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GLAAD responds to Candace Cameron Bure’s same-sex marriage comments

The "Full House" alum said she expects her new network to "keep traditional marriage at the core" of its holiday movies.
Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure

I tried to stop my son from being gay. Here’s what I wish I had known

As a Christian, I thought I was doing the right thing. Years after losing my son, I’m sharing my story so other well-meaning parents don’t end up like me.
I tried to pray the gay away with my teenage son. It didn't work and now I have regrets. Here's what I want other parents to know
I tried to pray the gay away with my teenage son. It didn't work and now I have regrets. Here's what I want other parents to know

Maura Healey wins Massachusetts governor's race, will be 1st lesbian to lead a state

Healey will follow two other out-LGBTQ Democrats elected to lead their states: Oregon’s Kate Brown and Colorado’s Jared Polis.
Democratic Massachusetts Governor Elect Maura Healey celebrates victory and delivers a speech during a watch party at the Copley Plaza hotel on election night in Boston, Massachusetts on November 8, 2022. - The US state of Massachusetts on Tuesday elected Democrat Maura Healey as America's first openly lesbian governor, TV networks said.
Healey, 51, flipped the seat from the Republicans, comfortably defeating opponent Geoff Diehl, according to projections by NBC, Fox News and CNN.
Democratic Massachusetts Governor Elect Maura Healey celebrates victory and delivers a speech during a watch party at the Copley Plaza hotel on election night in Boston, Massachusetts on November 8, 2022. - The US state of Massachusetts on Tuesday elected Democrat Maura Healey as America's first openly lesbian governor, TV networks said.
Healey, 51, flipped the seat from the Republicans, comfortably defeating opponent Geoff Diehl, according to projections by NBC, Fox News and CNN.

'Modern Family’ star Julie Bowen reveals she was once 'in love with a woman'

Bowen opened up about her sexuality during an interview with "Bachelor" alum Becca Tilley, who is currently dating Hayley Kiyoko.
Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen

Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife files petition to block gender and name change of daughter Zaya

Zaya Wade’s mother — Siohvaughn Funches-Wade —  also claimed in court docs that her former spouse is causing their child to be “commercialized at a young age.”

Dwyane Wade responds to ex-wife's objection to daughter Zaya's name change: 'This isn’t a game'

Early Thursday morning, Wade acknowledged the legal situation with his ex-wife publicly for the first time, releasing a statement on Instagram.
Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade

Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico reveal they secretly got married

Miss Argentina 2020, Mariana Varela, and Miss Puerto Rico 2020, Fabiola Valentin, said that they got married last month after having kept their relationship private.

‘I’m a real person’: Watch transgender activist Dylan Mulvaney’s response to online trolls

The Broadway actor, transgender activist and TikTok star opened up to TODAY’S Jill Martin about being emotionally affected by the hate she receives on social media.
Dylan Mulvaney.
Dylan Mulvaney.

'Heartstopper' fans rally around Kit Connor after he's 'forced' to come out as bi

"I think some of you missed the point of the show," the 18-year-old actor tweeted, saying he felt pressure from fans to "out himself."
Kit Connor at the National Television Awards
Kit Connor at the National Television Awards

How Leslie Jordan made being a sissy OK for gay men like me

Jordan helped us all find the silver lining in those early, dark days of the pandemic. Now, it’s our turn.
Premiere Of DreamWorks Pictures' "The Help" - Arrivals
Premiere Of DreamWorks Pictures' "The Help" - Arrivals

Rebel Wilson addresses newspaper's 'grubby' behavior after press council ruling: 'We move on'

On Oct. 29, the Australian Press Council ruled the Sydney Morning Herald breached two of its principles in an article formerly published about Wilson's same-sex relationship.
Rebel Wilson attends the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 27, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California.
Rebel Wilson attends the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 27, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California.