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Oregon governor signs transgender equity bill into law

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that will make it easier for transgender people in Oregon to shield any updates they make to …

LGBTQI

Danville girl arrested for filming classmate in bathroom stall

A San Ramon Valley High School student was arrested and charged with invasion of privacy after she reportedly filmed a classmate urinating in a bathroom stall and posted the video on social media.<p>Police officers received a complaint in late April and “determined a crime had been committed,” said …

Crime

McConnell reportedly promises to have at least one woman in all health-care meetings

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promised Republican colleagues that all special working group meetings about the American Health Care …

Disgraced Teacher Sentenced to Decades in Prison for Sexually Assaulting Teen Relative: 'You Are ... Pathetic'

A disgraced California teacher who slashed his own throat last year upon learning he’d been convicted of sexual assaulting a teenage relative was …

NY man who brutally beat 2 transgender women on St. Patrick’s Day charged with hate crime

NYPD is charging repeat offender Patrick O’Meara, 38, from Long Island, with a hate crime after he screamed transphobic slurs while brutally …

Oklahoma lawmaker arrested on child prostitution charges

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma state senator was booked Thursday on child prostitution charges for allegedly hiring a 17-year-old boy for sex, …

Crime

Milo Yiannopoulos Calls Abuse Victims "Whinging, Selfish Brats" In A Newly Emerged Video

A video has resurfaced of the former Breitbart senior editor attacking survivors of clerical abuse and falsely asserting that there is a "disproportionate overlap" between gay men and paedophiles.<p>Following the scandal last month that engulfed Milo Yiannopolous over his remarks about sexual abuse, …

Coca-Cola Just Released a Shocking Ad (But What's Stunning Is The Consumer Response)

Times have changed.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's one of America's most wholesome brands.<p>It's based in Georgia, for goodness sake. Everything is wholesome there.<p>Yet here was Coca-Cola releasing an ad that, oh, didn't just …

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'She Was Asking the Lord to Let Her Die': Raising a Trans Child in Texas

Kimberly was a straight-ticket Republican and a conservative Christian—until she raised a transgender daughter.<p><i>Watch VICE on HBO's episode on transgender children, tonight at 7:30PM and 11PM.</i><p>Every morning on their way to daycare, Kimberly and her six-year-old daughter, Kai, pray for their estranged …

Christian, Conservative And Parenting A Transgender Child In Texas

Kimberly Shappley has had to unlearn everything she was taught to believe.<p>Kimberly Shappley calls herself an “accidental activist.”<p>The Pearland, Texas mom says she was “born a Republican.” Most of her life, she never really thought about politics and just assumed it was her duty as a Christian …

LGBTQI

TX Senator: Same-Sex Marriage Causes Poverty, Trans Rights Pose Threat To Human Race

Tea Partier Don Huffines Among Co-Authors Of Dan Patrick's Bathroom Bill<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGH3t5phhRs<p>A Republican Texas state senator …

Transgender woman Chyna Doll Dupree shot and killed in New Orleans

Transgender woman Chyna Doll Dupree was shot and killed outside of a shopping center in New Orleans Saturday night, according to the …

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High rates of suicide and self-harm among transgender youth

In a new study, 30 percent of transgender youth report a history of at least one suicide attempt, and nearly 42 percent report a history of …

Reality Check: Does HB2 keep bathrooms safer?

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (<b>WLOS</b>) - Republicans have argued North Carolina's House Bill 2, officially titled the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, …

Lawsuit against church youth leader, Charlotte Catholic Diocese alleges sexual assault, negligence

Loading...<p><b>SALISBURY, N.C.</b> - A civil lawsuit filed Thursday in Mecklenburg County claims that John Brian Kaup, who was in the seminary training to …

7th Person Alleges Sexual Abuse by Former NC Basketball Coach

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. - A seventh person came forward accusing Rodney Scott of sexual assault.<p>Detectives say it happened in June 2009 when the …

UNC football player turns self in on sexual battery charge

<b>Chapel Hill, North Carolina (CNN) —</b> University of North Carolina linebacker Allen Artis turned himself in at a magistrate's court Wednesday morning, exactly seven months after a fellow student said he raped her on campus.<p>The accuser, sophomore Delaney Robinson, told the media Tuesday she was angry …

College Football

'Bathroom bill': NC could lose more NCAA events, sports group says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The NCAA might move all championship events through 2022 out of North Carolina if the state doesn't repeal its "bathroom bill," the North Carolina Sports Association says in a letter sent to state legislators.<p>"Our contacts at the NCAA tell us that, due to their stance on HB2, all North …

Boy Scouts will allow transgender children into programmes

The Boy Scouts of America announced on Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys only programmes.<p>The organisation announced it had made the decision to begin basing enrollment in its boys-only programs on the gender a child or parent lists on the …

Eight states censor LGBTQ topics in school. Now, a lawsuit is challenging that

As a 16-year-old junior in high school, Harper McGee had to fight for the ability to say “gay” on campus.<p>At the time, McGee and a friend were trying …

LGBTQI

Minnesota Transgender Teen Sued By Her Own Mom Speaks Out

On Thursday morning at a U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minnesota, an improbable case began to unfold. As a courtroom full of about 20 people looked on, Anmarie Calgaro’s attorneys explained why the small-town mom from the state’s northernmost “Iron Range” is suing her own 17-year-old child.<p>The …