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'The Fosters' Creators Defends Young Same-Sex Kiss

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 6
ABC Family's show "The Fosters" made headlines (and history) this week when two 13-year-old characters had a same-sex kiss. But some people are taking issue, which has led to the show's creators defending the scene.

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Food for the Hungry Celebrates International Women's Day

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 6
Sunday, March 8 is International Women's Day and this year's theme is "Make it Happen." Food for the Hungry (FH) is "making it happen" by providing the skills and training needed to lift women out of poverty.

'The Fosters' Creators Defends Young Same-Sex Kiss

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 6
ABC Family's show "The Fosters" made headlines (and history) this week when two 13-year-old characters had a same-sex kiss. But some people are taking issue, which has led to the show's creators defending the scene.

50 Years After Selma, Biden Ties Gay Rights to Civil Rights

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | Mar 6
Vice President Joe Biden says the same human rights that African Americans fought for in Selma, Alabama, are at stake for gay rights activists today.

Colorful 'Body Sculptor' Due Back in Murder Trial

CRIME | By Maryclaire Dale | Mar 6
A Gothic hip hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections.

Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles Dies at 88

NATIONAL | By Jake Coyle | Mar 6
Albert Maysles, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer feature-length nonfiction movies that used lightweight, hand-held cameras to spontaneously record the lives of both the famous and the unexamined, has died. He was 88.

Facebook, Apple & Other Mega Companies File Gay Marriage Brief

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 6
Nearly 380 companies, including Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, have filed a friend-of-the-court-brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the justices to overturn a lower court ruling that bans same-sex marriage.

Artists to March on Mass. State House

LOCAL | By EDGE | Mar 6
On March 25, before the House and Senate release their respective budgets, MASSCreative will bring together the broad arts and cultural community for Arts Matter Advocacy Day. The public is encouraged to join.

Madonna: Working Out Saved Me From Injuries After Fall

NATIONAL | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 6
Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much after falling during her performance at the Brit Awards.

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey to File Pro-Gay Marriage Brief

NATIONAL | Mar 6
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey plans to file a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the federal Constitution prohibits discrimination against same-sex marriage.

NJ Gay Man Files Discrimination Suit After Being Fired From Red Robin

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 6
A man from New Jersey has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit, claiming he was fired from his general manager position at a Red Robin in West Nyack, New York, because he is gay.

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