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Airbnb Rep Asks Host to Take Down Homoerotic Pic

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
A staffer with the popular service Airbnb is making headlines this week after asking a New York City party planner to remove a homoerotic photo from his listing even though she found the image "captivating."

Arguments Set in Challenge to Alaska's Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Jul 24
Arguments are scheduled for October in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.

NY Agencies Collecting More Gender Data

NATIONAL | Jul 24
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.

Attorney Mari Newman, center, talks with members of the media, as she stands with her plaintiffs and their supporters following a court hearing on sam sex marriage at the Federal District Court, in Denver.

Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Struck, Appeal Awaits

NATIONAL | Jul 24
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

Judge Strikes Down Colo. Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

NATIONAL | Jul 23
A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.

The LGBT Guide to Comic-Con 2014

NATIONAL | By Kevin Taft | Jul 23
Headed to Comic-Con this weekend? EDGE's Comic-Con guru Kevin Taft offers a guide as to what to catch over this major entertainment event (with a focus on LGBT content).

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen

Wis. AG: Gay Marriage Isn't a Fundamental Right

NATIONAL | Jul 23
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause doesn't cover sexual orientation the same way it does gender discrimination and there's no fundamental right for gay couples to marry.

Appeal Court Asked to Unblock Florida Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | Jul 23
Attorneys for a Florida Keys gay couple have turned to a state appeals court to lift a judge's order blocking them from getting married.

 CBS News shows newsman Bob Schieffer

CBS Event Marks Civil Rights Anniversary

NATIONAL | 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.

No More Arguments in La. Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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.