachel Wood Talks Being 'Vocal' About Her Bisexuality and Defends Friend Amber Heard: People Associate It with 'Deviant Behavior'

Originally posted 07/18/2016 01:20PM

Evan Rachel Wood has stood up for others who identify as bisexual, but the actress still feels there's a long way to go.

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Star Trek Beyond Cast Says There's No 'Spat' with George Takei Over Gay Sulu: 'It's a Great Discussion to Have'

Star Trek Beyond Cast Says There's No 'Spat' with George Takei Over Gay Sulu: 'It's a Great Discussion to Have'

Originally posted 07/15/2016 12:00PM

The cast of Star Trek Beyond says that George Takei has no qualms about the movie going boldly where no film has gone before.

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George Takei Sets Record Straight on Gay Sulu Comments: Star Trek Actor 'Delighted' with 'Daring Storytelling'

George Takei Sets Record Straight on Gay Sulu Comments: Star Trek Actor 'Delighted' with 'Daring Storytelling'

Originally posted 07/14/2016 10:30AM

Out actor George Takei is setting the record straight about previous comments he made criticizing director Justin Lin and writer Simon Pegg's decision to make the big-screen version of his Star Trek character gay in the latest installment of the popular film franchise, Star Trek Beyond.

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Lance Bass to Host New All-Gay Dating Competition Show, Finding Prince Charming

Originally posted 07/12/2016 10:30AM

Move over, The Bachelor! There's a new reality romance show coming to the small screen.

Logo announced Tuesday that it has greenlit a first-of-its-kind dating series, Finding Prince Charming, which will consist of a cast of all gay men competing to win the heart of one man ("one of the nation's most eligible gay heartthrobs," the network promises in a press release).

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Olympic Silver Medalist Gus Kenworthy on ESPY Nomination and Life After Coming Out

Olympic Silver Medalist Gus Kenworthy on ESPY Nomination and Life After Coming Out

Originally posted 07/11/2016 08:50PM

In October 2015, Olympic freeskier Gus Kenworthy became the first action sports athlete to come out as gay on the cover of ESPN magazine.

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Shonda Rhimes Blasts Italian Network's 'Inexcusable' Censorship of Gay Sex Scene on HTGAWM

Originally posted 07/11/2016 10:55AM

When an Italian network cut a steamy same-sex scene from the pilot of How to Get Away with Murder, Shonda Rhimes, star Jack Falahee and series creator Pete Nowalk had one response: We object!

Falahee, who plays openly gay law student Connor Walsh on the ABC series, heard from fans this weekend that Italian network Rai Due had edited out a scene in which Connor seduces his eventual boyfriend Oliver (Conrad Ricamora) to gain information for the defense.

Retweeting a side-by-side cut of the two scenes that a viewer had made, he drew attention to the discrepancy, writing, "Damn, this is crazy."

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Aubrey Plaza on Her Sexuality: 'I Fall in Love With Girls and Guys, I Can't Help It'

Aubrey Plaza on Her Sexuality: 'I Fall in Love With Girls and Guys, I Can't Help It'

Originally posted 07/08/2016 07:25PM

Aubrey Plaza is opening up about her sexuality.

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