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GOP Congressman: No Gays in Military; They'll Want Massages

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A Republican congressman from Texas is making headlines this week after saying during a conservative radio show Wednesday that gay men shouldn't serve in the military because they'll want massages, which leaves them open to terrorism.

Otter Ad Uses Cut Footage From Gay Rights Film

Oct 23
A Boise filmmaker says one of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's campaign advertisements uses footage he filmed of gay rights protests during the 2014 Idaho Legislature.

Florida AG Bondi Opposes Gay Couple's Divorce

Oct 23
Attorney General Pam Bondi is opposing a bid by a gay South Florida woman to obtain a divorce from her former partner.

'Sexy' Shirtless Chili's Cook Fired After Posting Pics

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A cook at a Chili's in Valrico, Fla., was fired this week after he posted "sexy" photos of him posing shirtless (but wearing an apron!) in the restaurant's kitchen to Facebook.

Berlusconi: Let's Legalize Gay Civil Unions

Oct 23
Silvio Berlusconi is pushing for the legalization of civil unions between gays in Italy, but not same-sex marriage.

Dancing Priests Become Internet Sensation

By Trisha Thomas | Oct 23
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.

Court Will Expedite Arkansas Gay Marriage Case

Oct 23
Arkansas' highest court has agreed to move quickly on a case challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

Natl Day of Action to End Violence Against Women With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
October 23 is the first-ever national day of action to end violence against women with HIV and across the country, the Positive Women's Network has planned rallies, ruckus-raisings and social media actions.

UK Man Threatened with Cattle Prod, Robbed in Grindr Date

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A gay London man says a date he met on the hookup Grindr robbed him after the date's accomplice threatened him with a cattle prod last month.

Mom of Canada Suspect: I Cry for Victims, Not Son

By Rob Gillies and Raphael Satter | Oct 23
The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.