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    November 6, 2014

    More than 65,000 Come Out in One Day

    Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth Celebrates National Coming Out Day On Friday, October 10th, Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) organized its...
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    November 6, 2014

    Getting to the Core of Nick Jonas

    Abs, album and that gay striptease 'they made me do'
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    November 6, 2014

    Denver: The Mile High City

    How does 300 days of sunshine and breathtaking panoramic mountain views with over 200 named peaks that can easily soar up to 13,000 feet sound? How ab...
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    November 6, 2014

    Hate Letters Reaffirm Organization’...

    Long Island GLBT Network Receives 3rd Hate Letter Within 16 Months Two days after the Long Island GLBT Network (The Network) announced plans for the f...
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Blind Truth: An Interview with Belo Cipriani

Belo Miguel Cipriani, author of Blind: A Memoir and Midday Dreams, took the time to chat with Living Out about his recently published memoir. The book chronicles the time leading…

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More than 65,000 Come Out in One Day

Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth Celebrates National Coming Out Day On Friday, October 10th, Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) organized its largest National Coming Out Day awareness…

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Avoiding Bait & Switch Scams

With the holiday’s quickly approaching, we will all be out there trying to find a gift for our friends and family. However, it’s important to stay focused and don’t make…

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The Fallen Angels of Karnataka

“The Fallen Angels of Karnataka” by Hans M. Hirschi tells the story of Haakon, a Norwegian man yearning to travel. His efforts to do so lead to the discovery of…

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Getting to the Core of Nick Jonas

Abs, album and that gay striptease ‘they made me do’

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Are ‘The Ugly Laws’ Still Alive in the Gay Community?

Looking good is all about feeling good, and I was feeling great one San Francisco night when I ran into some childhood friends. My enthusiastic greetings were met with icy…

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For Better, For Worse

This has been a big year for Marriage Equality. The dominos have been falling with regularity, and a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court to let stand five…

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Denver: The Mile High City

How does 300 days of sunshine and breathtaking panoramic mountain views with over 200 named peaks that can easily soar up to 13,000 feet sound? How about a young, vibrant…

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National News: November 2014

Supreme Court Non-Decision Clears Way for Marriage Equality The Supreme Court denied review of seven petitions challenging same-sex marriage bans, likely leading to wide-spread marriage equality. After the announcement, Colorado…

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International News: November 2014

Cohabitation Bill Narrowly Passes Estonia Parliament The Estonia government passed the Cohabitation Act, a law that enables cohabitating couples, irrespective of the gender of either partner, the right to register…

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She Never Liked Dresses

One Child’s View of Transgenderism She never liked dresses those heels were too much she’d always prefer those sweatpants that’d bunch. Her sneakers were dirty same ones every day she…

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Embrace Your Perfect Unique-ness

We are all obviously different, and come in different shapes, sizes and colors.  Whether we choose to share our uniqueness with the world or keep it to ourselves, we need…

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Remembering Two-Spirits This Thanksgiving

As I prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am reminded of the autumnal harvest time’s spiritual significance. As a time of connectedness, I pause to acknowledge what I have to…

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Screen Savor: That Old Time Religion

“A film of the theatrical experience,” Southern Baptist Sissies (Breaking Glass Pictures) might feel like a bit of a letdown after the Sordid Lives movie and subsequent TV series. But…

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Hate Letters Reaffirm Organization’s Mission

Long Island GLBT Network Receives 3rd Hate Letter Within 16 Months Two days after the Long Island GLBT Network (The Network) announced plans for the first GLBT-friendly senior housing development…