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Gay Rights Groups Denounce Okla. Bills as Anti-Gay

By Sean Murphy | Jan 28
Gay rights supporters say Oklahoma is at the forefront of a wave of anti-gay legislation that is unfairly discriminatory and they plan to launch a campaign to oppose more than a dozen bills introduced for the session that begins next week.

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ACT UP Protests Human Rights Campaign in NYC and San Fran

AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 29
ACT UP will protest the Human Rights Campaign gala in New York City on January 31, with a solidarity event to be held in San Francisco's Castro.

Study: Chances of Dying in a Car Crash Plunged Over 3 Years

NATIONAL | By Joan Lowy | Jan 29
The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Shaheen Reintroduces Pro-LGBT Veterans Benefits Bill

NATIONAL | Jan 29
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has reintroduced legislation to extend veterans benefits to same-sex couples and their families regardless of where they live.

Gay Marriage Takes Center Stage at NC Legislature

NATIONAL | Jan 29
Gay marriage took center stage on Wednesday's first work day at the North Carolina General Assembly as the Senate's top leader pushed for religious exemptions for some court officials from marriage duties.

Idaho Lawmakers Finish Gay Protections Testimony

NATIONAL | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Jan 29
After finishing three days of testimony, Idaho lawmakers will vote Thursday on legislation that would create protections for gay and lesbian people in the state.

Petty: No Hard Feelings for Sam Smith

NATIONAL | Jan 29
Tom Petty says he has no hard feelings toward singer Sam Smith and called the similarities between Smith's Grammy-nominated hit "Stay With Me" and Petty's 1989 song "I Won't Back Down" a musical accident.

For Sundance Hits, Theatrical Still Rules Over VOD

NATIONAL | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 29
After the $40 million digital release of "The Interview," video-on-demand may seem like all the rage. Particularly for independent films, VOD is seen by some as a better pathway to moviegoers than trying to lure them to theaters.

Attorney General Nominee Moves Closer to Confirmation

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker and Erica Werner | Jan 29
Senators weigh Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general for a second day at a hearing certain to pile criticism on President Barack Obama and Eric Holder, the current occupant of the job.

NYC Mayor's Vibrant Deaf Interpreter Creates His Own Storm

NATIONAL | By Deepti Hajela | Jan 29
Jonathan Lamberton, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's sign language interpreter, is getting a blizzard of attention for his highly animated ways that were on full display during recent weather briefings.

Judge: Marriage Licenses Should be Issued to Gay Couples

NATIONAL | By Phillip Rawls and Kim Chandler | Jan 29
Gay marriage is inching closer to becoming a reality in Alabama as a federal judge has ruled that probate judges have a constitutional duty to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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