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Jared Polis

Polis Seeks to Narrow ENDA's Religious Exemption

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 26
Rep. Jared Polis sought to narrow the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption with a resolution quietly introduced Tuesday and referred to the House Committee on Rules.

Sherilyn Adams, center, executive director of Larkin Street Youth Services, makes a point during a panel discussion on the myth of gay affluence. She was joined on the panel by Bevan Dufty, left, director of the city's Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement office, and Gary J. Gates, Ph.D., Williams Distinguished Scholar, the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law.

Panel Debunks Stereotype of LGBT Affluence

FAMILY | By Jim E. Winburn | Jul 26
The myth of gay affluence serves as a harmful exaggeration, according to speakers of a recent Horizons Foundation panel discussion hosted at Merrill Lynch Private Bank.

Ursula from "The Little Mermaid"

Evil Queens

FAMILY | By Andy Smith | Jul 26
"I don't care how you kill the little beasts, but do it!" -Cruella De Vil

Chaunce O'Connor demonstrates outside the Miami court house during the court hearing on gay marriage in Miami Wednesday

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down for Miami Area

LOCAL | Jul 25
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County,

7th Circuit Sets Hearing on Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Jul 25
Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.

Barack Obama

Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 25
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

Israeli tank rides near the Israel and Gaza border.

5 Killed in West Bank, Amid New Gaza Truce Efforts

INTERNATIONAL | By Karin Laub and Ian Deitch | Jul 25
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed.

June 27, 2014. Actor Shia LaBeouf walks through the media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret."

Baldwin, LaBeouf Share a Role - Defendant

LOCAL | Jul 25
Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.

Andreja Pejic

Popular Androgynous Model Comes Out as Trans

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
Andreja Pejic, an Australian model who first made international headlines as Andrej Pejic in 2010 for an androgynous look, announced Thursday night she is transgender.

Dr. Kamel Khalili

Temple University Eliminates HIV Virus From Human Cells

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have made a breakthrough in attacking HIV, and it could be the first step toward a cure.