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Late-breaking findings at AIDS 2014 support PrEP

PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

First Look: Disney's 'Into the Woods' Trailer Released

MOVIES | By EDGE | Jul 31
The trailer for Disney's long awaited screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 1987 Broadway classic "Into the Woods" was released today offering fans of the dark fairy tale inspired musical a first glimpse at the movie

Violet Palmer

NBA Ref Violet Palmer to Marry Long Time Partner

Jul 31
Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday.

The South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia, S.C.

Gay Couples Denied Marriage Licenses in South Carolina

NATIONAL | Jul 31
Five same-sex couples have been turned down for marriage licenses in a South Carolina county.

C.L.I.T.T. Goes Viral, Local Residents Confused

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 31
An internet hoax that reports on a Tuscon, Arizona mass transit project with the racy and unfortunate (for some) acronym C.L.I.T.T. caught the eye of social media maven George Takei, and has local area officials up in arms.

Musab Masmari said he doesn't hate gays, he was just drunk

D.C. Arsonist Says He Doesn't Hate Gays, He Was Just Drunk

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
A former D.C. resident who pled guilty to setting a fire in the gay nightclub Neighbours on New Year's Eve said he doesn't hate gays, he was just drunk.

Pat Robertson says gays are ruining everything!

Gay Perverts Will Drive Christians Out of Biz, Says Robertson

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
Pat Robertson started the week off with a bang when he said on 7/29 that the gay community would drive Christians out of business and make America a "perverse" place ripe for destruction.

Suing Obama: GOP-Led House Gives the Go-Ahead

POLITICS | By Alan Fram | Jul 31
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority.

Plaintiff Michael Egan, left, with his attorney, Jeff Herman

Lawyers for Hollywood Sex-Abuse Accuser Want Out

CULTURE | Jul 31
Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.

Brandon Armstrong, left, and Thomas Etheridge, both of Alexander, kiss and embrace after they were wed in the rotunda of the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Monday.

Arkansas Asks Judge to Keep Marriage Ban in Place

NATIONAL | By Andrew DeMillo | Jul 31
Arkansas officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to keep the state's marriage ban in place, arguing the prohibition is constitutional and serves a legitimate purpose.

Court Upholds Wisconsin Domestic Partner Registry

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 31
A 2009 law creating a domestic partner registry that provides limited benefits to same-sex couples does not violate the state's ban on gay marriages, a unanimous Wisconsin Supreme Court said Thursday.