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The Mozilla Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the tech company behind the Firefox browser, looks to move beyond its CEO controversy and is the lead sponsor for the upcoming Bay Area Youth Summit

Mozilla Sponsors Bay Area LGBT Youth Summit

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 24
The lead sponsor for a Bay Area LGBT youth summit taking place in San Francisco’s gay Castro district next weekend will be the Mozilla Foundation, organizers disclosed to the Bay Area Reporter.

Musab Musmari

Seattle Gay Club Arson Suspect Provoked by ’Sex Slave’ Email?

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
The man accused of attempting of setting a popular Seattle gay club on fire on New Years Eve may have been provoked to do so via an explicit email.

Plaintiffs, attorneys and supporters walk out of federal court where a federal judge heard oral arguments in two cases challenging Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Gets Day in Court

NATIONAL | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Apr 24
Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

Iris House invites all to the Women as the Face of AIDS Summit

Iris House Hosts Women as the Face of AIDS Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a program of Iris House, the New York, Harlem-based AIDS service organization that has been helping women living with HIV for 20 years.

The Men’s Event Hits 20!

LOCAL | By Douglas Baulf | Apr 23
The Men’s Event, billed as "Boston’s biggest night on the town for more than 1,300 gay and bi men, transgender people, and allies," is set for Saturday.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Over Gay Marriage Support

POLITICS | Apr 23
A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster Ties the Knot

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Jodie Foster reportedly married her girlfriend of nearly a year last weekend.

Carolyn Sherer, left, looks at her new exhibit featuring images of young people with varied sexual identities and preferences during the installation work in Birmingham, Ala.

Photos Explore Dynamics of Youths’ Sexual Identity

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Apr 23
A photography exhibit opening Wednesday at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute puts a face on such young people while exploring the difficult dynamics of family acceptance of their identities in the South.

Taj Patterson

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December.

Stephen Kovacev at this year’s Boston Marathon

Long-Term AIDS Survivor Runs Boston Marathon for Victims

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On Monday, April 21, long-term AIDS survivor Stephen Kovacev returned to run in this year’s Boston Marathon, in honor of those who lost their lives.