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Kevin J. Harrigan

PA: 3 Charged in Gay Beating Have December Hearing

CRIME | Sep 30
Three young adults charged with beating a gay couple in Philadelphia are due in court Dec. 16 for a preliminary hearing.

Coalition Plans to Reduce LGBT Youth Homelessness

NATIONAL | Sep 30
A plan for reducing homelessness among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth will be submitted for federal approval this week by a coalition of Cincinnati groups.

Wayne Steven Odegard

Man Shoots Gay Couple With BB Gun Outside Minneapolis Bar

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
A man shot a same-sex couple visiting Minneapolis from Brooklyn and Philadelphia with a BB gun outside a popular gay club Thursday night.

Alyssa Dweck, MD

Treating the Symptoms of Menopause

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
September is National Menopause Awareness Month, and Alyssa Dweck, MD, will give you some helpful tips on managing the symptoms.

Lily McBeth

Transgender Teacher Who Fought School Boards Dies

NATIONAL | By Wayne Parry | Sep 30
The teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement has died. Lily McBeth was 80.

Dr. Shermin Leis does a follow-up interview with a patient

ACA Won't Really Cover Trans Surgery

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
The transgender community championed A.C.A.'s coverage of transgender surgery, but in reality, they pay only a small amount, and may not offer talented physicians.

Luka Magnotta (center)

Trial Underway for Gay Porn Star Accused of Murdering Boyfriend

INTERNATIONAL | By Benjamin Shingler | Sep 30
A Canadian man accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties around the country admitted to the killing but pleaded not guilty Monday.

Divorce Law Out of Synch With Same-Sex Marriage

NATIONAL | By Leanne Italie | Sep 30
Some same-sex couples are trapped in a state of bitter, desperate "wedlock," an emerging antithesis to same-sex marriage victories for those who want to divorce but can't find a way around legal snarls that prevent it.

Christian Group Wants NC Marriage Limit Preserved

NATIONAL | Sep 30
Christian conservatives who helped pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in North Carolina are gathering again in Raleigh to try to keep the prohibition defended in court.

Levy Fidelix, presidential candidate of the Brazilian Labour Renewal Party

Anti-Gay Remarks at Debate Spark Anger in Brazil

INTERNATIONAL | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Sep 30
A minor character in Brazil's election race faced a firestorm of criticism on Monday after saying during a presidential debate that the country needs to stand up against gay people who should receive psychological help far away from the general population