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A Brazilian website hopes to change the high LGBT murder rate by listing candidates who support equal rights

Brazil has the highest LGBT murder rate in the world. With elections around the corner, a website has compiled a list of candidates who support LGBT rights in hopes of changing that statistic.

October is LGBT History Month

LGBT history isn’t taught in many schools, but it’s never too late to learn.

A live-action Tetris movie is coming soon

The classic—and much beloved—video game will get the Hollywood treatment as an epic film of "intergalactic significance."

What kind of girl is Lena Dunham? Apparently one who doesn't think opening acts should get paid

To liven up her book tour, Lena Dunham invited local artists to be her opening act at stops across the country. The problem? She didn't offer to pay them until an Internet backlash changed her mind. What does this say about our culture?

Vitality magazine seeking to show that queer literature still sells

The up-and-coming literary magazine Vitality is seeking funds to publish exciting, entertaining fiction stories—featuring protagonists who just happen to be LGBT.

Editor's Picks of the Week

Editor-in-Chief Kevin Sessums shares his favorite things this week.

New Chicks on Speed album features Julian Assange and Yoko Ono

Electroclash queens Chicks on Speed will release their seventh album, "Artstravaganza," this week. It features cameos from Julian Assange, Yoko Ono, and a slew of others.

Another year, another Culture Club reunion

Boy George and friends have had a checkered history that includes chart-topping hits in the '80's, drug addiction, and a messy break-up. They've tried—and failed—to mount a comeback many times. Now they're giving it another go.

Russian LGBT arts festival held despite opposition by police, protestors

In defiance of Russian law, the rights group Coming Out St Petersburg held an LGBT arts festival—and kept it open for ten days.

Research suggests sexually active gay men would benefit from HPV vaccine

A study by Trinity College Dublin’s School of Medicine in Ireland has shown that contrary to previous findings, the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine would be beneficial to sexually active gay men, providing protection against strains of the virus known to cause cancer.

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