The lawyer of a man suspected of brutally beating a transgender woman claims his client was acting in self-defense. Nicol Shakhnazaryan, 21, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he assaulted 22-year-old Vivian Diego in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif., reports KTLA.
Anthony Nicodemo didn't have to tell anyone. He was a successful and influential basketball coach, leading the Yonkers (N.Y.) Saunders Trade and Tech High basketball program. He has been there for four years and is universally respected, perhaps even beloved.
A rare summer rainstorm dampened streets but not spirits as San Francisco geared up for a long-awaited Supreme Court decision Wednesday on gay marriage amid preparations for this weekend's massive gay pride celebrations.
The New Jersey Assembly voted on Monday to ban so-called conversion therapy, taking a step toward becoming the second U.S. state to prohibit licensed therapists from counseling gay and lesbian youths to change their sexual orientation