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Balint Wins Vermont's Democratic Primary for U.S. House

Balint Wins Vermont's Democratic Primary for U.S. House

POLITICS | By Wilson Ring | Aug 10, 2022

The leader of Vermont's state Senate, Becca Balint, won the Democratic Party primary for Vermont's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, meaning she could become the first woman and the first openly gay person to represent the state in Congress.

Takeaways: Trump Tightens Grip on GOP, Narrow Squad Victory

Takeaways: Trump Tightens Grip on GOP, Narrow Squad Victory

POLITICS | By Brian Slodysko | Aug 10, 2022

After an uneven start, Donald Trump's election-year tour of revenge succeeded in ousting Republican members of Congress, boosting Trump-backed "America First" candidates who beat back the establishment and strengthening his grip on the party.

US Will Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply with Smaller Doses

US Will Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply with Smaller Doses

NATIONAL | By Matthew Perrone | Aug 9, 2022

U.S. health officials on Tuesday authorized a plan to stretch the nation's limited supply of monkeypox vaccine by giving people just one-fifth the usual dose, citing research suggesting that the reduced amount is about as effective.

Texas Trump Supporter Faces Hate Crime Charges After Hurling Homophobic Slurs at Neighbors

Texas Trump Supporter Faces Hate Crime Charges After Hurling Homophobic Slurs at Neighbors

CRIME | Aug 9, 2022

A Texas boutique owner has been arrested and charged with hate crimes after being accused of attacking a transgender man and his boyfriend in April.

Serena Williams Says She is 'Evolving Away from Tennis'

Serena Williams Says She is 'Evolving Away from Tennis'

SPORTS | Aug 9, 2022

Serena Williams says she is ready to step away from tennis after winning 23 Grand Slam titles, turning her focus to having another child and her business interests.

MN School District Policy Bans Teaching 'Divisive Concepts'

MN School District Policy Bans Teaching 'Divisive Concepts'

NATIONAL | Aug 9, 2022

A central Minnesota school district is clashing with the teachers union and LGBTQ allies over a proposed policy that opponents say would undermine equity and inclusion.

DC Couple Attacked, Called 'Monkeypox F*****s'

DC Couple Attacked, Called 'Monkeypox F*****s'

CRIME | Aug 9, 2022

A gay couple walking in NW Washington D.C. Shaw neighborhood were called "monkeypox f*****s" before being attacked by teenagers on Sunday afternoon

Trump Says FBI Conducted Search at his Mar-a-Lago Estate

Trump Says FBI Conducted Search at his Mar-a-Lago Estate

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo | Aug 9, 2022

The FBI searched Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence.

'Grease' Star Olivia Newton-John Dies at 73

'Grease' Star Olivia Newton-John Dies at 73

OBITUARIES | Aug 8, 2022

Olivia Newton-John, the pop star who rose to international stardom opposite John Travolta in "Grease," died on Monday morning.

Church's Unauthorized 'Hamilton' Production Compares Being Gay to Addiction

Church's Unauthorized 'Hamilton' Production Compares Being Gay to Addiction

RELIGION | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 8, 2022

The Door church in McAllen, Texas, has given the Broadway show a homophobic makeover and lawyers for the real show have issued an order to cease and desist.

NYC Gay Man Says Stabbing in Subway Attack Was a Hate Crime

NYC Gay Man Says Stabbing in Subway Attack Was a Hate Crime

CRIME | Aug 8, 2022

An NYC gay man is alleging he was targeted in a hate crime on Sunday, August 7.

Watch: Christina Aguilera Takes on 'Don't Say Gay' at Pride Concert

Watch: Christina Aguilera Takes on 'Don't Say Gay' at Pride Concert

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 8, 2022

Hitmaker Christina Aguilera invited her LA Pride audience to say gay — and they did, as her rousing set included a montage raking the anti-LGBTQ+ Florida law.

New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 8, 2022

A new study published in the prestigious medical journal Pediatrics disproves the claim from anti-LGBTQ+ pundits and politicians that youth identify as transgender out of peer pressure.

Violent History, Growing Influence of Anti-LGBTQ+ 'Christian Nationalist' Movement

Violent History, Growing Influence of Anti-LGBTQ+ 'Christian Nationalist' Movement

NATIONAL | Aug 8, 2022

Christian Identity members believe in the death penalty for adultery and LBGTQ relationships in accordance with their reading of some biblical passages.

Brandon Straka Brings Bizarro Cabaret to CPAC (With a Little Help from Marjorie Taylor Greene)

Brandon Straka Brings Bizarro Cabaret to CPAC (With a Little Help from Marjorie Taylor Greene)

POLITICS | Aug 8, 2022

Don[t cry for convicted insurrectionist Brandon Straka -- he did enough for himself in a piece of bizarro performance art at CPAC with a little help from Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Meet the Asian Canadian Gay Activist Whose Views on Sexuality Resonate Today

Meet the Asian Canadian Gay Activist Whose Views on Sexuality Resonate Today

PRIDE | Aug 8, 2022

Historians are rediscovering one of the most important LGBTQ activists of the early 20th Century — an Asian Canadian named Li Shiu Tong.

'I Gonna Say No.'  Sen.Lindsey Graham Doubles Down Against Federalizing Same-Sex Marriage

'I Gonna Say No.' Sen.Lindsey Graham Doubles Down Against Federalizing Same-Sex Marriage

POLITICS | Aug 8, 2022

Senator Lindsey Graham is one of the prominent GOP senators opposing federal codification of same-sex marriage. He doubled down on CNN on Sunday.

Swinging 'Dongle' Ruins Italian Runner's Race

Swinging 'Dongle' Ruins Italian Runner's Race

SPORTS | Aug 8, 2022

Italian runner Alberto Nonino found himself in an embarrassing place while running the 400-metre race at the 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships this week in Santiago de Cali, Colombia.

How Adult Film Industry Is Handling Monkeypox

How Adult Film Industry Is Handling Monkeypox

NATIONAL | Aug 8, 2022

An advisory organization to the adult film industry has issued guidelines regarding monkeypox.

Adult Film Star Greg Riley Shares his Monkeypox Experience

Adult Film Star Greg Riley Shares his Monkeypox Experience

NATIONAL | Aug 8, 2022

The horror stories around monkeypox share the same dispiriting scenario: A frightening diagnosis followed by a painful outbreak, anxiety, isolation, and difficulty in receiving treatment. Adult film actor Greg Riley shared his monkeypox experience.

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