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OutQ is Reportedly Out of Business: Sirius XM Axes Gay Channel

Feb 10
Michael Musto of OUT is reporting that after nearly 13 years, Sirius OutQ, the first all-LGBT radio station, will be calling it quits after Friday.

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Man Convicted of Killing Gay Banker in 90s Speaks Out After Prison Release

NATIONAL | Feb 11
A Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a gay banker in 1991 was released from prison in December, after serving a 23-year sentence, and is exclusively speaking out to ABC's Houston-affiliate station KTRK.

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

NATIONAL | By Seth Borenstein | Feb 11
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

W.Va. Lesbians Allegedly Called 'An Abomination' by County Clerk

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 11
When a lesbian couple from West Virginia went to get their marriage license last week, they were dismayed and humiliated to find that it came with a message of condemnation from the deputy clerk that issued it.

Even Before Controversy, Blacks Cool to Oscars Telecast

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Feb 11
The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.

Detroit Youth Passages Paper Documents Social Stigma on Vulnerable Youth

FAMILY | Feb 11
Detroit Youth Passages research suggests that those who reside in socially and economically marginalized places may be marked by a 'stigma of place' that influences their sense of self, daily experiences, and relations with outsiders.

Italian Pol Evokes Holocaust, Allegedly Says He'd Send a Gay Son to Furnace

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 11
As the battle over civil unions for LGBT couples in Italy continues, a right wing senator is making headlines for allegedly saying that he would burn his son if he were gay.

Young Adults Swipe Right on Tinder, But is It Just a Game?

NATIONAL | By Tali Abrel | Feb 11
Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.

Gay Imam Helps Young Muslims Balance Religion, Sexuality

RELIGION | By Nadine Achoui-Lesage and Greg Keller | Feb 11
Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.

Rentboy.com CEO Reportedly Working to Cut Deal on Charges

CRIME | Feb 11
The former CEO of Rentboy.com is reportedly working on cutting a plea deal after he plead not guilty Wednesday to charges of promoting prostitution and money laundering.

Indonesia Warns Messaging Apps to Drop Same-Sex Emoticons

INTERNATIONAL | By Niniek Karmini | Feb 11
Indonesia's government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.

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