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Suspect Questioned In Threats Against NYC LGBT Center

New York City police are questioning a suspect accused of making "terroristic threats" against the LGBT Community Center in Greenwich Village, officials announced over...

Special Prosecutor Named In Trump/Russia Probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to act as a special prosecutor overseeing the investigation into Russia's alleged...

Chelsea Manning Released From Prison

Chelsea Manning, the Army whistle blower who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending a trove of diplomatic and military files to...

Gorsuch’s Record On LGBT Rights Dismal, at Best

Neil Gorsuch, a conservative jurist "in the tradition of the late Antonin Scalia", according to his White House supporters, was confirmed as Scalia's replacement...

‘Free Speech Bus’ Spreads Hateful Message Across US

Two well-known anti-LGBTQ groups have taken to America's streets to deliver their hate-based rhetoric, using an over-the road coach called the "Free Speech Bus",...

Supreme Court Punts On Transgender Case, After Trump Title IX Action

The Supreme Court sent a landmark case involving a Virginia transgender teen back to a lower court for review this morning, citing President Trump's...

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence

President Obama today commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army whistle blower convicted of sending a huge trove of classified...
Clergywoman To Begin Hunger Strike For Prisoner Clemency

Activist Clergywoman To Begin Hunger Strike For Prisoner Clemency

A North Carolina activist and preacher, Madeline McClenney Sadler is about to begin a hunger strike to press the Obama administration to grant executive clemency...

North Carolina District Attorney decides no charges in Keith Scott case

North Carolina prosecutors have said a Charlotte police officer acted lawfully when he shot and killed a fellow black man, Keith Lamont Scott, in...

Lawmakers to Facebook: Don’t Let Advertisers Exclude by Race

By Eric Umansky Four members of Congress wrote Facebook Tuesday demanding that the company stop giving advertisers the option of excluding by ethnic group. The letter...