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High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia

Aug 20
Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

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Scott Lively

Anti-Gay Pastor Qualifies Mass. Gubernatorial Bid

POLITICS | By EDGE | Aug 21
The moniker "Liberal Massachusetts" proved to be somewhat of a misnomer Wednesday, when it was reported that extremist anti-gay activist Pastor Scott Lively received over 10,000 valid signatures from state residents in support of his bid for governor.

Christiana Rodi (Amneris), Gene Dante (Radames) and Ta'Nika Gibson (Aida)

Fiddlehead's 'AIDA' Boston Area Exclusive

AIDS | By EDGE | Aug 17
Love turns everything upside down and leads everyone down paths they could never have imagined. Fiddlehead Theatre Company will present the exclusive Boston production of Elton John and Tim Rice's "AIDA" Oct. 17-26, 2at the Strand Theatre.

Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 21
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

Paul Canon

Watch: Gay-For-Pay Porn Actor Talks to Family About Career, Sexuality

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 21
Gay porn site Broke Straight Boys released a of a sort of documentary called "Diary of a Porn Star" that looks into the life of one of its models, Paul Canon, who is a gay-for-pay porn actor.

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Jane Froiland as Helena in "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur"

'Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends' at Ptown Festival

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 20
The 9th Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, "Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends," features humor, love, disappointment and healing that springs from friendships.

eremy Jordan and Aidan Gemme in "Finding Neverland"

Jeremy Jordan :: Finding Stardom in 'Neverland'

THEATRE | By Robert Nesti | Aug 19
In a few years, Jeremy Jordan has emerged as one of the Broadway musical's rising stars. National audiences, though, recognize him from "Smash," the cult NBC series. This month he's starring in a new musical, "Finding Neverland," en route to Broadway.

Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series "True Detective."

Emmy Hopefuls Play the Angles to Nab Trophies

TELEVISION | By Lynn Elber | Aug 21
If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.

Actress Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox Hopes to Inspire With Life Story

CELEBRITIES | By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 21
Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment - including a recent Emmy nomination - and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others.

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Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.…
Franklin Street in Uptown Oakland was packed at the 2012 Oakland Pride festival; this year's event will include a parade

Oakland Pride to Have Inaugural Parade

By Sean Piverger | Sunday Aug 17, 2014
The fifth incarnation of Oakland Pride is coming up later this month and, to mark the occasion, there will be a parade.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Tropical Heat Key West :: August 14-17, 2014

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 20
The Key West Business Guild held their annual all male summer get away, Tropical Heat. Hot parties abound at Key West's LGBT venues, such as the Island House, the Bourbon Street Pub, the 801 Bourbon Bar and Cabaret as well as Alexander's Guest House.

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Iceland Volcano Eruption Threatens Europe's Airspace

CORPORATE | Aug 21
Authorities in Iceland are warning the airline industry about a possible volcanic eruption that could send ash spewing into the sky - and into the path of planes. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

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Audit: 'Obamacare' Tax Not Meeting Revenue Target

INSURANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Aug 20
An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit.

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Police: Woman Left Baby in Car while Shopping

AUTO NEWS | Aug 21
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores. Police were called by someone who saw the child alone inside the parked vehicle.

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Apple and Amazon have ways to encourage you to buy more of their products: Offer bonus features that work only with gadgets from the same company.

A Closer Look: Do More with Companion Devices

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 21
Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets. Amazon does it, too.

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Philip Noynosoudachanh, right, takes a selfie with Josh Smith at Liaison Nightclub in Bally's Las Vegas.

Vegas Offering All But Marriage to LGBT Tourists

By Michelle Rindels | Aug 21
While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they - and their money - are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer.

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Dr. Kent Brantly and his wife, Amber.

Aid Group: US Doctor Who Had Ebola Has Recovered

HEALTH | By Jeff Martin | Aug 21
At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.

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