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  • Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper

    Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper
    Two years ago, I found a letter in my sister's car informing her that the blood she gave during a charity blood drive had tested positive for HIV. I didn't say anything to her at the time, because it was a really bad time, I wasn't supposed to find out,...
  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Help Available For Gay And Lesbian Teens

    LGBTQ Spirit Day is a day to remember all those young people who took their lives because of their sexual orientation. They were bullied at school, in their communities or at home because of their sexual orientation and in honor of them people across...
  • Coming Out

    Coming Out
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military
  • Getting Help For Bullied Gay Teens

    In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
  • Here Arrive the Grooms

    Here Arrive the Grooms
    With same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot. After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009. “There is nothing traditional...
  • Eco-friendly Ridgefield Inn, a Haven for Weddings

    Eco-friendly Ridgefield Inn, a Haven for Weddings
    The two Pakistani brides dressed in traditional native costumes looked lovingly at each other as Justice of the Peace Barbara Simkins pronounced them married. “They looked absolutely magnificent,” says Simkins, who with her fiancĂ© Natacha...
  • Hollywood and Broadway Team Up for 'Uprising of Love'

    With the U.S. celebrating its gay-rights achievements over the last few years, a one-night-only show on Broadway -- surely one of the gay-friendliest places on earth -- took a moment to remind supporters that the fight still continues around the world....
  • Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]

    Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]
    The commodification of American justice is nothing new. Those with means have always enjoyed better legal representation in the courts, presuming their wealth failed to shield them from arrest in the first place. Beyond wealth, sociological distinctions...
  • China to try Uighur professor on charges of separatism

    A Beijing economics professor who has persistently questioned China’s policies toward ethnic minorities is heading to trial Wednesday on charges of separatism. Ilham Tohti, 44, was detained in January. A scholar at Beijing’s Minzu...