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Dave Greenbaum

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

WORKPLACE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 23
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning

Soldier Convicted in WikiLeaks Case Gets New Name

NATIONAL | By John Milburn | Apr 23
A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

Edith Windsor

Johns Hopkins Univ. to Honor DOMA Plaintiff

NATIONAL | Apr 23
Two women involved in a case challenging the federal government’s recognition of same-sex marriages that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

Middleweight champion Jermain Taylor, left, hits challenger Kassim Ouma, in 2006.

Ex-Boxing Champ Arrested for Assaulting Man Who Allegedly Hit on Him

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Former boxing champion Kassim Ouma was arrested in Los Angeles Friday after knocking out a man who allegedly made advances towards him.

Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may be charged under the anti-gay law

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda’s New Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

People magazine shows the cover of its special "World’s Most Beautiful" issue, featuring Lupita Nyong’o.

Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s ’Most Beautiful’

Apr 23
People magazine has named Lupita Nyong’o as the "World’s Most Beautiful" for 2014.

Plaintiff Michael Egan

Ex-Fox Exec Denies Allegations in Sex Abuse Suit

NATIONAL | By Oskar Garcia | Apr 23
A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.

La. Lawmaker Pulls Gay Rights Anti-Discrimination Bill

NATIONAL | Apr 23
An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.

A rainbow painted fence encloses a temporary parking lot at 55 Laguna Street, site of the senior housing component of Openhouse’s project.

Seniors Lack Affordable Housing Options

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 23
LGBT seniors in cities across the country are facing a lack of affordable housing options as they age.

Matt Bomer

Matt Bomer Reveals Marriage to Longtime Partner

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Though Matt Bomer came out to the public just two years ago, the actor announced in this month issue of Details magazine that he married his partner Simon Halls three years ago.