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World OutGames 2017 Athletes: Federico Garcia and Tyler King

By Tucker Berardi | Sunday May 28, 2017
Federico Garcia and Tyler King are two runners that will be competing in the 10K event at this year's World OutGames Miami. The two will also have been engaged for two years come this October.

Documentary Makers Want Stories of Father Bill Collins

By Michael d'Oliveira | Saturday May 27, 2017
Paul Schlegel has lost count of the number of times he witnessed Poverello founder Father Bill Collins administer to men dying of HIV/AIDS in hospitals. But Schlegel has no problem remembering how Collins, who died on May 10, treated those men.

Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

By Dori Zinn | Saturday May 27, 2017
Last Summer, as Kevin Hertzog and his friends were mourning the Pulse shooting in Orlando, it was a simple conversation that kicked off what would eventually become, Gays Against Guns, or GAG.

World OutGames 2017 Athletes: Diego Suarez

By John McDonald | Saturday May 27, 2017
Diego Suarez is a global citizen returning to Florida to present his hometown to the world.

Latinos Salud Gets CDC Grant to Expand HIV/AIDS Testing

By Michael d'Oliveira | Sunday May 21, 2017
Limited staff and resources mean that Latinos Salud can only do so much to fight South Florida's HIV/AIDS epidemic.

'Unchechen:' Short Film Raises Awareness on Gay Persecution in Russian Republic

Sunday May 21, 2017
The film is based on accounts told by men who have escaped these alleged anti-gay prisons.

The Greek Lantern: Tony Plakas Celebrates 20 Years at Compass

By Jason Parsley | Saturday May 20, 2017
After college Tony Plakas knew what his fate would be - as a gay man he would get AIDS and die a slow, agonizing death. It's a story that's familiar with many coming of age gay teens in the 1980s. But that's not what fate had in store for Plakas.

Actor from LGBT-Inclusive Show 'The Flash' Comes Out as Bisexual

By Brittany Ferrendi | Saturday May 20, 2017
Keiynan Lonsdale, known for his role of Kid Flash on the CW's "The Flash," came out to his fans on Instagram this weekend in an emotional message.

Singer Reflects on Life On and Off the Stage

By JW Arnold | Thursday May 18, 2017
Malone describes the show as "a musical journey from growing up in rural Colorado to becoming an out lesbian protagonist on Broadway" punctuated by the music of Foreigner, Journey, LeAnn Rimes and, of course, some show tunes.

Diversity Honors Stirs Controversy With Conservative Speakers

By Tucker Berardi | Sunday May 14, 2017
All in all, the event was a celebration of diversity and a testimony to the accomplishments that are possible when the LGBT community and allies work together. But some objected to the inclusion of conservatives in the event.

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