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NGLCC Urges Charlotte Lawmakers to Pass Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Feb 9
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is urging the Charlotte City Council in North Carolina to approve a non-discrimination ordinance this week.

Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Emotional Reading Coming Out Letter

Feb 9
British actor Ian McKellen got emotional reading a coming out letter from Michael Tolliver, the fictional character from Armistead Maupin's novel series "Tales of the City," during a recent series from "Letters Live."

Red Lobster Enjoys Sales Surge After Mention in Beyonce Song

Feb 9
Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

Georgia Anti-Discrimination Measure Advances, But Expansion Denied

By Kathleen Foody | Feb 9
A Georgia House panel approved a bill preventing businesses from discriminating based on race, country of origin or religion, a federal standard first set in the mid-1960s, after Republican members rejected an effort to add protection for LGBT people.

Gay Rights Advocates Sue Over Arrest at Silent Protest

Feb 9
Three gay rights activists have filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky State Police, alleging their rights were violated last summer when they were arrested for silently protesting an event at the state fair.

New England Mops Up as Snow Falls on East Coast

By Mark Pratt | Feb 9
A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.

US Senator Calls for Investigation of Cruise Ship in Storm

By Freida Frisaro | Feb 9
Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.

Porn Actress Drops $500K Assault Lawsuit Against Josh Duggar

Feb 8
A porn actress has dropped her $500,000 assault lawsuit against reality TV personality Josh Duggar amid evidence that her claims were fabricated.

Mich. Senate OKs Bill Banning Anal Sex, Punishable By Up to 15 Years

Feb 8
Despite the Supreme Court's landmark 2003 ruling on Lawrence v. Texas, which banned sodomy laws, the Michigan Senate passed a bill Thursday reaffirming the state's unconstitutional ban on anal sex.

Arkansas Supreme Court Race Pits Judge vs Little Rock Lawyer

By Andrew Demillo | Feb 8
The race for an open seat on the Arkansas Supreme Court pits a state judge who once advocated banning gays and lesbians from fostering and adopting children against a Little Rock lawyer who touts his lack of political experience as an asset.

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