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Seven Strategies to Not Overindulge During the Holidays

Coming Out as Trans Just Start of Journey for Teen, Family

The holiday season is a three-month junk food marathon, but Thanksgiving is the foremost culprit. Here are 7 tips to get through.

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Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

Nov 22
An AP investigation has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive problem at madrassas, or Islamic schools, in Pakistan. But in a culture where clerics are powerful and sexual abuse is a taboo subject, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged.

Backstreet Boys Singer Nick Carter Accused of Rape

Backstreet Boys Singer Nick Carter Accused of Rape

Nov 22
Melissa Schuman, a former member of the early 00s teen pop group Dream, accused Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter of rape.

Watch: London Man Sentenced to Jail for Smashing Glass in Gay Man's Face

Watch: London Man Sentenced to Jail for Smashing Glass in Gay Man's Face

Nov 22
A London man was sentenced to two years in prison for smashing a pint glass in a gay man's face during an unprovoked attack at a pub earlier this year.

Craftism: Melding of Crafting and Activism is Having a Moment

Craftism: Melding of Crafting and Activism is Having a Moment

By Melissa Kossler Dutton | Nov 22
The combination of crafting and activism - sometimes called craftivism - is centuries-old. Early this year, women knit "pussy hats" ahead of Women's Marches in Washington and around the country to protest Donald Trump's election as president.

2nd US Judge Halts Proposed Transgender Military Ban

2nd US Judge Halts Proposed Transgender Military Ban

By David McFadden | Nov 22
Another federal judge has halted a proposed transgender military ban, expanding on an initial ruling issued last month against the plan by President Donald Trump's administration.

Teen Idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Star, Dies at 67

Teen Idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Star, Dies at 67

By Hillel Italie | Nov 22
David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died at age 67.

Years Into Journey, Transgender Teen Still Finding Himself

Years Into Journey, Transgender Teen Still Finding Himself

By Tamara Lush | Nov 22
This summer, Theo changed in a different way. Raised loosely Catholic, Theo met a Muslim classmate and did some research.

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Knew of Lawmaker's Secret Gay Life

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Knew of Lawmaker's Secret Gay Life

By Julie Carr Smyth | Nov 22
The nation's leading anti-gay marriage organization was among the Christian conservative groups that knew a recently resigned Republican Ohio lawmaker had extramarital sexual contact with other men.

Mugabe Leaves Legacy of Economic Ruin, Upheaval in Zimbabwe

Mugabe Leaves Legacy of Economic Ruin, Upheaval in Zimbabwe

By Andrew Meldrum | Nov 22
From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential.

Disney Animation, Pixar Chief John Lasseter Taking Leave

Disney Animation, Pixar Chief John Lasseter Taking Leave

By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 22
Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees.

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