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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Plans $50M Gun Control Network

By Jennifer Peltz | Apr 16
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls,.

Turkey’s gay community is up in arms over gay-only prisons

Turkey to Build Separate Prisons for Gay Criminals

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 16
As if the idea of a Turkish Prison isn’t horrifying enough, the government there now says they will build separate prisons for those criminals who declare themselves to be gay.

Wis. Couple Asks Supreme Court to Nix Marriage Ban

Apr 16
A same-sex couple has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down the state’s gay marriage ban.

Emmy Award winning Actor and Comedian Leslie Jordan begins the "Turn Up the Volume" series with proceeds benefiting the Trevor Project.

Spring into a Season Full of Events at The Crown

By EDGE | Apr 16
Spring has arrived at The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown. The wild energy starts with piano man Steve SanSousie, "The Mr. New England Rubber Contest" keeps it raging, and this summer the "Turn Up the Volume" series keeps the energy roaring.

Chris Beard

Mozilla Hires Interim CEO

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
After Brendan Eich stepped down as Mozilla’s CEO last month, over a controversy sparked by a $1,000 donation he made to an anti-gay marriage campaign in 2008, the software company announced its interim CEO Monday .

Delay Sought on NC Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit

Apr 16
North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later this year in another case likely will resolve the situation.

Nicole Yorksmith, right, kisses her three-year-old biological son while he is held by her spouse, Pam Yorksmith, during a news conference.

Judge Stays Most of Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

By Amanda Lee Myers | Apr 16
A federal judge has put on hold the majority of what attorneys have called a "momentous" change to Ohio’s gay marriage law.

Sprint Calls Customer ’Gay Sissboy’ in Email

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
A straight married man from Chicago says he received an email from phone company Sprint that addressed him as a "gay sissyboy."

Scott Lively

Scott Lively Assumes the Mantle: ’America’s Biggest Homophobe’

By Jason Parsley | Apr 16
Fred Phelps is dead, but don’t worry: Someone just as vitriolic and virulently anti-gay is ready to assume the sobriquet of "Most Homophobic Man in America," and his reach extends to Uganda and Russia, where he helped usher in a new era of hate.

Anita T. Hill

Ala. Woman Charged With Murder for Allegedly Shooting Son’s Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
An Alabama woman is charged with murder for allegedly shooting her son’s boyfriend. Investigators are not calling the incident a hate crime, however, and believe she shot him because he was violent with her son.