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Low-Cost Housing for LGBT Seniors: A New Model Launches in Philly?

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A low-cost housing program for LGBT seniors has started in Philadelphia. Early indications are that it's a huge success -- but the one site is far from enough to meet a growing need.

Seattle Court Orders HIV+ Man to 'Cease and Desist'

NATIONAL | Sep 14
Health officials secured a court order telling a man who has infected at least eight people with HIV to stop spreading the virus that causes AIDS.

This Oct. 5, 2009 file photo shows Joan Rivers posing as she presents "Comedy Roast with Joan Rivers " during the 25th MIPCOM (International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite) in Cannes, southeastern France. The head of the facility where Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

Med Director Out at Clinic That Treated Rivers

NATIONAL | Sep 14
The head of the outpatient surgery facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

NATIONAL | Sep 14
A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs high school.

Lawyer Vows Supreme Court Appeal in NJ Conversion 'Therapy' Ban Case

NATIONAL | By David Porter | Sep 13
An attorney for two associations and two licensed therapists suing to overturn New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy said Friday he will petition the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case.

Fred McQuire, left, and George Martinez

Arizona Man Wins Fight for Death Benefits

NATIONAL | By Jacques Billeaud | Sep 12
A judge has handed a victory to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage.

New Jersey Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy is Upheld

NATIONAL | Sep 12
New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

The LA Gay Center demands answers

LA Center Asks CDC Why MSM Are Getting Meningitis

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
The Los Angeles LGBT Center is pressing the CDC to find out why gay/bisexual men are at greater risk for meningitis.

McGuirk the jerk

Fox News Wonders, "What If Ray Rice Had Punched a Gay?"

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
A guest host on Fox News this Tuesday, September 9 used the discussion about player Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for knocking his wife out cold to rant and rave about punishments for anti-gay hate crimes.

Gay Pop Music Legend and LGBT Philanthropist Bob Crewe Dies

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 12
Bob Crewe, the gay music icon behind hits made popular by Patti LaBelle and The Four Seasons, died Thursday. He was 83.

T. J. Lane listens during court proceedings in Geauga County Common Pleas Court in Chardon, Ohio.

Escaped School Shooter Captured Near Ohio Prison

NATIONAL | By Mark Gillispie and John Seewer | Sep 12
A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two other prisoners and was captured nearly six hours later hiding by a church early Friday, authorities said.