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Jeff Katz
September 05, 2019 - 12:03 pm
In an interview with Sirius XM's Breitbart News Daily , Turning Point USA activist Coleman Theodore said that a transgender College of Charleston professor openly celebrates the deaths of those who do not follow her leftist agenda. The professor, Rachel McKinnon, has come under fire previously for...
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Jeff Katz
August 20, 2019 - 3:34 pm
A critic of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) demanded on Twitter that she condemn the Palestinian Authority banning LGBTQ activities, only to have her dismiss it altogether. Pretending that this act somehow balances or mitigates Israel violating the dignity & rights of Palestinians - or undermines case...
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Jeff Katz
August 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm
The Log Cabin Republicans, the most prominent gay Republican organization in the country, officially endorsed Donald Trump for reelection in 2020 after remaining silent during the 2016 campaign. In an op-ed for the Washington Post , Log Cabin Republicans Chairman Robert Kabel and Vice Chairwoman...
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Jeff Katz
August 12, 2019 - 10:40 am
A city in Northern California has denied a request to hold a Straight Pride rally in a park, according to the Washington Times . City officials in Modesto denied the Straight Pride Coalition's application to hold a rally on Aug. 24 at Graceada Park, claiming the event could promote hatred of LGBTQ...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:48 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Fox Entertainment chief Charlie Collier says Jussie Smollett won't be back on "Empire." Collier, speaking to TV critics Wednesday, affirmed series co-creator Lee Daniels' decision to drop Smollett from the drama's upcoming final season. Daniels had initially supported...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Supreme Court at sunset in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
July 02, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 corporations, including many of America's best-known companies, are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The corporations...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, lower front center, joins people participating in the LBGTQ Pride march Sunday, June 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
July 01, 2019 - 11:51 am
By SABRINA CASERTA and REBECCA GIBIAN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Exuberant crowds carrying rainbow colors filled New York City streets Sunday for one of the largest pride parades in the history of the gay-rights movement, a dazzling celebration of the 50th anniversary of the infamous police...
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Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, reacts to receiving a gift bag from trust chief executive officer Tim Sigsworth, during a visit to the Albert Kennedy Trust. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
(Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 12:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William says it would be "absolutely fine" if one of his children came out as gay though he'd worry about how the public would respond. William made the comment on Wednesday while visiting a London nonprofit group that works with young LGBT people who are homeless or...
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June 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings. The justices handed bakers in the Portland, Oregon...
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 Floridians and others around the world are remembering the three-year anniversary of a massacre at a gay nightclub on Latin night that left 49 people dead. ( iStock / Getty Images Plus/kdshutterman)
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June 12, 2019 - 1:41 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Floridians and others around the world are remembering the three-year anniversary of a massacre at a gay nightclub on Latin night that left 49 people dead. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation for Wednesday ordering state flags to be lowered to half-staff and asking...
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