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Richard Carpenter: New Vinyl Remasters Have Originals' Warmth, but Fewer Pops, Clicks

Richard Carpenter: New Vinyl Remasters Have Originals' Warmth, but Fewer Pops, Clicks

Nov 19
In AP exclusive, Richard Carpenter discusses the resurgence in popularity of the vinyl record, new Carpenters vinyl remasters, and he reflects on the enduring popularity and legacy of the music created with his late sister Karen.

2017 is Deadliest Year as Killings of Transgender People Increase

2017 is Deadliest Year as Killings of Transgender People Increase

By David Crary | Nov 17
At least 25 transgender people in the United States have been homicide victims so far this year, the highest annual total on record, according to advocacy groups that have been monitoring the grim phenomenon and seeking ways to reduce the toll.

NYC Passes Bill to Make Revenge Porn a Crime

NYC Passes Bill to Make Revenge Porn a Crime

By Colleen Long | Nov 17
The City Council on Thursday passed legislation that would make it a crime to engage in revenge porn, sharing intimate images of people with an aim to embarrass or hurt them.

LA County Man Found Guilty of Torture-Murder of 8-Year-Old He Thought Was Gay

LA County Man Found Guilty of Torture-Murder of 8-Year-Old He Thought Was Gay

Nov 16
The jury was ordered to return Nov. 27 to begin the penalty phase of the trial, which could lead to the death penalty.

Man Still in Hospital After Boyfriend's Death

Man Still in Hospital After Boyfriend's Death

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 16
The man accused of killing his boyfriend in San Francisco's Hayes Valley remains in the hospital two weeks after his partner was found stabbed.

NCAVP Releases National Report on Intimate Partner Violence

NCAVP Releases National Report on Intimate Partner Violence

Nov 15
NCAVP released its report on intimate partner violence in the LGBTQ community.

Rose McGowan Plans 'Not Guilty' Plea on Drug Charge

Rose McGowan Plans 'Not Guilty' Plea on Drug Charge

Nov 15
Actress Rose McGowan says she'll plead not guilty when she's arraigned Thursday on a drug charge outside Washington.

FBI Data Shows Increase of Reported Anti-LGBTQ Hate Crimes for 2016

FBI Data Shows Increase of Reported Anti-LGBTQ Hate Crimes for 2016

Nov 14
In 2016, 6,121 hate crime incidents were reported --an increase of five percent from 2015. Of the 6,121 incidents reported,1,076 were based on sexual orientation bias and 124 were based on gender identity bias.

Shots Fired at Windows of Freedom Oklahoma LGBTQ Group

Shots Fired at Windows of Freedom Oklahoma LGBTQ Group

Nov 13
The director of an Oklahoma LGBTQ advocacy group says windows at the organization's Oklahoma City offices were riddled with bullets during the weekend.

Philly Gay-Bashers Avoid Trial, Settle Civil Case Out of Court

Philly Gay-Bashers Avoid Trial, Settle Civil Case Out of Court

Nov 13
A Philadelphia judge has marked the civil case against defendants Kathryn Knott, Kevin Harrigan and Philip Williams as settled. The plaintiffs, Andrew Haught and Zachary Hesse, had sought unspecified damages.

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