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Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants’ Marriage Appeal

By John Riley | Apr 17
Supporters of marriage equality seeking to overturn Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, filed appellate briefs April 11 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer.

Iulian Capsali

Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

By EDGE | Apr 17
Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

Gay rights groups are protesting Namibia’s refusal to grant asylum to Ugandans

No Refugee Status for Gay Ugandans, Says Namibia

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
Namibia’s Commissioner for Refugees Nkrumah Mushelenga said that gay and lesbian Ugandans will never be granted refugee status in his country.

Johnny Depp stars in ’Transcendence’

Transcendence

By Robert Nesti | Apr 17
"Transcendence" attempts to be a sci-fi thriller and an essay on the limits of technology; but fails on both counts.

Edward Snowden, displayed on television screens.

Snowden Questions Putin on Surveillance Policies

By Laura Mills | Apr 17
Several hours into Vladimir Putin’s televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers’ questions to air what she said was a "sensational video" for the Russian president: a message from Edward Snowden.

Carolyn Wiley of Tulsa holds a "Love Makes Family" sign as Oklahomans for Equality gathered at Tulsa International Airport.

Gay Marriage has Second Appellate Court Hearing

By Kristi Eaton and Nicholas Riccardi | Apr 17
An appeals court in Denver is hearing its second gay marriage case in two weeks.

Attorney Charles Cooper

Prop 8 Lawyer’s Views on Gay Marriage Evolving

By Julie Pace | Apr 17
The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

Michael Alig

’Party Monster’ Michael Alig to Leave Prison

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 17
Club Kid icon Michael Alig is slated to leave prison next month after serving 17-years for the murder of fellow Club Kid Andre "Angel" Melendez in 1996.

Leslie Henstock and Julia Burrows

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.

Sgt. Chad Adams of the Pulaski Township Police, dressed as an Amish woman

Male Cop Dresses as Amish Woman to Stop Flasher

By Joe Mandak | Apr 17
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.