Jan 19, 2014 - The gay-themed dramedy Looking, somewhat of an updated version of Queer as Folk, debuts on HBO.
Feb 23, 2014 - Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay player to play in a NBA game when he takes the court for the Brooklyn Nets in a game against the LA Lakers.
March 13, 2014 - The Centers for Disease Control reports the first case of direct transmission of HIV from lesbian sex.
March 17, 2014 - New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, is the second NYC mayor to boycott the St. Patrick's Day parade for its refusal to allow a contingent of gay Irish marchers to participate. (The first mayor to boycott the parade was David Dinkins in 1993.)
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