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Strippers protest Ohio church. Aug. 22: Supporters of The Fox Hole strip club protest against New Beginnings Ministries Church in Warsaw, Ohio.

Can't We All Get Along? Officials Ask Pastor, Strip Club to End Feud

LOCAL | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud.

This sign reads, 'homosexuality is a threat to the nation'

Kazakhstan Politician Wants Blood Test for Gay 'Degenerates'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 16
A politician from Kazakhstan claims that "blood tests for degeneratism" can weed out gays, and that homosexuality should be made illegal.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

XELLE Breaks 'Sweat' with End-of-Summer Power Anthem

MUSIC | By EDGE | Sep 16
Summer may be over but XELLE aims to make this September the hottest month of the year with their exciting new single release.

John Travolta

Travolta Comments on Gay Rumors Amid Lawsuit

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
John Travolta is speaking out about longtime rumors that claim he is gay amid a pending lawsuit filed against him by a former alleged lover.

Directors Tom Williams and Tom Dolby behind the scenes of their film 'Last Weekend'

The Trick Who Came Home :: Tom Dolby on 'Last Weekend'

MOVIES | By David Lamble | Sep 16
Tom Dolby, scion of the fabled Dolby Sound clan, along with his college chum and co-director Tom Williams, offers a quirky family drama, "Last Weekend."

Roger Kessler

Texas Police: Teacher Used Grindr to Hookup With Teen Boy

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
Texas police arrested and charged an HIV-positive music teacher with sexual assault of a child last week, after authorities say he was caught sneaking out of the home of a 15-year-old boy.

In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store, in Lakewood, Colo. Colorado's Civil Rights Commission upheld a judge's ruling that Phillips cannot refuse to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, despite Phillips' cited religious opposition to same sex marriage. The panel says doing so violates state laws prohibiting businesses from discriminating against gay people.

The Homophobia-Christianity Complex

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Sep 16
How by invoking "Religious Freedom" a baker can have his 'intolerance c'ake and eat it too

Tyler Maddick

UK Photographer Blinded in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
A gay photographer from the United Kingdom was left blind in one eye after an allegedly anti-gay attack that occurred last week.

'Show Up in Drag' Protest at Facebook HQ Postponed

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 16
The most colorful protest ever to hit northern California in years has been called off...for now.

HRC President Chad Griffin

HRC Apologizes, Pledges Greater Support for Trans Equality

NATIONAL | By Chuck Colbert | Sep 16
The president of the nation's largest LGBT organization offered an apology to the transgender community at the same time he said the group would take a lead in advocating fully comprehensive federal LGBT civil-rights legislation.