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Daughter: Joan Rivers Is In 'Serious Condition'

Aug 29
Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

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Ban on 'Gay Panic' Defense Heads to Calif. Governor

CRIME | Aug 28
Defendants could not escape murder charges by claiming they panicked when they discovered someone was gay or transgender under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Barrels filled with Cabernet Sauvignon are toppled on one another following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility.

Quake in California's Wine Country Injures Dozens

NATIONAL | By Ellen Knickmeyer and Sudhin Thanawala | Aug 25
A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them and toppling wine bottles in vineyards around the region.

Javed Jaghai

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

POLITICS | By David McFadden | Aug 30
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Houston Pastors Battle Lesbian Mayor's Gay Rights Ordinance

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 30
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.

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LA Women's Theater Festival Holds Empowerment Day

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 21
On August 23 in Los Angeles' Fremont Centre Theatre, solo performers will come together with experts in their field for the day-long Los Angeles Women's Theater Festival Second Annual Solo Performer Empowerment Day.

Florence Henderson helps Bay Area ASOs!

Florence Henderson Helps at NoCal's Largest AIDS Benefit

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 20
On August 24, Northern California will hold "Help Is On the Way 20," its largest annual star-studded AIDS benefit concert and gala, to benefit four Bay Area ASOs. And topping the list of celebrity performers is none other than Florence Henderson.

Photo of Bisexual Organizing Project marching in Twin Cities Pride 2014

Bisexuality From A-Z - Part 1 of 3

By Faith Cheltenham | Aug 30
In honor of the 15th anniversary of Celebrate Bisexuality Day on Sept. 23rd, 2014, BiNet USA, GLAAD and a host of other bisexual and LGBT organizations are launching Bisexual Awareness Week. Here's Part 1 of a handy primer...

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

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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.…
Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
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.

Kat Coric

Coric is an ardent activist supporting LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS awareness. A multidisciplinary artist, Coric stands out as a heterosexual female artist in the gay Circuit party subculture.

HIV+ Need to Skip Caffeine for a Real Boost

By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Aug 22
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.

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Amazon shows the company's Firefly app.

Visual Search to Shop :: Gimmick or Game Changing?

By Mae Anderson | Aug 30
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea - but it doesn't quite work.

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Chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari poses for photographers in front of the Land Cruiser 70 van during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo.

Toyota's Most Rugged Land Cruiser is Back in Japan

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 27
Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

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Humpback Whales Have an Appetite for the Big Apple

Aug 29
Researcher Paul Sieswerda counts humpback whales in and around New York City, and they're on the rise, allowing a whole new generation of whale watchers to make acquaintance with the majestic animals. Jim Axlelrod reports.

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James Howard mixing sauce with chicken wings at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, N.Y.

Go for the Food: Buffalo, NY

By Carolyn Thompson | Aug 28
There's no need to confine yourself to one place if you're winging your way to New York's second-largest city; the fiery finger food is a staple at virtually every pizza joint and pub you'll visit.

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Nicole Bray wants to help other transgender individuals

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

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