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Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, greets a crowd before introducing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally on August 5, 2016, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Transgender Asylee From Mexico Sues Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for 'Discriminatory' Name-Change Law

The 31-year-old plaintiff claims that the law unfairly penalizes noncitizens, particularly those who are transgender.

New Poll Shows More Young, Poor People of Color Identify as LGBT

Two studies released this week debunks many stereotypes about blacks and Latinos being overwhelmingly homophobic.

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

ABC Family said Thursday they’ve ordered a comedy-drama pilot, titled “The Fosters,” about two women raising a “21st century,” multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.

Rapper Murs Kisses Another Man to Call Out Homophobia in Hip Hop

California rapper Murs wearing a “Legalize Gay” shirt and kisses another man in new video.

National Council of La Raza Board Approves Marriage Equality Resolution

Earlier this month the board of the National Council of La Raza unanimously approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

Former NFL player Wade Davis Talks About Coming Out of the Closet

Wade Davis never came out while he was playing football for the Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Titans, or the Washington Redskins.

Janet Jackson To Produce Transgender 'Truth' Film

Superstar entertainer Janet Jackson is set to executive-produce a documentary that will help “stop the hate and find understanding” toward transgender people.

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Hear Prop 8 Case, Clearing the Way For Supreme Court

San Francisco’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided it will not revisit the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 gay marriage ban.

Hundreds Of Mormons March in Salt Lake City Gay Pride Parade [Photos]

The group, Mormons Building Bridges, said they wanted to send a message of love to the state’s LGBT community, a message they believe is compatible with their faith.

Colin Powell Expresses Support for Gay Marriage

The Former Secretary of State said he has “no problem” with gay marriage in an interview with Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday.

Poll: People of Color More Likely to Support Gay Marriage Than Whites

The majority of those surveyed said Obama’s stance on gay marriage will not play a big role in their vote for president.

Newsweek Cover Calls Obama 'First Gay President' [Photo]

The cover story is said to focus on President Obama’s recent shift on gay marriage.

Black Leaders Say Obama Won't Lose Support Because of Gay Marriage

Despite hysteria over Obama’s stance on gay marriage experts say it’s unlikely Obama will lose the African-American vote.

Thank Michelle, Sasha and Malia for Helping President Obama's Gay Marriage Shift

President Obama’s family influenced his gay marriage shift, aides say.

Queen Latifah to Headline Long Beach Gay Pride

Long Beach is the most ethnically diverse large city in the United States and it’s gay pride celebration is also one of the most diverse in the country.

Prop. 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

“Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California,” the court said.

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

Komen for the Cure Vice President Karen Handel is against civil unions, adoptions, and

benefits for same sex couples.

Why Black Gay and Transgender Americans Need More than Marriage Equality [Report]

Center for American Progress released a new report on black gay and transgender communities and why the focus should be on more than just marriage.