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Judge Who's Against Gay Adoption Misses Disciplinary Hearing

Judge Who's Against Gay Adoption Misses Disciplinary Hearing

NEWS | Dec 15
A Kentucky judge has not put up a defense at a hearing stemming from his moral objections to hear adoption cases involving same-sex couples.

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

NEWS | By Bernard McGhee | Dec 15
They made music that inspired legions of fans.

Unique Premise Helps 'Search Party' Find its Following

Unique Premise Helps 'Search Party' Find its Following

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Dec 15
Star Alia Shawkat, along with fellow executive producers Rogers, Lilly Burns and Sara-Violet Bliss chatted about "Search Party" to The Associated Press ahead of Sunday's season finale.

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

Transgender folks get comprehensive medical services from Cedars-Sinai, including gender-affirming and plastic surgeries, hormone management and mental health counseling.

Will Omarosa Fight Her 'Black Woman Civil War' As an Army of One?

Will Omarosa Fight Her 'Black Woman Civil War' As an Army of One?

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
Is a "Bye Felicia" gone viral the first shot fired in a "black woman civil war?" According to recently ousted White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman it is. But given her unpopularity among women of color in the media, she may be fighting alone.

Pastor Blames Moore's Election Loss on Alabama's Love of Pornography

Pastor Blames Moore's Election Loss on Alabama's Love of Pornography

NEWS | Dec 15
"Kill the Gays" Pastor Kevin Swanson took time on his radio program Wednesday to reflect on anti-LGBTQ Alabama former jurist Roy Moore's historical loss to Democrat Doug Jones in the special election for the United States Senate.

Happiness Expert Offers 3 Tips to Combat Food-Related Holiday Guilt  

Happiness Expert Offers 3 Tips to Combat Food-Related Holiday Guilt  

Dr. Rachel Hershenberg offers powerful, evidence-based strategies to help you conquer low motivation and avoid negative moods by actively making positive choices in small, everyday moments.

Merck and UNESCO Empower African Women and Youth in STEM

Merck and UNESCO Empower African Women and Youth in STEM

NEWS | Dec 15
As part of Merck STEM program For Women and Youth, Merck Foundation held their "UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit."

3 Openly Gay Athletes Could Be Headed to the Winter Olympics

3 Openly Gay Athletes Could Be Headed to the Winter Olympics

NEWS | Dec 15
Three openly gay athletes could compete on Team USA at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year.

The Force is Strong in Texas Holiday Lights

The Force is Strong in Texas Holiday Lights

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
A San Antonio man has finished a tricked-out Christmas light display with a Star Wars theme. It features more than 15,000 lights galactic-style music.


News

'Nobody Saved Us': Man Describes Youth in 'Cult'

'Nobody Saved Us': Man Describes Youth in 'Cult'

RELIGION | Dec 15
Jamey Anderson says his time in Word of Faith Fellowship was a hell of physical and emotional abuse. Now, he's determined to speak out about the North Carolina-based church so no more kids go through what he says he suffered.


Entertainment

 Review :: Twelfth Night
Fire Island, NY

Review :: Twelfth Night

THEATRE | By Jonathan Leaf | Dec 14
This "Twelfth Night" is a very fine show. It's also a fine Christmas show. If you love Shakespeare, you should go see it. If you love Christmas, you should see it.

 Review :: The Ballad Of Lefty Brown

Review :: The Ballad Of Lefty Brown

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Dec 15
The compass for Jared Moshe's "The Ballad of Lefty Brown" is completely off-kilter. It goes east, south and north, but as a Western the movie never finds the way to its intended destination.


Business

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

CORPORATE | Dec 15
European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020.


Finance

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

REAL ESTATE | Dec 7
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and the struggle for resources and housing can sometimes be difficult.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones and Ronald Montoya | Dec 15
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.


Health/Fitness

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

HEALTH | Dec 14
Patients with early stage lung cancer live longer when they receive a lobectomy -- the most common type of operation for the disease -- rather than a less extensive operation or radiation treatment.


Travel

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 15
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month.


Nightlife

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Valanni held their annual Toys for Tots event that was super-sized to include Bravo's Teresa Giudice from the RHONJ and friends from PhiladelphiaStyle! The host and Emcee was Brittany Lynn and featured Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera and Lady Geisha.