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Seattle's City Council supports removing the ban

Seattle City Council Backs End to Gay Blood Donation Ban

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
The City Council of Seattle, Washington, unanimously backed a repeal of America's longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

In this photo downloaded off the NYC Fire Department Twitter Site, emergency personnel respond to a collision between two double-decker busses on New York City's Times Square,

NYPD: Bus Driver Arrested in Times Square Crash

LOCAL | Aug 6
The driver of a double-decker tour bus has been arrested in connection with a crash with another bus that injured 14 people in Times Square.

Juan Ceballos

Calif. Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Hate Crime Charges of Shooting Bi Man

LOCAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 5
A California man, who is accused of shooting a bisexual man, pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, a hate crime and a special circumstances allegation of lying in wait Friday.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down For Fla. County

LOCAL | By Jennifer Kay | Aug 5
A third judge in Florida has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a single county but stayed his decision Monday pending an appeal.

ONAP's Douglas Brooks

ACRIA and Amida Care Host "Dialogue for Life" with Douglas Brooks

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 4
On August 7-8 in New York City, ACRIA and Amida Care will co-host "Dialogue for Life" forums, led by Douglas Brooks, the newly appointed Director of The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Minn. Rep. Rebecca Loon (R)

Minn. No. 2 House Republican on Ropes Over Vote for Same-Sex Marriage

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 4
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - As second-in-command for Minnesota House Republicans, Rep. Jenifer Loon made a big gamble when she broke with her party's prevailing view on gay marriage.

Cops: Drunk Got in Police Car with Cops Inside

LOCAL | Aug 3
Pittsburgh police say a drunken woman tried to drive away in an unmarked police car - with two officers still inside.

Actress Cheryl Hines walks across a lawn to the tent where her wedding to Robert F. Kennedy Jr., will take place in Hyannis Port, Mass. on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. (

RFK Jr., Actress Hines Wed at Kennedy Compound

POLITICS | Aug 3
Robert Kennedy Jr. and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines are now husband and wife.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.,, right, is seen with relatives at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

Kennedy Clan Gathers for RFK Jr, Actress's Wedding

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 2
Relatives and friends are gathering for the wedding of Robert Kennedy Jr. and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines at the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod.

ailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the CHIP Award

Bailey House CEO Receives Prestigious CHIP Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On Wednesday, July 23, Bailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) Award.