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Settlements Reached in Chicago Clergy Abuse Cases

The Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday it had agreed to pay more than $12.6 million to settle lawsuits by 16 people who accused priests of sexual abuse.

Accomplice to Singh's Death Sentenced

A 22-year-old man from Sacramento, Calif., has been sentenced to 150 days in jail for his role in the death of a gay immigrant, the Associated Press reported Friday.

Canada Denies Entry to Westboro Baptist Church Members

The Canadian government has notified border patrol guards to prevent extremist antigay church leader Fred Phelps from entering the country, the Canadian Press reported Friday.

Presidential Debate Commission Chooses Moderators

The Commission on Presidential Debates has named Jim Lehrer and Gwen Ifill of PBS, Tom Brokaw of NBC News, and Bob Schieffer of CBS News as moderators of the three presidential debates and one vice presidential face-off.

Tenn. Church Rampage Suspect Eyes Insanity Defense

An unemployed truck driver accused in a fatal church shooting plans an insanity defense for the rampage that left two people dead and six wounded, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Lindsay Lohan Comments on Police Chief's 'Gay' Comment

Lindsay Lohan said Friday that police have no business getting involved in her personal life, a day after the police chief explained that the paparazzi were no longer an issue -- in part because the 22-year-old actress had evidently "gone gay."

Transgender Woman Beaten by Cops in Trouble Again

A transgender woman whose jailhouse beating in June resulted in two Memphis police officers losing their jobs was charged with prostitution on Sunday, according to Nashville Fox affiliate

Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Director Fired

The director of the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is now facing deportation after being fired on Friday, the Miami Herald reports.

Two Boys in a Bed, Through August 27, Provincetown, Mass.

James Edwin Parker's 2 Boys in a Bed on a Cold Winter's Night has proven so successful with audiences in Provincetown that the Art House Theater has decided to extend the play's run beyond its one-month limited engagement through the end of August.

LAPD Chief Donates to Pro-Marriage Group

Los Angeles Police chief William Bratton has joined other high-profile supporters of marriage equality by donating to gay rights organization Equality California.

Two LGBT Groups Receive U.N. Consultative Status

Two sexual orientation and gender identity rights groups were granted consultative status on Tuesday by the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Plans for Large-Scale AIDS Vaccine Trial Dropped

Plans for a large-scale trial of a potential AIDS vaccine are being dropped in favor of a smaller, more focused study, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.

Study: EU Growing More Gay-Friendly

The latest Eurobarometer survey examining discrimination in the European Union published this month reveals growing acceptance of the LGBT community within the E.U., but more work needs to be done.

Jim Bailey Sings Garland, August 9–10 in L.A.

Singer Jim Bailey will perform a collection of Judy Garland songs at the Music Box Theater @ the Fonda, August 9-10.

Ron Paul Supporters Mourn Death of Gay Campaign Chair

Activists belonging to the libertarian wing of the Republican Party continue to mourn the loss of Kent Snyder, a 49-year-old gay political operative credited with propelling the presidential campaign of Ron Paul into a national, grassroots movement that raised more than $35 million.

Study: Internet Fueling Rise of Syphilis Cases Among Gays

Experts believe Internet hookups are helping to fuel a syphilis epidemic among men who have sex with men.

DL Chronicles Meet and Greet, July 18 in Ferndale, Mich.

The here! television network will partner with Affirmations, an LGBT community center in Ferndale, Mich., and Comcast Cable to host a free screening of the award-winning series The DL Chronicles on July 18. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at Affirmations, located at 290 West 9 Mile Road in Ferndale.

GeoVax to Study AIDS Vaccine on Humans

GeoVax Labs, Inc., a biotechnology company that specializes in infectious diseases, is seeking approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration to test an AIDS vaccine on humans starting this fall, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Tuesday.

Church of England Split on Women Bishops

The Church of England's move to accept women bishops further roiled an already troubled Anglican communion Tuesday, infuriating conservatives and complicating efforts to promote unity with the Roman Catholic Church.

Kathy Griffin Performs in Vegas, July 18

On Friday, July 18, comedian Kathy Griffin will do two shows at the Mandalay Bay Theatre in Las Vegas.