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Aspen Gay Ski Week Announces 2016 Events

Oct 9
Aspen Gay Ski Week (AGSW), the nation's largest and oldest gay ski event, returns for its 39th year from January 17 to 24, 2016. Here are the details!

Marine in 2012 Viral Kiss Photo Ties the Knot

Oct 9
The Marine sergeant and his boyfriend who were immortalized in a 2012 viral photo that showed the couple kissing at a homecoming event in Hawaii, tied the knot last weekend.

Video Indicates California Officers Ignored Dying Man's Distress

By Amanda Lee Myers | Oct 9
Police officers in the California desert city of El Centro repeatedly ignored signs of medical distress in a man they suspected of being a drug dealer, even telling a 911 dispatcher to ignore calls from his family for help, video records suggest.

North Dakota Fraternity Cleared of Hate Crime Accusation

Oct 9
A monthlong police investigation has concluded that a gay man who reported being the victim of a hate crime at a University of North Dakota fraternity invented the story and actually instigated the fight.

Mother Dresses Son in Drag as Punishment for Anti-Gay Remarks

Oct 9
A South Carolina mother took public humiliation to a new level when she dressed her son in bad drag that included a tutu and had him parade around Wal-Mart as punishment for fighting and making anti-gay comments.

What Will They Cook? One Million Moms Wage War on Campbell's Soup

Oct 9
A new advertising campaign for Campbell's is making one group of Christian bigots reconsider using Cream of Mushroom Soup as a staple in their casseroles this fall.

Scientists Claim They Found 'Gay' Gene Changes to Predict Sexuality

Oct 9
Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California, Los Angeles, said they can determine someone's sexuality by looking at specific changes in genes.

Group Makes Plans for 50th Anniversary of Gay Rights Meeting

Oct 9
A Kansas City group is making plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a national gathering of LGBT activists that is credited with helping to kick off the gay-rights movement.

California Agency Votes to Ban SeaWorld Orca Breeding

By Michael Blood | Oct 9
The California Coastal Commission approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego - but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.

Obama Focusing on Condolences, Not Gun Laws, in Oregon Visit

By Kevin Freking | Oct 9
President Barack Obama is bringing words of comfort and sympathy to grieving families of victims of the shooting rampage in Roseburg, Oregon, muting his message about the need for new laws to stem gun violence.

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