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N. Carolina cities begin passing historic LGBTQ nondiscrimination laws

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

Advocates were ready and waiting after a yearslong, statewide moratorium on local nondiscrimination ordinances expired last month.
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2020: Transgender woman wins political race

2020: Transgender woman wins political race

10 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Sarah McBride becomes the country's first transgender state senator. A Democrat, she won a seat in a heavily Democratic district of Delaware. “It is my hope that a young LGBTQ+...
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Indiana Lawmakers Propose 'Gay Conversion' Therapy Ban For Second Time

Indiana Lawmakers Propose 'Gay Conversion' Therapy Ban For Second Time

2 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The legislation, if it becomes law, will help distance the Hoosier State from Vice President Mike Pence's anti-LGBTQ legacy for good, supporters say.
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LGBTQ representation on TV down but queer racial diversity up, report finds

2 days ago   |   NBC News

“This is the first time in the report's history that we're seeing more LGBTQ people of color than white LGBTQ characters,” according to GLAAD.
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LGBTQ representation on broadcast TV falls for first time since 2014: report

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

Four creators - Shonda Rhimes, Greg Berlanti, Lena Waithe, and Ryan Murphy - are responsible for nearly a fifth of all LGBTQ characters on television.
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Chapel Hill passes LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, third city in N. Carolina to do so after expiration of controversial ordinance

3 days ago   |   NY Daily News

"This ordinance represents our town's commitment to working towards a community that is free from individual and institutional discrimination, where all can thrive.”
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Column: Trump launches sneaky 11th-hour attacks on clean air, Medicaid, LGBTQ people

3 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Trump's last-minute vandalism takes aim at clean air rules, Medicaid and anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people and other vulnerable Americans.
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Chapel Hill Town Council votes to pass ordinance broadly protecting LGBTQ community from discrimination

Chapel Hill Town Council votes to pass ordinance broadly protecting LGBTQ community from discrimination

3 days ago   |   WRAL

The ruling comes in the same week that Hillsborough and Carrboro passed similar ordinances.
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Small N. Carolina town becomes first in state to enact LGBTQ protections after end of ban on anti-discrimination ordinances

4 days ago   |   NY Daily News

“The nondiscrimination ordinances that Hillsborough and localities across the state will pass show the commitment we as local officials have to the constitutional principle of...
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Delaware's Sarah McBride sworn in as first openly transgender state senator

4 days ago   |   ABC

Delaware's Sarah McBride became the country's first openly transgender state senator and the highest-ranking transgender elected official in the nation.
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Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Russia's leading opposition figure and his wife were returning from a five-month stay in Germany, where he recovered after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor...

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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, a history-making event in which the first Black, South Asian and... Read more ...

Cincinnati man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Cincinnati man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

A Cincinnati couple is using their stimulus check to help others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Associates of opposition figure Navalny among several detained at Moscow airport

Associates of opposition figure Navalny among several detained at Moscow airport

Prominent opposition activists have been arrested at Moscow's Vnukovo airport where they gathered to greet their leader, Alexei Navalny, who is returning to Russia from Germany... Read more ...

Twitter temporarily suspends GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Twitter temporarily suspends GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Twitter on Sunday temporarily suspended the account of new Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she posted a tweet questioning the results of the state's runoff election... Read more ...

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Buccaneers-Saints: How to watch NFC Divisional Round game, time, weather

Two of the NFL's best arms meet up in the NFC Divisional Round. The Sunday evening game between Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Drew Brees' New Orleans Saints marks the... Read more ...

Records Show Trump Allies' Fingerprints on DC Rally

Records Show Trump Allies' Fingerprints on DC Rally

Members of President Trump's failed reelection campaign played key roles in orchestrating the rally that spawned a deadly assault on the US Capitol, according to an AP... Read more ...

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: Texans feel QB 'has played his last snap' for...

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: Texans feel QB 'has played his last snap' for Houston

Watson has made it abundantly clear he's not happy with the Texans. The feeling among those in the organization is that he has played his last snap in Houston. Read more ...