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GOP Seeks Coverage Choices in Health Care Law They Hate

LOCAL | By David Espo | Apr 6
At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Obama’s health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.

Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

LOCAL | By Christopher Weber | Apr 5
In the heart of close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He’s concerned but not overly so.

3 Gay Men Die Of Meningitis Infections

LOCAL | By Christopher Weber | Apr 5
In the heart of close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He’s concerned but not overly so.

Former Cincinnati Mayor Ken Blackwell

Blackwell v. Black: FRC Cries Foul at Ohio Marriage Decision

LOCAL | By EDGE | Apr 5
The Family Research Council is lamenting a federal judge’s decision Friday that would force Ohio to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages.

Nev. County GOP Removes ’Traditional’ Marriage Definition from Platform

POLITICS | By Michelle Rindels | Apr 3
The Clark County, Nev., GOP edited its official platform over the weekend to remove a section defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, cut out a statement opposing abortion and added a section affirming people of all sexual orientations.

MIchael Lucas in a publicity photo for "Campaign of HateCampaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda"

LGBT Film Fest Flash Screening: Michael Lucas New Doc Set for Tuesday

LOCAL | By EDGE | Apr 3
The Boston LGBT Film Festival is presenting a special screening of "Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda," the timely documentary from Michael Lucas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 8 p.m., at the Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square, Cambridge.

The LA Center will screen ’Laughing Matters’

L.A. Gay Center Salutes 10th Anniversary of "Laughing Matters"

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 3
On Sunday, April 6, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions will celebrate the 10th anniversary of director Andrew Meyerson’s "Laughing Matters," followed by a panel discussion.

Seminar Promises to Help Undo Some Gays in 3 Short Days

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 2
Ever want to help people deny their nature, but didn’t have the time or desire to study psychology? Do professors with state professional counseling association credentials confuse you? Do you live in the D.C. area and have some time to kill?

Laverne Cox, left, poses with 16-year-old Jewlyes Gutierrez at the reception following Cox’s appearance at the Nourse Theatre in San Francisco

Trans Celeb Laverne Cox Wows San Francisco Audience

LOCAL | By Elliot Owen | Apr 2
A crowd of 1,200 people greeted transgender actress and advocate Laverne Cox with a standing ovation for her first Bay Area speaking event entitled, "Ain’t I A Woman? My Journey to Womanhood with Laverne Cox."

The tan trailer where Ken Patrick Neville, Stachaun Tyking Jackson, and Eric Wayne Gillespie lived. Neville is charged with murder in the death of Jackson.

Love Triangle Gone Wrong? :: Murder, Suicide in Marin County

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 2
A Marin County man has been accused of shooting to death his roommate’s lover at the waterfront campground resort where the three shared a trailer.