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Award-Winning Actors, Directors Discuss Sexual Violence at 'Nirbhaya'

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 27
The electrifying new docudrama "Nirbhaya" made its North American premiere at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater, complete with a series of talkbacks.

Kenya: Court Orders Government to Register Gay Rights Group

A Kenyan court has ordered a government agency that regulates non-governmental organizations to recognize and register a human rights group seeking to protect the rights of gay people in the country.

Tuesday's the Day: Gay Marriage Arguments at Supreme Court

Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America's gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal in all but 14 states, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether it should be the law of the land.

Kim Kardashian: Supports Bruce Jenner's Gender Transition

Kim Kardashian says she and her family support her stepfather Bruce Jenner 100 percent as he goes through gender transition, even though family members are still adjusting to that news in what she called "a daily process."

White Honored, 'Days of Our Lives' Actor Wins at Daytime Emmy Awards

Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings - and not worn by DeGeneres.

MU Grad Gives $1M to Journalism School for LGBT Education

A University of Missouri graduate has donated $1 million to the journalism school for research and education about LGBT issues.

PopUps: E! Docu-Series on Jenner's Transition to Air in July

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 27
It was reported last month that Bruce Jenner put a stop to E!'s docu-series, which will detail his transition from a man to a woman. But, according to the Hollywood Reporter, the program is still a go and will air in July.

RI Congressman Introduces Resolution to Protect LGBT People

A congressman from Rhode Island is banding with other lawmakers to introduce a resolution seeking to protect LGBT people from discrimination under the law as religious objection bills are prompting protests in other states.

West Des Moines Catholic School Allows Gay-Straight Club

A West Des Moines Catholic high school has approved a request by students to form a school-based gay-straight alliance called "One Human Family."

Boston Marathon Bomber's Lawyer Urges Jury to Spare His Life

CRIME | By Denise Lavoie | Apr 27
A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare his client's life, saying there is no punishment that he can get that would be equal to the suffering of the victims.

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