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Former Houston Mayor Works to Improve LGBTQ Housing

For Annise Parker, building housing where everyone is accepted is a ‘small solution to a big problem’


Pride and Joy

Trans Trial Lawyer Fights for Equity for All

Mia Yamamoto, 78, describes what it was like to come out later in life

Sheila Lopez’s Kids Led Her to Acceptance

Recognition of ‘two-spirit’ people resonates in the LGBTQ community

All-LGBTQ Mariachi Band Shatters Stereotypes

The music of Mariachi Arcoiris breaks barriers for performers and audiences

Bisexual Activist on Losses During the AIDS Epidemic

ABilly S. Jones-Hennin reflects on society’s changing attitudes

Caregiver’s Love Fuels Fight for Marriage Equality

After his husband got sick, Jim Obergefell advocated for the rights of same-sex couples


The Divine John Waters Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

76-year-old ‘Hairspray’ filmmaker reflects on his first novel ‘Liarmouth’ and more

8 Great LGBTQ Movies to Watch Any Time

Tune in to expand your vision and celebrate the diverse world


An Immigrant’s Fight for LGBTQ Rights

For Ada Bello, the American dream was about the freedom to be herself

StoryCorps Event: A Celebration of LGBTQ Voices

Join Oct. 13 for stories of hope and resilience. Register today!

Stonewall National Visitor Center to Open in 2024

The 1969 New York City uprising was a turning point in the fight for equality

Health and Safety

Why Older LGBTQ Adults May Be More Vulnerable to Fraud

Economic insecurity can increase financial abuse

Pandemic Has Taken a Mental Health Toll on LGBTQ+

AARP survey finds concerns about finances and more

Feds: Sextortions Hit LGBTQ+ Dating Apps

Don't succumb to blackmailers seeking gift cards

Video Spotlight

6 Things You Didn't Know About Ricky Martin

Here are some surprising facts about the Grammy-winning singer

91-Year-Old Man Is Full of Pride After Coming Out

Since coming out as gay via a viral Facebook post in 2020, Kenneth Felts has found love and freedom

How Greg Louganis Paved the Way for Other LGBTQ Athletes

In 1995, he came out as gay and HIV-positive. Since then, he has been an LGBTQ+ advocacy leader

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LGBTQ Caregivers Guide

Caring for a spouse, partner, close friend, or family member is one of the most important roles you’ll play

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