| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:03 AM
A Cicero police officer who is alleged to have had unprotected sex without disclosing to his partner that he was HIV-positive is facing up to seven years in prison on charges of criminal transmission of HIV, even though the man he had sex with says he did...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
One by one, my students sat down to discuss their topics for a feature story assignment. A quiet and thoughtful young woman in her mid 20s — call her Veena — proposed an article about the lasting damage inflicted by child sexual abuse, a...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Three federal appeals court judges who have ruled in favor of gay rights in the past are to hear arguments Monday on whether to uphold same-sex marriage bans in Western states.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges, randomly selected to...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Dr. Pat Garcia started medical school in 1979, before HIV even had an official name.
Over the last 30 years, Garcia's career has, to an effect, grown alongside the disease. As director of the Perinatal HIV Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The countdown has begun — only 30 days remain until the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Eighty-five countries are expected to bring 5,500 athletes and team members to Russia in early February. They will compete in 98 events spread...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:44 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:54 PM
It's the end of a long week, and your favorite bourbon, neat, sounds like a fantastic idea. If you happen to be in West Hollywood for drinks tonight, that cocktail could help support gay rights in Russia.
Some of the bars and restaurants in the area...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:48 PM
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. ...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Ginger Eisenrod is Republican through and through and has been for decades. She runs a residential and commercial real estate business in Boca Raton with her husband, just finished a term as president of a political club in Coral Springs, and describes...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Six South Florida couples who want to get married, but can't because they're gay, filed a lawsuit against the state on Tuesday seeking to overturn the Sunshine State's ban on same-sex marriage.
Their lawsuit argues that preventing same-sex couples...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The gay rights group Equality Florida is soliciting for people willing to serve as plaintiffs for a possible lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage.
“As we explore the very real potential of going to court to protect our...