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The 'Old Gays' Blaze a Trail for LGBTQ+ Senior Living

The 'Old Gays' Blaze a Trail for LGBTQ+ Senior Living

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 26, 2022

The group of social media influencers who call themselves the "Old Gays" are among the American elders re-writing the script for life's later stages.

You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | May 26, 2022

Capital Pride returns June 10 - 13 with a plethora of events celebrating our out, proud, and patriotic community, including the city's historic Pride Parade. And you're invited!

Reality TV's Josh Duggar Gets 12 Years in Child Porn Case

Reality TV's Josh Duggar Gets 12 Years in Child Porn Case

CRIME | May 26, 2022

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving child pornography.

Fake Claims about 'Transgender,' 'Immigrant' Gunman Swirl Online after Texas School Shooting

Fake Claims about 'Transgender,' 'Immigrant' Gunman Swirl Online after Texas School Shooting

NATIONAL | By David Klepper and Ali Swenson | May 26, 2022

Unfounded claims that the gunman was an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, or transgender, quickly emerged on Twitter, Reddit and other social media platforms.

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

SPORTS | By Emell Adolphus | May 25, 2022

Tom Daley announced he is writing a book about knitting that will hit shelves in November.

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

NATIONAL | May 25, 2022

LGBTQ shoppers at Phoenix area Target stores are being victimized by a video threat from a 24-year old, ultra-right wing extremist.

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

INTERNATIONAL | By Doug Feinberg | May 25, 2022

Brittney Griner's wife Cherelle wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than three months.

Survey: Slight Majority Supports Keeping Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation Out of the Classroom

Survey: Slight Majority Supports Keeping Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation Out of the Classroom

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 25, 2022

A new survey indicates that a slight majority of Americans don't want issues of sexual orientation or gender identity to have a place in the classroom.

Grindr's 'Monkeypox Alert' Advises Users About Telltale Rash

Grindr's 'Monkeypox Alert' Advises Users About Telltale Rash

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 25, 2022

Grindr sent out a "Monkeypox Alert" that advised users to be on the lookout for the illness' telltale rash or other sores, and seek medical attention if they spot it.

After Cawthorn's Loss, Candidate Challenge Ruling Reversed

After Cawthorn's Loss, Candidate Challenge Ruling Reversed

POLITICS | By Gary D. Robertson | May 25, 2022

A week after U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn lost his primary election, a federal appeals court overturned a trial judge's decision that had blocked North Carolina's elections board from examining whether he should be disqualified from running for reelection.

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Wins GOP Primary in Georgia

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Wins GOP Primary in Georgia

POLITICS | By Russ Bynum | May 25, 2022

A defiant U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene easily defeated five fellow Republicans on Tuesday in a primary race that showed her conservative Georgia constituents standing steadfastly beside her after a turbulent freshman term.

State Farm Isn't There: Insurance Giant Cuts LGBTQ Support after Complaints

State Farm Isn't There: Insurance Giant Cuts LGBTQ Support after Complaints

POLITICS | By Emell Adolphus | May 24, 2022

Insurance company State Farm said Monday that it would dissolve its relationship with The GenderCool Project, an organization that supports transgender and non-binary youth, after facing backlash from some customers.

Indiana House Backs Override on Veto of Trans Sports Ban

Indiana House Backs Override on Veto of Trans Sports Ban

SPORTS | By Casey Smith | May 24, 2022

The Republican-dominated Indiana House voted Tuesday to override the GOP governor's veto of a bill banning transgender females from competing in girls school sports.

Montana Bars Birth Certificate Changes, Even with Surgery

Montana Bars Birth Certificate Changes, Even with Surgery

NATIONAL | By Matthew Brown | May 24, 2022

Montana health officials say transgender people can't change their birth certificates even if they undergo gender-confirmation surgery, in defiance of a court order that had blocked the Republican-controlled state's bid to restrict transgender rights.

Explainer: What is Monkeypox and where is it Spreading?

Explainer: What is Monkeypox and where is it Spreading?

INTERNATIONAL | By Maria Cheng | May 24, 2022

Health authorities in Europe, North America, Israel and Australia have identified more than 100 cases of monkeypox in recent days.

Watch: Florida High School Student on Mentioning Gay Rights in Graduation Speech

Watch: Florida High School Student on Mentioning Gay Rights in Graduation Speech

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | May 24, 2022

After he says he was threatened with censorship by his school, senior Zander Moricz discussed how he creatively talked about gay rights in his graduation speech.

CDC Advises: Monkeypox Can Affect Anyone; It's Not an 'Exclusively Gay' Disease

CDC Advises: Monkeypox Can Affect Anyone; It's Not an 'Exclusively Gay' Disease

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 24, 2022

The CDC advises that although a "notable fraction" of cases in the monkeypox outbreak affect men who have sex with men, the disease is "by no means" limited to "the gay and bisexual community."

Louisiana Gov Faces Decision on Transgender Athlete Bill

Louisiana Gov Faces Decision on Transgender Athlete Bill

SPORTS | By Kevin McGill | May 24, 2022

A bill to keep transgender women and girls in Louisiana from competing on college and K-12 women's and girls' athletic teams won final legislative passage Monday in the state Senate.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Seat, 2 Democratic Primaries Among Top US House Races

Marjorie Taylor Greene Seat, 2 Democratic Primaries Among Top US House Races

POLITICS | By Brian Slodysko | May 24, 2022

Primary elections that will be held Tuesday in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Minnesota and Texas will offer a glimpse of what the next Congress could look like.

Indiana Lawmakers Set to Override Veto of Trans Sports Ban

Indiana Lawmakers Set to Override Veto of Trans Sports Ban

NATIONAL | By Casey Smith | May 24, 2022

The Republican-dominated Indiana Legislature is poised on Tuesday to override the GOP governor's veto of a bill banning transgender students from competing in girls sports.

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