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Manslaughter Conviction in Park Death

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 1
A man who had been accused of intentionally choking to death another man in San Francisco's Buena Vista Park in 2011 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter last week.

Emma Hunton as Elphaba

Wicked

By Adam Brinklow | Sep 1
Joe Mantello's touring "Wicked" at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts demonstrates that any production of a familiar show has the potential to change minds.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam, left, waves to fans

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

Joan Rivers and daughter Melissa Rivers attend an E! Network upfront event last year in New York in June 2013

Melissa Rivers: I'm keeping fingers crossed

Aug 31
Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Former Gov. Charlie Crist asks current Gov. Rick Scott to stop banning gay marriage

Charlie Crist Asks FL Gov. to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 31
Florida's Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist has done a complete 180, now supports gay marriage, and has written an open letter to current Florida Governor Rick Scott asking him to stop defending the state's gay marriage ban in court.

Faces of Pride :: NYC Parties

Aug 31
NY Pride was more than a weekend. Check out some of the parties both before and during the June event.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo

Sam Cut From Rams, But May Still Have NFL Future

By R.B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Twenty others were cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, all of them mere footnotes. For Sam, it meant a roadblock in his journey to become the first openly gay player to make an NFL roster.

Mary Lambert Spills 'Secrets' With New Single and CD

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 31
In her newly released single "Secrets," Lambert sings about her bipolar disorder, her highly dysfunctional family, and other "secrets" which she chooses to reveal. But first, an interview...

Virginia Senate chamber

VA State Senate Shifts to GOP, But GLBT Bills May Still Gain Traction

By John Riley | Aug 31
Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state's General Assembly and further thwarting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) legislative agenda.

Theo Green (Zachary Booth) and his mother Celia Green (Patricia Clarkson) in director Tom Dolby s 'Last Weekend.'

Serious Cinema: Fall Films Roll Out

By David Lamble | Aug 31
For the serious film buff, Labor Day kicks off an intense season when American filmmakers, studio-based and indie alike, compete like drunken sailors for the eyes and ears of every North American filmgoer. Here are some picks for cinema lovers.