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Both Sides Say Ireland Has Voted To Legalize Gay Marriage

NEWS | May 23
Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.

Lieu Bill Would Classify Gay Conversion Therapy as 'Fraud'

NEWS | By John Riley | May 23
Although Lieu's bill would not specifically prohibit conversion therapy per se, the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act (TFPA) would essentially put the brakes on the practice by licensed therapists across the nation by making them the target of litigation.

LGBT Adventure Travel :: Let's Get Out There!

TRAVEL | By Joel Martens | May 23
When was the last time you took a vacation? Better yet, when was the last time you did so, with a group of LGBT compatriots, in a completely safe, secure and pre-arranged environment?

Brandon Flowers 2nd Solo LP 'The Desired Effect' is an '80s Throwback Thrill Ride

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | May 23
The second album by Brandon Flowers, the front man of the Killers, "The Desired Effect," is a dynamic and earnest '80s throwback thrill ride that features production from the King Midas of pop, Ariel Rechtshaid.

Wesley Taylor is One Erotic Emcee

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Scott Lipton | May 23
B'way audiences have seen the nice-guy side of Wesley Taylor "Rock of Ages" and "The Addams Family," while television audiences have seen more varied sides of his persona as Megan Hilty's slightly bitchy pal Bobby on "Smash."

Pyrex Turns 100

STYLE | By Carolyn Thompson | May 23
Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake.

Castro Audio Tour with AIDS Quilt Creator Debuts

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 23
The audio tour begins in front of the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, where listeners learn why naming the public school in San Francisco's Castro district after a gay icon was such a "radical idea."

A Sampling of Florida's Most Beautiful Beaches

TRAVEL | By Mike Halterman | May 23
South and Central Florida in particular have so many beautiful beaches -- I'm here to give you the rundown on the beaches you must visit and experience this summer.

The Grand Ole' Party, the Sunshine State, and the 2016 Election

NEWS | By Ian Maloney | May 23
Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush refuse to evolve on the issue of LGBT equality despite the overwhelming evidence that the rest of the country has had a profound shift toward that equality.

TLC Nixes '19 Kids and Counting' From Schedule After Duggar Admits to Molestation Claims

NEWS | By EDGE | May 22
Network officials from TLC have pulled "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule after the reality show's star Josh Duggar admitted that he molested several underage girls, including his sisters, 12 years ago.


News

Arkansas Judge Orders Reality TV Star's Record Destroyed

CRIME | By Allen Reed | May 22
Arkansas police have destroyed a record outlining a nearly decade-old investigation into reality TV star Josh Duggar, a spokesman said Friday, a day after he resigned his role with a prominent conservative Christian group.


Business

CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

LEGAL | May 22
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.


Technology

Is Your PC Strong Enough to Handle a Virtual Reality?

VIDEO GAMES | May 22
As cool as virtual reality gaming might be, the odds of your computer being strong enough to handle it are pretty slim. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins CBSN to explain why.


Finance

Clinton Says Childcare Needs to be a National Priority

SAVING | By Tammy Webber | May 21
Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care for their children.


Style

Sabra Hummus Commercial Features Same-Sex Couple

FOOD/DRINK | By Jason St. Amand | May 22
In a move that is sure to upset One Million Moms, Sabra Hummus showed support for the LGBT community by including a real-life same-sex couple in their latest ad.


Health/Fitness

New National Survey Shows Most Women Don't Know Signs of Stroke

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
A new national survey reveals only 11 percent of women know the female-specific symptoms of stroke, which kills twice as many women a year as breast cancer. Knowing the first signs of stroke is crucial because there's only a three-hour window to get help.


Travel

South Korea Court Frees Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive

By Youkyung Lee | May 22
A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration.


Nightlife

Rosie O'Donnell, Deborah Voight Perform at P-Town Hall

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | May 20
Summer 2015 kicks off with star-power in Provincetown this Memorial Day Weekend. Leading off for Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale's inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall season is comedian-actress Rosie O'Donnell and May 24 Melissa Ferrick.