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Liberal Dems, GOP Cling to Hope Warren Runs for President

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Julie Pace | Mar 31
Republicans and liberal Democrats have something in common: Both are trying to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president.

An Israeli Trifecta: 3 Not-to-Miss LGBT Festivals

TRAVEL | By EDGE | Mar 31
Are you looking for an LGBT getaway to the Promised Land? Israel plays host to three epic weekends that will have you revisiting by the time you're ready to return stateside. Here's the rundown.

Religious Freedom Laws Not Used Against Gays in the Past

NEWS | By Rachel Zoll and David Crary | Mar 31
Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays - and have rarely been used at all, legal experts say.

Democrat O'Malley Hits GOP Support for Indiana law

NEWS | Mar 31
Likely Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley says it's "shameful" for Republicans to support an Indiana law that critics see as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Dumb Ass Lists :: Vintage Toys That Made Boys Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 31
We're not talking Teletubbies and Dora as an Aquapet, boys. If you're over 30 and you played with these toys, they're the reason you're gay today. Full stop.

ACT UP Demands Cuomo Keep Promise to End AIDS in NYS

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 31
On Wednesday, April 1, ACT UP New York will protest outside of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office to demand the release of his blueprint to end AIDS.

Indiana Governor Wants Changes to Religious-Objections Law

NEWS | Mar 31
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination.

Indiana Lawmakers Try to Quiet Firestorm Surrounding New Law

NEWS | Mar 31
Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a controversial new law.

Indianapolis Star Calls for Law Protecting Gays, Lesbians

NEWS | Mar 31
The Indianapolis Star is urging Indiana lawmakers in a front-page editorial to respond to widespread criticism of a new religious objections law by protecting the rights of gays and lesbians.

Kentucky Argues Gay Marriage Ban Not Biased

NEWS | Mar 31
Gov. Steve Beshear's administration is arguing in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that Kentucky's ban on gay marriage isn't discriminatory because it bars both gay and straight people from same-sex unions.

On Trans Visibility Day, Jim Colllins Announces Grant Recipients

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
On Transgender Day of Visibility, The Jim Collins Foundation (JCF) funds gender-affirming surgeries with 2015 grants.

Mediation Set for Photographer's Suit Against Justin Bieber

NEWS | Mar 31
A mediation session is set in Miami in an attempt to resolve a lawsuit against pop star Justin Bieber filed by a photographer who says he was roughed up by the singer's security.

Buhari's Campaign: Nigeria's President Has Conceded Defeat

NEWS | By Michelle Faul and Andrew Drake | Mar 31
Nigerian opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari's campaign says President Goodluck Jonathan called to concede defeat, paving the way for a peaceful transfer of power in Africa's richest and most populous nation.

NC Gov. Won't Back Religious Exemption for Court Officials

NEWS | Mar 31
Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday he isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who don't want to perform gay marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses.

NBC, Cirque du Soleil Bringing 'The Wiz' to TV, Broadway

NEWS | Mar 31
"The Wiz" is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil.

A Look at Widely Criticized Indiana Law on Religious Freedom

NEWS | Mar 31
A look at the law and what's being done to address the criticism.


News

Questionable Tweets By New 'Daily Show' Host Noah Draw Fire

Mar 31
A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweets targeting women, Jews and victims of the Ebola virus are causing a social media backlash.


Entertainment

Lambda Winner Sassafras Lowery Releases 'Lost Boi'

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
In "Lost Boi," Sassafras Lowery's queer punk reimagining of the classic Peter Pan story, prepare to be swept overboard into a world of orphaned, abandoned and runaway bois who have sworn allegiance and service to Pan, the fearless leader of the Lost Bois.


Business

HTC Unveils Virtual Reality Technology

Mar 31
HTC is developing new technology for an immersive virtual reality experience. CNET's Dan Ackerman sits down with HTC America President Jason Mackenzie to preview the product.


Technology

Jay Z, Madonna, Minaj Among Owners of New Streaming Service

By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 31
Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of Tidal, a streaming service being billed as the first artist-owned platform for music and video.


Finance

Which Woman Should Grace the $20 Bill?

Mar 27
There's a movement underway to give the $20 bill a makeover. The group wants to replace President Andrew Jackson's face with a woman's. There are 15 candidates to choose from, including Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt. Chip Reid reports.


Cars

How Mercedes Became the Dominant Power in Formula 1

Mar 30
Mercedes dominated the 2014 Formula One season, they swept to a one-two finish in this year's season opener in Australia, and are expected to do so again at the Malaysian Grand Prix. How have they managed to leave the previous power teams in their wake?


Style

An Apple A Day May Not Keep Doctor Away

By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 31
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.


Health/Fitness

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.


Nightlife

climACTS! WET @ Royale :: Thursday, March 26, 2015

Mar 30
The Theater Offensive presented its annual fundraiser climACTS! WET @ Royale on Thursday night with acrobats, artists and Abe Rybeck. Check out those who came out to support this LGBT theater company!