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White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 3, 2020

The White House has shamelessly taken credit for honoring World AIDS Day "in a way that no president has before," according to Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

Krysten Sinema in Purple Wig Steals Show at Senate Swearing-In

Krysten Sinema in Purple Wig Steals Show at Senate Swearing-In

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 3, 2020

Sen. Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz.), resplendent in a purple wig and zebra striped shawl, stole the show at the swearing-in of new Democratic colleague Sen. Mark Kelly on Wednesday.

Former US Rep. Barney Frank Sues for Unfinished Work on Home

Former US Rep. Barney Frank Sues for Unfinished Work on Home

Dec 3, 2020

Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and his husband, James Ready, are suing a construction contractor who they said abandoned the building of their home in Maine.

Trump Expected to Flex Pardon Powers on Way Out Door

Trump Expected to Flex Pardon Powers on Way Out Door

By Jill Colvin, Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire | Dec 3, 2020

Advocates and lawyers anticipate a flurry of clemency action from President Donald Trump in the coming weeks that could test the limits of presidential pardon power.

Lady Gaga and Oreo Announce Limited Edition Cookie to Promote Kindness

Lady Gaga and Oreo Announce Limited Edition Cookie to Promote Kindness

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 2, 2020

Lady Gaga and Oreo have teamed up for a limited edition line of cookies to "spread musical messages of kindness."

Stay Home for the Holidays or Get Tested Twice, CDC Urges

Stay Home for the Holidays or Get Tested Twice, CDC Urges

By Lindsey Tanner | Dec 2, 2020

Don't travel over the upcoming holidays. But if you must, consider getting coronavirus tests before and after, U.S. health officials urged Wednesday.

Lockdown Hookups? Study Suggests Gay and Bisexual Men Have More Sex During Pandemic

Lockdown Hookups? Study Suggests Gay and Bisexual Men Have More Sex During Pandemic

Dec 2, 2020

A new study suggests gay and bisexual men are having more sex, not less during the pandemic.

How Lemonaid is Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable

How Lemonaid is Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 2, 2020

Lemonaids Chief Clinical Officer discusses how Lemonaid is at the forefront of making healthcare more accessible and affordable through its groundbreaking virtual platform.

People Magazine Reveals its '2020 People of the Year'

People Magazine Reveals its '2020 People of the Year'

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Dec 2, 2020

People magazine has named George Clooney, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Selena Gomez and Regina King as the "2020 People of the Year."

'Very Dark Couple of Weeks': Morgues and Hospitals Overflow

'Very Dark Couple of Weeks': Morgues and Hospitals Overflow

By Tammy Webber, Heather Hollingsworth | Dec 2, 2020

Amid the resurgence, states have begun reopening field hospitals to handle an influx of patients that is pushing health care systems — and their workers — to the breaking point.

2017 Ban on Local LGBT Ordinances Ends in North Carolina

2017 Ban on Local LGBT Ordinances Ends in North Carolina

Dec 2, 2020

A 3 1/2-year ban on new local ordinances aimed at protecting LGBT rights in North Carolina expired Tuesday, prompting gay rights groups to urge the passage of such measures now.

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

By Michelle Chapman | Dec 1, 2020

The Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the boardrooms of Nasdaq-listed companies, or for those companies to explain why they can not.

Equality Advocates Act as Part of NC 'Bathroom Bill' Expires

Equality Advocates Act as Part of NC 'Bathroom Bill' Expires

Dec 1, 2020

Part of North Carolina's so-called "Bathroom Bills" - the notorious HB2 and HB142, which replaced it - expired today, Dec. 1, and the state's equality advocates are already at work to press for progress in the state.

Funeral Home Settles Lawsuit that Led to Major LGBTQ Ruling

Funeral Home Settles Lawsuit that Led to Major LGBTQ Ruling

Dec 1, 2020

A Detroit-area funeral home has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit that led to a groundbreaking decision that protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment.

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30, 2020

Elisa Crespo is running to become the first trans woman on the New York City Council.

Austin Police Officer Suspended Over 'Gay' Comment on Body Cam

Austin Police Officer Suspended Over 'Gay' Comment on Body Cam

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30, 2020

Austin police officer Ryan Seweryn has been suspended for ten days for referring to a protester as "that gay dude."

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

By John Schmidt | Nov 30, 2020

More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.

Study: Half of LGBTQ Americans are Religious

Study: Half of LGBTQ Americans are Religious

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30, 2020

A new study looking at faith across America's demographics has found that half of the LGBTQ community are religious.

Dictionary.com Picks 'Pandemic' as its 2020 Word of the Year

Dictionary.com Picks 'Pandemic' as its 2020 Word of the Year

By Leanne Italie | Nov 30, 2020

Dictionary.com on Monday declared "pandemic" its 2020 word of the year.

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

By Tamara Lush | Nov 29, 2020

The nation's top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see "surge upon a surge" of the coronavirus over the coming weeks, and he does not expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas.

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