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Former Sec. of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton Embraces Iowa, Obama in Return to State

By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 15
Hillary Rodham Clinton's third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses seemed but a fading memory when the former secretary of state took the stage in front of roughly 10,000 loyal Democrats at outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fall fundraiser.

Bailey's means you're gay?

Cameroon Man Jailed for Ordering 'Gay' Bailey's Irish Cream

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
A man was arrested in Cameroon after he was caught drinking Bailey's Irish Cream, an Irish whiskey and cream-based liquor that apparently only gays and women imbibe.

Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas

Police Detain 'Django Unchained' Actress in LA

Sep 15
Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion.

Jake Miller, left, and Craig Bowen kiss after being married by Marion County Clerk Beth White, center, in Indianapolis.

No DC Gridlock for Gay Marriage, Legal Marijuana

By David Crary | Sep 15
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - legalization of same-sex marriage and decriminalization of marijuana.

Jacob Dorsey

Teen GOP Hopeful Faces Backlash Over Anti-Gay Christmas Tweet

By EDGE | Sep 15
A 19-year-old GOP hopeful for Wisconsin state assembly is facing backlash over a Christmas tweet he sent saying "fags need 2 leave my favorite state alone."

Legislators urge Sylvia Mathews Burwell to review the policy

Legislators Urge HHS Secretary to Reassess Blood Donation Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
Legislators have asked HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell to review their outdated blood donation policy.

Chita Rivera will headline the event

Chita Rivera Performs at Art Attack Benefit at Birdland

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
On Monday, September 15, Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline at "An Evening of Song," benefiting the Art Attack Foundation at the equally legendary Birdland music club.

Philly Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked by Group in Possible Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
A same-sex couple was attacked and robbed in Philadelphia Thursday night in what may be an anti-gay attack.

The happy couple!

'Glee' Star Cheyenne Jackson Marries Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
"Glee" actor Cheyenne Jackson tied the knot Saturday evening with his partner Jason Landau.

LGBT Ugandans

Uganda Officials: We Welcome LGBT Tourists

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
Uganda's tourism officials said they welcome LGBT travelers to the African country and that they should feel safe, even though lawmakers have pushed to pass a controversial anti-gay measure.