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RuPaul, host of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, says the show isn't intentionally setting out to change minds; its goal is just to entertain and celebrate drag. Joseph Longo/AP hide caption

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'Flats Are For Quitters': RuPaul Talks Drag, 'All Stars' And Identity Politics

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Skier Gus Kenworthy speaks during the 100 Days Out 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Celebration with Team USA in November. Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USOC hide caption

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Abdul Kadr and Artur fled their homes in Chechnya because of their sexuality and are now living in the Netherlands. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Chechnya's LGBT Muslim Refugees Struggle To Cope In Exile

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Copies of the 2010 Census forms are on display in Phoenix. The U.S. Census Bureau is no longer considering removing a question on sexual orientation from a marketing survey for the 2020 Census. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Harrison Browne, seen here playing for the Buffalo Beauts, says he feels lucky to be part of a league that accepts him and wants him to feel comfortable. Courtesy of the National Women's Hockey League hide caption

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Protesters demonstrated near Seoul's gay pride festival on July 15. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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For South Korea's LGBT Community, An Uphill Battle For Rights

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k.d. lang Reflects On 25 Years Of 'Ingénue'

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Dave Mullins (right) sits with his husband, Charlie Craig, in Denver. The owner of a cake shop refused to make a wedding cake for the couple, citing his religious beliefs, and the couple then filed with the state's civil rights commission. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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A heavy police presence guarded supporters of LGBT rights at the gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday. In previous years, violence has broken out between pride supporters and far-right protesters. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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Two gay men, who do not want to be identified for safety reasons, left Chechnya after being kidnapped and beaten there. Gregory (left) says he was held for 12 days in a basement. Arnie (right) says he was disowned by his relatives after he was delivered back to his family unconscious, in a burlap bag. They spoke with NPR at a safe house in Moscow. Natalie Winston/NPR hide caption

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'They Told Me I Wasn't A Human Being': Gay Men Speak Of Brutal Treatment In Chechnya

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The month of June, which is celebrated as gay pride month, has been particularly fraught for one subset of the LGBT community: Trump supporters. In Los Angeles the Pride Parade morphed into a Resist March to stand against the administration's policies. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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