An Army veteran who beat a gay couple at a Pride parade in Austin, Texas will not face a prison sentence. ...

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This is the scene: The housekeeper, in her fifties or sixties, is fully clothed in a long dark Victorian dress and bonnet. She has her back to the camera, perhaps dusting. In strides a heavy, hulk of a man: a coarse, fleshy face, his straw-like hair askew. He scowls at the woman, grunts something undecipherable, rams himself against her, pinning her to the wall, lifting her skirts as he does so. He thrusts again. Mutely, she submits to the brutish attack. He grunts and thrusts again. Finally, satiated, he stalks away. Not a word has...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing “The Interview” earlier this week, the fate of the movie’s big-screen life was all but sealed. Even though law enforcement didn’t deem the threats of violence credible at the time, theater owners and Sony undoubtedly considered the 2012 massacre of a dozen people in a Colorado movie theater. That attack came without warning, and at the time there was no precedent for such mass...

Nothing screams freedom of speech like a good ol’ American parody porn film. Hustler boss Larry Flynt announced that he’s producing a parody version of ‘The Interview’ as a response to the film being pulled from theaters amid threats by hackers linked to North Korea. Sony’s move was criticized by President Barack Obama, as well as Hollywood A-listers like George Clooney and Sean Penn. But Hustler Video is not backing down. The parody, which is titled “This Ain’t The Interview XXX,” will...

Unfinished mixes of Madonna’s upcoming album, “Rebel Heart,” appeared on the Internet this week after leakers decided they couldn’t wait until spring 2015 for the Queen of Pop’s “MDNA” follow-up. In the wake of their actions, Madonna randomly released six new songs off the album, immediately available for purchase on iTunes and other online retailers. “I was hoping to release my new single ‘Living for Love’ on Valentine’s Day with the rest of the album coming in the spring,”...

Unfinished mixes of Madonna’s upcoming album, “Rebel Heart,” appeared on the Internet this week after leakers decided they couldn’t wait until spring 2015 for the Queen of Pop’s “MDNA” follow-up. In the wake of their actions, Madonna randomly released six new songs off the album, immediately available for purchase on iTunes and other online retailers. “I was hoping to release my new single ‘Living for Love’ on Valentine’s Day with the rest of the album coming in the spring,”...

Two activists are engaged to marry – after they met at protests against institutional racism in Ferguson, Missouri. ...

The holiday season is officially here. Mary Charlene is definitely in the Christmas spirit, tweeting: “My ugly Christmas sweater perfectly matches my ugly personality.” Oh.. adorable. Twitter user Tammy is celebrating a bit differently this year, tweeting, “Tequila has never made my clothes fall off. // Challenge accepted.” Sounds like a great way to ditch that ugly sweater. For more great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. Then visit our Funniest Tweets From Women page for our past collections. My...

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Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Michael G. Bare, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness visit our page dedicated to the topic here. ...

Last week, Sen. Jeff Merkley announced that he will be introducing a comprehensive LGBT non-discrimination bill in the spring, which means, among other things, that a lot of lawmakers and media outlets are going to be making decisions about how they talk about LGBT people. ...

For the last 28 years, Darlene Love’s Christmas gift to you was her performance of “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” on David Letterman’s late-night show. “You, the David Letterman show, started this connection,” Love told Letterman on Friday, before her final appearance on Letterman’s “Late Show.” “I didn’t sing this song that much. […] The more we did it on the show, the more people wanted me to do it.” The story of how Love’s performance became an...

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A branch of the UK Independence Party has accidentally come out against the UK. ...

Uganda’s parliament has adjourned for Christmas without passing the country’s new anti-gay law, despite a push to get it through beforehand. ...

Florida’s Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has divorced twice, has finally conceded defeat in her crusade to stop same-sex weddings. ...