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Thai Man Bloodied But Unbowed After 'Intimate' Attack by Snake

INTERNATIONAL | May 28
A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

Liberty Counsel asks Virginia Supreme Court Case to Take Up Their Fairfax Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 28
The right-wing legal organization challenging Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) nondiscrimination policy has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to hear their lawsuit.

California Rushed to Allow HIV-Infected Organ Transplant

AIDS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 28
California lawmakers are rushing to approve legislation Friday that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.

National Park Rises from Former Ohio Wasteland

NATIONAL | May 28
The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of protecting and promoting America's most awe-inspiring natural resources.

Lesbian Ex-SF Cop Claims Retaliation by Former Chief

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 28
A former San Francisco police officer has filed a claim against the city, saying recently departed Police Chief Greg Suhr forced her to retire after she went public with allegations that another officer had embezzled money.

Exploring Issues Trans People Face in the Workplace

NATIONAL | By Jill Gleeson | May 28
While finding even entry-level employment is difficult for transgender individuals, keeping it can be just as challenging. Whether workers have transitioned or are transitioning on the job, they can be subject to intense discrimination and harassment.

Alabama Supreme Court Annuls Its Ruling on Lesbian Adoption

FAMILY | May 27
The Alabama Supreme Court has voided its earlier decision not to recognize a lesbian couple's adoption that was carried out in another state.

Judge Orders Johnny Depp to Stay Away From Estranged Wife

NATIONAL | By Anthony McCartney | May 27
A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from his estranged wife after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.

Israeli Christian Wins First 'Miss Trans Israel' Pageant

INTERNATIONAL | May 27
An Israeli from a Catholic Arab family has been crowned the winner of the country's first transgender pageant.

Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Protect LGBT Students at Private Universities

NATIONAL | May 27
The California State Senate has approved a bill, authored by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to close a loophole that allows private universities to discriminate against students and staff based on their gender expression, or sexual orientation.

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