Archives for October 2013

Monthly Archives: October 2013

Top News National

Two-Thirds of Americans Believe Marriage is Inevitable

The new survey also reveals a clear majority (60 percent) of gay and lesbian adults also would consider declining a job promotion if it required them to transfer to a state where same-sex marriages were not recognized. ...
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Top News Entertainment

Inside Look: Pink’s Truth About Love Tour

She moves with muscular verve, whether she's belting ballads barefoot or swinging from a steel chandelier. It is breathtaking to see a body like Pink's—ripped, broad, uncompromisingly strong—swinging from aerial scarves typically adorned by waifish ballerina-types. ...
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Entertainment

Johnny Weir Retires from Skating, Joins NBC for the Sochi Olympics

Weir announced his retirement and also stated that he has been retained by NBC as a commentator on skating events it covers, including at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia next February. ...
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Top News Sports

Storm Open House at KeyArena November 17

Topics will range from a recap of 2013 to player development and overseas play. Throughout the event, Storm fans will have the opportunity to explore available seating options for season ticket renewal, new season tickets or mini plans for the upcoming season. ...
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Top News Local

Grocery Strike Averted: Tentative Deal Reached

With less than 90 minutes left before grocery workers walked off the job at Safeway, QFC, Fred Meyer, and Albertson’s employers reached a tentative agreement in a contract battle that had dragged on for more than six months. ...
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Entertainment

Neil Patrick Harris is Hedwig: Glitter and All

Harris, who first appeared on Broadway in 2004 in Assassins, will be returning to the Great White Way to play the East German transgender singer in the rock band Hedwig and the Angry Inch. ...
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Top News Politics National

Oral Arguments Heard in WI Domestic Partnershi​p Case

Wednesday Lambda Legal presented oral arguments on behalf of Fair Wisconsin and five same-sex couples in the Wisconsin Supreme Court, asking the court to uphold the state’s domestic partnership law as constitutional. ...
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Travel

Residence Inn by Marriott Hosts Family Twitter Party

On November 6, 2013 from 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET, families and experts representing the LGBT community will participate in a conversation that aims to provide travel resources, tips, as well as stories of inspiration. ...
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Top News National

Conviction Appeal Sought in HIV Criminal Case

Lambda Legal filed an appeal in the Iowa Supreme Court of the conviction of Nick Rhoades, an HIV-positive Iowan who was initially sentenced to 25 years and required to register as a sex offender based on a one-time sexual encounter with another man during which they used a condom. ...
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Entertainment

Rosie, Pink, Indigo Girls Join Lauper for ‘Home for the Holidays’ Concert

Cyndi Lauper will be joined on stage this year by P!nk, Josh Groban, Susan Sarandon, Nelly Furtado, the Indigo Girls, Rosie O’Donnell, Ingrid Michaelson, The Hives, Matt & Kim, Hunter Valentine, The Cliks, and returning host Carson Kressley. ...
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