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High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia

Aug 20
Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

NY Gov. Cuomo: Outlaw Gender Identity Discrimination

POLITICS | By David Klepper | Aug 21
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability.

Carolyn Laub

GSA Network Head Quits After Sabbatical

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 21
The executive director of the San Francisco-based Gay-Straight Alliance Network is leaving, 16 years after she founded the organization.

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Religious Groups Throw Wet Blanket on #IceBucketChallenge

RELIGION | By EDGE | Aug 21
Instead of throwing ice water, conservative Christian and right to life groups are throwing the proverbial "wet blanket" on the popular #IceBucketChallenge awareness-raising campaign to combat ALS.

Protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo.

Holder Offers Reassurance to People of Ferguson

NATIONAL | By Alan Scher Zagier | Aug 21
To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.


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Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series "True Detective."

Emmy Hopefuls Play the Angles to Nab Trophies

TELEVISION | By Lynn Elber | Aug 21
If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.

Actress Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox Hopes to Inspire With Life Story

CELEBRITIES | By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 21
Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment - including a recent Emmy nomination - and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others.

Last year's panels

LA Women's Theater Festival Holds Empowerment Day

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 21
On August 23 in Los Angeles' Fremont Centre Theatre, solo performers will come together with experts in their field for the day-long Los Angeles Women's Theater Festival Second Annual Solo Performer Empowerment Day.

Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey

PopUps :: Say it Ain't So - Mariah and Nick on the Rocks?

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 20
Reports say America's favorite couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon will be splitting up in the not too distant future.


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Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.…
Franklin Street in Uptown Oakland was packed at the 2012 Oakland Pride festival; this year's event will include a parade

Oakland Pride to Have Inaugural Parade

By Sean Piverger | Sunday Aug 17, 2014
The fifth incarnation of Oakland Pride is coming up later this month and, to mark the occasion, there will be a parade.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Tropical Heat Key West :: August 14-17, 2014

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 20
The Key West Business Guild held their annual all male summer get away, Tropical Heat. Hot parties abound at Key West's LGBT venues, such as the Island House, the Bourbon Street Pub, the 801 Bourbon Bar and Cabaret as well as Alexander's Guest House.

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Iceland Volcano Eruption Threatens Europe's Airspace

CORPORATE | Aug 21
Authorities in Iceland are warning the airline industry about a possible volcanic eruption that could send ash spewing into the sky - and into the path of planes. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

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Audit: 'Obamacare' Tax Not Meeting Revenue Target

INSURANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Aug 20
An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit.

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Police: Woman Left Baby in Car while Shopping

AUTO NEWS | Aug 21
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores. Police were called by someone who saw the child alone inside the parked vehicle.

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Apple and Amazon have ways to encourage you to buy more of their products: Offer bonus features that work only with gadgets from the same company.

A Closer Look: Do More with Companion Devices

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 21
Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets. Amazon does it, too.

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The Mekong Reborn with Aqua Expeditions

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 20
Discover the Mekong River aboard the luxurious and eco-friendly riverboat Aqua Mekong, launching this fall.

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Florence Henderson helps Bay Area ASOs!

Florence Henderson Helps at NoCal's Largest AIDS Benefit

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 20
On August 24, Northern California will hold "Help Is On the Way 20," its largest annual star-studded AIDS benefit concert and gala, to benefit four Bay Area ASOs. And topping the list of celebrity performers is none other than Florence Henderson.

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August 27, 2014 @ Harvey's :: Play With Bebe and EDGE at Harvey's!

CD Release Party :: "Junto" from Basement Jaxx!

The Global Dancetronica Duo release their 7th Studio Album.... BASEMENT JAXX - "Junto" - Producers Felix Buxton & Simon Ratcliffe release JUNTO on August 25th! Featuring the Club Smash "Never Say Never"!! The JAXX are BACK...let's get JUNTO*!! (*TOGETHER)
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