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Ensuring Ryan White and Those Like Him Won't Be Forgotten

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Thirty years after Ryan White’s death, his mother underscores the importance of the newly dedicated Hemophilia Memorial Circle at the National AIDS Memorial in San Francisco. This post originally from the Advocate.com. and it's respective author Jeanne White-Ginder.

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ACLU Sues Michigan Over 'Religious Objections' Adoption Law

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. The American Civil Liberties Union and its Michigan affiliate are suing that state over a law that allows publicly funded foster care and adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT people and others because of religious objections. The Michigan Department of Health and Human …

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Black LGBT Women Represent on The Root’s 100 Most Influential List

This post originally published by Autostraddle. On Monday the black politics and culture website The Root released their annual “Root 100” list, showcasing 100 of the most influential African Americans ages 25-45. The first Root 100 was published in 2009 and honored the election of President Barack Obama by celebrating …

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WATCH: Hillary Clinton Honor Edie Windsor's Life

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. In front of Edie Windsor’s beloved friends and family — including her widow, Judith Kasen — presidential candidate/former secretary of state Hillary Clinton helped memorialize the activist’s life. Windsor, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 88, was the plaintiff who brought …

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Prop. 8 Plaintiffs: Love Is Edie Windsor

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. We will never forget Edie Windsor. The world knows her as the fearless plaintiff that dismantled DOMA and paved the way for marriage equality for all Americans. No one can forget the image of her on the steps of the Supreme Court, arms …

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Racing to the Altar as the Cancer Clock Runs Out

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. “The marriage license costs thirty-five dollars,” she informed us. “How will you be paying?” Wow. You couldn’t get a decent pair of socks in Manhattan for $35. What a bargain. “Credit card,” I responded, as I handed her my black American Airlines Visa …

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Remembering the Flawed Beauty of Makeup God Kevyn Aucoin

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. To queer boys of the ’90s, Kevyn Aucoin was living the life. The handsome makeup artist lived in a glamorous Manhattan apartment, hung out with A-list models, actresses, and pop stars, and traveled the world painting their faces to absolute perfection. Aucoin — …

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