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  1. A cell of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Life behind bars for LGBT prisoners has been improved by placing them in cells based on their gender or sexual orientation No entry: Double walls with electrified barbed wire prevent escape and outsiders from throwing items into the prison. Photos: CHAIYOT YONGCHAROENCHAI Before being sentenced to prison, Chalom lived her life in a carefree way.


  2. Pitt's Conner, Louisville's Jackson highlight ACC seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Barring a Florida State - Miami rematch, Saturday's ACC football championship game was going to be a hard sell for the league. No offense to combatants Virginia Tech and Clemson , but consider the hurdles.


  3. 'Drag Queen disco' protest outside Destiny ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Protesters were gathered outside the Manukau church in light of Bishop Brian Tamaki's recent comments about homosexuals causing the Kaikoura earthquakes. "We're going to be out front doing some chanting, playing some gay anthems probably.


  4. Chip Gaines Takes High Road Against Journalist Who Tried To Portray Him As A BigotRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    Guy wrote earlier about the attempted shaming of Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars and hosts of the popular HGTV show "Fixer Upper." The Gaineses are Christians who attend a church with a pastor who is opposed to same-sex marriage, and an author BuzzFeed ran with this and painted them as a pair of anti-gay bigots, with no actual evidence or confirmation about their views on homosexuality.


  5. Guess What Swarthmore College Will Teach Your Children for $63,550 a Year?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Other McCain

    The God of the Bible and later Jewish and Christian literature is distinctively masculine, definitely male. Or is He? If we can point out places in traditional writings where God is nurturing, forgiving, and loving, does that mean that God is feminine, or female? This course examines feminist and queer writings about God, explores the tensions between feminist and queer theology, and seeks to stretch the limits of gendering-and sexing-the divine.


  6. Europe's first openly-gay footballer hoping a Premier League player comes out as homosexualRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Europe's first openly-gay footballer claims that if a Premier League player came out as homosexual, it would be huge for the game globally. The 25-year-old was born on Merseyside, lived in Southport... and his dad Glenn is a former Liverpool captain, who helped the Reds to their last title triumph under Kenny Dalglish in 1990.


  7. new Cardin seeks apology for fired workers in a lavender scareaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin wants Secretary of State John Kerry to formally apologize to hundreds of federal workers who were fired decades ago because of their perceived sexual orientation. The Baltimore Sun reports that the Democratic senator said in a letter to Kerry on Tuesday that it's time for the country to apologize for the so-called "lavender scare."


  8. Editorial: Landry vs. Edwards: Round whateverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily World

    If Edwards and Landry weren't sparring in court over LGBT rights this week, they'd be fighting over something else. Editorial: Landry vs. Edwards: Round whatever If Edwards and Landry weren't sparring in court over LGBT rights this week, they'd be fighting over something else.


  9. "Buying Local" Is as Senseless as "Buying Tall"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Foundation for Economic Education

    The argument that I make below against the economic case for "buying local" has almost certainly been made by others - perhaps, in some variety, even by me. So I here claim no originality.


  10. Out-of-Touch Church of England Does Not Understand Brexit Voters, Says BishopRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The Church of England is run by out-of-touch academics and elites who are scared of patriotism and failing to protect the family, a bishop has said. Philip North, Anglican Bishop of Burnley, said the church would not be surprised by Brexit if it had listened to the concerns of those who feel "frozen out".


  11. World AIDS Day: How the World Is Still Fighting the Disease 35 Years After Its DiscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    It's been 35 years since researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first reported on a mysterious illness that was infecting and killing healthy young men. In those early days, little was known about AIDS.


  12. Walmart Settles Lawsuit Over Health Benefits For Gay Married CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

    Walmart has agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming that the retail giant illegally denied health insurance benefits to the spouses of its employees who are gay. Plaintiff Jacqueline Cote was represented by the LGBT law group GLAD, which said Friday that Walmart had agreed to pay $7.5 million to cover the health-related expenses of more than 1,000 current and former Walmart employees who were denied coverage.


  13. I'm Colombo: "Just One More Thing About Fidel Castro"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    The western mainstream media continues to attack, demonize, and smear one of the most accomplished political and revolutionary leaders of the 20th Century. Fidel Castro Ruiz, the former President of Cuba, recently died at the ripe old age of 90 years much to the elation of crude peasant-minded Cuban e'migre's in Florida's "Little Havana," and other like-minded peons in Europe and elsewhere.


  14. GLAAD Promises To Track All The Hate Speech From The Trump AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    From his Access Hollywood tape to his comments about Mexican immigrants , Trump has left many concerned about how his administration will treat women, racial minorities, LGBT people, and other marginalized groups. To make sure these concerns stay front and center, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has launched a project to keep track of hateful comments.


  15. Haim Saban: Keith Ellison a is clearly an anti-Semite and anti-Israel individualaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    Prominent Democratic donor Haim Saban on Friday described Rep. Keith Ellison, who is running to head the Democratic National Committee, as an "anti-Semite." Saban, who gave millions to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, spoke about Ellison at the Brooking Institution's Saban Forum, an annual gathering between American and Israeli political leaders, during a question-and-answer portion of a conversation with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper.


  16. Were 'Fixer Upper' Stars Chip and Joanna Gaines Outed as Anti-Gay?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Urban Legends

    An article speculated - based on the church they attend - that HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are against same-sex marriage. Chip and Joanna Gaines, the married hosts of the popular HGTV reality show series Fixer Upper , found themselves at the center of an unlikely controversy in November 2016 when they were taken to task by a well known news web site for possibly being against gay marriage.


  17. How This Woman Used Christmas Lights To Combat HomophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    The U.S. has seen an alarming rise in hate over the past month, with the Southern Poverty Law Center documenting 701 cases of harassment between November 9 and 18. LGBT people are among the many populations left vulnerable. Washington state resident Lexi Magnusson saw this discrimination firsthand when her neighbor knocked on her door and told her why she moved to their town outside Seattle.


  18. View from the Left: No, Mark Lilla. Bathrooms are not the reason Democrats lost the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump has won the presidency after narrowly carrying a few states to put him above 270 electoral votes.But according... During the Labor Day weekend, when many people are celebrating and preparing for the upcoming school-year, Dakota Access, a... Donald Trump has announced that Steve Bannon-former head of the online racist platform Breitbart-will be a senior adviser in... A Columbia professor named Mark Lilla has been getting a lot of air time blaming "identity politics" for the Democrats' losses in 2016. In a New York Times editorial called " The End of Identity Liberalism ," Lilla writes that celebrating our differences has been "disastrous as a foundation for democratic politics."


  19. Freshers Confess: - Help! I'm a girl who can't stop watching lesbian porn'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Star

    The frisky first year opened up about her love of explicit material while asking for advice about understanding her sexuality. The girl said at one stage she was "convinced" she was a lesbian or bisexual because she was into watching girl-on-girl action on-screen.


  20. Walmart settles lawsuit over health benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Attorneys representing a former Walmart employee and a Walmart executive announced on Friday that the company has agreed to settle a lawsuit charging that it illegally denied health insurance benefits to the same-sex spouses of its employees. The former employee, Jacqueline Cote, who is a lesbian, argued in the class action lawsuit that Walmart violated Title VII of the U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964 by discriminating against her based on her sex when it refused to provide health insurance coverage for her wife.