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Suit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban to be Filed

NATIONAL | By Kate Brumback | Apr 22
A gay rights group on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

Rapper Andre Johnson, aka Christ Bearer

Rapper Who Cut Penis Off was Allegedly on Drugs

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 22
More gruesome details surface regarding the Wu-Tang-affiliated rapper who severed his penis before jumping off his building in an apparent suicide attempt.

Johnny Weir, left, and Tara Lipinski at the Oscars in Los Angeles.

Weir and Lapinski to Cover Kentucky Derby Fashion

SPORTS | By David Bauder | Apr 22
NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents. The two figure skaters will comment on the fashionable outfits worn by the celebrity-filled audience wearing designer duds and sipping on mint juleps.

Director Bryan Singer

Lawsuit Accuses Entertainment Figures of Sex Abuse

NATIONAL | By Anthony McCartney | Apr 22
A man who has accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teen sued three more entertainment industry figures Monday, claiming they also molested him.

(Don’t) Eat, Pray, Hate: Christian Organization Plans 40 Day Fast Against Marriage

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 22
The Family Foundation of Virginia and other anti-gay gay religious organizations around America in an marathon protest against marriage equality that will include 40 days of prayer and fasting.

Richard Adams, left, and Anthony Sullivan

Same-Sex Marriage Dispute has Roots in Boulder

NATIONAL | By Amy Taxin | Apr 22
An Australian man widowed by his American husband of more than three decades made a renewed pitch Monday for a green card in a bid to reverse a denial of their 1975 petition for legal residency.

The Harvey Milk Forever Stamp

Postal Service Unveils Image for Harvey Milk Stamp

NATIONAL | Apr 22
The U.S. Postal Service will feature a close-up, black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk on its commemorative stamp of the California politician and gay rights icon.

NOM President, Brian Brown

NOM Coming to Oregon To Defend Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Apr 22
A national group opposed to same-sex marriage says it will seek to defend Oregon’s gay-marriage ban from challenges in federal court.

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

12 States Ban Sodomy A Decade After Court Ruling

NATIONAL | By Lauren Langlois | Apr 22
A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.

Man Seeks Green Card After US Husband Dies

NATIONAL | By Amy Taxin | Apr 22
A 72-year-old Australian man widowed by his American husband of more than three decades is renewing his pitch for a green card since the Obama administration eased policies on gay marriage.