THE LATEST

FRC Head Called 'Anti-Gay Hate Group' Leader by CBS News

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 27
Bob Schieffer didn't beat around the bush with his guest Tony Perkins introduction Sunday on CBS News' "Face the Nation" when he referred to the Family Research Council's hate group designation.

Controversial Casting of 'JC Superstar' Upsets a New Sector

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Cox | Apr 27
When it was first produced, "Jesus Christ Superstar" was condemned by Christians and Jews alike and was actually banned in some countries. Now Fiddlehead Theatre Company's controversial casting of Mary Magdalene as a man is upsetting a whole new sector.

White Honored, 'Days of Our Lives' Actor Wins at Daytime Emmy Awards

NEWS | Apr 27
Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings - and not worn by DeGeneres.

MU Grad Gives $1M to Journalism School for LGBT Education

NEWS | Apr 27
A University of Missouri graduate has donated $1 million to the journalism school for research and education about LGBT issues.

PopUps: E! Docu-Series on Jenner's Transition to Air in July

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 27
It was reported last month that Bruce Jenner put a stop to E!'s docu-series, which will detail his transition from a man to a woman. But, according to the Hollywood Reporter, the program is still a go and will air in July.

RI Congressman Introduces Resolution to Protect LGBT People

NEWS | Apr 27
A congressman from Rhode Island is banding with other lawmakers to introduce a resolution seeking to protect LGBT people from discrimination under the law as religious objection bills are prompting protests in other states.

West Des Moines Catholic School Allows Gay-Straight Club

NEWS | Apr 27
A West Des Moines Catholic high school has approved a request by students to form a school-based gay-straight alliance called "One Human Family."

Kenya: Court Orders Government to Register Gay Rights Group

NEWS | Apr 27
A Kenyan court has ordered a government agency that regulates non-governmental organizations to recognize and register a human rights group seeking to protect the rights of gay people in the country.

Are the Log Cabin Republicans Recruiting Bruce Jenner?

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 27
The Log Cabin Republicans issued a statement soon after Bruce Jenner came out as a transgender woman, and a Republican.

Kardashian's Ex, Kris Humphries, Backpedals on Jenner Tweet

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 27
Kim Kardashian's ex-husband, basketball player Kris Humphries, is backpedalling after making headlines over the weekend for a vague tweet he wrote soon after the "20/20" interview with Bruce Jenner aired.

Ex-Gay Group to SCOTUS: Gays can Covert & Marry Opposite Sex

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 27
Ex-gay "support group" Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays argue that marriage equality isn't necessary when gays can convert and marry members of the opposite sex.

Fashion Sense: Looking Good with the HRC

BUSINESS | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 27
Whether you're shopping couture or comfort, there are a few select brands that are not only fashion forward, but also making a big statement in their support of equal rights in the workplace.

Boston Marathon Bomber's Lawyer Urges Jury to Spare His Life

NEWS | By Denise Lavoie | Apr 27
A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare his client's life, saying there is no punishment that he can get that would be equal to the suffering of the victims.

Gay Hotelier Claims Naivety of Ted Cruz's Anti-LGBT Record

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 27
A week after throwing a party for Ted Cruz, gay hotelier Ian Reisner would like everyone to believe that he's just recently learned of the Texas Senator's anti-gay record.

Cruz Claims Liberal Fascists Are 'Going After Christian Believers'

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 27
Less than a week after being hosted by two New York City gay businessmen, Sen. Ted Cruz is claiming that a gay "radicalized" Democratic party is persecuting Christians.

Kim Kardashian: Supports Bruce Jenner's Gender Transition

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 27
Kim Kardashian says she and her family support her stepfather Bruce Jenner 100 percent as he goes through gender transition, even though family members are still adjusting to that news in what she called "a daily process."


News

Obama turns 2016 Hopefuls Into Comic Fodder for Media Dinner

By Kevin Freking | Apr 27
A presidential election just getting into gear provided President Barack Obama plenty of new material to work with on the night he describes as Washington celebrating itself.


Entertainment

Performance Review :: They Might Be Giants - HOB/Boston

By James Nadeau | Apr 27
Ah, an evening with They Might Be Giants! I have been out of the TMBG's loop in quite a while - like undergrad in college while - and this concert was the perfect opportunity to get reacquainted.


Business

Jon Krakauer on New Book 'Missoula' and College Rape

Apr 27
Jon Krakauer, author of best-sellers "Into Thin Air" and "Into the Wild," is shining light on rape in college towns including Missoula, Montana. Krakauer discusses his latest book, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."


Technology

New Genetic Test Helps Gauge Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

Apr 24
A California startup is offering a cheaper and easier way to determine a woman's risk of getting the diseases. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the potentially life-saving genetic test that is now on the market.


Finance

US New-Home Sales Collapse in March

Apr 25
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South. The Commerce Department said that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month.


Cars

Shanghai Auto Show Bans Scantly Clad Female Models

Apr 24
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models. The show's decision comes as China's government under President Xi Jinping increases efforts to crack down on prostitution, online pornography and what it considers racy or improper programming on TV.


Style

100-Carat Girl's Best Friend Goes for $22M

Apr 25
A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday.


Health/Fitness

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.


Travel

Street Art and Shopping in Miami's Wynwood

Apr 27
There are two must-have selfies for any visitor to show off from Miami: one on the sands of South Beach, and one against the bold murals of Wynwood.


Nightlife

White Party Pool Party & Water Park :: April 25, 2015

Apr 27
Everyone had a fantastic time at the White Party pool party at the Renaissance Hotel in Palm Springs, and Wet & Wild water park. Check out all of the hot, fun, photos.