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Pat Robertson: It’s OK for Christians to Be Friends With Artsy Gays

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Good news! According to televangelist Pat Robertson, although gays are bound to end up spending an eternity in hell, if you’re a faithful Christian who happens to be friend with one, you won’t incur the wrath of the almighty.

Carolyn Wiley of Tulsa holds a "Love Makes Family" sign as Oklahomans for Equality gathered at Tulsa International Airport.

Gay Marriage has Second Appellate Court Hearing

NATIONAL | By Kristi Eaton and Nicholas Riccardi | Apr 17
An appeals court in Denver is hearing its second gay marriage case in two weeks.

Attorney Charles Cooper

Prop 8 Lawyer’s Views on Gay Marriage Evolving

NATIONAL | By Julie Pace | Apr 17
The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

Michael Alig

’Party Monster’ Michael Alig to Leave Prison

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 17
Club Kid icon Michael Alig is slated to leave prison next month after serving 17-years for the murder of fellow Club Kid Andre "Angel" Melendez in 1996.

Andre Johnson a.k.a. Christ Bearer

Report: Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps Off Balcony, Survives

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 17
In a bizarre alleged suicide attempt, a rapper connected to the iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he reportedly cut off his penis and jumped off the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood home.

Director Bryan Singer

Lawsuit: Gay ’X-Men’ Director Accused of Sex Abuse of Teen Boy

NATIONAL | By Oskar Garcia | Apr 17
A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.

Former lead singer of 4 Non Blondes Linda Perry

4 Non Blondes to Reunite for 1 Night at LA Event

NATIONAL | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 17
The ’90s rock band will perform May 10 at "An Evening With Women" to benefit the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. Linda Perry, the band’s former lead singer and hit songwriter, has produced the event for years.

Hearing Set in Challenge to Arkansa’s Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Apr 17
Advocates of ending Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.

Round 2: Court Takes up Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Kristi Eaton | Apr 16
Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday.

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Plans $50M Gun Control Network

NATIONAL | By Jennifer Peltz | Apr 16
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls,.

Wis. Couple Asks Supreme Court to Nix Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Apr 16
A same-sex couple has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down the state’s gay marriage ban.