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Justice Kavanaugh Tests Positive for COVID, has No Symptoms

Justice Kavanaugh Tests Positive for COVID, has No Symptoms

Oct 1, 2021

The Supreme Court says Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for COVID-19.

Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law Back in Texas Court

Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law Back in Texas Court

By Paul J. Weber | Oct 1, 2021

A federal judge will consider whether Texas can leave in place the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., which since September has banned most abortions and sent women racing to get care beyond the borders of the nation's second-most populous state.

Watch: Dancer Corey O'Brien Reflects On 9 Years Of Sobriety In 'Freedom'

Watch: Dancer Corey O'Brien Reflects On 9 Years Of Sobriety In 'Freedom'

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 30, 2021

Last week, O'Brien unveiled the short film "Freedom," which was produced in collaboration with the Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

Watch: Transgender Homecoming Queen Crowned at Orlando High School

Watch: Transgender Homecoming Queen Crowned at Orlando High School

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30, 2021

A transgender high school student in Orlando, Florida was elected homecoming queen by her supportive schoolmates. "It made me feel like I actually belonged," 17-year-old Evan Bialosuknia said.

Oregon School Board Adopts Stricter Political Symbols Ban

Oregon School Board Adopts Stricter Political Symbols Ban

Sep 30, 2021

An Oregon school board that acted last month to ban educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols has broadened the policy to prohibit district employees from displaying all types of political symbols.

High Court Could Add More Contentious Cases to Busy Lineup

High Court Could Add More Contentious Cases to Busy Lineup

By Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman | Sep 29, 2021

The Supreme Court term that begins next week is already full of contentious cases, including fights over abortion and transgender rights. But the justices still have a lot of blank space on their calendar, with four more months of arguments left to fill.

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

By Josh Boak | Sep 27, 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family.

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

Sep 27, 2021

So far, regulators have done a poor job of defining the universe of people considered at risk because of institutional and occupational exposure, but the list is growing.

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

Sep 27, 2021

Despite a barrage of articles and social media posts supporting this year's Bi Visibility Day earlier this week, the struggle for validation and understanding continues

California Bans State Travel to Ohio Over Anti-Gay Legislation

California Bans State Travel to Ohio Over Anti-Gay Legislation

Sep 25, 2021

Employees of the state of California will not be traveling to Ohio any time soon after a news release on Friday from state Attorney General Rob Bonta barring official travel to the Buckeye state, Raw Story reports.

10 Years after 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Cadets See Progress

10 Years after 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Cadets See Progress

By Dave Collins | Sep 25, 2021

Marking the 10th anniversary this week of the end of "don't ask, don't tell," a new generation of military academy students say that their campuses are now tolerant, welcoming and inclusive for the most part — but that more work needs to be done.

Oregon School Board Ban on Anti-Racist, LGBTQ Signs Draws Ire

Oregon School Board Ban on Anti-Racist, LGBTQ Signs Draws Ire

Sep 24, 2021

An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the town and its businesses.

A Daily Pill to Treat Covid Could Be Just Months Away, Scientists Say

A Daily Pill to Treat Covid Could Be Just Months Away, Scientists Say

By JoNel Aleccia | Sep 24, 2021

A short-term regimen of daily pills that can fight the virus early after diagnosis and conceivably prevent symptoms from developing after exposure is in development.

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

By Lauran Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Sep 24, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

By Lauren Emily Whalen | Sep 23, 2021

"I have dogs and cats, so maybe that sets me up for bisexuality very well," jokes Margaret Cho. Our attitudes about where the "B" fits in LGBTQ is a hot topic in the queer community and beyond.

Watch: 12-Year-Old Calls Out Fellow Gamer's Homophobia

Watch: 12-Year-Old Calls Out Fellow Gamer's Homophobia

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 22, 2021

A 12-year-old is going viral for taking a stand against homophobia in gaming and being an example of LGBTQ allyship we all need.

Trump Sues Niece, NY Times Over Records Behind '18 Tax Story

Trump Sues Niece, NY Times Over Records Behind '18 Tax Story

Sep 22, 2021

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a 2018 story about his family's wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper's reporters.

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

By Heather Hollingsworth | Sep 22, 2021

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

By Adriana Gomez Licon and Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 21, 2021

The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a several armchair detectives and others sharing tips and theories by via TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.

Celebrating National Dog Week with Insta's Sexiest Men and Their Dogs

Celebrating National Dog Week with Insta's Sexiest Men and Their Dogs

Sep 21, 2021

Gus Kenworthy made headlines last month for his partnership with Autotrader and Adopt-a-Pet.com. But you don't need to be a former Olympic athlete to show off your four-legged friend for National Dog Week.

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