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LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide: How Can We Save the Next Generation?

LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide: How Can We Save the Next Generation?

FAMILY | By Merryn Johns | Sep 25, 2020

A new national survey from The Trevor Project reveals alarming statistics regarding mental health and suicide rates of LGBTQ youth. Does it get better? It depends on who you ask.

Idaho Man Sues Over State's Anti-Sodomy Law

Idaho Man Sues Over State's Anti-Sodomy Law

NATIONAL | By Rebecca Boone | Sep 25, 2020

An Idaho man represented by a coalition of civil rights attorneys is suing the state's attorney general over Idaho's so-called "infamous crime against nature" law, which makes it illegal to have oral or anal sex.

Biden's Low-Key Campaign Style Worries Some Democrats

Biden's Low-Key Campaign Style Worries Some Democrats

POLITICS | By Will Weissert, Alexandra Jaffe and Alan Fram | Sep 25, 2020

The final stretch of a presidential campaign is typically a nonstop mix of travel, caffeine and adrenaline. But as the worst pandemic in a century bears down on the United States, Joe Biden is taking a lower key approach.

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

POLITICS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jill Colvin | Sep 25, 2020

More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what aides termed a "vision" for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations.

In Despair, Protesters Take to Streets for Breonna Taylor

In Despair, Protesters Take to Streets for Breonna Taylor

NATIONAL | By Claire Galofaro, Dylan Lovan and Angie Wang | Sep 25, 2020

Some of them raised their fists and called out "Black lives matter!" Others tended to the letters, flowers and signs grouped together in a square in downtown Louisville. All of them said her name: Breonna Taylor.

Virus Disrupts Rio's Carnival for First Time in a Century

Virus Disrupts Rio's Carnival for First Time in a Century

INTERNATIONAL | By Marcelo de Sousa | Sep 25, 2020

A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival parade of flamboyant samba schools won't be held in February.

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 24, 2020

Corey Johnson, New York City Council speaker and contender in the city's mayoral race, withdrew on Thursday from his bid to replace Bill de Blasio next year.

Merriam-Webster Updates Definition for 'Bisexual'

Merriam-Webster Updates Definition for 'Bisexual'

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 24, 2020

Just in time for Bisexual Visibility Day, Merriam-Webster has updated its definition of "bisexual," making it less binary.

Trump Pays Respects to Late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

Trump Pays Respects to Late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

NATIONAL | By Kevin Freking | Sep 24, 2020

President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday morning, just two days before he announces his nominee to replace her on the high court.

Pete Buttigieg Stands in for Pence as Kamala Harris Preps for Debate

Pete Buttigieg Stands in for Pence as Kamala Harris Preps for Debate

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24, 2020

Openly gay former presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is playing the part of Mike Pence as vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris prepares to debate Pence.

Austin Police Offer $1K Reward for Suspect in Beating of Gay Couple

Austin Police Offer $1K Reward for Suspect in Beating of Gay Couple

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24, 2020

A 23-year-old suspect in the beating of two gay men last year is now being sought by police in Austin, Texas, for failing to appear in court. A $1,000 reward has been offered for information leading to his arrest.

'Are People to Be Left to Die?' Vaccine Pleas Fill UN Summit

'Are People to Be Left to Die?' Vaccine Pleas Fill UN Summit

INTERNATIONAL | By Cara Anna | Sep 24, 2020

If the United Nations was created from the ashes of World War II, what will be born from the global crisis of COVID-19?

Appeals Court Rejects Rehearing in Transgender Bathroom Case

Appeals Court Rejects Rehearing in Transgender Bathroom Case

NATIONAL | Sep 24, 2020

A federal appeals court on Wednesday denied a request for a full-court review of a ruling that a Virginia school board's transgender bathroom ban is unconstitutional.

Trump Won't Commit to Peaceful Transfer of Power if He Loses

Trump Won't Commit to Peaceful Transfer of Power if He Loses

NATIONAL | By Aamer Madhani and Kevin Freking | Sep 24, 2020

President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Illinois GOP Lawmaker Apologizes for Mocking Black, Gay Democratic Challenger

Illinois GOP Lawmaker Apologizes for Mocking Black, Gay Democratic Challenger

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 23, 2020

Illinois Republican State Representative Amy Grant has apologized for audio recordings of a phone call in which she mocked her Black, gay Democratic challenger, Ken Mejia-Beal.

1 Officer Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Not for Her Death

1 Officer Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Not for Her Death

NATIONAL | Sep 23, 2020

A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday indicted a single former police officer for shooting into neighboring apartments but did not move forward with charges against any officers for their role in Breonna Taylor's death.

Atlanta Pride Announces 2020 Virtual Programming

Atlanta Pride Announces 2020 Virtual Programming

PRIDE | Sep 23, 2020

Earlier this year, due to concerns around COVID-19, the APC announced that the 50th anniversary festival would be a virtual event. In spite of this change, there is a fantastic lineup of programming that they will stream!

Roberts: Ginsburg was 'Tough, Brave, a Fighter, a Winner'

Roberts: Ginsburg was 'Tough, Brave, a Fighter, a Winner'

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman and Matthew Barakat | Sep 23, 2020

Chief Justice John Roberts says the words that best describe the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are "tough, brave, a fighter, a winner" but also "thoughtful, careful, compassionate, honest."

200,000 Dead as Trump Vilifies Science, Prioritizes Politics

200,000 Dead as Trump Vilifies Science, Prioritizes Politics

NATIONAL | By Jason Dearen | Sep 23, 2020

Over the past six months, the Trump administration has prioritized politics over science at key moments, refusing to follow expert advice that might have contained the spread of the virus and COVID-19, the disease it causes.

Out Former Division 1 Football Star: 'I'm More at Peace' After Quitting Football

Out Former Division 1 Football Star: 'I'm More at Peace' After Quitting Football

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23, 2020

Former Division 1 football star Jake Bain says that he's "more at peace" now that he's left football behind. He's also refined his sexual identity, now saying that he is pansexual.

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