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Elena Kagan

Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Sep 22
Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

t.A.T.u

t.A.T.u. Singer Condemns Bandmate for Anti-Gay Comments

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 22
The other half of t.A.T.u. is coming out in support for the LGBT community after her former bandmate came under fire last week for saying she would condemn her son if he grows up to be gay during a talk show on Russian TV.

Israeli Gay Party Promoter in Hot Water Over ISIS Ad Campaign

By EDGE | Sep 22
An Israeli gay event promoter is in hot water over the use of sexualized imagery inspired by the radical Islamic terror group ISIS's executions featured in advertising materials used to promote a gay Friday night party.

Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple: 10 Million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Sold

Sep 22
Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

Citing Joan Rivers Death, Rick Perry Backs Abortion Clinic Law

Sep 22
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers' death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation's second-most populous state.

Turning Pop on Its Ear: Uncovering the Strange Futuristic World of PC Music

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 22
Unpacking the uncanny world of PC Music -- an online-only music "label" / collective that's holding up a fun house mirror to Top 40 pop jams.

A model wears an outfit by designer Burberry Prorsum during their Spring/Summer 15 show at London Fashion Week.

5 Trends From London Fashion Week

By Sylvia Hui | Sep 22
Fashion insiders got a taste of spring style trends at London Fashion Week. Here's a round-up of some of the hottest looks, from girly ballerina skirts to sporty sandals.

California Adopts Olive Oil Labeling Standards

Sep 22
The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California-produced olive oil that will require makers to prove their product really is extra-virgin olive oil if the label on the bottle says so.

Last Stretch of NYC's High Line Opens

By Verena Dobnik | Sep 22
The last stretch of New York's High Line opened Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.

Jane Clementi, right, answers a question as she sits with husband, Joseph Clementi

Clementi Family Becomes Advocates After Gay Son's Suicide

By Sean Carlin | Sep 22
Four years after his death, the Clementis have used the pain they still feel every day to encourage acceptance and eradicate bullying.