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Dolly Parton on How She's Helped Her Gay Family Members Come Out: 'You Don't Need to Live Your Life in Darkness'
Originally posted 08/30/2016 10:10PM
Country legend Dolly Parton is speaking out about her love for the LGBT community and fans.
Colton Haynes Breaks Down in Tears Accepting HRC Visibility Award: 'Equality Is Our Birthright – It's Not a Slogan'
Originally posted 08/30/2016 09:50AM
Colton Haynes got emotional accepting the Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award over the weekend.
The Teen Wolf and Arrow star, who publicly came out as gay earlier this year, was already teary when he took the stage to deliver his heartfelt speech.
"I have experienced a lot of 'wow' moments in my life, but I think tonight is probably topping all of them," he said. "I just want to thank all of you for letting me feel your love. I hope you feel mine. It's taken me a long time to get here, so I hope you feel that."
Originally posted 08/29/2016 01:30PM
The late Golden Girls star left $300,000 in her will to the Ali Forney Center which led to the planning and building of the Bea Arthur residence center, an organization that provides shelter and supportive services to LGBT youth.
"The 18 bed residence will house AFC's transitional living program which in addition to offering homeless LGBT youth a safe and affirming home also offers a host of comprehensive services aimed at empowering youth to become independent," according to the Ali Forney Center.
Originally posted 08/29/2016 11:30AM
Lance Bass and Robert Sepúlveda Jr., the show's respective host and leading man, stopped by PEOPLE Now Monday and exclusively addressed the news after it was first reported by TMZ Sunday.
"It is true," said Bass, 37, who is set to host the new, first-of-its-kind, all-gay dating competition series coming to Logo. "This is one of the things I love about the show – it's a fun reality show, it's dramatic, but there's a lot of heart in it and amazing story lines that you're going to shed a tear over. And one of those is finding about this guy's HIV."
Former Child Star Mara Wilson Says Coming Out as Bisexual After Orlando Massacre Was 'An Emotional Decision'
Originally posted 08/26/2016 04:30PM
Mara Wilson came out as bisexual in June – but making her sexuality a public conversation wasn't planned.
Originally posted 08/26/2016 03:10PM
[YOUTUBE "Nq6xRZlCSoM"] Colton Haynes is being honored for his work in the LGBTQ community.
On Saturday, the Teen Wolf star will be presented with the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award at 17th Annual HRC Seattle Gala.
"Colton Haynes has inspired countless LGBTQ young people across the country and around the world to live their lives as their authentic selves," said HRC President Chad Griffin in a press release. "By simply being open about who he is, Haynes is helping to break down barriers and tear down closet doors."
Originally posted 08/25/2016 05:45PM
For the second time in herstory, RuPaul's Drag Race is running an all-star season, bringing back 10 of the most popular non-winners from previous seasons for another chance at the crown.
While the show will have big changes – including the dissolution of the widely-criticized team competition that plagued the first All Stars season – none are as welcome as new permanent judge Todrick Hall.
Originally posted 08/25/2016 09:30AM
The 33-year-old former fashion model and interior designer will search for the man of his dreams this fall on Finding Prince Charming – the new, first-of-its-kind, all-gay dating competition series hosted by 'NSYNC frontman Lance Bass.
Originally posted 08/11/2016 11:45AM
In his new memoir Accepted, 75-year-old gay wrestling legend Pat Patterson writes about his long career in the WWE – all of which was spent in the closet.
Brazilian Volunteer Proposes to Rugby Player Girlfriend in Rio: 'I Wanted to Show People That Love Wins'
Originally posted 08/09/2016 04:45PM
Australia won the first ever Olympic gold medal in women's rugby sevens on Monday in Rio, but love was the real winner of the night thanks to a very special proposal.
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