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October is LGBT History Month

It’s time to remember the past and look to the future

Social Security is committed to treating all Americans fairly. This commitment extends to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people covered by Social Security’s many programs.

Celebrate National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11

Part of National LGBT History Month observances

National Coming Out Day helps to raise awareness of the LGBT community and its pursuit of its civil rights. It began 28 years ago on the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights held on Oct. 14, 1979.

Freddy Niblack: Checkered Dreams

Indy Car Series driver

Freddy Niblack is the first openly gay driver in the Indy Car Series, but that’s not all that defines him. As is the case for so many athletes, gay or not, he is also a person looking to accomplish a dream — a dream he’s had since his childhood days spent carving a race track …

Making it easier to come out to friends and family

Five tips to assist in the disclosure process

With LGBT Pride month in full-swing, Dr. Carmen Harra, a psychologist and relationship expert, shares her tips on making it easier to come out to friends and family. Perhaps, one of these suggestions might help those who are facing this challenge.

Ask lambda legal: My child just came out to me, now what?

My daughter recently came out as lesbian, and while I was shocked at first, I want to be there for her and be supportive. But to be honest, I don’t know where to start, or what the best resources are for more information. There is so much online, and I m not sure what to trust. What do you recommend?