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Michael Phelps

Olympian Michael Phelps Arrested on DUI Charge

SPORTS | By Juliet Linderman | Sep 30
Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

Melissa Klein

Video: Boo Hoo's From Bigoted Baker at Value Voter Summit

SPORTS | By EDGE | Sep 30
The dais at the Value Voter Summit last weekend was the stage for crocodile tears when Melissa Klein, the bigoted baker from Oregon who told her tale of how she is being persecuted for protecting her First Amendment right to discriminate against gays.

Jamie Jarvis (left) and Meg Taylor (right)

Same-Sex Couple Attacked While Riding Bikes in Calif.

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
A same-sex couple was attacked in Long Beach, Calif., Saturday evening while riding their bicycles home.

Kevin J. Harrigan

PA: 3 Charged in Gay Beating Have December Hearing

CRIME | Sep 30
Three young adults charged with beating a gay couple in Philadelphia are due in court Dec. 16 for a preliminary hearing.

Coalition Plans to Reduce LGBT Youth Homelessness

NATIONAL | Sep 30
A plan for reducing homelessness among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth will be submitted for federal approval this week by a coalition of Cincinnati groups.

Wayne Steven Odegard

Man Shoots Gay Couple With BB Gun Outside Minneapolis Bar

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
A man shot a same-sex couple visiting Minneapolis from Brooklyn and Philadelphia with a BB gun outside a popular gay club Thursday night.

Alyssa Dweck, MD

Treating the Symptoms of Menopause

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
September is National Menopause Awareness Month, and Alyssa Dweck, MD, will give you some helpful tips on managing the symptoms.

Lily McBeth

Transgender Teacher Who Fought School Boards Dies

NATIONAL | By Wayne Parry | Sep 30
The teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement has died. Lily McBeth was 80.

Dr. Shermin Leis does a follow-up interview with a patient

ACA Won't Really Cover Trans Surgery

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
The transgender community championed A.C.A.'s coverage of transgender surgery, but in reality, they pay only a small amount, and may not offer talented physicians.

Luka Magnotta (center)

Trial Underway for Gay Porn Star Accused of Murdering Boyfriend

INTERNATIONAL | By Benjamin Shingler | Sep 30
A Canadian man accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties around the country admitted to the killing but pleaded not guilty Monday.