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NYC Mayor's Vibrant Deaf Interpreter Creates His Own Storm

NATIONAL | By Deepti Hajela | Jan 29
Jonathan Lamberton, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's sign language interpreter, is getting a blizzard of attention for his highly animated ways that were on full display during recent weather briefings.

Utah Gov.: Gay Rights Bills Must Include Religious Rights

RELIGION | Jan 29
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says any state legislation protecting gay rights must also protect religious liberties.

4chan Founder to Retire From Site He Started at Age 15

NATIONAL | Jan 29
The founder of the popular, if at times notorious, online message board 4chan is retiring as the site's administrator.

Sen. Markey & Rep. Lowenthal Introduce Legislation Affirming U.S. Commitment to International LGBT Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jan 29
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) introduced bicameral legislation to affirm that LGBT human rights are a foreign policy priority for the U.S. government.

Wedding Venue Settles Bias Complaint Filed by Gay Couple

NATIONAL | Jan 29
The owners of a Grimes gift shop and bistro who refused to hold a wedding at their business for a same-sex couple have stopped holding any weddings.

ACT UP Protests Human Rights Campaign in NYC and San Fran

AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 29
ACT UP will protest the Human Rights Campaign gala in New York City on January 31, with a solidarity event to be held in San Francisco's Castro.

Besties Get A Makeover

LOCAL | By Cynthia Laird | Jan 29
Voting for the Bay Area Reporter 's readers' poll starts Thursday (January 29) and this year has seen a makeover in the contest.

Librarians Educate Community on Blood Donation Policy

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jan 29
In an effort to educate the library community about the issues regarding blood donations, the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) is sponsoring the discussion panel "Blood Donation: Facts, Fear, and Discrimination," on Feb. 1.

Study: Chances of Dying in a Car Crash Plunged Over 3 Years

NATIONAL | By Joan Lowy | Jan 29
The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Shaheen Reintroduces Pro-LGBT Veterans Benefits Bill

NATIONAL | Jan 29
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has reintroduced legislation to extend veterans benefits to same-sex couples and their families regardless of where they live.

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