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Octavia Spencer to be Honored by Gay-Rights Education Group

Octavia Spencer to be Honored by Gay-Rights Education Group

Aug 13
Octavia Spencer will be honored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network with its Inspiration Award at a gala later this year.

Illinois to Add LGBTQ History to Public School Curriculum

Illinois to Add LGBTQ History to Public School Curriculum

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 13
In a move that proponents praise as a means of countering anti-LGBTQ bullying in schools, the governor of Illinois has signed into law a bill that requires public schools to include material about the historic contributions of LGBTQ people.

CNN Backs Chris Cuomo After Caught-on-Video Confrontation

CNN Backs Chris Cuomo After Caught-on-Video Confrontation

Aug 13
CNN says it completely supports anchor Chris Cuomo after he was seen on video threatening to push a man down some stairs during a confrontation after the man apparently called him "Fredo," in a seeming reference to the "Godfather" movies.

Verizon Sells Early Social-Media Darling Tumblr

Verizon Sells Early Social-Media Darling Tumblr

By Tali Arbel | Aug 13
Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform WordPress.

Epstein Death Shifts Federal Focus to Possible Conspirators

Epstein Death Shifts Federal Focus to Possible Conspirators

By Jim Mustian and Michael R. Sisak | Aug 13
In the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide , federal prosecutors in New York have shifted their focus to possible charges against anyone who assisted or enabled him in what authorities say was his rampant sexual abuse of underage girls.

SoulCycle and Equinox Fitness Owner Hosts Trump Fundraiser; Celebs Call for Boycott

SoulCycle and Equinox Fitness Owner Hosts Trump Fundraiser; Celebs Call for Boycott

By Sam Cronin | Aug 12
Stephen Ross, owner of the Miami Dolphins and chairman of the Related Companies which oversees fitness giants Equinox, SoulCycle, and Blink Fitness, has stirred controversy for those brands by organizing an elaborate fundraiser for Trump's reelection.

Virginia Transgender Bathroom Case: Judge Favors Ex-Student

Virginia Transgender Bathroom Case: Judge Favors Ex-Student

By Ben Finley | Aug 12
A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm, the latest in a string of decisions nationwide that favor transgender students who faced similar policies.

Autopsy of Epstein Performed, but Details Yet to be Released

Autopsy of Epstein Performed, but Details Yet to be Released

By Jim Mustian, Michael R. Sisak and Michael Balsamo | Aug 12
The details of how Jeffrey Epstein died in his Manhattan jail cell over the weekend have yet to be released, but medical officials have performed an autopsy on the high-profile inmate accused of sexually abusing underage girls.

Mass Shootings Have Latinos Worried about Being Targets

Mass Shootings Have Latinos Worried about Being Targets

By Russell Contreras and Anita Snow | Aug 11
When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband and I get out of here alive?

Watch: California 'Straight Pride' Organizer: We're a Racist Group!

Watch: California 'Straight Pride' Organizer: We're a Racist Group!

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 11
Was it a Freudian slip? However it happened, one of the organizers behind the proposed 'Straight Pride' in Modesto, California, ended up saying out loud what some people are thinking.

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