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Lambda Legal to Senate: Indecent, Extremist, Anti-LGBT Nominees Have No Place on the Federal Bench

Lambda Legal to Senate: Indecent, Extremist, Anti-LGBT Nominees Have No Place on the Federal Bench

Dec 13
Following the confirmation of Leonard Steven Grasz to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Tuesday night, the United States Senate is preparing to put two more of Donald Trump's extreme, anti-LGBT judicial nominees on the federal bench.

Lyft Fires Driver After Booting 'Drag Race' Star Aja for Kissing Boyfriend

Lyft Fires Driver After Booting 'Drag Race' Star Aja for Kissing Boyfriend

Dec 13
The car-sharing service Lyft said it fired a driver after "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Aja said she was booted from a ride for kissing her boyfriend.

Megyn Kelly Finds Audience by Delving Into Sexual Misconduct

Megyn Kelly Finds Audience by Delving Into Sexual Misconduct

By David Bauder | Dec 13
Three months ago the idea that Megyn Kelly would make news this week about President Donald Trump seemed unthinkable, but it illustrates her journey in establishing her NBC show as a destination for a national discussion about sexual misconduct.

CNN Says Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Apparently Hacked

CNN Says Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Apparently Hacked

Dec 13
CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a since-removed tweet from his handle called the president a "tool" and a "pathetic loser" following Democrat Doug Jones win in Alabama's Senate election.

Judge Bars Ex-Speaker Hastert From Being Alone with Minors

Judge Bars Ex-Speaker Hastert From Being Alone with Minors

By Michael Tarm | Dec 13
A federal judge ordered Dennis Hastert never be alone with anyone under 18 unless another adult is present who is aware of the former U.S. House speaker's conviction in a hush-money case that revealed he had sexually abused several high school students.

Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017

Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017

Dec 13
Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside." These were some of the people, topics and memes that trended to the top of Google searches in 2017.

LA Police Probe Claim Roman Polanski Molested Girl in '75

LA Police Probe Claim Roman Polanski Molested Girl in '75

By Michael Balsamo | Dec 13
Los Angeles detectives they are investigating a woman's claim that Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested her in 1975, when she was 10 years old. But the allegations are so old that criminal charges couldn't be brought, even if proven.

As Trump Admin Dreams of a White Only Christmas, National LGBTQ Task Force Throws a Media Party for All

As Trump Admin Dreams of a White Only Christmas, National LGBTQ Task Force Throws a Media Party for All

Dec 12
In response to the White House snubbing LGBTQ and black reporters, the National LGBTQ Task Force is hosting its own holiday party for the press, titled "Not The White House Holiday Party."

Extremist Duo Launches New Anti-LGBTQ Initiative to Protect Christian Rights

Extremist Duo Launches New Anti-LGBTQ Initiative to Protect Christian Rights

Dec 12
A pair of religious extremists have announced the launch of an anti-women, anti-LGBTQ initiative their describing as a "principled and aggressive Christian legal/public policy organization."

Dems Accuse Trump of Unsavory Insinuations About Gillibrand

Dems Accuse Trump of Unsavory Insinuations About Gillibrand

By Nancy Benac and Jonathan Lemire | Dec 12
Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, tweeting that the New York Democrat would come to his office "begging" for campaign contributions and "do anything" to get them.

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