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Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

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Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

By Gillian Flaccus | Oct 22
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

Fiddlehead Presents 'Aida' with the AIDS Action Committee

By EDGE | Oct 22
The Fiddlehead Theatre Company presents the exclusive Boston production of Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida," and on top of that, they are donating a portion of the proceeds to the AIDS Action Committee.

Veteran gets OK to be Buried With Gay Partner

Oct 22
A U.S. Navy Veteran has received permission to be buried with the ashes of her late wife in a southwest Idaho veterans cemetery following the legalization of gay marriage in the state.

Rapper Who Cut Off Penis is Now Doing Stand Up

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
The Wu-Tang Clan affiliated rapper who made headlines earlier this year for cutting off his own penis before attempting suicide while allegedly on drugs is shifting his career goals and is now doing stand up.


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Oh God

By Michael Cox | Oct 22
Divine casting makes Israeli Stage's 'Oh God' not to be missed -- one would only expect this of Guy Ben-Aharon's traveling production, since the play requires the casting of divinity.

ArtsEmerson Presents 'The Old Man and the Old Moon'

By EDGE | Oct 22
ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage announces "The Old Man and the Old Moon" by New York's Pig Pen Theatre Co. for a one‐week limited engagement.

J.A.S.O.N.

By Michael Cox | Oct 22
In the Greek tragedy 'Medea,' a jilted woman kills her children to get back at her husband for marrying another woman. The new production 'J.A.S.O.N.' makes the Greek tragedy into a cerebral experience rather than an emotional one.

PopUps: Taylor Swift Releases White Noise 'Song;' Goes to No. 1

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
A theory has been proven: It appears that Taylor Swift, who is currently the biggest pop star in the world, could release audio of her farting and fans would fork over money to own it.


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Group Drafts Agenda for AIDS Survivors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 4
A San Francisco-based group is putting forth an agenda for long-term survivors of the AIDS epidemic it hopes will gain traction among local and national leaders.…

North Carolina Pride Parade And Festival :: September 27, 2014

Thursday Oct 2, 2014
The 30th North Carolina Pride parade and festival was held in Durham, N.C. The event drew a record number of participants, including a performance by native North Carolinian and original member of the Village People Randy Jones.


America Says Yes to Wasabi Ginger Potato Chips

By Candice Choi | Oct 22
Frito-Lay says "Wasabi Ginger" won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and the two other finalists - "Mango Salsa" and "Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese."

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New Gloss on Cuba's Classic Cars

Oct 22
When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the Cuban winter baseball league.

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IBM 3Q Disappoints as it Sheds 'Empty Calories'

By Michelle Chapman | Oct 21
IBM disappointed investors, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent.

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Senators Ask Why Gov't Allows Regional Car Recalls

By Tom Krisher | Oct 21
Two U.S. senators are questioning why auto safety regulators are letting car companies recall vehicles only in limited regions when a safety problem could happen anywhere.

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Obama Announces Plan to Tighten Card Security

By Marcy Gordon, Josh Lederman | Oct 20
Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.

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New England Rakes in Millions from Leaf Peepers

By Tracee M. Herbaugh | Oct 22
On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage - they're looking at cold, hard cash.

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