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'Drag Race' Stars Featured in Starbucks's 1st LGBT-Friendly Ad

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 30, 2014
"Drag Race" stars Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano are featured in Starbucks' first LGBT-friendly commercial.

Judges To Hear Case of San Diego Man Arrested for Wearing Gladiator Kilt

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 30
The case of a man arrested for public nudity in 2011 for wearing a leather gladiator kilt during the city's annual Gay Pride Parade is now making its way through the court system.

Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies at 71

NATIONAL | By Bob Salsberg | Oct 30
Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics and effective use of technology to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.

Viral Video Documents New York Street Harassment

NATIONAL | By Deepti Hajela | Oct 30
A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.

Sean Hayes Engaged to Longtime Boyfriend

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
Actor Sean Hayes confirmed Tuesday that he is engaged to his longtime boyfriend, music producer Scott Icenogle.

Jose Canseco Resting at Home After Shooting Hand

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
A representative for Jose Canseco says the former major league slugger is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.

Mariah Hanson Wins Palm Springs "Legacy Award"

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
On November 7, The Center in Palm Springs honors Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend founder and producer, Mariah Hanson, with the first-ever "Legacy Award."

Health Overhaul's Subsidies at Supreme Court

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 29
Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

Idaho City Passes Law Protecting Gays

NATIONAL | Oct 29
Officials in the north-central Idaho city of Lewiston have passed an ordinance banning discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Westboro Baptist Church Files Motion to Ban Gay Marriage in Kan.

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 28
Members of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, headquartered in Kansas, have taken matters into their own hands when it comes to the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Walmart Apologizes For 'Fat Girl Costumes' on Website

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 28
Walmart is owning up to its mistake this week, after the company's website labeled a line of plus-sized Halloween costumes, "Fat Girl Costumes."