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Watch: Oklahoma Man Alleges Assault in 'Pray Away the Gay' Church Incident

Watch: Oklahoma Man Alleges Assault in 'Pray Away the Gay' Church Incident

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18
An Oklahoma man and his boyfriend allege that members of a church in Blackwell, Oklahoma, separated them, restrained one of them, and struck him in the face in an attempt to pray away the gay.

'Girls' Star Andrew Rannells Dating 'Desperate Housewives' Actor Tuc Watkins

'Girls' Star Andrew Rannells Dating 'Desperate Housewives' Actor Tuc Watkins

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
Love is in the air!

The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is launching a new program called Implanting Inspiration which will provide free dental implants for low income, underinsured individuals across the nation.

Mormon Leader Reaffirms Church's Opposition to Gay Marriage

Mormon Leader Reaffirms Church's Opposition to Gay Marriage

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Sep 18
The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed the religion's opposition to gay marriage, while explaining that leaders lifted a short-lived ban on baptisms for children of gay parents because they felt the "heartache" it caused.

Nepal's Sexual Minorities Say Progress in Rights has Stalled

Nepal's Sexual Minorities Say Progress in Rights has Stalled

NEWS | By Binaj Gurubacharya | Sep 18
Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. Even citizenship certificates and passports now allow a "non-male, non-female" ca

Buttigieg Unveils Disaster Relief Plan in Hurricane-Hit City

Buttigieg Unveils Disaster Relief Plan in Hurricane-Hit City

NEWS | By Meg Kinnard | Sep 18
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visited a South Carolina city ravaged by hurricanes twice in three years and pledged to improve the government response to disasters.

Comedian Baron Cohen Asks Judge to Dismiss Roy Moore Lawsuit

Comedian Baron Cohen Asks Judge to Dismiss Roy Moore Lawsuit

NEWS | Sep 18
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen asked a federal judge to dismiss Roy Moore's defamation lawsuit over a television segment that lampooned Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations.

Producer: 'The Rookie' Co-Star's Misconduct Claims Unfounded

Producer: 'The Rookie' Co-Star's Misconduct Claims Unfounded

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Sep 18
Actress Afton Williamson's claims of misconduct against her on the set of "The Rookie" weren't substantiated by an independent investigator, according to the ABC drama series' producer.

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | Sep 18
President Donald Trump began a California visit on Tuesday, saying he will do "something" about homelessness but offering no specifics beyond the mention of creating a task force.

Trump Outpaces Obama, Bush in Naming Ex-Lobbyists to Cabinet

Trump Outpaces Obama, Bush in Naming Ex-Lobbyists to Cabinet

NEWS | By Richard Lardner | Sep 18
In less than three years, Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they're regulating.


News

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for 'Overcomers' of Homosexuality

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for 'Overcomers' of Homosexuality

PRIDE | By Sam Cronin | Sep 17
Two Pulse nightclub shooting survivors organized a march last Saturday to connect so-called "overcomers" of homosexuality. This takes place shortly after a petition has gained thousands of signatures to ban conversion therapy.


Entertainment

 Review :: Chained for Life

Review :: Chained for Life

MOVIES | By Frank J. Avella | Sep 18
This provocative film is also a film-within-a-film that seems to blur the lines of what's going on in the lives of the actors filming the film while they're filming the film.


Business

EU Chief: The Risk of A No-Deal Brexit "Remains Very Real"

EU Chief: The Risk of A No-Deal Brexit "Remains Very Real"

FINANCE | By Mark Carlson and Samuel Petrequin | Sep 18
The risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce deal remains "very real," European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker declared Wednesday as EU lawmakers debated the ramifications of a no-deal Brexit.


Technology

Gaming Heavyweights Raise $17M for New Esports Network

Gaming Heavyweights Raise $17M for New Esports Network

VIDEO GAMES | By Jake Seiner | Sep 18
A new venture backed by many of video gaming's biggest publishers is unveiling a network that hopes to be to esports what ESPN has been to traditional sports.


Cars

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

AUTO NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.


Style

Benetton Makes a Splash on the Eve of Milan Fashion Week

Benetton Makes a Splash on the Eve of Milan Fashion Week

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Sep 18
The storied family-owned knitwear brand is seeking to make waves inside the world of Italian fashion under the artistic guidance of French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac.


Nightlife

 Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

MUSIC | By Sam Cronin | Sep 16
The House of Blues may seem like too small a venue to have a wall of death to open up, but when the crowd respects a band as much as Wednesday's crowd did Babymetal, anything is possible. Read our EDGE review of the show, accompanied by Avatar, here.