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Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Imitation Game"

People's Choice Award to "Imitation Game" at TIFF

MOVIES | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A World War II code-breaker drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch has won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
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.

Oregon Senate Candidates Spar Over Support for Marriage Equality

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Sep 14
A debate over LGBT-rights erupted between the Republican and Democratic candidates in Oregon's U.S. Senate race this week - over who is more supportive of GLBT equality.

Victory Fund Head Chuck Wolfe to Step Down

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Sep 14
Chuck Wolfe will step down as the head of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund at the end of this year, Metro Weekly has learned.

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.

The Betsey Johnson Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in New York.

Betsy Johnson Celebrates Brides, Marriage Freedom

FASHION | By Leanne Italie | Sep 14
Drag queens and a transgender bride romped down Betsey Johnson's runway Wednesday with same-sex couples, a few "Real Housewives" and the 72-year-old designer's TV dance partner in a fashion show that screamed JUST MARRIED!

This 2011 photo provided by Oceania Cruises shows the Riviera cruise ship in waters off of Portofino, Italy. Five years ago, Oceania Cruises ended trips to Europe at the end of October but the cruise line has extended its season until mid-November due to demand from retirees and baby boomers. Fall travel by travelers who are not tied to school calendars has inched up in many sectors.

Fewer Crowds, Nice Weather Boost Fall Tourism

By Beth J. Harpaz | Sep 14
Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September through November.

In this April 1, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, makes a statement on the Affordable Care Act, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

Hurdles Ahead for Obamacare's Second Signup Season?

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 14
It's clear the health care law has filled a need for millions of people. The second year will show whether the full program is workable for the people it was intended to serve.

In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 photo, Angie Trombley carries a crate of Islanders, purple-colored heirloom peppers, grown in a caterpillar-style greenhouse at the Squire Tarbox Farm on Westport Island, Maine. The farm received a loan for the greenhouse through a national movement called Slow Money, which links investors with entrepreneurs to build local food systems and economies

Slow Money Invests in Small Food Enterprises

FINANCE | By Lisa Rathke | Sep 14
The idea is to take "a little bit of our money out of the abstract craziness of the stock market" and instead put it to work closer to home, said Slow Money founder Woody Tasch, of Boulder, Colorado.

Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

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