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Sashay into the playroom! Fisher-Price unveils fabulous RuPaul toy set

The beloved toy brand shrunk down the 6-foot-5-inch drag icon into 3-inch toy figurines in real looks actually worn by the "RuPaul's Drag Race" host.

How the Netflix show ‘Heartstopper’ helped me come out to my parents

I’ve been attracted to girls since I was 11. But it wasn’t until I watched the Netflix show that I got the courage to tell my family. 

Uncle Anderson Cooper meets Andy Cohen’s new baby girl

Cohen's newborn daughter was born via surrogate on April 29.
Celebrities Visit SiriusXM - January 13, 2017
Celebrities Visit SiriusXM - January 13, 2017

Peloton instructor Jess King is pregnant

The fitness instructor announced that she will be welcoming a baby with partner Sophia Urista.
Jess King & Sophia Urista Portrait Shoot
Jess King & Sophia Urista Portrait Shoot

NBC's Joe Fryer wins GLAAD Award for TODAY report on HIV/AIDS epidemic

In June 2021, Fryer profiled four men living with HIV in tandem with the 40th anniversary of AIDS.
33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Inside
33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Inside

'Heartstopper' stars talk the 'unapologetically loving' show that's become a sensation

Joe Locke and Kit Connor, who play two British teens at an all-boys school who discover their friendship might be something more, say they want to normalize queer joy on-screen.
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Karine Jean-Pierre to become first Black and out LGBT White House press secretary

“Representation matters and she is going to give a voice to so many and show so many what is truly possible when you work hard and dream big,” Jen Psaki said.
Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre speaks during a press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, May 5, 2022, after it was announced White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki would step down from her role next week and be replaced by Jean-Pierre.
Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre speaks during a press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, May 5, 2022, after it was announced White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki would step down from her role next week and be replaced by Jean-Pierre.

'Bridgerton' star Golda Rosheuvel reveals a lesbian director once told her to stay in the closet

Known for playing the illustrious Queen Charlotte on the Netflix hit series, the 52-year-old openly gay actor opened up to TODAY about the incident.
Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Elizabeth in season one of "Bridgerton."
Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Elizabeth in season one of "Bridgerton."

BYU student reveals rainbow flag under graduation gown in protest of school's LGBTQ policies

Jillian Orr hopes other students at Brigham Young University who are hiding their sexual orientation feel less alone.

College star Trey McBride poised to become one of the first NFL draft picks with same-sex parents

Colorado State tight end Trey McBride, who made his mark on the field, credits his parents for helping him get where he is today.

‘I am everything’: Janelle Monáe confirms she’s nonbinary in new interview

“I just don’t see myself as a woman, solely,” the actor and musician said in a recent interview on Jada Pinkett Smith’s talk show.
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