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Ravens' Coach Speaks with Lamar Jackson about Offensive Gay Tweet

Ravens' Coach Speaks with Lamar Jackson about Offensive Gay Tweet

SPORTS | By Noah Trister | Nov 29, 2022

The Baltimore Raven's star quarterback Lamar Jackson insisted on Twitter that he did not intend to disrespect anyone's sexual orientation and has never done so.

Senate Set to Vote on Bill Protecting Same-Sex Marriages

Senate Set to Vote on Bill Protecting Same-Sex Marriages

NATIONAL | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Nov 28, 2022

The Senate is set to vote Tuesday on legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, putting Congress one step closer to passing the landmark bill and ensuring that such unions are enshrined in federal law.

Protestor with Rainbow Flag Runs onto Field at World Cup

Protestor with Rainbow Flag Runs onto Field at World Cup

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 28, 2022

A protestor ran onto the field Monday carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a blue Superman T-shirt that said "SAVE UKRAINE" on the front and "RESPECT FOR IRANIAN WOMAN" on the back during a World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay.

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 28, 2022

The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist.

Israel's Likud Signs Coalition Deal with Anti-LGBTQ+ Radical

Israel's Likud Signs Coalition Deal with Anti-LGBTQ+ Radical

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 28, 2022

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has struck a coalition deal with a small ultranationalist faction leader known for homophobic rhetoric and disparaging remarks about non-Orthodox Jews, a sign of the prospective government's hardline makeup

What Headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's Word of 2022

What Headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's Word of 2022

NATIONAL | By Leanne Italie | Nov 28, 2022

"Gaslighting" — mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year.

Suspect in the Colorado LGBTQ Shootings Faces Hate Crimes Charges — What Exactly Are They?

Suspect in the Colorado LGBTQ Shootings Faces Hate Crimes Charges — What Exactly Are They?

CRIME | Nov 28, 2022

Hate crimes have unique legal requirements. And even when police and prosecutors believe the elements of a hate crime are present, such crimes can be difficult to prove in court.

Colorado Shooting Victim 'Wanted to Save the Family I Found'

Colorado Shooting Victim 'Wanted to Save the Family I Found'

NATIONAL | Nov 27, 2022

A member of the U.S. Navy who was injured while helping prevent further harm during a shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado last weekend said Sunday that he "simply wanted to save the family that I found."

'Fame' and 'Flashdance' Singer-Actor Irene Cara Dies at 63

'Fame' and 'Flashdance' Singer-Actor Irene Cara Dies at 63

OBITUARIES | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 27, 2022

Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie "Fame" and then belted out the era-defining hit "Flashdance ... What a Feeling" from 1983's "Flashdance," has died.

Exploring a Memory: Designer Recreates a Dress for Diana

Exploring a Memory: Designer Recreates a Dress for Diana

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka | Nov 27, 2022

This is a dress with a story, and Elizabeth Emanuel wants to tell it.

Watch: Gay and Black Servers Refuse to Wait on Confederate Group: 'This Is a Set-up'

Watch: Gay and Black Servers Refuse to Wait on Confederate Group: 'This Is a Set-up'

NATIONAL | Nov 26, 2022

If you were a Black or gay waitperson, would you serve a group called the Sons of Confederate Vets?

Adidas Investigates after Ex-Workers Allege Ye Misconduct

Adidas Investigates after Ex-Workers Allege Ye Misconduct

WORKPLACE | Nov 26, 2022

Adidas says it is investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct by the rapper formerly known as Kanye West that ex-employees made in an anonymous letter also accusing the German sportswear brand of looking the other way.

Colorado Springs Reckons With Past After Gay Club Shooting

Colorado Springs Reckons With Past After Gay Club Shooting

NATIONAL | By Sam Metz and Stephen Groves | Nov 25, 2022

When officials unfurled a 25-foot rainbow flag in front of Colorado Springs City Hall this week, people gathered to mourn the victims of a mass shooting at a popular gay club couldn't help but think this would not have happened days before.

Inflation Hovers Over Shoppers Seeking Deals on Black Friday

Inflation Hovers Over Shoppers Seeking Deals on Black Friday

NATIONAL | By Anne D'iInnocenzio, Haleluya Hadero and Alexandra Olson | Nov 25, 2022

Cautious shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation.

Rainbow Struggle Playing Out on Sidelines Of World Cup

Rainbow Struggle Playing Out on Sidelines Of World Cup

INTERNATIONAL | By Mariam Fam | Nov 25, 2022

Aside from the competition for the World Cup title, one of the most hotly contested issues in the tournament in Qatar is over rainbow colors.

Exiled Russian Couple Marry, Want to Bring Hope to Fellow LGBTQ+ Citizens

Exiled Russian Couple Marry, Want to Bring Hope to Fellow LGBTQ+ Citizens

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 25, 2022

While Russia continues to approve anti-gay legislation, a Russian gay couple are hoping their marriage, which took place outside their homeland, will bring hope to the country's LGBTQ+ population.

Owner of Gay Club: Shooting Comes Amid a New 'Type of Hate'

Owner of Gay Club: Shooting Comes Amid a New 'Type of Hate'

NATIONAL | Nov 25, 2022

The co-owner of the Colorado Springs gay nightclub said he thinks the shooting that killed five people and injured 17 others is a reflection of anti-LGBTQ sentiment that has evolved from prejudice to incitement.

Watch: Colorado Springs Shooting Suspect's Dad Relieved They aren't Gay: 'We Don't Do Gay'

Watch: Colorado Springs Shooting Suspect's Dad Relieved They aren't Gay: 'We Don't Do Gay'

CRIME | Nov 25, 2022

When Aaron Franklin Brink, the father of accused Colorado Springs shooter Anderson Lee Aldrich, was told of the mass-killing in a gay bar, he had a most visceral response.

Russian Duma Gives LGBTQ 'Propaganda' Bill Final Approval

Russian Duma Gives LGBTQ 'Propaganda' Bill Final Approval

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 25, 2022

Russian lawmakers on Thursday gave their final approval to a bill that significantly expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting gay rights in the country, another step in a years-long crackdown on the country's embattled LGBTQ community.

Watch: Milo Yiannopoulos Plans to Help Kanye West Run for President

Watch: Milo Yiannopoulos Plans to Help Kanye West Run for President

POLITICS | By Emell Adolphus | Nov 25, 2022

Milo Yiannopoulos is reportedly planning to help Kanye West run for president in 2024. Yikes!

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