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'Glee''s Puck Indicted on Child-Porn Charges

CRIME | May 28
Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

Clinton campaign Refuses to Fill Out Transgender Issues Questionnaire

POLITICS | By John Riley | May 28
A national transgender advocacy organization is criticizing the Clinton campaign for promising - and then backtracking - to fill out its political questionnaire on issues of importance to the transgender community.

Tennessee the Latest State on the List for Prohibited D.C. Government Travel

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 28
Councilmember David Grosso's bill to ban state-funded travel to any locality with anti-LGBT laws is looking like a wise proposal, as D.C. adds yet another state to the growing list of places where government employees are prohibited from traveling.

Thai Man Bloodied But Unbowed After 'Intimate' Attack by Snake

INTERNATIONAL | May 28
A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

Liberty Counsel asks Virginia Supreme Court Case to Take Up Their Fairfax Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 28
The right-wing legal organization challenging Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) nondiscrimination policy has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to hear their lawsuit.

California Rushed to Allow HIV-Infected Organ Transplant

AIDS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 28
California lawmakers are rushing to approve legislation Friday that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.

National Park Rises from Former Ohio Wasteland

NATIONAL | May 28
The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of protecting and promoting America's most awe-inspiring natural resources.

Lesbian Ex-SF Cop Claims Retaliation by Former Chief

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 28
A former San Francisco police officer has filed a claim against the city, saying recently departed Police Chief Greg Suhr forced her to retire after she went public with allegations that another officer had embezzled money.

Exploring Issues Trans People Face in the Workplace

NATIONAL | By Jill Gleeson | May 28
While finding even entry-level employment is difficult for transgender individuals, keeping it can be just as challenging. Whether workers have transitioned or are transitioning on the job, they can be subject to intense discrimination and harassment.

Alabama Supreme Court Annuls Its Ruling on Lesbian Adoption

FAMILY | May 27
The Alabama Supreme Court has voided its earlier decision not to recognize a lesbian couple's adoption that was carried out in another state.

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