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1st Hearing Set for Prince's Estate in Suburban Minneapolis

May 2
Attorneys are tackling the complicated job of dividing up Prince's estate.

LGBT Inclusion in Films Static, Diversity Drops, Study Says

By Lindsey Bahr | May 2
Hollywood films remained static in their inclusiveness of LGBT characters in 2015, but the racial diversity of those characters fell dramatically, according to the findings of GLAAD's annual study.

Fears of Trump Drive Immigrants to Become Citizens

By Sergio Bustos | May 2
On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American.

LGBT Rights Protesters Vow to Keep Fighting Mississippi Law

By Jeff Amy | May 2
Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they're not giving up their fight.

Elephants to Perform for Final Time at Ringling Bros. Circus

By Michelle R. Smith | May 1
Elephants will perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago.

Malia Obama to Take Gap Year Before Entering Harvard in 2017

By Darlene Superville | May 1
President Barack Obama's daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before attending Harvard University in 2017, the president and his wife said Sunday in a long-awaited announcement.

Judge: California Police Targeted Gays in Sting Operations

May 1
A judge who said police improperly targeted gay men in sting operations has dismissed charges of lewd conduct and indecent exposure against a man who was arrested in a public bathroom.

Vexing Year for Lesbian GGNRA Superintendent

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 1
Since being named the GGNRA's superintendent last May, Christine Lehnertz's life has been far from tranquil. Over the last 12 months she has been at the center of a number of public controversies.

107-Year-Old Woman who Danced with Obamas Finally Gets ID

May 1
Virginia McLaurin's impromptu dance with the Obamas at the White House made her an online sensation.

Kasich Calls for Balance on Gay Rights, Religious Beliefs

By Janie Harr | Apr 30
Asked about gay rights and marriage equality, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that more people should take a "chill pill" and try to get along with one another rather than turn to unwieldy legislation.

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