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Tennessee Plans to Beef Up Its Anti-Gay Counselor Exemption Bill

By John Riley | Sunday Dec 18, 2016
Not content to have passed an anti-LGBT law last year, Tennessee lawmakers are trying to add additional teeth to the measure to ensure it's as tough as possible.

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Appeals His Suspension from the Bench

By John Riley | Sunday Dec 18, 2016
The controversial justice is appealing his suspension from office to a special panel of seven retired judges who will decide whether to uphold the suspension or reinstate Moore, reports The Birmingham News.

Lionel Richie Helps Christen MGM National Harbor Next Week

By Doug Rule | Saturday Dec 17, 2016
The '80s hitmaker returns to the area two years after a joint concert at Wolf Trap with Bruno Mars, this time to be one of the first artists to christen the new 3,000-seat theater at the MGM National Harbor.

Louisiana Governor's Pro-LGBT Executive Order Overturned

By John Riley | Saturday Dec 17, 2016
A Baton Rouge judge has thrown out Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' executive order protecting LGBT state employees, claiming that the governor was attempting to circumvent the Republican-controlled legislature.

Tony Perkins Slams Pick of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

By John Riley | Saturday Dec 17, 2016
The evangelical leader and president of the Family Research Council has excoriated Tillerson for his past stances on hot-button social issues such as LGBT inclusion and abortion, reports The Hill.

New Film is A Searing Investigation into Industrial Control of Resources in West Virginia

By Doug Rule | Friday Dec 16, 2016
A searing investigation into industrial control of resources in West Virginia, "Blood on the Mountain" details the struggles of hard-working, misunderstood people who have never benefited fairly from the rich, natural resources of their land.

Holly Jolly: Holiday Concert Roundup

By Doug Rule | Sunday Dec 4, 2016
Handel's Messiah, sing-alongs of "Sleigh Bells" and "Silent Night," The Nutcracker - whether the Tchaikovsky classic or the Duke Ellington-inspired modern variations - are never too much of a good thing.

Jerry Falwell, Jr. Claims Trump Offered Him Education Secretary Post

By John Riley | Sunday Dec 4, 2016
Prominent evangelical leader and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says he was offered the position of Secretary of Education under President-elect Donald Trump's new administration.

Merry Melodies: Holiday Album Roundup

By Sean Maunier | Saturday Dec 3, 2016
Love it or hate it, the holiday album is an institution. Nearly every mainstream artist will attempt one at some point, in a festive rite of passage that spans genres, tastes and the boundaries of acceptability.

Robbers Using Grindr to Ensnare Victims, Baltimore Police Say

By John Riley | Saturday Dec 3, 2016
Baltimore police are searching for three men who they say used Grindr and other social media apps to lure people to Northeast Baltimore and rob them.

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