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Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

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Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

NATIONAL | By Gillian Flaccus | Oct 22
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

Veteran gets OK to be Buried With Gay Partner

NATIONAL | Oct 22
A U.S. Navy Veteran has received permission to be buried with the ashes of her late wife in a southwest Idaho veterans cemetery following the legalization of gay marriage in the state.

Rapper Who Cut Off Penis is Now Doing Stand Up

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
The Wu-Tang Clan affiliated rapper who made headlines earlier this year for cutting off his own penis before attempting suicide while allegedly on drugs is shifting his career goals and is now doing stand up.

Jenny McCarthy: I Feel a Transgender Person on the Inside

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
Actress Jenny McCarthy said she feels like a transgender person on the inside, and said she'd be thrilled if her son was gay so they can shop and do her hair.


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Oh God

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Oct 22
Divine casting makes Israeli Stage's 'Oh God' not to be missed -- one would only expect this of Guy Ben-Aharon's traveling production, since the play requires the casting of divinity.

PopUps: Taylor Swift Releases White Noise 'Song;' Goes to No. 1

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
A theory has been proven: It appears that Taylor Swift, who is currently the biggest pop star in the world, could release audio of her farting and fans would fork over money to own it.

Kingpin

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Oct 22
What offends people is just plain old bad taste, in the cult classic, buddy comedy "Kingpin," which comes to Blu-ray for the first time, in both the theatrical version and the extended director's cut, with new bonus material.

Le Chef

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Cohen Media Group brings a gem of French cuisine comedy to Blu-ray. Jean Reno and Michaël Youn team up for some delectable laughs and some outright food porn.


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Group Drafts Agenda for AIDS Survivors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 4
A San Francisco-based group is putting forth an agenda for long-term survivors of the AIDS epidemic it hopes will gain traction among local and national leaders.…

North Carolina Pride Parade And Festival :: September 27, 2014

Thursday Oct 2, 2014
The 30th North Carolina Pride parade and festival was held in Durham, N.C. The event drew a record number of participants, including a performance by native North Carolinian and original member of the Village People Randy Jones.


America Says Yes to Wasabi Ginger Potato Chips

FOOD_DRINK | By Candice Choi | Oct 22
Frito-Lay says "Wasabi Ginger" won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and the two other finalists - "Mango Salsa" and "Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese."

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New Gloss on Cuba's Classic Cars

CORPORATE | Oct 22
When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the Cuban winter baseball league.

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IBM 3Q Disappoints as it Sheds 'Empty Calories'

SAVING | By Michelle Chapman | Oct 21
IBM disappointed investors, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent.

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Kyle Busch, Wife Expecting 1st Child in 2015

AUTONEWS | Oct 21
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch and his wife are expecting their first child. They made the announcement Saturday on Twitter with a professionally done photograph. The couple called it: "Now announcing our plans for the 2015 race season!"

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Obama Announces Plan to Tighten Card Security

PERSONALTECH | By Marcy Gordon, Josh Lederman | Oct 20
Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.

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New England Rakes in Millions from Leaf Peepers

By Tracee M. Herbaugh | Oct 22
On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage - they're looking at cold, hard cash.

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