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Norway: Suspect in Pride Month Attack Won't Talk to Police

Norway: Suspect in Pride Month Attack Won't Talk to Police

CRIME | By Kostya Manenkov | Jun 27, 2022

The suspect in a mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Norway has refused to explain his actions to investigators and will remain in pretrial custody for the next four weeks.

Arrests in Istanbul as LGBTQ Marchers Try to Defy Pride Ban

Arrests in Istanbul as LGBTQ Marchers Try to Defy Pride Ban

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 27, 2022

Dozens of people were detained in central Istanbul after city authorities banned an LGBTQ Pride march, organizers said Sunday.

Watch: X-Rated Gay Film Shot at Acropolis Leads to Advanced Security Measures

Watch: X-Rated Gay Film Shot at Acropolis Leads to Advanced Security Measures

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 26, 2022

Last December there was outrage in Greece when it was learned that a gay sex scene was filmed at the iconic Acropolis. Security measures were then put into place to ensure it doesn't happen again.

Did Joe Biden Help Set the Stage for the Roe v Wade Decision?

Did Joe Biden Help Set the Stage for the Roe v Wade Decision?

NATIONAL | Jun 26, 2022

Clarence Thomas's hearings to become a Supreme Court justice were presided over by now-President Joe Biden, who chose not to pursue allegations by Anita Hill against the nominee.

Pride Parades March on with New Urgency

Pride Parades March on with New Urgency

PRIDE | By Bobby Caina Calvan | Jun 26, 2022

Parades celebrating LGBTQ pride kick off in some of America's biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism.

Norway Mourns Victims of Oslo Pride Event Shooting with Memorial Service

Norway Mourns Victims of Oslo Pride Event Shooting with Memorial Service

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 26, 2022

Norway's prime minister and members of the royal family joined mourners at a memorial service in Oslo Cathedral Sunday for the victims of a shooting in the capital's nightlife district.

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

INTERNATIONAL | By Maria Cheng | Jun 25, 2022

The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored but does not warrant being declared a global health emergency.

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

SPORTS | By Mauricio Savarese | Jun 25, 2022

Former Brazil and Sao Paulo midfielder Richarlyson said in a podcast on Friday that he is bisexual, a rare revelation in a country where macho culture in soccer is rife.

Mass Same-Sex Wedding in Mexico Challenges Discrimination

Mass Same-Sex Wedding in Mexico Challenges Discrimination

INTERNATIONAL | By Fabiola Sánchez | Jun 25, 2022

Mexico, Brazil and Argentina top Latin America in the number of same-sex marriages.

With War, Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes a Peace March in Warsaw

With War, Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes a Peace March in Warsaw

INTERNATIONAL | By Vanessa Gera | Jun 25, 2022

Ukraine's largest LGBTQ rights event, KyivPride, went ahead Saturday, although not on its native streets or as a celebration.

Trudeau: US Abortion Ruling Could Mean Loss of Other Rights

Trudeau: US Abortion Ruling Could Mean Loss of Other Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Rob Gillies | Jun 25, 2022

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a constitutional right to abortion could lead to the loss of other rights and indicated his country would continue to allow Americans to get abortions in Canada.

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

POLITICS | By Sam Metz | Jun 25, 2022

Mitt Romney isn't up for reelection this year. But Trump-aligned Republicans hostile toward the Utah senator have made his name a recurring theme in this year's primaries, using him as a foil and derisively branding their rivals "Mitt Romney Republicans."

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

NATIONAL | By Anne D'Innocenzio and Haleluya Hadero | Jun 25, 2022

The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation's constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics.

Biden Signs Landmark Gun Measure, Says 'Lives Will Be Saved'

Biden Signs Landmark Gun Measure, Says 'Lives Will Be Saved'

NATIONAL | By Will Weissert | Jun 25, 2022

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers in Texas.

Mass Shooting in Oslo Kills 2, Wounds 10; Pride Canceled

Mass Shooting in Oslo Kills 2, Wounds 10; Pride Canceled

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 25, 2022

A gunman opened fire in Oslo's night-life district early Saturday in what police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack during the Norwegian capital's annual Pride festival.

US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

NATIONAL | By Zeke Miller | Jun 24, 2022

The Biden administration has started shipping monkeypox tests to commercial laboratories, in a bid to speed diagnoses for suspected infections for the virus that has already infected at least 142 people in the U.S.

Hostess Introduces $TWINKcoins (Seriously)

Hostess Introduces $TWINKcoins (Seriously)

NATIONAL | Jun 24, 2022

This week the sweets giant Hostess "unveiled a new fluffy treat that's a nod to the most prominent cryptocurrencies out there."

With Roe Dead, Some Fear Rollback of LGBTQ+ and Other Rights

With Roe Dead, Some Fear Rollback of LGBTQ+ and Other Rights

NATIONAL | By John Hanna | Jun 24, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing states to ban abortion immediately stirred alarm Friday among LGBTQ+ advocates, who feared that the ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for gay relationships and access to contraception.

LGBTQ+ Youth of Faith Retell their Stories to Inspire Others

LGBTQ+ Youth of Faith Retell their Stories to Inspire Others

RELIGION | By Luis Andres Henao | Jun 24, 2022

Across the U.S., circumstances vary widely for LGBTQ+ youth seeking religious engagement.

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; States can Ban Abortion

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; States can Ban Abortion

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Jun 24, 2022

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday's outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states

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