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The Stories Behind National Coming Out Day and Spirit Day

By Mike Halterman | Oct 11
National Coming Out Day and Spirit Day are both observed in the month of October, and both days mean a lot to quite a few people in the LGBT community. Here's the story behind these two observances.

Police: YouTube Teen Died After Medical Emergency

By Brian White | Oct 6
Police say a 13-year-old Maryland boy known for appearing in his family's video blog and his own YouTube posts about playing the game Minecraft died after a medical emergency.

Watch: Straight People Hilariously Fail at Defining Gay Slang

Oct 1
Do you know what a "fruit fly" means? What about a "gold star gay" or "platinum gay"? These straight people certainly don't in this hilarious new video.

Gay Marriage Proposal Video Goes Viral in China & Beyond

Sep 30
Need something to warm your heart today? Then check out this viral video out of Beijing, China, showing a man proposing to his partner on a subway.

Russian Police Investigates Apple Over 'Gay' Emojis

Sep 29
Russia is still having a problem with Apple's "gay" emojis.

The Dallas Opera Seeks Fifteen Male 'Supers'

By EDGE | Sep 29
The Dallas Opera is in need of fifteen men to perform on stage at the Winspear Opera House during the month of November in its magnificent production of Puccini's "Tosca." The "Supernumeraries" are non-speaking, non-singing actors who enhance the opera.

The Rise of the Two-Spirits

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Sep 27
Before the Europeans came to North America, tribes respected and sometimes even revered people who had a different gender identity or preference.

BARchive:: The Folsom Street Fire: Anatomy of a Sex Panic

By Michael Flanagan | Sep 27
A fire in San Francisco that was set by a workman in 1981 ignited a whole different sort of blaze: A media frenzy of anti-gay sensationalism. This feature casts a look back at a disgraceful episode from a deeply homophobic era.

'Sex Panic' :: GLBT History Museum Lecture Revisits Bathhouse Closures

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 26
A standing-room-only crowd piled into the GLBT History Museum in the Castro to hear a lecture on what led to the death of San Francisco's famed gay bathhouse culture.

Folsom: A Fair for the Kinky

By Race Bannon | Sep 25
It's that time of year again when the entire city comes alive with everything leather and kink! Whether you're a Bay Area resident, a pilgrim to Folsom, or watching from afar, you'll want to know all about this year's fair.

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