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Boston Woman Alleges Injury by Police at 'Straight Pride' Parade

Boston Woman Alleges Injury by Police at 'Straight Pride' Parade

Sep 13
A Boston resident and longtime ally of the LGBTQ community, Sandra Pelkie, says she went to the so-called "Straight Pride" parade to protest the event and ended up with a fractured wrist after being assaulted by a police officer. This is her account.

Washington State Flower Shop That Denied Gay Grooms Looking for Second Hearing by U.S. Supreme Court

Washington State Flower Shop That Denied Gay Grooms Looking for Second Hearing by U.S. Supreme Court

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 13
A flower shop owner in Washington State who refused floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding and was sued under state non-discrimination laws is looking to take her case to the U.S. Supreme Court for a second time.

New York City Looks to Repeal 'Gay Conversion Therapy' Ban

New York City Looks to Repeal 'Gay Conversion Therapy' Ban

By Deepti Hajela | Sep 13
A New York City law banning gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to the LGBTQ community if the case were to go to the Supreme Court.

Trump Mocks Democrats, Vows New Tax Cut on Baltimore Visit

Trump Mocks Democrats, Vows New Tax Cut on Baltimore Visit

By Kevin Freking and Juana Summers | Sep 13
President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recently disparaged as a "rat and rodent infested mess."

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground with Fracking Bans

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground with Fracking Bans

By Nicholas Riccardi | Sep 12
Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so.

Some Democrats Concerned as Judiciary Sets Impeachment Rules

Some Democrats Concerned as Judiciary Sets Impeachment Rules

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 12
The House Judiciary Committee is preparing for its first impeachment-related vote, set to define procedures for upcoming hearings on President Donald Trump even as some moderates in the caucus are urging the panel to slow down.

Trump Marks Another 9/11 Anniversary with War Still Raging

Trump Marks Another 9/11 Anniversary with War Still Raging

By Darlene Superville and Deb Riechmann | Sep 11
On his third Sept. 11 anniversary as president, Donald Trump on Wednesday remembered the victims, first responders and U.S. troops that have battled in Afghanistan, and he unleashed threats against militants contemplating another attack on America.

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

Sep 11
The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft.

Watch: Christian School 'Clarifies' Opposition to Marriage Equality - and Staff, Students Walk Away

Watch: Christian School 'Clarifies' Opposition to Marriage Equality - and Staff, Students Walk Away

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 11
A Christian school near Seattle "clarified" its position on a number of issues, including marriage equality, in an email message sent out over the summer. As a result, some students - and some staff as well - chose not to return in the fall.

Uber Driver Fired After Tossing Lesbians Out of Car

Uber Driver Fired After Tossing Lesbians Out of Car

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 11
The New Jersey Uber driver who tossed a lesbian couple out her car because one of them kissed the other on the cheek is no longer working with the ride share, the company has announced.

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