News

Sean Hayes Engaged to Longtime Boyfriend

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
Actor Sean Hayes confirmed Tuesday that he is engaged to his longtime boyfriend, music producer Scott Icenogle.

Jose Canseco Resting at Home After Shooting Hand

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
A representative for Jose Canseco says the former major league slugger is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.

Jane Lynch, Wife, Finalize Divorce in Los Angeles

FAMILY | Oct 29
A judge has finalized Jane Lynch's divorce from her wife more than four years after the couple were married.

Did Cartoon Network Censor Same-Sex Kiss?

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
A writer for a Cartoon Network show says the cable channel's officials censored a same-sex kiss so the episode could air on TV.

Couple Who Killed 'Gay' Child Takes Plea Deal

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
A Southern California mother of an eight-year-old boy and her then-boyfriend will take a plea deal to avoid the death penalty for murder and torture charges in the boy's death. The boy was allegedly killed because the couple thought he was gay.

Teletubby Breaks Into Friend's House, Steals Chinese Takeout

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
The purple Teletubby "Tinky Winky" may be a suspected gay, but now cops have tagged his buddy "Laa-Laa" as nothing more than a cheap sneak thief, stealing his friend's Chinese leftovers.

Mariah Hanson Wins Palm Springs "Legacy Award"

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
On November 7, The Center in Palm Springs honors Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend founder and producer, Mariah Hanson, with the first-ever "Legacy Award."

GLBTQ-DVP Gets Historic Federal Grant

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
The Verizon Foundation awarded the GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project (GLBTQ-DVP) an historic $5,000 grant for a prevention and community engagement program.

Health Overhaul's Subsidies at Supreme Court

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 29
Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

High HIV, Imprisonment Among Transwomen

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence that transgender women have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection and substance use, as well as unemployment, poverty, violence, victimization and discrimination.