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Board Hears Mercy Request from Condemned Killer

Board Hears Mercy Request from Condemned Killer

May 25
The Ohio Parole Board has heard arguments for and against clemency for a condemned killer facing execution in July.

Court: School Can Let Trans Students Use Bathroom of Choice

Court: School Can Let Trans Students Use Bathroom of Choice

By Claudia Lauer | May 25
A Pennsylvania school district can allow transgender students to continue using bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity, a federal appeals court panel ruled Thursday.

Harvey Weinstein Arrives to Surrender in Sex Assault Probe

Harvey Weinstein Arrives to Surrender in Sex Assault Probe

By Colleen Long | May 25
Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off the #MeToo movement.

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Renews Efforts to Depose Trump

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Renews Efforts to Depose Trump

By Michael Balsamo | May 25
Stormy Daniels' lawyer has renewed efforts to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' legal fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election, according to court documents filed Thursday.

Rachel Dolezal Accused of Welfare Fraud After Race Scandal

Rachel Dolezal Accused of Welfare Fraud After Race Scandal

May 25
A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.

HRC Calls for Investigation of CA Candidate's Restroom Trans Harassment

HRC Calls for Investigation of CA Candidate's Restroom Trans Harassment

By Kilian Melloy | May 24
The Human Right Campaign has sent a letter requesting the attorney general of California to look into an incident which a GOP congressional candidate posted video that seems to show her haranguing a trans person for using the women's room.

Morgan Freeman Apologizes in Wake of Harassment Accusations

Morgan Freeman Apologizes in Wake of Harassment Accusations

May 24
Morgan Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior.

Michelle Obama Unveils Cover for Upcoming Memoir

Michelle Obama Unveils Cover for Upcoming Memoir

May 24
Michelle Obama has a picture to share.

Growing Older and Stronger: SAGE Turns 40

Growing Older and Stronger: SAGE Turns 40

By Jill Gleeson | May 24
SAGE celebrates its 40th anniversary of serving and advocating for LGBTQ seniors.

New Poll: 4.5% of U.S. Identify as LGBT, Support for Same-Sex Marriage at All-Time High

New Poll: 4.5% of U.S. Identify as LGBT, Support for Same-Sex Marriage at All-Time High

May 24
A new poll from Gallup found that 4.5 percent of Americans say they identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The new research also found that support for same-sex marriage has reached an all-time high.

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