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Anais Celini and her boyfriend Nathaniel Baez

NYC High School Allegedly Blocks Student’s Trans Boyfriend From Prom

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 15
A teen couple claims that officials from a New York high school refuse to let them attend theprom together because one of them is transgender.

Dutch Arrest Girl Whose Tweet Threatened Airline

Apr 15
Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

Michael Phelps

Olympic Great Michael Phelps to Swim Again

SPORTS | By Beth Harris | Apr 15
Don’t expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. Even if Phelps’ comeback is a success, it will be different this time around.

Axe Murder and Cannibalism and Graham Crackers, Oh My!

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 15
A Christian radio host with a history of boycotting cookies is the latest right wing mouth piece to voice objection to Nabisco’s Honey Maid Graham Crackers gay inclusive ad campaign.

Pete in ’The Pokey’: LaBarbera Arrested in Canada

INTERNATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 15
Pete LaBarbera and his Canadian knock-off version, Bill Whatcott were arrested Monday for refusing to leave the grounds of the University of Regina in Saskatchewan after distributing anti-gay and anti-abortion literature.

Attorney Al Gerhardstein, left, stands with several same-sex couples at a news conference, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Cincinnati. Civil rights attorneys are arguing in Federal Court on Friday that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Judge Considers Staying Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | By Amanda Lee Myers | Apr 15
A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal.

n this June 2, 2012 file photo, transgender activist Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi attends a meeting to discuss ways of achieving equality for transgenders and eunuchs in New Delhi, India.

India’s Top Court Recognizes Third Gender

INTERNATIONAL | By Nirmala George | Apr 15
India’s top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselves as a third gender on official documents.

Muslim cabbies say no way to Gay Games

Cleveland Cabbies Protest ’Gay Games’ Promotional Campaign

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 14
Cleveland’s cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi’s rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

Finland’s New Homoerotic Stamps

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 14
Finland will celebrate artist Tom of Finland with a set of new incredible homoerotic stamps, scheduled to be released in the fall.

ACLU Sues Michigan, Wants Gay Marriages Recognized

NATIONAL | By Ed White | Apr 14
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in March.