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'Looking' Star Russell Tovey Comes Under Fire for Comments on Effeminate Men

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 2
"Looking" star Russell Tovey is getting a wave of Twitter backlash this week after making comments about effeminate gay men in an interview with the British newspaper The Guardian.

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Ex-Rhode Island Speaker Fox Charged With Bribery, Wire Fraud

CRIME | By Michelle R. Smith and Jennifer McDermott | Mar 3
Former House Speaker Gordon Fox has been charged with bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.

FDNY Getting Its First Lesbian Chaplain

RELIGION | Mar 3
New York City's fire department is getting a new chaplain.

Mich. City Adds Sexual Orientation to Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NATIONAL | Mar 3
A city in western Michigan is adding sexual orientation and gender identity to an existing non-discrimination ordinance on housing and employment.

Sara Gilbert Welcomes Baby Boy With Wife Linda Perry

FAMILY | Mar 3
Sara Gilbert shared the news of her new baby on "The Talk." Co-host Julie Chen announced on Monday's episode that Gilbert welcomed a son over the weekend. It's Gilbert's first with wife Linda Perry.

Mourners View Body of Slain Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov

INTERNATIONAL | By Laura Mills | Mar 3
One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition.

Concerns Over Drug Prompt Delay of Georgia Woman's Execution

NATIONAL | By Kate Brumback | Mar 3
Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.

Neb. Gov. Ricketts Denounces Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | Mar 3
Gov. Pete Ricketts is denouncing a federal judge's decision to strike down Nebraska's constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between one man and one woman.

Arkansas AG Opposes Effort to Lift Stay in Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 3
The Arkansas attorney general's office on Monday asked a federal judge who struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional to not allow same-sex couples to wed while the ruling is being appealed.

Charlotte Rejects LGBT Anti-Discrimination Proposal

NATIONAL | Mar 3
Charlotte has rejected a measure protecting people from discrimination because of their sexual orientation.

VP Biden to Headline Gay Rights Group's Convention

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | Mar 3
Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a speech this week to the nation's largest gay rights group.

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