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Sweden Wins Eurovision Song Contest While Russia is Booed

NEWS | By George Jahn | May 24
Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin's anti-gay policies.

Notable Quotes from the Irish Referendum on Gay Marriage

NEWS | May 24
Some reaction Saturday to Ireland's national vote on legalizing gay marriage:

D.C.'s Capital Pride Gala to Honor Eric Holder and Nine Other Heroes

PRIDE | May 24
Capital Pride will honor former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and nine other individuals or organizations who have made major contributions to the D.C.-area LGBT community at its Capital Pride Heroes Gala on June. 3.

Meet the First GOP Lawmaker in Texas to Back Gay Marriage

NEWS | May 24
As an anti-gay marriage letter circulated around the Texas House Republican caucus, one GOP lawmaker is breaking ranks with the party and has become the first republican lawmaker in the state to publicly support same-sex marriage.

Mormon LGBT Group's Bid to Join Parades Denied

NEWS | May 24
For the second straight year, organizers of two of Utah's most popular parades have rejected a Mormon LGBT group's request to participate.

Not Just a Filthy Mouth :: Bianca Del Rio

ENTERTAINMENT | By Cesar A. Reyes | May 24
Her royal highness, the reigning RuPaul's Drag Race "queen of the nasty, hateful, filthy one-liners,"sits down to chat with The Rage Monthly about the whirlwind that is... Bianca.

California LGBT History Project Launches

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 24
A project has been launched in California to focus on the state's LGBT history as work advances on a National Historic Landmark LGBTQ Theme Study and proposed framework for the National Park Service.

Summer Gay Cruises Leaving Florida

TRAVEL | By Mike Halterman | May 24
Gay cruises are very popular in Florida, and many of them leave the ports of Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Port Canaveral every month. Check out an itinerary; you might find something you like!

A Divine Evening with Charles Busch

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | May 24
The Cabaret South Beach is proud to present Charles Busch, with Tom Judson on piano, in his new cabaret show "A Divine Evening with Charles Busch" on Sunday, May 31st at 8 p.m.

Mind, Body and Soul: Sea, Sun, Sand, Surf and Sex

HEALTH/FITNESS | By John Maroussas | May 24
Summer will soon be here, and suddenly the pressure is on for a beach-ready bod! Here are some easy tips on how to go about looking your best in that new speedo.


News

Ireland Backs Legalizing Gay Marriage by a Landslide

INTERNATIONAL | May 23
Irish voters backed legalizing gay marriage by a landslide, electoral officials announced Saturday - a stunning result that illustrates the rapid social change taking place in this traditionally Catholic nation.


Entertainment

Palme D'Or Up For Grabs Ahead Of Cannes Film Festival Finale

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | May 23
A week and a half of French Riviera frenzy comes down to, as it always does, wild conjecture. The 68th Cannes Film Festival concludes Sunday with the awarding of its top honor, the prestigious Palme d'Or, as well as a handful of other distinctions.


Business

CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

LEGAL | May 22
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.


Technology

Is Your PC Strong Enough to Handle a Virtual Reality?

VIDEO GAMES | May 22
As cool as virtual reality gaming might be, the odds of your computer being strong enough to handle it are pretty slim. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins CBSN to explain why.


Finance

Clinton Says Childcare Needs to be a National Priority

SAVING | By Tammy Webber | May 21
Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care for their children.


Cars

Drivers Set to Ask Fans How to Make Formula 1 More Exciting

AUTO SHOWS | By Jerome Pugmire | May 22
Formula One drivers will ask fans for their views on how to improve the sport as part of an increased effort to make racing more exciting.


Style

Pyrex Turns 100

FOOD/DRINK | By Carolyn Thompson | May 23
Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake.


Health/Fitness

New National Survey Shows Most Women Don't Know Signs of Stroke

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
A new national survey reveals only 11 percent of women know the female-specific symptoms of stroke, which kills twice as many women a year as breast cancer. Knowing the first signs of stroke is crucial because there's only a three-hour window to get help.


Travel

W Los Angeles - Beverly Hills Reveals $25M Renovation

By Matthew Wexler | May 24
W Hotels Worldwide announced the completion of the highly anticipated $25 million renovation of W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills.


Nightlife

17th Annual White Fort Lauderdale

PARTIES | By Mike Halterman | May 23
The 17th annual White Fort Lauderdale party is just around the corner. This fun event brings thousands of people together to party at The Manor as the summer season officially begins