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Becky Hammon Inducted Into NY Liberty Ring of Honor

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 3
The New York Liberty inducted Becky Hammon into its Ring of Honor with an official ceremony during halftime of its game against the Seattle Storm on Sunday, August 2.

'Gay and Gray' Summit Aims to Combat Discrimination in Nursing Homes

NEWS | Aug 3
An Iowa group that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights is turning its attention to a lesser-noticed segment of that population: the aging and elderly.

Founder of Russian LGBT Youth Site Fined Under 'Propaganda' Law

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 3
The founder of a Russian LGBT youth website and community was fined 50,000 roubles ($850 USD) under the country's controversial "homosexual propaganda" law.

Christian Couple Wants to Put 1,000 Anti-Gay Billboards Around the Country

NEWS | By EDGE | Aug 3
A Christian couple from Iowa who closed down their wedding business so they would not have to perform same-sex couples said they now plan on littering the country by putting up 1,000 anti-gay marriage billboards.

Owners Turning to Auctions to Sell High-End Properties

STYLE | By John Marshall | Aug 3
Once considered a last resort to dump a property that was distressed or couldn't sell, auctions have become a viable marketing option for selling luxury homes.

Snowboarders Fight to Lift Ban at Utah Ski Resort

TRAVEL | Aug 3
A group of snowboarders have reasserted their claim that a ban at Utah's Alta Ski Area amounts to discrimination, with a new appeals court filing that pushes back against the notion that their lawsuit would set off a string of discrimination suits.

12-Year-Old Boy Arrested After Allegedly Shooting at Trans Woman

NEWS | By EDGE | Aug 3
A 12-year-old boy was arrested in Orlando, Fla. Thursday after allegedly shooting at a transgender woman, who was not hit.

Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags New England

NEWS | By EDGE | Aug 3
The attack on two lesbian college students at Six Flags New England amusement park last week landed a pair of Massachusetts women in jail facing counts of assault and battery and violation of civil rights.

Walt Disney Experts Rebut Dogged Anti-Semitic Allegations

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Aug 3
Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven, Disney experts said.

British Singer and TV Host Cilla Black Dies at 72

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Aug 3
Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72.


News

Zimbabwe Accuses 2nd American of Illegally Hunting Lion

By Farai Mutsaka | Aug 3
Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.


Business

Lawsuit Accuses CVS of Overcharging for Generic Drugs

By Sudhin Thanawala | Aug 3
CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco.


Finance

Can US Housing Industry's Comeback Endure? The Outlook Dims

By Josh Boak | Jul 31
The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Or will it?


Style

Table for One? Tips for Dining Solo

By Beth J. Harpaz | Aug 3
A business trip might leave you too tired to venture out for dinner. But if you're up for something beyond room service or hotel restaurants, a good meal out is one way to brighten up long days spent in meetings.


Health/Fitness

Get 'Wet' on July 31 for National Orgasm Day

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
Today is National Orgasm Day, and the folks at Wet are happy to share their tips for celebrating the big "O." Licensed psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini shares her ideas on how to make your love life and orgasms better.


Travel

Tropical Heat Key West

By Mike Halterman | Aug 2
Tropical Heat is one of the sexiest events on the Key West gay social calendar, and any gay man who lives in Florida should experience it at least once.


Nightlife

Amanda Lepore Releases "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions"

By EDGE | Jul 30
The world's mega-famous transsexual returns to the dance floor with "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions," her long-awaited double-disc album of remixes and re-edits of classics from her acclaimed debut.