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This March 7, 2010 file photo shows actress Lauren Bacall backstage during the 82nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Lauren Bacall, Sultry-Voiced Actress, Dead At 89

LOCAL | By Jake Coyle | Aug 12
Lauren Bacall, the slinky, sultry-voiced actress who created on-screen magic with Humphrey Bogart in "To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep" and off-screen magic in one of Hollywood's most storied marriages, died Tuesday at age 89.

Shifts in Attitudes put Gay Marriage on Path to Supreme Court

LOCAL | Aug 8
A majority of Americans of all ages now back same-sex marriage. Nowhere is that groundswell more apparent than in the courts. More than 70 marriage equality cases challenging state bans on same-sex unions have been filed in 30 states.

Bebashi invites you to a daylong Breast Fest

Philly's Bebashi Holds Annual "Breast Fest"

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
On August 13, Philadelphia's AIDS Service Organization Bebashi-Transition to Hope partners with Fox Chase Cancer Center to hold their Fifth Annual Breast Fest, a daylong event to promote breast health and overall wellness.

Seattle's City Council supports removing the ban

Seattle City Council Backs End to Gay Blood Donation Ban

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
The City Council of Seattle, Washington, unanimously backed a repeal of America's longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

In this photo downloaded off the NYC Fire Department Twitter Site, emergency personnel respond to a collision between two double-decker busses on New York City's Times Square,

NYPD: Bus Driver Arrested in Times Square Crash

LOCAL | Aug 6
The driver of a double-decker tour bus has been arrested in connection with a crash with another bus that injured 14 people in Times Square.

Juan Ceballos

Calif. Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Hate Crime Charges of Shooting Bi Man

LOCAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 5
A California man, who is accused of shooting a bisexual man, pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, a hate crime and a special circumstances allegation of lying in wait Friday.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down For Fla. County

LOCAL | By Jennifer Kay | Aug 5
A third judge in Florida has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a single county but stayed his decision Monday pending an appeal.

ONAP's Douglas Brooks

ACRIA and Amida Care Host "Dialogue for Life" with Douglas Brooks

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 4
On August 7-8 in New York City, ACRIA and Amida Care will co-host "Dialogue for Life" forums, led by Douglas Brooks, the newly appointed Director of The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Minn. Rep. Rebecca Loon (R)

Minn. No. 2 House Republican on Ropes Over Vote for Same-Sex Marriage

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 4
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - As second-in-command for Minnesota House Republicans, Rep. Jenifer Loon made a big gamble when she broke with her party's prevailing view on gay marriage.

Cops: Drunk Got in Police Car with Cops Inside

LOCAL | Aug 3
Pittsburgh police say a drunken woman tried to drive away in an unmarked police car - with two officers still inside.