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Election Year Politics Complicate Passage of Michigan Anti-Discrimination Law

Sep 21
For almost a year, advocates of prohibiting discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity geared their strategy to this month.

Avoiding the Home of the Hard-Up

By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Sep 21
Between the Dutch tulip bubble and the U.S. housing bubble, there have been many other bubbles that have grown and burst. It seems that no matter how many calamities investors experience, they run from bubble to bubble like hipsters to trends.

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge :: This Is M.E.

By Joel Martens | Sep 21
Melissa Etheridge is one of the most popular singer/songwriters of our generation, with millions in album sales and multiple Grammy nominations. If there ever was a singer/songwriter who represented the LGBT community artistically and in music, she is it.

'Tranny' and 'Gay' Joke Didn't Offend Pres: Obama Pens Letter Praising Rivers

By EDGE | Sep 21
In a recent marathon length edition of E! network's "Fashion Police," Melissa Rivers, daughter to the late actress comedienne spoke with hosts about a letter of condolence she received from the White House following her mother's death

Lady Gaga: It's a Very Happy Time in My Life

By Mesfin Fekadu | Sep 21
After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up.

Are You At Risk for Osteoporosis?

By John Maroussas | Sep 21
Osteoporosis is a very common condition that makes bones weak and more likely to break easily. Whether or not you think you may be at risk, here are some tips to keep your bones dense and strong as the years pass.

Luau! :: Orlando Bear Bash 2014

By Mike Halterman | Sep 21
The Orlando Bear Bash, an annual party for bears, leather enthusiasts, and their admirers, is returning for another fun year of parties and get-togethers beginning Sept. 25. This year the theme is a festive and Hawaiian "Bear Luau."

Mayor Ed Lee

SF Bids to Host 2018 AIDS Confab

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 21
San Francisco is a finalist to host the 22nd International AIDS Conference, set to take place in 2018.

2015 Cadillac Escalade

Redesigned 2015 Escalade Remains Breed All Its Own

By Ann M. Job | Sep 21
Cadillac's flagship Escalade sport utility vehicle keeps its bold, distinctive style and immense proportions after a major redesign for 2015.

Colors & Patterns :: Some Rules to Follow

By Joel Martens | Sep 20
When you look at what is being said in print online or by celebrity designers, the advice on what is "in" is as varied as stars burning in the sky. Here are some hints to help cut through the clutter.