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National Gay Rights Group Hires Arkansas Director

NATIONAL | Monday Jul 28, 2014
A Little Rock native who has worked for several nonprofits will be the first Arkansas director for the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights group.

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Fashion Industry, Retailers and the Gender Binary

NATIONAL | By Leanne Italie | Jul 28
A gender binary exists in fashion, and that's a challenge for those who don't conform.

US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

NATIONAL | By Michael Felberbaum | Jul 28
A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

Homeowner Lenny DiBartolomeo, right, waves a flag as he and his tenant Wayne Devaughn, left, observe damage to their house in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014, after a tornado touched down

Tornado Damages City North of Boston

NATIONAL | By Philip Marcelo | Jul 28
A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in the coastal city of Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

On World Hepatitis Day, Watch for Complications With HIV

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four official disease-specific health observances, and for people with HIV, it's even more important to get tested.

Jenny McCarthy (right) with Whoopi Goldberg on ABC's "The View."

Jenny McCarthy Regrets Hillary Clinton Gay Joke, Calls Herself a 'Hypocrite'

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 28
"The View" cohost Jenny McCarthy made a joke about Hillary Clinton being a lesbian on an episode of the daytime talk show last week. In a recent blog post, she expressed that she regretted making the comment, calling herself a "hypocrite."

Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

NATIONAL | Jul 28
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

Fla. Man Accused of Predatory Towing at Gay Days

NATIONAL | Jul 28
Authorities have arrested a man they say illegally towed cars during Orlando's 2014 Gay Days celebration.

Gay Soldiers Relaxed After Restrictions Lifted

NATIONAL | Jul 28
While the military policy of "don't ask, don't tell" and the overturning of part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act opened doors more widely to gay people serving openly in the military, it didn't mark radical changes to the way the fighting force loo

Costumed characters walk outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego.

Sexual Harassment at Comic-Con in the Spotlight

NATIONAL | By Sandy Cohen | Jul 28
Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

Crist Crow is painted at Columbus Circle as body-painting artists gathered to decorate nude models as part of an event featuring artist Andy Golub, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in New York

Nude Models, Artists Take To New York City Streets

NATIONAL | Jul 26
Artists in Manhattan painted the bodies of 40 nude models on Saturday, turning the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park into an outdoor celebration of the human form.