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Outgoing President's Party Leads Uruguay Contest

INTERNATIONAL | By Leonardo Haberkorn | Oct 25
The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured.

Review: Army Biased Against Transgender Worker

NATIONAL | Oct 24
Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation, restricting her from the women's restroom and using her male name despite her preference to be referred to as a woman.

SC: Couple Can't Bring Same-Sex Federal Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By Bruce Smith | Oct 24
A same-sex couple married in Washington, D.C., and seeking to have South Carolina recognize the union is suing the wrong people in the wrong court, state Attorney General Alan Wilson argued in federal court documents filed late Thursday.

Gay Rights Advocates Look to Next Steps in Wyoming

NATIONAL | By Bob Moen | Oct 24
Fresh off their victory to legalize same-sex marriages in Wyoming, advocates for gay rights are turning their attention to other state laws they say need to be changed.

Alaska Files Appeal of Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | Oct 24
The state of Alaska is seeking to have an 11-judge panel of the federal appeals court for the West review a lower court's ruling that struck down gay marriage.

Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

TLC Cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' Series

NATIONAL | Oct 24
The TLC network says it is canceling "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family.

Michigan Gay Rights Group Gets $3 Million Donation

NATIONAL | Oct 24
A gay rights advocacy organization in Michigan has received a $3 million gift from the estate of the group's co-founder.

Macedonia: Gay Activists Hurt in Cafe Attack

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 24
Police say about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay rights activist group in Macedonia, wounding two of them.

Ask the Doc: Serodiscordant Couples and HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Oct 24
In this installation of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner discusses the ramifications of a new study that found that HIV-positive guys with an undetectable viral load were not giving their partners HIV.