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Bruce Jenner Comes Out as Transgender, Says 'I Am a Woman'

NEWS | By David Bauder | Apr 25
Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."

US New-Home Sales Collapse in March

BUSINESS | 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.

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

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

Congress Seeks to Overturn D.C. Reproductive Rights Bill

By John Riley | Apr 25
At a markup hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) on Tuesday, conservatives moved forward with a resolution of disapproval aimed at overturning the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act (RHNDA).

Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Introduced in CA

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 25
A California group long opposed to LGBT rights has introduced a ballot measure that would legislate which public restrooms transgender people could use.

Man Charged with Murder in Death of Gay Former Journalist

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 25
A man has been charged with murder in the April 15 death of a gay former Bay Area Reporter freelance writer who had covered marriage equality and other issues before opening a moped shop in Sacramento.

One Million Moms Takes On Pubic Hair TV Spot

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 25
One Million Moms is looking to snatch business away from Schick.

Inside Amy Schumer's Moment

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 25
It's comedian and actress Amy Schumer's time to shine with the new season of her critically acclaimed Comedy Central show, "Inside Amy Schumer."

25th Annual Fleet Week Port Everglades

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Apr 25
For the past 25 years, springtime in South Florida has meant Fleet Week, and it's almost that time again for the locals to welcome the men in uniform once more.

Mobile App Could Speed O'Hare Passport Lines

Apr 25
International travelers arriving at Chicago's O'Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app.

CIA Pitches Tent At Miami Beach Gay Pride

NEWS | By John McDonald | Apr 25
The intelligence agency joined the event last Saturday, setting up a table and handing out brochures about working for the nation.

Cruz'n for a Bruising: Boycott on Fire Island Properties in Wake of Party for Anti-Gay Pol

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 24
Social media is ablaze with backlash and damage control in the wake of gay hotelier and newly self-installed "Pope of Fire Island Pines" Ian Reisner's hosting of an event for anti-gay Senator and 2016 hopeful Ted Cruz at his Manhattan penthouse Monday.

Attorney General to Bid Farewell After 6-Year Tenure

NEWS | Apr 24
Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official.

American Indian Actors Quit Adam Sandler Movie Over Names

NEWS | Apr 24
A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week over complaints about stereotypes, offensive names and scenes they say disrespected Native American religious practices.

Arizona Governor Gives OK to Gay Adoptions

NEWS | Apr 24
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has overruled a legal opinion from the attorney general's office and instructed the state's child welfare agency to allow all legally married couples, including same-sex couples, to jointly be adoptive and foster parents.

Franklin Freaks Over Gay X-Men

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 24
Marvel's Iceman from the X-Men comics came out as gay this week. What's a homo-hating Putin-loving son of a preacher man to do? Rant on Facebook, of course.


Business

Shanghai Auto Show Bans Scantly Clad Female Models

LEGAL | 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.


Finance

Average US Rate on 30-year Mortgage Slips to 3.65 Pct

REAL ESTATE | Apr 24
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage slipped to 3.65 percent from 3.67 percent last week.


Cars

Global, Chinese Automakers Debut New Car Models

AUTO SHOWS | Apr 23
Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands.


Health/Fitness

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

HEALTH | 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

Into the Wild: A Women's Adventure in Baja, Mexico

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 24
We sent a writer on a women-only adventure to Baja, Mexico with Wild Women Expeditions. From pitching tents and kayaking to lazy nights under the star-soaked sky, this is what she discovered.


Nightlife

The Dinah Shores Up 25 Years of Lesbian Festivities

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 22
Club Skirts: The Dinah descended on the southern California desert over Easter weekend 2015, marking the celebration's 25th anniversary. With about 15,000 attendees, the annual festival is considered one of the biggest lesbian events in the world.