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Web Filter Lifts Block on Gay Sites

NATIONAL | By Martha Mendoza | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

Stay Issued in Indiana Gay Marriage Ban Case

NATIONAL | Sep 15
Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the question of whether gay marriage bans are constitutional.

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg Writes, Deletes Anti-Gay Instagram Comment

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
Snoop Dogg reportedly posted a screen cap of an Instagram user's account to his own account app early Monday morning, adding an anti-gay comment, which he also posted to his Twitter. He has since deleted the posts.

Arkansas AG Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Sep 15
The attorney general's office is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold the state's gay marriage ban, arguing a county judge was wrong to say it violated the state and U.S. constitutions.

Former Sec. of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton Embraces Iowa, Obama in Return to State

POLITICS | By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 15
Hillary Rodham Clinton's third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses seemed but a fading memory when the former secretary of state took the stage in front of roughly 10,000 loyal Democrats at outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fall fundraiser.

Bailey's means you're gay?

Cameroon Man Jailed for Ordering 'Gay' Bailey's Irish Cream

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
A man was arrested in Cameroon after he was caught drinking Bailey's Irish Cream, an Irish whiskey and cream-based liquor that apparently only gays and women imbibe.

Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas

Police Detain 'Django Unchained' Actress in LA

NATIONAL | Sep 15
Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion.

Jake Miller, left, and Craig Bowen kiss after being married by Marion County Clerk Beth White, center, in Indianapolis.

No DC Gridlock for Gay Marriage, Legal Marijuana

POLITICS | By David Crary | Sep 15
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - legalization of same-sex marriage and decriminalization of marijuana.

Jacob Dorsey

Teen GOP Hopeful Faces Backlash Over Anti-Gay Christmas Tweet

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 15
A 19-year-old GOP hopeful for Wisconsin state assembly is facing backlash over a Christmas tweet he sent saying "fags need 2 leave my favorite state alone."

Legislators urge Sylvia Mathews Burwell to review the policy

Legislators Urge HHS Secretary to Reassess Blood Donation Policy

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
Legislators have asked HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell to review their outdated blood donation policy.

Philly Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked by Group in Possible Hate Crime

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
A same-sex couple was attacked and robbed in Philadelphia Thursday night in what may be an anti-gay attack.