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A Secret Service police officer holds a weapon as he stands near an entrance to the White House

Security Breached: Intruder Gets Into White House

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | Sep 20
The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.

Montana Gay Couple Denied Communion After Marriage

NATIONAL | Sep 20
A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after a new priest at a Roman Catholic church in central Montana learned they had been married in a civil ceremony more than a year ago.

Philly Lawmaker Requests Gay Bashing Be Investigated by Feds

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 20
While the brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia last week has caused an outcry from many in Pennsylvania to extend the state's current hate crime law to cover sexual orientation, one lawmaker is appealing to the federal government.

Billie Allen

Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for League of Pro Theatre Women

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 20
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Supervisor David Campos speaks Wednesday afternoon about meeting with Facebook representatives and their requirement that users only have accounts with their real names. He is backed by members of San Francisco's drag and transgender communities, including, from left, Little Miss Hot Mess, Sister Roma, Heklina, and Carmen Morrison, who also participated in the meeting

Facebook Rebuffs Drag Queens on Name Policy

NATIONAL | By Sean Piverger | Sep 20
San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook executives as a war of words has intensified over the social media service's policy on using real names instead of stage names on Facebook pages.

Vitaly Milonov

16 Hospitalized After LGBT Festival Attacked in Russia

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 19
Sixteen people were hospitalized Thursday after a group allegedly stormed an LGBT festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Sep 19
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

Obsessions, by EDGE

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 19
In EDGE's latest Obsessions feature, the editors pour over their love for a new shaving product, NBC's thriller "The Blacklist," the big heat some of the hottest working celebrities are packing and the incredible second season of "Nathan For You."

Result of Scottish Independence Vote Predicted by Grindr

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 19
GPS driven hook-up app Grindr has proven to be an effective tool on a variety of fronts, ranging from setting up a last minute lunchtime tryst, to finding converts to Christianity. Could political forecasting be next?

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond Quits as Scotland's Leader

INTERNATIONAL | By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka | Sep 19
Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond resigned as first minister and leader of his political party Friday, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United Kingdom.