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Poll: Younger People Less and Less 'Comfortable' with LGBTQs

Poll: Younger People Less and Less 'Comfortable' with LGBTQs

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 25
Two and a half years into the Trump presidency, the exclusionary rhetoric emanating from the top might be doing even more damage than feared, a new poll showing declining acceptance of LGBTQs among America's younger set suggests.

Arlington County Set to Outline Expanded Trans Students' Rights

Arlington County Set to Outline Expanded Trans Students' Rights

By Sam Cronin | Jun 25
Arlington County has indicated it will set out more concrete rules surrounding the rights and protections of students based on gender identity.

Kansas to Allow Trans Residents to Change Birth Certificates

Kansas to Allow Trans Residents to Change Birth Certificates

By John Hanna | Jun 25
Kansas will allow transgender people to change their birth certificates so the documents reflect their gender identities under a legal settlement that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's young administration and LGBTQ-rights advocates announced Monday.

West Virginia GOP Chairwoman Endorses Anti-LGBTQ Op-ed

West Virginia GOP Chairwoman Endorses Anti-LGBTQ Op-ed

Jun 25
The leader of West Virginia's Republican party applauded a state senator's call for intolerance against members of the LGBTQ community.

Police Release More than 1,000 Files from Smollett Probe

Police Release More than 1,000 Files from Smollett Probe

By Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen | Jun 25
Chicago police released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the actor with a thin, white rope wrapped around his neck.

Special Prosecutor Requested in South Bend Police Shooting

Special Prosecutor Requested in South Bend Police Shooting

Jun 25
A special prosecutor was requested to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in a case that has inflamed tensions and roiled the Democratic presidential campaign of Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Trump: Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His Type

Trump: Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His Type

Jun 25
President Donald Trump said Monday that a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his "type."

Lithgow, Bening and More Stars Perform Mueller Report

Lithgow, Bening and More Stars Perform Mueller Report

By Katie Campione | Jun 25
John Lithgow joined the growing list of actors who have taken on the role of President Donald Trump, portraying the world leader in a live reading of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump's 2016 campaign.

A Year Later, Little Impact After Denying Trump Aide Dinner

A Year Later, Little Impact After Denying Trump Aide Dinner

Jun 24
Tourism in a small Virginia town has suffered little in the year since The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump's spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Psychoanalists Apologize for Treating Homosexuality as Illness

Psychoanalists Apologize for Treating Homosexuality as Illness

By Sam Cronin | Jun 24
The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) has apologized publicly for its previous classification of homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its mistakes contributed to discrimination and trauma.

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