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In-Depth: The Crystal Meth Epidemic Makes Comeback in Gay Community

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | Oct 21
Over the past few years, there has been a resurgence of methamphetamine use in the gay community; some have even called it an epidemic.

Wyoming Becomes Latest to Legalize Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Bob Moen | Oct 21
Wyoming has become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard still influences national perceptions.

International Women's Media Foundation Celebrates 25th Anniversary

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) will celebrate the 25th anniversary of honoring women journalists at the 2014 Courage in Journalism Awards on October 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Lawsuit: Detained Transgender Teen Treated as Boy

NATIONAL | By Dave Collins | Oct 21
Lawyers for a 16-year-old transgender girl detained in Connecticut say she's being forced to wear male clothing and officials are calling her by her male birth name.

Group Calls Its Marriage Complaint Irrelevant

NATIONAL | Oct 21
The leader of a Republican group representing gay conservatives said Monday that if he could, he'd likely withdraw a complaint alleging Clark County officials illegally issued same-sex marriage licenses before the state's gay marriage ban was struck down.

Judge Sets Hearing On Arkansas Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Oct 21
A federal judge has set a hearing for next month in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' gay marriage ban.

Gov. Cuomo Announces 'End of AIDS' Taskforce

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
On October 14, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the creation of the End of AIDS Task Force to implement his bold plan to end new HIV infections in the Empire State by 2020.

Arkansas AG Doesn't Object to Expediting Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Oct 21
The Arkansas attorney general's office says it doesn't object to the state's highest court moving quickly on a lawsuit challenging a gay marriage ban.

Kansas Governor, Challenger Discuss Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Roxzna Hegeman | Oct 21
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vowed Monday to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage, while Democratic challenger Paul Davis said during a debate Monday that there's nothing either of them can do at this point.

Wyoming Prepares to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

NATIONAL | By Bob Moen | Oct 21
Wyoming stood poised Tuesday to become the latest state to allow gay marriage