5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 2

1. For the first time ever, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found that gender affirmation surgery must be provided to a transgender woman under Medicare. 2. Speaking of, Slate has a look at ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 4

1. The Daily Beast goes inside the anti-LGBT church run by a billionaire pastor who loves him some Ted Cruz and Kim Davis. 2. Watch this gay London man stand up to a man who was allegedly harassing a drag qu...

Oscar buzz surrounds Out On Film entry ‘Freeheld’

The most star-studded entry in this year's Out On Film festival lineup is without a doubt “Freeheld,” a drama based on the true story of Laurel Hester, a veteran New Jersey police officer at the center of a wel...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 23

1. “You're fundamentally wrong on civics.” Rachel Maddow told Rick Santorum how the Constitution works last night. 2. “I do like to think it’s important to write books that feature people who aren’t me becau...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 12

1. The Wall Street Journal on how the same-sex marriage decision could affect couples' Social Security strategies. 2. A gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv drew 180,000 people. 3. Comedian Gina Yashere said on l...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 22

1. “With Sam being cut halfway through the NFL season and without ever stepping on the field during a regular season game, I think it will be a while before we see another player come out publicly. There just i...
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Julianne Moore, Kenneth Cole lead new HRC campaign

Fashion designer Kenneth Cole and Academy Award-winning actress Julianne Moore are joining forces with the Human Rights Campaign for the New Yorkers for Marriage Equality Campaign.

Two videos featuring Cole and Moore appeared on YouTube over the last few days.

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Julianne Moore discusses her lesbian role in ‘The Kids Are All Right’

The Kids are All Right

Having dabbled in screen lesbianism before — in isolated scenes opposite Toni Collette in “The Hours,” Amanda Seyfried in “Chloe” and Blake Lively in “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee” — Julianne Moore finally goes all the way with Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right.”

Directed and co-written (with Stuart Blumberg) by lesbian filmmaker Lisa Cholodenko (“High Art”), the new movie casts Moore and Bening as Jules and Nic, a longtime couple.  When their teen children, played by Mia Wasikowska and Josh Hutcherson, decide to make contact with their sperm donor (Mark Ruffalo), alternately humorous and heartfelt complications ensue.