From 'Transparent' to Tim Cook, 2014's best LGBTQ media stories

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From 'Transparent' To Ellen Page, Here Are 2014's Best LGBT Media Stories

Tim Cook came out as the first openly gay CEO of a fortune 500 company. Ellen Page took it upon herself as a 'social obligation' to come out at a human rights event about bullying. Country star Kacey Musgraves made a huge stance as an ally with her diversity-affirming and CMA song of the year hit 'Follow Your Arrow.'

Stars from Dolly Parton to Sam Smith made headlines and there are more LGBTQ characters on television than ever before. 2014 was a huge year for the LGBTQ community and it's allies. Huff Post Live recaps the biggest stories for the LGBTQ community.

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From 'Transparent' to Tim Cook, 2014's best LGBTQ media stories

The economy of equality: How same-sex marriage would boost the economy:

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12 powerful & anonymous LGBT coming out confessions:

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Why retirement could prove challenging for LGBT baby boomers: (Photo: Getty)

Queer Blogger launches LGBT history campaign on YouTube:

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Conchita Wurst on Twitter negativity and being a role model:

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Science supports gay parents:

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Sam Smith on coming out at age four:

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Ana's Story: Transgender in Cuba:

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How the world of LGBT nightlife became a 'church' for outcasts:

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Montana couple gives birth to rare, one in a million identical triplets:

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The queer dictionary: Breaking down the long list of LGBTQ terminology:

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New protection for trans-employees: 

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The biggest LGBT news, wins & stories of the 2014:

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From 'Transparent' to Tim Cook, 2014's best LGBTQ media stories:

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Ways 2014 was the biggest year in transgender history:

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Air Force Secretary supports lifting transgender ban:

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University's transgender students can now use preferred name on ID cards:

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Uganda's anti-gay laws get tougher:

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Emotional testimony from transgender high school athlete:

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Student comes out as transgender in front of his entire class:
Jeffrey Tambor dedicates his Golden Globe win to the transgender community:

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