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Gay Couple Turns Home Into a Pride Flag

Gay Couple Turns Home Into a Pride Flag

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 9, 2021

After being told that flying their Pride flag violated homeowner association rules, the two husbands went bigger by taking advantage of a "funny loophole."

When Lesbians Led the Women's Suffrage Movement

When Lesbians Led the Women's Suffrage Movement

Jun 8, 2021

Research suggests that the personal lives of suffrage leaders shaped their political agendas. Rather than emphasizing differences of gender, race, ethnicity and class, they advanced equal rights for all Americans.

Watch: New Clinic in Cleveland Offers Gender-Affirming Surgeries

Watch: New Clinic in Cleveland Offers Gender-Affirming Surgeries

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 8, 2021

A newly-established clinic in Cleveland for LGBTQ patients offers gender affirmation care among its services, and its staff are meeting a high demand.

Global Glitch: Swaths of Internet Go Down after Cloud Outage

Global Glitch: Swaths of Internet Go Down after Cloud Outage

Jun 8, 2021

Multiple major websites went offline briefly Tuesday after an apparent outage at the cloud service company Fastly, and there were still reports of sporadic disruptions after the company patched the problem about an hour later.

Watch: Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Slams 'Petty and Unfortunate' Removal of Pride Flag From State Capitol Building

Watch: Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Slams 'Petty and Unfortunate' Removal of Pride Flag From State Capitol Building

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 7, 2021

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman spoke against the removal of a Pride flag from the state's Capitol building, calling it "petty and unfortunate."

Out Ex-House Member Who Resigned Amid Scandal Hit with $220K Fee

Out Ex-House Member Who Resigned Amid Scandal Hit with $220K Fee

Jun 7, 2021

Former California congresswoman Katie Hill has been ordered to pay about $220,000 in attorneys' fees to a British tabloid and two conservative journalists she had sued after the publication of intimate photos without her consent.

Pentagon: Pride Flag Not Permitted to Fly at Bases

Pentagon: Pride Flag Not Permitted to Fly at Bases

Jun 6, 2021

The Pentagon says it will maintain an existing policy that bars "unofficial flags" from being flown at U.S. military bases and will not make an exception for the rainbow-colored Pride flag that represents the LBGTQ community.

FDA Approves Obesity Drug that Helped People Cut Weight 15%

FDA Approves Obesity Drug that Helped People Cut Weight 15%

By Linda A. Johnson | Jun 6, 2021

Regulators on Friday said a new version of a popular diabetes medicine could be sold as a weight-loss drug in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration approved Wegovy, a higher-dose version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide.

Instant Karma? Woman Harasses Boaters Flying LGBTQ Flags; Then Her Boat Blows Up

Instant Karma? Woman Harasses Boaters Flying LGBTQ Flags; Then Her Boat Blows Up

Jun 6, 2021

A TikTok video went viral on the first day of Pride month that some are calling "instant karma." It happened when a woman harassed boaters flying the LGBTQ flags only to have her boat blow up moments later.

73-Year-Old Man Comes Out; Neighbor, Internet Welcomes Him With Open Arms

73-Year-Old Man Comes Out; Neighbor, Internet Welcomes Him With Open Arms

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 6, 2021

A viral video about a 73-year-old man coming out and being celebrated by his neighbor has taken the internet by storm.

Judge Overturns California's 32-Year Ban on Assault Weapons

Judge Overturns California's 32-Year Ban on Assault Weapons

By Don Thompson | Jun 6, 2021

A federal judge has overturned California's three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, calling it a "failed experiment" that violates people's constitutional right to bear arms.

New England's Success Against COVID-19 Could Be a Model

New England's Success Against COVID-19 Could Be a Model

By Philip Marcelo | Jun 5, 2021

Massachusetts and the rest of New England — the most heavily vaccinated region in the U.S. — are giving the rest of the country a possible glimpse of the future if more Americans get their shots.

Students at Catholic Colleges Leave With Less Positive Attitudes Toward LGBTQ People — But That's Not the Whole Story

Students at Catholic Colleges Leave With Less Positive Attitudes Toward LGBTQ People — But That's Not the Whole Story

Jun 5, 2021

Research findings suggest that how much appreciation students have for diverse sexual orientations might be related to institutional culture, messaging and attitudes — and not necessarily to students' personal convictions and beliefs alone.

Chick-fil-A Gives to Charity Lobbying Against Equality Act; Reneges on Promise Not to Fund Anti-LGBTQ Causes

Chick-fil-A Gives to Charity Lobbying Against Equality Act; Reneges on Promise Not to Fund Anti-LGBTQ Causes

Jun 5, 2021

In 2019 Chick-fil-A promised not to fund anti-LGBTQ charities, but it is reported this week they are funding a group lobbying against the Equality Act.

Woman Injured After Stonewall Protester Smashes Window of Posh Greenwich Village Restaurant

Woman Injured After Stonewall Protester Smashes Window of Posh Greenwich Village Restaurant

Jun 5, 2021

A weekly Stonewall protest in NYC's Greenwich Village turned ugly on Thursday night when a protestor smashed the window of a posh restaurant, injuring a diner with broken glass.

Biden Rebuffs GOP Infrastructure Offer, Citing Broader Goals

Biden Rebuffs GOP Infrastructure Offer, Citing Broader Goals

By Kevin Freking and Lisa Mascaro | Jun 5, 2021

President Joe Biden on Friday dismissed a fresh Republican infrastructure proposal that offered modestly more spending but fell short of "his objectives to grow the economy," the White House said.

Mississippi Group Honors Fictional Man In 'Ode to Billy Joe'

Mississippi Group Honors Fictional Man In 'Ode to Billy Joe'

Jun 4, 2021

A group of Mississippi residents gathered on a sleepy, dusty Delta day to remember the fictional Billy Joe McAllister where — as the 1967 hit song had it — he ended his life when he jumped off the Tallahatchie bridge.

US Intel Report on UFOs: No Evidence of Aliens, but...

US Intel Report on UFOs: No Evidence of Aliens, but...

By Robert Burns and Nomaan Merchant | Jun 4, 2021

Whatever or whoever they are, they're still out there. U.S. intelligence is after them, but its upcoming report will not deliver the full and final truth about UFOs.

Students Suspended after Schoolyard Clash Over Pride Flags

Students Suspended after Schoolyard Clash Over Pride Flags

Jun 4, 2021

A schoolyard clash over gay Pride flags got some students suspended and others expelled from their Florida middle school. The Pinellas County Sheriff's office is investigating, and a congressman got involved.

Cops Reportedly Called to JoJo Siwa's Pride Party for Possible Overdose

Cops Reportedly Called to JoJo Siwa's Pride Party for Possible Overdose

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 4, 2021

Police were reportedly called to out entertainer JoJo Siwa's Pride party Thursday afternoon, as a male guest may have overdosed on LSD.

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