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College to Offer Sensitivity Training After Anti-LGBTQ Flyer

College to Offer Sensitivity Training After Anti-LGBTQ Flyer

By Dake Kang | Oct 21
Cleveland State University says it will create an advisory committee and offer more sensitivity training after officials were criticized for their response to a flyer that urged LGBT students to kill themselves.

Bannon Faults George W. Bush for 'Destructive' Presidency

Bannon Faults George W. Bush for 'Destructive' Presidency

By Michael R. Blood | Oct 21
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a "destructive" presidency during his time in the White House.

TV Academy Could Boot Weinstein; New Allegation Revealed

TV Academy Could Boot Weinstein; New Allegation Revealed

By Brian Melley and Amanda Lee Myers | Oct 21
Another influential entertainment organization said Friday it would consider booting disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as another woman accused the Oscar winner of sexual abuse.

Court, for Now, Blocks Immigrant Teen's Access to Abortion

Court, for Now, Blocks Immigrant Teen's Access to Abortion

By Jessica Gresko | Oct 21
An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody.

ACLU Taks Legal Action Defending Rights of Maryland Transgender Students

ACLU Taks Legal Action Defending Rights of Maryland Transgender Students

Oct 20
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a motion today to defend a Maryland school board's policies that prevent discrimination, harassment, and stigmatization of transgender and gender nonconforming students in the school system.

Hate Group Leader Blames Gays in the Military for Firing of Two-Star General

Hate Group Leader Blames Gays in the Military for Firing of Two-Star General

Oct 20
It's been six years since the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy that banned open service by out LGBTQ military personnel was repealed, and one hate group leader still can't get over it.

Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

By Marcy Gordon and Andrew Taylor | Oct 20
Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate.

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

By Mark Sherman | Oct 20
Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding.

Sessions Hints 'Religious Liberty' Guidance May be Used to Discriminate

Sessions Hints 'Religious Liberty' Guidance May be Used to Discriminate

Oct 20
Can federal employees or contractors use recently released guidance on "religious liberty" to deny services to LGBTQ people? Attorney General Jeff Sessions will have to get back to you on that.

Meet Playboy's First Transgender Playmate, Ines Rau

Meet Playboy's First Transgender Playmate, Ines Rau

Oct 20
Playboy is making headlines after it was revealed the magazine will feature its first-ever transgender Playmate in its November issue.

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