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"There Goes the Gayborhood?": America's new LGBT hubs aren't where you'd expect them to be

Gayborhoods are emerging where you'd least expect them , but what can a scattered community do to preserve its culture, safety, and political power?

Book Review: "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgramage" by Haruki Murakami

Is "Colorless Tuskuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgramage" one of Haruki Murakami's most affecting novels? We review it to find out.

Happening this weekend: The Luscious queer music festival

On August 22-24, LGBT music lovers will be flocking to Saratoga Springs, California, for Luscious, a queer music festival.

Florida gets first federal ruling against marriage equality ban

A federal judge ruled against Florida’s ban on marriage equality on August 21.

Remembering the episode that launched one of TV's most iconic family dramas

A look back at the first episode of HBO's seminal series "Six Feet Under."

Jennifer Kroot and Bill Weber take us where no Trekkie has gone before in "To Be Takei"

dot429 interviews Jennifer Kroot and Bill Weber, the pair behind "To Be Takei," a new documentary that explores the intriguing life of one of TV's most beloved icons.

5 addictive songs your playlist is begging for

5 can't-get-them-out-of-your-head tracks.

Westboro Baptist Church is getting even weirder

Fred Phelps may be gone, but his extremist ideology lives on. From parody pop songs to picketing celebrity funerals, the Westboro Baptist Church is staying true to its outlandish roots.

Lesbian couple uses legal loophole to marry in Russia

When life gives you lemons…squirt the juice right back in life’s face. Earlier in August, a transgender woman in Russia did just that by taking advantage of her country’s own discriminatory laws to legally marry her girlfriend.

Revisiting the documentary that shows what it's like to come out to a religious family

"For the Bible Tells Me So," released in 2007, is one of the few documentaries that deals frankly with the collision of homosexuality and faith.

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