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Dr. Ben Carson: Being Gay is a Choice - Look at Prisoners

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
Retired neurosurgeon and possible 2016 GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is making headlines after he made controversial comments Wednesday saying that prison is proof that being gay is a choice.

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Harlem Gets LOUD With DBQ Magazine Panel and Party

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
On February 26, DBQ Magazine and HIV Stops With Me brought a capacity crowd to Harlem's National Black Theatre for the panel discussion and party "LOUD: The State of Gay Sex, Love and HIV."

Brooklyn Man Arrested for Killing Trans Woman Islan Nettles

CRIME | By EDGE | Mar 4
Harlem prosecutors have indicted a man they believe is responsible for the 2013 savage beating death of Islan Nettles, a 21-year-old transgender fashion company intern.

Dr. Ben Carson: Being Gay is a Choice - Look at Prisoners

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
Retired neurosurgeon and possible 2016 GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is making headlines after he made controversial comments Wednesday saying that prison is proof that being gay is a choice.

Hilton Brother Conrad Agrees to Plead to Assault on Flight

CRIME | Mar 4
Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year during which authorities say he called other passengers "peasants" and threatened to kill crew members.

ISIS Members Throw Another 'Gay' Man Off Building

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
Members of the militant group ISIS have killed another man believed to be gay by throwing him off a building in the group's de facto capital of Raqqa.

Latest Gay Marriage Ruling Creates Confusion in Alabama

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Mar 4
The state of marriage in Alabama was thrown into confusion Wednesday as probate judges struggled to decide whether to follow the state high court's ruling banning same-sex weddings or a federal judge's earlier order to issue licenses.

Lawmaker Reimburses Private Plane Expenses for Football Game

NATIONAL | By Jack Gillum | Mar 4
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football game last November, his office said Monday. He previously had charged taxpayers for the trip.

Mets Player Welcomes Gay Teammates But 'Disagrees With Lifestyle 100%'

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
The New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy said he would welcome a gay teammate even though he "disagree[s] with the lifestyle, 100 percent."

Reporter Tracks Down Gays at CPAC Via Grindr

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
A reporter determined to find out who is looking for a gay old time at the Grand Old Party's annual Conservative Political Action Conference this year used the gay hookup app Grindr to track down gays attending the event.

Ohio Police: LGBT Activist Faked Own Kidnapping

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
Police from Ohio are saying that a LGBT rights activist faked his own kidnapping after the young man took to social media Tuesday and wrote he needed help because he was locked inside the trunk of his car.

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