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A Secret Service police officer holds a weapon as he stands near an entrance to the White House

Security Breached: Intruder Gets Into White House

By Josh Lederman | Sep 20
The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.

Amelia Broome as Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd"

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

By Michael Cox | Sep 20
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

Montana Gay Couple Denied Communion After Marriage

Sep 20
A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after a new priest at a Roman Catholic church in central Montana learned they had been married in a civil ceremony more than a year ago.

Getting to Know the Dystopia of Fox's 'Utopia'

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 20
Fox's new reality show "Utopia," is far from perfect, it's riddled with problems, but it's easily one of the most fascinating shows on television right now.

Philly Lawmaker Requests Gay Bashing Be Investigated by Feds

By EDGE | Sep 20
While the brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia last week has caused an outcry from many in Pennsylvania to extend the state's current hate crime law to cover sexual orientation, one lawmaker is appealing to the federal government.

Billie Allen

Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for League of Pro Theatre Women

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 20
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Actor Tim Bagley will perform at 'Celebrity Autobiography.'

Celebrating Silly Celebs :: 'Autobiography' Actors on the Show

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 20
When "Celebrity Autobiography" performs at Feinstein's At the Nikko on September 20 and 21, audiences will have a chance to laugh at, and with, all those "shocking" tell-all autobiographies.

"Gotham" airs on Fox

Fall TV Preview :: 16 New Shows

By Mike Halterman | Sep 20
One of my favorite times of year is the new fall TV season. Who knows, you might find yourself addicted to 2014′s newest hit! Here are 16 shows to watch out for.

Bianca Del Rio, fresh from her victory on 'Ru Paul's Drag Race,' will be appearing at the Castro Theatre

Out There :: Bah Humbuggery in High Heels

By Roberto Friedman | Sep 20
At the Out There desk, we have put away our white shoes. It's after Labor Day, after all. But it's beginning to look a lot like you-know-what, so it's time to do a Dawn Davenport and unearth those cha-cha heels.

The leather flag flies as swirled by a flagger at 2013's Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair's Fascinating History

By Race Bannon | Sep 20
On Sunday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the folks at Folsom Street Events, along with countless volunteers, will mount the granddaddy of all leather events, Folsom Street Fair, now in its 31st year.