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Study Lists Many Hardships Still Faced By LGBT People Across The U.S.

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jan 29
On the one hand, the spread of marriage equality; on the other hand, "deep disparities" in how GLBTs are socially and legally treated. New research confirms it: Marriage alone won't mean equality.

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Federal Judge Won't Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Jan 30
A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country.

Katy Perry Says Halftime Performance Will Make You 'Roar'

SPORTS | By Anthony McCartney | Jan 30
Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you "Roar" - with animals.

Idina Menzel Ready for Spotlight at Super Bowl

SPORTS | By Anthony McCartney | Jan 30
Broadway star Idina Menzel says Whitney Houston's rendition of the national anthem is her favorite version, but she's looking to make the song her own this Sunday.

Rod McKuen, Mega-Selling Poet and Performer, Dies at 81

NATIONAL | By Hillel Italie | Jan 30
Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in history, has died.

Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty in Gambia Coup Attempt

INTERNATIONAL | By Amy Forliti | Jan 30
A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from last month's failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia.

Virginia to pay $520K to Lawyers in Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Jan 30
Virginia will pay $520,000 to the lawyers for two same-sex couples who successfully challenged the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Alabama Plaintiffs Ask 11th Circuit to Allow Marriage Victory to Take Effect

NATIONAL | Jan 30
The couple that toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban is urging an appellate court to let the judge's ruling take effect.

Brazil's Largest City to Pay Trans Youth to Complete Education

INTERNATIONAL | Jan 30
Brazil's largest city hopes to encourage transvestites and transsexual youth to return to school and finish their educations by offering them monthly payments.

Ex-Ford Employee Says He Was Fired for Anti-Gay Remarks

NATIONAL | Jan 30
A former contractor for Ford Motor Co. has filed a complaint alleging he was fired for criticizing the automaker's efforts to support the gay community.

Senior 'Bill of Rights' Unveiled

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 30
A new law set to be introduced in San Francisco aims to protect LGBT seniors living in long-term care facilities in the city.

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