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LGBT Center Head Claims Rape at Hands of 'Gay Cure' Counselor

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
A man who has grown into healthy self-acceptance and prominence in the GLBT community as the head of an LGBT center in Mississippi says that his journey included a nightmarish detour into "reparative therapy" that included rape.

'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
The World Congress of Families, listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-gay hate group for its vicious rhetoric and support of discriminatory laws, convened in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend.

Commission Charts Path for Open Transgender Military Service

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Sep 1
A new report finds the Pentagon could immediately open the armed services to transgender Americans.

U.S. Supreme Court

Virginia Plaintiffs Ask Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Equality Case

By Justin Snow | Sep 1
Attorneys for the couples fighting Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage urged the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to hear their case, describing it as "excellent vehicle for authoritatively resolving" the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage.

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Manslaughter Conviction in Park Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 1
A man who had been accused of intentionally choking to death another man in San Francisco's Buena Vista Park in 2011 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter last week.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam, left, waves to fans

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

SPORTS | By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

Joan Rivers and daughter Melissa Rivers attend an E! Network upfront event last year in New York in June 2013

Melissa Rivers: I'm keeping fingers crossed

Aug 31
Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Former Gov. Charlie Crist asks current Gov. Rick Scott to stop banning gay marriage

Charlie Crist Asks FL Gov. to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 31
Florida's Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist has done a complete 180, now supports gay marriage, and has written an open letter to current Florida Governor Rick Scott asking him to stop defending the state's gay marriage ban in court.

Faces of Pride :: NYC Parties

Aug 31
NY Pride was more than a weekend. Check out some of the parties both before and during the June event.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo

Sam Cut From Rams, But May Still Have NFL Future

By R.B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Twenty others were cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, all of them mere footnotes. For Sam, it meant a roadblock in his journey to become the first openly gay player to make an NFL roster.