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Hundreds Rally Against Indiana Law, Say It's Discriminatory

NEWS | By Rick Callahan | Mar 28
Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against a new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.

With Gay Marriage Case Pending, Religion Bills Gain Ground

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 28
With the nation's highest court set to hear arguments next month over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, legislation is advancing in several states that critics say gives businesses license to deny services to gays on religious grounds.

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

NEWS | By Derrick Nunnally | Mar 28
A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees.

The Intimate Connection Between Sex and Sleep

Sleep and sex share a wonderful reciprocal relationship in which each helps support the function of the other. It's not surprising when you understand that sex and sleep both belong to the restorative system of the body.

Out There :: Behold the Datebook!

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 28
A friend calls, asking for a date. Out There says sure, reaching for our calendar. We can fit you in the last week of April. Yes, OT is a wee bit overscheduled. Why is this? Take a look.

Harris Seeks to Stop 'Shoot the Gays' Initiative

NEWS | Mar 28
State Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday said that she would go to court in an effort to stop a proposed ballot initiative that calls for gays to be killed.

Pop Pop Fizz Fizz: PC Music is Changing Pop On Its Own Terms

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 28
Mysterious London record label PC Music is on the verge of not being so mysterious anymore, gearing up for a pop music takeover, but in one of the strangest attempts in a very long time.

Wiener, Center Confident in Pink Saturday Plans

NEWS | Mar 28
As San Francisco elected and nonprofit officials prepare for this June's Pink Saturday party, email exchanges with San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener's office show some trepidation toward this year's event.

10th Annual 2015 South Beach Comedy Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 28
The Annual South Beach Comedy Festival returns to Miami Beach Wednesday, April 8th to Saturday, April 11th, for another fantastic comedy event featuring some of the world's funniest entertainers.

George Takei Launches 'Legacy Project' Raises Over 180K in a Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 28
In these days of exorbitant production costs for commercial Broadway musicals and budget deficits for non-profit museums, who could possibly be able to rally forces to fund both? George Takei -- that's who.

Village People's Randy Jones Hosts Reading of 'GRINDR The Opera'

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
Randy Jones, the original Cowboy from the disco supergroup the Village People will host a reading of Erik Johannes von Ramsom's "GRINDR The Opera" on April 7 and 9 in New York City.

Wish There Was a Netflix for Lesbians? Tune Into Tello!

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
If you've ever wished that there was a network where you could see a wide variety of shows that honestly depicted lesbian lives, consider Christin Baker and her new online network Tello your fairy godmother.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: From The Deep

By EDGE | Mar 28
"From The Deep," the latest offering from Boston Public Works and the playwright Cassie M. Seinuk, is a story of a missing Boston University graduate student who arrives in a surreal world and meets an heroic Israeli prisoner of war.


Business

FAA Streamlines Rules to Speed Up Permits to Fly Drones

Mar 27
Federal aviation officials, battered by complaints that bureaucratic hurdles are preventing industry from realizing the economic benefits of drones, announced they are streamlining rules to expedite permits to fly small, commercial unmanned aircraft.


Finance

Investing 101: Better Than Saving for 2015

By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Mar 25
Our area of expertise is money. If you want to have $1 million by your gloaming years, or have other laudable financial goals, we're the guys to call, though you won't find our digits listed on MO's bathroom stall anymore.


Cars

Motorist Removed from Car and Beaten by Officers

Mar 26
A pastor leading a protest outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until two white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.


Style

Is Your Seafood Caught by Slaves?

Mar 27
In the Indonesian island village of Benjina and the surrounding waters, hundreds of trapped men represent one of the most desperate links criss-crossing between companies and countries in the seafood industry.


Health/Fitness

LBBC Welcomes Women to Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) has opened registration for its ninth annual conference for women living with metastatic breast cancer, Saturday, April 11 - Sunday April 12.


Travel

Graffiti Boom Born in Tragedy Brightens Up Colombia Capital

By Jacobo Garcia | Mar 27
Bogota's proliferation of murals grew in part out of tragedy, when police shot and killed graffiti artist Diego Felipe Becerra in 2011 as he painted his trademark Felix the Cat. Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro responded by decriminalizing graffiti painting.


Nightlife

Hub Theatre Swingin' into 3rd Season with Dark Farce 'Loot'

By EDGE | Mar 27
Hub Theatre Company of Boston will kick off its third season this spring with Joe Orton's irreverent and amoral dark farce, "Loot," at the First Church in Boston Friday, March 27-Sunday, April 12.