THE LATEST

Utah LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill Passes 1st Test

NEWS | By Michelle L. Price | Mar 5
A landmark Utah proposal protecting gay and transgender individuals has passed its test at the state Legislature.

All-Women's Wellesley College to Admit Transgender Students

NEWS | Mar 5
Wellesley College is joining a growing list of women's colleges that accept transgender students.

Singapore Court Fines Blogger for Comments on Gay Sex Cases

NEWS | Mar 5
A Singapore court fined a prominent dissident blogger on Wednesday for questioning the timing of two constitutional challenges to the city-state's ban on gay sex.

Out Ex-Baseball Player Responds to Met's Murphy's Anti-Gay Comments

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 5
Out former-major league baseball player Bill Bean responded to the New York Met's second baseman's comments about accepting a gay teammate even though he "disagree[s] with" homosexuality.

Plane Skids Off runway at LaGuardia, Crashes Through Fence

NEWS | Mar 5
Authorities say a Delta plane from Atlanta has skidded off a runway while landing at LaGuardia Airport and has crashed through a fence. Video appears to show the right wing sheared off.

Justices Will Hear Gay Marriage Cases on April 28

NEWS | Mar 5
The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day.

Texas Native Tori Scott Brings New Show to Dallas

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 5
Texas native Tori Scott stages the hilariously entertaining new show "I'll Regret This Tomorrow," taking place at the Out of the Loop Festival at the WaterTower Theatre in Addison from March 13-15.

'Black Madam' Out of Hospital, Murder Trial Still On Hold

Mar 5
A transgender "body sculptor" is back in prison after spending two days in a Philadelphia hospital in the midst of her murder trial testimony.

PopUps: Bieber Poses for Men's Health, Faces Worst Nightmare in Roast Promo

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 5
After getting down to his Calvins earlier this year, pop heartthrob Justin Bieber is showing off his bod as he graces the cover of the latest issue of Men's Health. There's also a new promo for his Comedy Central roast.

Fla. Teen Sues Middle School to Create Gay-Straight Alliance

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 5
A Florida teen is suing her middle school in order to get its officials to create a Gay-Straight Alliance.

Do Thin Mints Cause Lesbianism? One Christian Radical Thinks So

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 5
Could the sale of Tagalongs, Thin Mints and Somoas lead to a lifetime of Toshi Reagon songs, flannel shirts and WPGA tournaments?

Tea Party-Funding Billionaire to Sign Brief in Support of Gay Marriage

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 5
David Koch, the billionaire supporter of anti-gay candidates and causes, is going to sign on to a Supreme Court brief in support of same-sex marriage. What gives?

Reba Releases New Album "Love Somebody" in April

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 5
On April 14, Reba will release "Love Somebody" a collection of uplifting and heartfelt music that seamlessly blends songs about strength and empowerment with some intimately personal peeks inside her life.

'Happy Days' Ralph Malph Swings Back to Juke Box Times

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 5
Donny Most, a star of the long-running hit television show "Happy Days," and his 5-piece band bring the songs of Sinatra, Darin, Martin, and more to life through his interpretations and creative arrangements.

HUD Partners With True Colors to Prevent LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 5
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the True Colors Fund are excited to announce the beginning stages of implementation of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative.


News

Ind. Bakery Closes Down After Refusing to Bake Cake for Gay Couple

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 5
The 111 Cakery bakery is shutting its doors a year after the Indianapolis, Ind. business gained media attention for refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex couple.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: San Francisco Ballet Programs 3 & 4

THEATRE | By Paul Parish | Mar 5
The big news in San Francisco's dance scene last week was the first-class revival of Jerome Robbins' 1969 masterpiece, "Dances at a Gathering," on San Francisco Ballet's Program 4.


Business

Rubio-Lee Tax Plan Rewards Investors, Parents, Businesses

LEGAL | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Mar 5
With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio signed onto an extensive plan Wednesday to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic growth and create jobs.


Technology

Massive Tax Scam: Thieves Posing as IRS Agents

There's a new alert about a massive scam involving criminals posing as IRS agents. The people behind the scam are calling at least 10,000 Americans every week, and federal investigators say they are absolutely ruthless.


Finance

Could Four Words Bring Down Obamacare?

INSURANCE | Mar 5
CBS chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford joins CBSN to discuss arguments before the Supreme Court over Obamacare and how the emphasis being placed on four words in the bill's language could lead to the revocation of the entire law.


Cars

Small SUVs, Pricey Sports Cars Dominate Geneva Auto Show

AUTO SHOWS | By David McHugh | Mar 4
Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things at this year's Geneva International Motor Show. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so much - thanks to cheaper gas and limits on battery life.


Style

Denmark Sets Michelin Record

FOOD/DRINK | By EDGE | Mar 5
Until now, Copenhagen has been the only Danish city to receive the attention of the Michelin guide but this year sees the launch of a new guide, Michelin Nordic Cities, allowing for Denmark's second largest city, Aarhus, to be included.


Health/Fitness

AVAC Calls For Large-Scale Rollout of PreP

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
AVAC has called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.


Travel

Google Maps Adventure: Soaring Through the Amazon

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 5
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.