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Pastor Bert Farias

Anti-Gay Pastor: Don't Hate Me But Gays Are Possessed By Smelly Demons

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
Pastor Bert Farias, founder of Holy Fire Ministries says he doesn't want gays to hate him but they are possessed by smelly demons that pigs won't tolerate.

 CBS News shows newsman Bob Schieffer

CBS Event Marks Civil Rights Anniversary

Jul 23
A CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division.

LezFest Producer Libby Lane

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

No More Arguments in La. Gay Marriage Case

Jul 23
A federal judge has decided he doesn't need to hear more arguments in the case of a gay couple who want a Louisiana marriage license.

Check for Hep C on July 25

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.

Bruno Knight

Gay Porn Star Arrested at LAX After Attempt to Smuggle Meth in Anus

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
British gay porn star Bruno Knight used some of the skills he's picked up in the adult film industry which led to his arrest at Los Angeles Airport on June 16 for trying to traffic nearly a half lb of crystal meth from the U.S. to the U.K. via his anus.

Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage Case

By Kevin Burbach | Jul 23
The Minneapolis attorney representing the seven same-sex couples challenging North Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.

Samantha Getman, right, and Victoria Quintana show their marriage license at the Denver Clerk's office.

Federal Judge to Rule on Colorado Gay Marriage Ban

Jul 23
A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane: Straight Actors Can Play Gay Roles

Jul 23
Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said.

President Barack Obama embraces Vice President Joe Biden.

Seeking the Limelight, Biden Courts Key Dem Groups

Jul 23
Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton's perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in 2016.