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The Homosexuals, Then and Now

Jun 30
This week's Supreme Court decision recognizing same-sex marriage marks a 180-degree turn from attitudes not so long ago. It's been nearly 50 years since CBS News first took on the subject of gay rights in a documentary, "The Homosexuals."

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KKK Plans Confederate Flag Rally at S.C. Statehouse

NATIONAL | Jun 30
The Ku Klux Klan plans to hold a rally at the South Carolina Statehouse next month to protest renewed efforts to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds.

Ark. Man Upset at NBC Affiliate for Changing Peacock to 'Colors of the Gays'

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jun 30
NBC's iconic rainbow peacock has been around for almost 60 years but apparently one anti-gay Arkansas man never noticed the network's colorful logo. And of course, he's now up-in-arms and blaming the gays.

Christie Opens 2016 Campaign, Long Climb Ahead

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin and Steve Peoples | Jun 30
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opened his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday and, never one to aim small, declared he's "out to change the world."

Rapper Who Cut Off His Own Penis Explains It All

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 30
The Wu-Tang-affiliated rapper who cut off his own penis before jumping off his second-floor balcony last year explains why he did it.

Ted Cruz Tells States to Ignore Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 30
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and 2016 presidential hopeful has some simple advice regarding the Supreme Court's landmark gay marriage ruling, which legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. Just ignore it!

Angry Protesters Whitewash Rainbow Flag on West Bank Barrier

INTERNATIONAL | By Mohammed Daraghmeh | Jun 30
Palestinian protesters whitewashed a rainbow flag of gay rights, painted by a Palestinian artist on six slabs of the West Bank separation barrier.

26 Million Facebook Users Change Profile Picture with Rainbow Pride Filter

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 30
If you've noticed that your Facebook news feed looks a lot gayer, you can thank Facebook's rainbow pride filter. According to CNN 26 million social media users have used the website's free tool to transform their profile picture from drab to fab.

PopUps: Oops! Gaga Confuses Chicago Mariachi Festival for Pride?

PRIDE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 30
Lady Gaga made headlines this week after posting a picture to Instagram over the weekend that celebrated the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

Trump to Consider Suing After NBC Ends Business Dealings

NATIONAL | Jun 30
Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it's ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential candidate over comments he made about immigrants during his campaign kickoff.

Some Alabama Counties Give Gay Marriage Licenses, Others Refuse

NATIONAL | Jun 30
Nearly one-third of Alabama counties on Monday were not issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, or had shut down marriage license operations altogether, despite Friday's landmark U.S Supreme Court ruling.

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