UN Declares October 11 International Day of the Girl

NEWS | By EDGE | Oct 9
On International Day of the Girl Child, UNAIDS is calling for the end to gender inequalities and the protection of the human rights of young women and girls everywhere.

Marine in 2012 Viral Kiss Photo Ties the Knot

NEWS | Oct 9
The Marine sergeant and his boyfriend who were immortalized in a 2012 viral photo that showed the couple kissing at a homecoming event in Hawaii, tied the knot last weekend.

Video Indicates California Officers Ignored Dying Man's Distress

NEWS | By Amanda Lee Myers | Oct 9
Police officers in the California desert city of El Centro repeatedly ignored signs of medical distress in a man they suspected of being a drug dealer, even telling a 911 dispatcher to ignore calls from his family for help, video records suggest.

Steve Jobs Plays Dual Role of Hero, Villain in the Movies

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Liedtke | Oct 9
If he were still around, it's easy to imagine that Steve Jobs would be summoning all his powers of persuasion to protect a legacy that's getting muddied with each cinematic take on his fascinating life.

North Dakota Fraternity Cleared of Hate Crime Accusation

NEWS | Oct 9
A monthlong police investigation has concluded that a gay man who reported being the victim of a hate crime at a University of North Dakota fraternity invented the story and actually instigated the fight.

Report: Bieber Threatens to Sue Over Naked Photos, Happy With Public Reaction

TMZ reports Justin Bieber's legal team will sue any outlet that published his naked photos if they are not soon removed, even though the pop singer is allegedly happy about the public reaction to his...large member.

Mother Dresses Son in Drag as Punishment for Anti-Gay Remarks

NEWS | Oct 9
A South Carolina mother took public humiliation to a new level when she dressed her son in bad drag that included a tutu and had him parade around Wal-Mart as punishment for fighting and making anti-gay comments.

What Will They Cook? One Million Moms Wage War on Campbell's Soup

NEWS | Oct 9
A new advertising campaign for Campbell's is making one group of Christian bigots reconsider using Cream of Mushroom Soup as a staple in their casseroles this fall.

Scientists Claim They Found 'Gay' Gene Changes to Predict Sexuality

NEWS | Oct 9
Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California, Los Angeles, said they can determine someone's sexuality by looking at specific changes in genes.

Carson Says Armed Jews Would Have 'Diminished' Holocaust

NEWS | Oct 9
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggests the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had been armed with guns.


Group Makes Plans for 50th Anniversary of Gay Rights Meeting

A Kansas City group is making plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a national gathering of LGBT activists that is credited with helping to kick off the gay-rights movement.


Malcolm-Jamal Warner Opens Up About Cosby Allegations

CELEBRITIES | By Nicole Evatt | Oct 9
"The Cosby Show" alum Malcolm-Jamal Warner says the series' legacy is "tarnished" by the sexual assault allegations made against Bill Cosby.


Wal-Mart Expands Protein Bars to Main Grocery Aisles

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 9
The world's largest retailer plans to expand its offering of protein bars like Special K and Clif beyond the over-the counter section that features diet supplements to the more visible main grocery aisles of some of its stores.


Disaster Plan Developed in Case Fire Reaches Nuclear Waste

SCIENCE | By Jim Salter | Oct 9
A 15-year-old Florida boy is recovering from burns after he asked a friend to ignite his clothes in a social media stunt called "the fire challenge."


VW May Compensate Owners of Diesel Cars for Loss of Value

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 9
Volkswagen could compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that emit high levels of pollutants, possibly by paying them for the lost value of their vehicles, the company's top U.S. executive said Thursday.


Paris Fashion Week: Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton & Miu Miu

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 9
The chicest celebrities in the business rocked the final day of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday as powerhouse Louis Vuitton and Miuccia Prada's VIP-magnet Miu Miu presented their spring-summer 2016 collections.


Adirondacks Rail Bikes: Popular, But Short-Lived?

By Mary Esch | Oct 9
Long-unused and deteriorating railroad tracks in the Adirondacks have been put to use by a new tourist attraction imported from South Korea - pedal-powered rail-riding vehicles called rail bikes.


Gay Days Anaheim 2015 :: Disney's California Adventure

Gay Days Anaheim rocked California Adventure from sunup to sundown Sunday, from wild rides to a bear-themed water coaster to a Mad "T" Party closing event. Check out the pics!