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Oregon Gay Marriage Lawyers Awarded Legal Fees

Aug 22
A federal judge has approved more than $133,000 in legal fees to one group of lawyers in Oregon's gay marriage case.

UK Comic Challenges WBC to Protest in Iraq, Members Accept

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church have accepted an offer made by a British comedian, who challenged the "God Hates Fags" church to bring their protesting ways to Iraq.

Ptown Carnival - TDance @ the Boatslip :: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 22
After the Carnival Parade, the TDance at the Boatslip was the place to be. See who was there.

Timothy Rumney

Gay Man Allegedly Attacked in London for Holding Partner's Hand

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
A gay man is opening up after he said he was attacked in London for holding his boyfriend's hand.

Ptown Carnival Comic Book Capers :: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 22
Commercial Street became home to the Justice League of America, the Avengers & RuPaul's Drag Race at this year's Carnival "Comic Book Capers" celebration - check out the photos!

President Barack Obama

Obama Faces Tough Options in Iraq and Syria

By Robert Burns | Aug 22
At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria.

Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, left, embraces Dr. Bruce Ribner, medical director of Emory's Infectious Disease Unit.

American Ebola Doc Urges Help Fighting Outbreak

By Kathleen Foody | Aug 22
As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in.

Protesters march Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

National Guard to Withdraw From a Quieter Ferguson

By Alan Scher Zagier and Jim Salter | Aug 22
The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Miley Cyrus (left) being ... uh .. checked for ticks by a dancer onstage at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam.

No Twerking For You!: Miley Banned From Dominican Republic

By EDGE | Aug 22
It looks like until she cleans up her act and stops "promoting lesbian sex," Miley Cyrus will have to keep her party in the U.S.A - or at least out of the Dominican Republic - for now.

Same-Sex Couple Settle Wedding Venue Dispute

Aug 22
The owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away.