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Why Miley Cyrus Is Passionate About LGBT Rights

Why Miley Cyrus Is Passionate About LGBT Rights

Originally posted 05/08/2015 07:20AM

When Miley Cyrus discussed the fluidity of her sexuality earlier this week, some were shocked.

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Grieving Husband in Landmark Gay Marriage Case Carried Beloved's Ashes with Him for Supreme Court Arguments

Grieving Husband in Landmark Gay Marriage Case Carried Beloved's Ashes with Him for Supreme Court Arguments

Originally posted 04/28/2015 06:55PM

For the dozens who waited overnight for a seat inside, or who packed the stone steps to demonstrate outside, Tuesday's arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court were historic – setting the stage for the last word on whether gay marriage is a constitutional right that individual states cannot choose to deny.

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Students Reportedly Organize 'Anti-Gay Day' at Pittsburgh-Area High School

Students Reportedly Organize 'Anti-Gay Day' at Pittsburgh-Area High School

Originally posted 04/21/2015 01:35PM

A group of students in a Pittsburgh-area high school are under scrutiny for reportedly organizing an "anti-gay day" at the school last week in response to the nationally observed "Day of Silence," which supports the LGBT community.

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Transgender Man Leads Men's Health's Competition for Cover Model

Transgender Man Leads Men's Health's Competition for Cover Model

Originally posted 04/15/2015 09:40AM

When transgender vlogger and activist Aydian Dowling entered Men's Health's Ultimate Guy Search for a shot at being on the cover, he never imagined he'd receive such an outpouring of encouragement.

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Rock Hudson's 'True Love' Speaks: How We Kept Our Gay Life Secret

Rock Hudson's 'True Love' Speaks: How We Kept Our Gay Life Secret

Originally posted 04/15/2015 08:00AM

To read all of movie icon Rock Hudson’s shocking untold story, subscribe to PEOPLE now.

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Arkansas Gov. Yields to Walmart, Celebs and His Own Son: Does Not Sign 'Gay Discrimination' Bill

Originally posted 04/01/2015 03:15PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4148592215001" "" "" "auto"] It wasn't the all-out veto Walmart asked of its governor, but close.

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Michael Sam: 'I'm Not the Only Gay Person in the NFL'

Michael Sam: 'I'm Not the Only Gay Person in the NFL'

Originally posted 03/27/2015 08:00PM

After coming out last year, Michael Sam says other players in the National Football League have privately confided in him – and he's not the only one who's gay.

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Susan Sarandon Blasts Anti-Gay Comments Made by Her Nephew's Former Teacher | Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon Blasts Anti-Gay Comments Made by Her Nephew's Former Teacher

Originally posted 03/17/2015 07:00PM

Susan Sarandon is not one to sit idly by.

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Ty Herndon on Writing Songs After Coming Out: I'm Not Trading the 'He's' for 'She's'

Ty Herndon on Writing Songs After Coming Out: I'm Not Trading the 'He's' for 'She's'

Originally posted 03/01/2015 04:05PM

Ty Herndon feels like a new man after coming out to PEOPLE back in November 2014, and he says it will show in his next album.

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What's It Really Like to Be Gay in Alabama?

What's It Really Like to Be Gay in Alabama?

Originally posted 02/20/2015 09:50AM

Ellen Dossett, a 71-year-old lesbian, recalls the violent clashes in 1960s Birmingham, Alabama, where she was a white student in her 20s and threatened with expulsion from her Baptist college if she sided with blacks in their struggle for civil rights.

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