THE LATEST

Love, Life, Death in High Court Gay Marriage Case

NEWS | Apr 19
A middle-of-the night trip to the emergency room, with her 9-month-old son coughing and laboring to breathe, gave Pam Yorksmith her latest reminder of why she took up the fight for same-sex marriage.

IBM to N.C. Gov: Company Opposes 'Religious Freedom' Bill

NEWS | Apr 19
Technology giant IBM's top North Carolina executive has told state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory that the corporation strongly opposes proposed "religious freedom" bill

Gay Rights Groups Ask Alaska Gov. to End Marriage Ruling Appeal

NEWS | Apr 19
Alaska LGBT rights organizations have formally asked Gov. Bill Walker to end the state's appeal of a federal judge's decision overturning the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Chinese Activist More Determined After Lockup

NEWS | By Didi Tang and Jack Chang | Apr 19
The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation

Clinton Patches Relations with Liberals at Campaign's Outset

NEWS | By Lisa Lerer | Apr 19
This time, Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be on liberals' good side.

Major League Baseball Goes to Bat for Diversity

NEWS | By Norm Kent | Apr 19
On July 17, 2013, Major League Baseball held its 84th annual All Star Game at Citi Field in Queens, New York. It was a day that would become special for the LGBT community: Bud Selig, then commissioner of MLB, challenged homophobia in the clubhouse.

Back to Fitness Basics

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Blake Beckom | Apr 19
In our fast-paced, easy access to everything, high-demand for instant gratification lives, it is easy to lose sight that fitness is a journey.

Pride Fort Lauderdale Continues Rebranding Efforts

NEWS | Apr 19
As Pride Fort Lauderdale slowly makes progress in jettisoning the last vestiges of its former name, progress is also being made in its upcoming Pride festival.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 7 - Interview With Max

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 19
After a round of "Snatch Game," Max sashayed off the show -- and into this exclusive interview!

Trans People Face High Costs to Transition

NEWS | By Sasha Lekach | Apr 19
Trans men and women struggle with the medical and other costs of their transition so they can physically present themselves, not as the gender they were born into, but as the gender with which they identify.

Voter Initiative to Legalize Marijuana in Arizona Filed

NEWS | Apr 18
A group that hopes to get voters to legalize recreational use of marijuana filed an initiative with Friday with the Arizona Secretary of State's office and will start a signature-gathering campaign to get it on the ballot.

Court Rules in Favor of Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance

NEWS | Apr 18
A judge has knocked down a conservative court challenge to new protections Houston officials granted gay and transgender residents.

Former NOM Head Won't Attend a Gay Wedding: Potentially Overworked Caterers Rejoice

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 18
Former NOM head Maggie Gallagher stated the obvious in a National Review opinion piece where she said that unlike Marco Rubio, she would not attend the wedding of a gay or lesbian loved one.

George Lucas to Colbert: Why Aren't You Replacing Stewart?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Apr 18
Stephen Colbert came to the Tribeca Film Festival to interview filmmaker George Lucas, but the "Star Wars" creator had a question of his own.

Cardinal Francis George, Key Catholic Orthodoxy Voice, Dies

NEWS | By Rachel Zoll and Don Babwin | Apr 18
Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal and led the U.S. bishops' fight against Obamacare, has died after a long fight with cancer. He was 78.

Huckabee to Share 2016 Plans in Hope, Arkansas, on May 5

NEWS | By Philip Elliott | Apr 18
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday that he will tell supporters on May 5 in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton whether or not he will seek the Republicans' presidential nomination.


News

North Korea Putting Together 'Pleasure Squad' for Kim Jong-Un

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 18
A casting call of sorts has gone out across North Korea in search of women to be a part of a "pleasure squad" dedicated to .. uh .. entertaining dictator Kim Jong-Un.


Entertainment

Book Review :: Untangling the Knot

BOOKS | By Jim Piechota | Apr 19
As the United States Supreme Court nears its pivotal decision on marriage equality, tensions are running high and opposition to a supportive outcome has reached ludicrous proportions. This book cuts through the noise.


Technology

Alzheimer's Breakthrough?

SCIENCE | Apr 17
Researchers at Duke University may have found the cause of Alzheimer's disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains.


Finance

Fly the Coop: Helping Your Kids Buy a Home

REAL ESTATE | Apr 18
Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home. Some parents are stepping in to help their kids


Cars

US Safety Agency May Reopen Jeep Fire Investigation

TIPS & ADVICE | Apr 17
The U.S. government's highway safety agency may reopen an investigation into Jeep gas tanks that can rupture and cause fires in rear-end crashes, the agency's top official said.


Style

U.S.-Raised Organic Seafood Coming Soon

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 18
After more than a decade of delays, the government is moving toward allowing the sale of U.S.-raised organic fish and shellfish. But don't expect it in the grocery store anytime soon.


Health/Fitness

Physicians Want Dr. Oz Gone From Columbia Medical Faculty

HEALTH | By Verena Dobnik | Apr 17
Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack treatments."


Nightlife

Rosie O'Donnell, Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka, Audra McDonald and more in PTown this Summer

MUSIC | By EDGE | Apr 16
The Broadway @ The Art House series returns to its annual summer home for its fifth season with another lineup of Broadway's brightest stars, some performances feature the series' long-time host and Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at piano.