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  1. Two Grooms-To-Be Wanted The 'Gayest Cake Ever,' And This Is What They GotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 17 | Switched

    Same-sex wedding cakes are turning out to be a divisive political symbol in the U.S., but at one bakery north of the border, it's a much different story. Chris Farias and Jared Lenover of Ontario, Canada, wanted to get a head start on their forthcoming wedding by "making a statement."

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  2. A Brief History Of Donald Trump Stoking IslamophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Switched

    On Wednesday, the president retweeted a series of overtly Islamophobic videos shared by British far-right activist Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader for the anti-Muslim group Britain First . The videos purportedly show Muslims committing violent crimes - but, like many things on social media, they are misleading.

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  3. Gun Control Attitudes May Not Have Changed Much Despite Recent Mass ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Switched

    It's possible that the nation is now sufficiently numbed that such tragedies are no longer sufficient to provide a jolt to public opinion; it's also possible that the fallow time between high-profile shootings has been so brief that opinions never had time to go Support for making gun laws stricter hovered between 49 and 51 percent in all three surveys - similar to the 48 percent it stood at both , in a survey taken just before the Orlando nightclub shooting. The attack in Orlando, Florida, as well as the 2015 shooting in San Bernardino, California, saw support tick up to 55 percent.

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  4. This Disney Haunted Mansion-Themed Wedding Is Full Of Halloween SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Switched

    Disney lovers Teresa Marra and Peter Steele wanted to get married at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, but knew that throwing a wedding so far from home would mean that many of their guests would be unable to attend. So instead, the couple - who live in Poughkeepsie, New York - decided to bring some of that signature Disney magic to a location more convenient to their guests: Bear Mountain Merry-Go-Round Pavilion in Bear Mountain, New York.

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  5. Las Vegas Shooter Was Known To Verbally Abuse His Girlfriend In PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Switched

    Like Stephen Paddock, many mass killers were previously accused of abusing family members before turning their violence on the public. In the hours since authorities identified Stephen Paddock as the lone gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, family and neighbors have described him as an unremarkable, apolitical retiree who liked to golf and gamble and had money to blow.

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  6. LGBTQ Group Holds Protest To Mourn Las Vegas Massacre VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Switched

    A group of LGBTQ advocates responded to Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas by taking to the streets of New York in a poignant display of solidarity. More than 100 Gays Against Guns protesters marched from Manhattan's Union Square to Times Square Monday carrying banners and placards outlining their support for stronger gun control.

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  7. On Congress' Inaction On Gun Violence, This New York Times Editorial Says It AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Switched

    The New York Times editorial board on Tuesday wasted no words responding to Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas, the deadliest in modern American history. The paper published an editorial that contained only a graphic showing the number of mass shootings that have occurred since June 12, 2016, as defined by the Gun Violence Archive, which tracks the crimes.

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  8. Conan O'Brien Has A Chilling Question After Las Vegas MassacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Switched

    O'Brien arrived at work on Monday morning and the show's head writer handed him a file containing the remarks he gave following the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012 and the 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The writer then suggested that O'Brien review his prior comments before responding to the shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 50 people dead and 500 injured.

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  9. Las Vegas Gunman Had 'Cache Of Weapons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Switched

    Stephen Paddock brought an arsenal of weapons into the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas before opening fire on a crowd at a country music festival Sunday night, police said. "We are still going through the search warrant a but [he had] in excess of 10 rifles," Joseph Lombardo, the sheriff of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, told reporters at a Monday morning press conference.

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  10. Why Mara Wilson Says She Regrets Coming Out As Bi Just After Orlando ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Switched

    "Matilda" star Mara Wilson recently confessed that she "often wishes" she hadn't come out as bisexual when she did. The "Mrs. Doubtfire" actress opened up about her sexuality the same day as the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando, Florida and received backlash for her timing.

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  11. Kristen Bell Rode Out Hurricane Irma In Florida, Singing With Nursing Home EvacueesRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | Switched

    Actress Kristen Bell said she was making lemonades out of Hurricane Irma after the devastating storm left her stuck in Orlando, Florida. "The Good Place" star , who was in town filming the upcoming movie "Like Father," was unable to evacuate in time and rode out the storm at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort.

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  12. Gator Park Preps 2,000 Alligators For Irma, Promises None Will EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Switched

    "This isn't our first rodeo," a Gatorland official said as the Orlando theme park secured their animals ahead of the storm. More than 2,000 alligators are hunkering down at the Gatorland wildlife reserve in Orlando, Florida, as park officials assure tourists and locals not to worry - these gators aren't going anywhere.

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  13. Kristen Bell Heroically Saved Josh Gad's Parents From Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Switched

    The actress was filming in Orlando, Florida for the upcoming movie "Like Father" when she became stranded as Hurricane Irma made its way to the state on Friday. And although she couldn't evacuate in time, she was apparently in the right place at the right time to help her friend, fellow actor and Florida native Josh Gad .

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  14. Kim Davis' Lawyer Says Anti-LGBTQ Groups Are Persecuted Like Jews In Nazi GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Switched

    Mat Staver is best known for representing Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis when she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Staver, who is best known for representing Kentucky clerk Kim Davis when she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, argued that those groups were included in the SPLC's list solely because they oppose marriage equality and other LGBTQ-related causes.

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  15. Trump Issues Measured Response To Barcelona Attack Amid Fallout Over Charlottesville RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Switched

    President Donald Trump tweeted his thoughts on a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday that left at least 13 people dead after a van drove though a crowd at a major tourist hub. The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help.

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  16. 3-Year-Olds Spelling Their Names Are The Dose Of Cuteness You Need TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Switched

    Just in case you're having a rough week, these 3-year-olds are here to cheer you up with a dose of extreme cuteness. Sharsma Nachelle, who teaches at Saint Mark Children Enrichment Center in Orlando, Florida, submitted the video of her preschool class to the inspirational Facebook page Because Of Them We Can , where it has been viewed almost 100,000 times.

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  17. For Shocked Australians, America's Gun Nightmare Hits HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Switched

    Sunday mornings on Sydney's Freshwater Beach are a rowdy affair. Hundreds of children and teenagers descend down the dunes and wade into the water, competing in swim-and-run races as part of Australia's junior surf rescue training program.

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  18. Watch Mickey Mouse Surprise Kids With News About Their AdoptionRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | Switched

    Disney World is magical for most families, but for two Pennsylvania kids, it marks the place they received news that changed their lives. About three years ago, Courtney Gilmour and her husband, Tom, began fostering now 12-year-old Janielle and 10-year-old Elijah.

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  19. Wait, This 'Immersive' 'Star Wars'-Themed Hotel Looks AwesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Switched

    " Star Wars " nerds will want to take a seat before they hear this: Disney is creating a "100% immersive" "Star Wars"-themed hotel in Orlando, Florida, complete with your own costume and room within a starship. Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, revealed the plan to create the hotel as part of a larger presentation about Disney's ambitious strategy for the larger "Star Wars" lands it's developing.

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  20. Trump Tweeted About The Pulse Massacre And It Went Just As Well As You'd ExpectRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Switched

    The president's tweet - which he sent at 11:58 a.m. to mark one year after a gunman entered the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida and murdered 49 people, most of them queer people of color - read "We will NEVER FORGET the victims who lost their lives one year ago today in the horrific We will NEVER FORGET the victims who lost their lives one year ago today in the horrific #PulseNightClub shooting. #OrlandoUnitedDay pic.twitter.com/OFFUVAFBJM Some were still angry about the tweet he sent last year while a presidential candidate, which was deemed by some as a "humble brag" rather than a true show of concern for the victims or the LGBTQ community.

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