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Seniors More Accepting of Gay Couples in Assisted Living Facilities, Study Shows

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Saturday Nov 1, 2014
A new study out of Miami suggests that Americans are much more accepting of gay couples in assisted living facilities than previously thought, especially seniors.

A Guide To Starting Your Family Via Surrogate

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
Gay male couples who want to have a biological child of their own must often engage in a long and expensive process involving a gestational surrogate. EDGE can help make it easier!

A Look at Apple CEO's Coming Out

NATIONAL | By Mae Anderson | Oct 31
Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes.

Judge to Hold Hearing in Kansas Gay Marriage Suit

NATIONAL | Oct 31
A federal judge is to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage.

Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

NATIONAL | By Robert F. Bukaty | Oct 31
Kaci Hickox can travel unrestricted after a Maine judge rejected the state's bid to limit her movements as a medical worker who has treated Ebola patients

Brittany Maynard: New Face of Right-to-Die

NATIONAL | By Sharon Cohen | Oct 31
Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.

'Drag Race' Stars Featured in Starbucks's 1st LGBT-Friendly Ad

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 31
"Drag Race" stars Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano are featured in Starbucks' first LGBT-friendly commercial.

Man Found Dead in NYC Hotel Tycoon's Bathtub

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 30
A young bioengineering graduate has died of an apparent drug overdose after he was found unconscious Wednesday morning in the bathtub of a New York hotel tycoon's apartment in Manhattan.

Poll: Economy, Other Issues Overshadow Abortion

NATIONAL | By Nicholas Riccardi and Jennifer Agiesta | Oct 30
As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage.

Judges to Hear Case of San Diego Man Arrested for Wearing Gladiator Kilt

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 30
The case of a man arrested for public nudity in 2011 for wearing a leather gladiator kilt during the city's annual Gay Pride Parade is now making its way through the court system.

Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies at 71

NATIONAL | By Bob Salsberg | Oct 30
Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics and effective use of technology to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.