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Exclusive Interview with NFL Star and Equality Ally Chris Kluwe

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 23
Chris Kluwe catapulted to international recognition in 2012 when he used his voice for good. As a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, he had the chance to speak out for equality in a noble and rather colorful way.

Naked Rowers Raise Money to Fight Homophobia

CULTURE | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Aug 3
The Warwick University rowing team in England is helping to eliminate homophobia in sports by raising money in an interesting way: The team strips for a good cause as they raise money by selling calendars depicting the team nude and in various poses.

Climber Claims Uganda Peak for LGBT Equality

NATIONAL | By Heather Cassell | May 4
Neal Gottlieb, the founding twin of Three Twins Ice Cream, has taken the world by surprise by raising the rainbow flag atop the tallest peak in Uganda during a six-day climb to the summit.

Fla. School Won’t Expel Student for Protecting Gay Classmate

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 14
Officials from a Florida high school decided Monday not to expel a student who was suspended for protecting a gay student from a bully.

ADL Approves Resolution Condemning Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

By EDGE | Feb 12
On the eve of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sochi, the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) National Executive Committee unanimously passed a resolution Friday condemning "in the strongest terms" Russia’s oppressive law against LGBT individuals.

Fla. Student Suspended for Defending Gay Student in Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 10
A Florida high school student was suspended last week for 10 days after defending an openly gay student who was being bullied and assaulted - even though the alleged attacker has been charged with battery.

’Weird Al’ Donates Gaga’s Parody Song Proceeds to HRC

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 22
"Weird Al" Yankovic announced that the Human Rights Campaign will be the recipient of profits from his Lady Gaga parody song, "Perform This Way."

Restaurant Chain Criticized for Ads Perceived As Anti-Gay

CULTURE | By Dan Meyer | Dec 26
Some see Legal Sea Foods’ ads as homophobic, but the Washington-based restaurant chain denies any wrongdoing.

Carrie Underwood Sees Gay Marriage Backlash

The American country music star is dealing with a backlash after telling British newspaper The Independent that she supported gay marriage.

Christian Conservatives Slam Carrie Underwood’s Pro Gay Marriage Stance

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 15
After country star Carrie Underwood voiced her support for marriage equality this week a number of fans backlashed and slammed the "American Idol" winner on Twitter for her pro-gay views.

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