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June 18 2014 2:10 PM ET

California School District Wins Battle For Equality in Girls' Sports

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 Girls at a middle school in Pasadena won't be relegated to only cheering for the boys now.

Discover Why 'Body Geographic' Was Named Best Lesbian Memoir
June 16 2014 6:00 AM ET

Discover Why Body Geographic Is The Best Lesbian Memoir

Barrie Jean Borich

Barrie Jean Borich's Body Geographic just won a Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Memoir. Read an exclusive excerpt below.

Op-ed: Lesbians And Hollywood's Old 'Wholesomeness' Code
June 16 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Lesbians And Hollywood's Old 'Wholesomeness' Code

Allie Esslinger

Regulations barred movie studios from positively portraying LGBT people, particularly women, until 1968. Decades later, films still struggle to feature deep, female queer characters.

June 13 2014 2:27 PM ET

Who the F Is... Pastor Susan Parker?

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