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Girl Wounded in Attack on Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Dies

Aug 2
An Israeli hospital spokeswoman says a teenage girl stabbed by an anti-gay extremist in last week's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade has died.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown to be Buried Next to Mother

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 3
A hearse carrying the body of Bobbi Kristina Brown has arrived by police escort at a New Jersey funeral home.

Sen. Schumer, Comedian Amy Schumer Call for More Gun Control

NATIONAL | Aug 3
Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.

Becky Hammon Inducted Into NY Liberty Ring of Honor

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 3
The New York Liberty inducted Becky Hammon into its Ring of Honor with an official ceremony during halftime of its game against the Seattle Storm on Sunday, August 2.

'Gay and Gray' Summit Aims to Combat Discrimination in Nursing Homes

NATIONAL | Aug 3
An Iowa group that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights is turning its attention to a lesser-noticed segment of that population: the aging and elderly.

Founder of Russian LGBT Youth Site Fined Under 'Propaganda' Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 3
The founder of a Russian LGBT youth website and community was fined 50,000 roubles ($850 USD) under the country's controversial "homosexual propaganda" law.

Christian Couple Wants to Put 1,000 Anti-Gay Billboards Around the Country

RELIGION | By EDGE | Aug 3
A Christian couple from Iowa who closed down their wedding business so they would not have to perform same-sex couples said they now plan on littering the country by putting up 1,000 anti-gay marriage billboards.

12-Year-Old Boy Arrested After Allegedly Shooting at Trans Woman

CRIME | By EDGE | Aug 3
A 12-year-old boy was arrested in Orlando, Fla. Thursday after allegedly shooting at a transgender woman, who was not hit.

Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags New England

CRIME | By EDGE | Aug 3
The attack on two lesbian college students at Six Flags New England amusement park last week landed a pair of Massachusetts women in jail facing counts of assault and battery and violation of civil rights.

Walt Disney Experts Rebut Dogged Anti-Semitic Allegations

NATIONAL | By Lynn Elber | Aug 3
Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven, Disney experts said.

British Singer and TV Host Cilla Black Dies at 72

OBITUARIES | By Jill Lawless | Aug 3
Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72.

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