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4chan Founder to Retire From Site He Started at Age 15

NATIONAL | Jan 29
The founder of the popular, if at times notorious, online message board 4chan is retiring as the site's administrator.

Sen. Markey & Rep. Lowenthal Introduce Legislation Affirming U.S. Commitment to International LGBT Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jan 29
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) introduced bicameral legislation to affirm that LGBT human rights are a foreign policy priority for the U.S. government.

Wedding Venue Settles Bias Complaint Filed by Gay Couple

NATIONAL | Jan 29
The owners of a Grimes gift shop and bistro who refused to hold a wedding at their business for a same-sex couple have stopped holding any weddings.

ACT UP Protests Human Rights Campaign in NYC and San Fran

AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 29
ACT UP will protest the Human Rights Campaign gala in New York City on January 31, with a solidarity event to be held in San Francisco's Castro.

Besties Get A Makeover

LOCAL | By Cynthia Laird | Jan 29
Voting for the Bay Area Reporter 's readers' poll starts Thursday (January 29) and this year has seen a makeover in the contest.

Librarians Educate Community on Blood Donation Policy

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jan 29
In an effort to educate the library community about the issues regarding blood donations, the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) is sponsoring the discussion panel "Blood Donation: Facts, Fear, and Discrimination," on Feb. 1.

Study: Chances of Dying in a Car Crash Plunged Over 3 Years

NATIONAL | By Joan Lowy | Jan 29
The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Shaheen Reintroduces Pro-LGBT Veterans Benefits Bill

NATIONAL | Jan 29
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has reintroduced legislation to extend veterans benefits to same-sex couples and their families regardless of where they live.

Petty: No Hard Feelings for Sam Smith

NATIONAL | Jan 29
Tom Petty says he has no hard feelings toward singer Sam Smith and called the similarities between Smith's Grammy-nominated hit "Stay With Me" and Petty's 1989 song "I Won't Back Down" a musical accident.

For Sundance Hits, Theatrical Still Rules Over VOD

NATIONAL | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 29
After the $40 million digital release of "The Interview," video-on-demand may seem like all the rage. Particularly for independent films, VOD is seen by some as a better pathway to moviegoers than trying to lure them to theaters.

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