Paula Deen Distances Herself From Posted 'I Love Lucy' Photo

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Jul 7
Paula Deen didn't post a 2011 Halloween costume photo on her Twitter account showing her son Bobby in dark makeup as "I Love Lucy" character Ricky Ricardo, and the social media manager responsible for it was fired, Deen's spokesman said.

Kansas Gov. Issues Order to Protect Foes of Marriage Equality

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 7
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has issued an executive order aimed at protecting clergy, religious leaders, and religious groups from being penalized by the state for opposing same-sex marriage.

Biden to Hail Gay Marriage Ruling in NYC Appearance

NEWS | By Josh Lederman | Jul 7
Vice President Joe Biden will hail the recent Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide in an appearance in New York.

Frankie Valenti (aka Johnny Hazzard) Takes a New Direction With 'Tiger Orange'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Bill Biss | Jul 7
Frankie Valenti has received strong reviews for his narrative feature film debut "Tiger Orange," in which he plays the wilder of two gay brothers. He is, though, no stranger to the camera having spent the last decade as porn superstar Johnny Hazzard.

Broadway Theatergoer Tries to Recharge Phone in Onstage Plug

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Jul 7
There's loud talking and, of course, phones ringing. But theater etiquette might have taken a turn for the bizarre last week when a patron at Broadway's "Hand to God" climbed onstage before the show to try to recharge his phone in an outlet.

Desperately Seeking an Audience, Sarah Palin to Stop Charging for Online Vids

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 7
A month after being let go as a political commentator for Fox News, attention junkie Sarah Palin is looking to build (or retain) her audience by doing away with subscription fees for The Sarah Palin Channel.

Federal, Indiana Authorities Raid Home of Subway Spokesman

NEWS | By Tom Murphy | Jul 7
FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog.

RAD Remedy Launches Health Database for Queer/Trans Communities

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 7
RAD Remedy brings a Yelp-style database designed specifically to connect trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer people to safe, affirming, and comprehensive care nationwide.

Limbaugh Accuses Clinton of Faking Viral Pic of Gay Kid Crying

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 7
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh is making headlines Tuesday after claiming 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton faked a viral photo of a crying gay child, which came from the popular photography blog Humans of New York.

Santorum Stands By Claim: SCOTUS Ruling 'Disrupts the Foundation of the World'

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 7
According to long-shot 2016 presidential hopeful Rick Santorum (R), there isn't anything about the disrupted foundation of the world that a little heterosexual marriage with children can't fix.


More Alabama Counties Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses

Additional Alabama counties on Monday said they were now willing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, as some opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage nationwide fades away.


Final News of the World Journalist Sentenced Over Hacking

LEGAL | By Jill Lawless | Jul 7
Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been sentenced.


Hamptons Building Backlash

REAL ESTATE | By Frank Eltman | Jul 7
Mansions are as synonymous with the Hamptons as manicured lawns and white sandy beaches. But some in tony villages on eastern Long Island are looking to slow down, or even stop, a growing trend of building ever-larger homes on small lots.


Dior and More as Paris Couture Week Continues

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jul 7
Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show, hosted in a timeless conservatory in Paris. It was the highlight of Monday's fall-winter 2015-16 Paris Couture Week.


Cytodyn Expands Clinical Apps for Pro 140 Beyond HIV Therapy

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jul 6
CytoDyn Inc. announced that recent research data has expanded the potential clinical indications for PRO 140, now in Phase 3 for the treatment of HIV, to include certain inflammatory diseases, autoimmunity, transplantation and cancer.


Atlantic City Bets on Non-Gambling Attractions

By Wayne Parry | Jul 7
Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working.