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San Antonio Gay Bar Workers Beaten in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Employees of the San Antonio, Texas gay bar, the Saint Showbar, said they were brutally beaten outside their place of employment in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 17, and they believe it was because they are gay.

Santa Gets a Lawyer Before Invading Gay Manhattan Neighborhood

By Bobby McGuire | Dec 11
In anticipation of being unwelcomed this weekend by residents of Manhattan's gay Hell's Kitchen, organizers of SantaCon have hired a noted civil rights attorney.

Michigan May Soon Get 'License to Discriminate'

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
The state of Michigan may soon write discrimination into law with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, legislation that would allow those with deeply held religious beliefs to discriminate against those who don't share those beliefs.

NYC to Allow Trans Citizens to Change Gender on Birth Certificates Without Surgery

By EDGE | Dec 8
The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.

VIDEO: Diminutive Diva's Dance Party Goes Viral

By Bobby McGuire | Dec 8
We dare you not to smile when watching this viral video sensation get a subway platform full of jaded Brooklyn hipsters to dance along with her.

Apple CEO Lends Name to Alabama's Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
Apple CEO Tim Cook -- the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to come out as gay, in October -- has lent his support and his name to an anti-gay workplace discrimination bill in his home state of Alabama.

NY Dinner Puts Wealthy and Homeless at Same Tables

By Larry Neumeister | Nov 29
Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church, an intersection of two worlds that left one down-on-his luck man thinking the seemingly impossible.

City's 'Ugly" Christmas Tree Prompts Public Outcry

Nov 23
A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.

Ex-Gay Calls on HRC to Pay for Co-Founder's Conversion Therapy

By EDGE | Nov 23
Conversion therapist and ex-gay advocate Christopher Doyle may be looking to make a buck as he demands that HRC pay for reparative therapy in the wake of his arrest on sex abuse charges involving a minor.

Mike Nichols, Crafter of Films, Plays, Dies at 83

By Shelley Acoca | Nov 20
Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," "Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.

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