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Edith Windsor

Johns Hopkins Univ. to Honor DOMA Plaintiff

NATIONAL | Apr 23
Two women involved in a case challenging the federal government’s recognition of same-sex marriages that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

People magazine shows the cover of its special "World’s Most Beautiful" issue, featuring Lupita Nyong’o.

Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s ’Most Beautiful’

NATIONAL | Apr 23
People magazine has named Lupita Nyong’o as the "World’s Most Beautiful" for 2014.

Plaintiff Michael Egan

Ex-Fox Exec Denies Allegations in Sex Abuse Suit

NATIONAL | By Oskar Garcia | Apr 23
A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.

La. Lawmaker Pulls Gay Rights Anti-Discrimination Bill

NATIONAL | Apr 23
An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.

Matt Bomer

Matt Bomer Reveals Marriage to Longtime Partner

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Though Matt Bomer came out to the public just two years ago, the actor announced in this month issue of Details magazine that he married his partner Simon Halls three years ago.

Vicki Marlane

San Francisco Set to Name Street After Trans Icon

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 23
San Francisco is set to name a street after a transgender icon, marking the first time the city has awarded such an honor to a member of the transgender community.

Neil Patrick Harris in a scene from "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

Harris Channels ’Hedwig’ When Audience Acts Unruly

NATIONAL | By John Carucci | Apr 23
Neil Patrick Harris knows that his character Hedwig speaks directly to the audience throughout his Broadway show, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." So he understands how things can sometimes get unruly.

Federal Judge to Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Apr 23
A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

Ruling Sought in Arizona Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Apr 22
Gay and lesbian couples challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal court for a pretrial ruling in their favor.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett

Pa. Gov. Seeks Quicker Ruling in Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Apr 22
Gov. Tom Corbett is now asking a federal judge to decide a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania’s law banning same-sex marriage without a trial.