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  • Irwin Held dies at 87; longtime owner of Barney's Beanery

    Irwin Held dies at 87; longtime owner of Barney's Beanery
    Irwin Held, whose license-plate-festooned West Hollywood beer-and-burger spot drew praise from rock stars but protests from gay rights activists, has died. He was 87. Held died Monday in his Los Angeles home, family members said. He had a kidney...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’ TV spot features alien battle scenes in space

     
    A new TV spot for “Ender's Game” is light on dialogue but heavy on space battle action scenes. The one-minute […]...
  • Guido Barilla says pasta maker will never show gay families in ads

    Guido Barilla says pasta maker will never show gay families in ads
    Is Barilla pasta taking a page out of the Chick Fil-A anti-gay playbook? The Italian pasta company is receiving heat after its chairman said Wednesday in a radio interview that the company would "never use homosexual couples" in its advertisements. ...
  • Prop. 8 legal team joins fight against Virginia's gay marriage ban

    Prop. 8 legal team joins fight against Virginia's gay marriage ban
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Los Angeles-based gay rights group that launched the federal challenge of Proposition 8 has hired high-powered attorneys Theodore B. Olson and David Boies to challenge Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The American Foundation...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’: To deflate boycott, Lionsgate shuns Orson Scott Card

     
    Trying to impede a boycott of its “Ender's Game” movie sparked by anti-gay-marriage remarks made by the book's author, Lionsgate has issued […]...
  • Montenegro gay rights clash could slow bid to join European Union

    Montenegro gay rights clash could slow bid to join European Union
    Hundreds of anti-gay demonstrators in the former Yugoslav republic of Montenegro may have set back their country’s bid to join the European Union on Wednesday with their rock-throwing protest against a gay pride march. At the first known pride...
  • 'Darling' takes on spirituality in Richard Rodriguez's terms

    'Darling' takes on spirituality in Richard Rodriguez's terms
    Richard Rodriguez's "Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography" appears at first to have been mistitled; it is neither a book about the spirit, strictly, nor an autobiography in any common sense. Rather, it's a collection of essays — some of which were...
  • Group fined after alleged dirty tricks against gay San Diego candidate

    Group fined after alleged dirty tricks against gay San Diego candidate
    SAN DIEGO -- A political action committee that apparently formed last year to hurt the San Diego mayoral bid of Carl DeMaio by reminding voters that he is gay has been fined $7,500 for violating campaign disclosure laws. The group, called...
  • Putin promises no discrimination against gays at Russia Olympics

    Putin promises no discrimination against gays at Russia Olympics
    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin is attempting to allay fears about Russia’s new anti-gay law, saying there will be no discrimination during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. “We can be absolutely sure...
  • Germany's Thomas Bach elected IOC president

    Germany's Thomas Bach elected IOC president
    BUENOS AIRES — Thomas Bach was doing media interviews Tuesday when Dmitry Chernyshenko, head of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic organizing committee, interrupted to hand Bach a cellphone. On the line was Russian President Vladimir Putin, the first...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’: New propaganda posters appeal to honor, fear

     
    An exploding spacecraft and a regiment of troops are the subjects of two new posters for the film “Ender's Game.” […]...