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After Twitter Drags Chris Pratt, Wife & Celebs Rush to His Defense

After Twitter Drags Chris Pratt, Wife & Celebs Rush to His Defense

Oct 21, 2020

Twitter declared Chris Pratt "the worst" Chris in Hollywood, sparking his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger and fellow celebs to rush to his defense.

Watch: Mike Pompeo Addresses Group Supportive of 'Conversion Therapy'

Watch: Mike Pompeo Addresses Group Supportive of 'Conversion Therapy'

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a speech to a group that promotes so-called "conversion therapy." Reports say his own staff were "appalled."

Worsening Opioid Crisis Overshadowed in Presidential Race

Worsening Opioid Crisis Overshadowed in Presidential Race

Oct 21, 2020

"I just think that Trump doesn't understand addiction," said Diane Urban, 53, a Republican from Delphos, Ohio, who voted for the president in 2016 and whose son died from an overdose in 2019.

'So Much Work to Do': How Biden is Planning for Transition

'So Much Work to Do': How Biden is Planning for Transition

By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 21, 2020

If Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump next month, he'll quickly face a new challenge: standing up a new administration to lead a divided nation through a series of historic crises.

Trump Tends to His Electoral Map, Biden Prepping for Debate

Trump Tends to His Electoral Map, Biden Prepping for Debate

By Zeke Miller, Will Weissert and Jonathan Lemire | Oct 21, 2020

President Donald Trump is hopping from one must-win stop on the electoral map to the next in the leadup to a final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020 campaign.

Watch: (T)iffany (T)rump drops 'T' from Queer Acronym. Is it Time to Drop the 'T' from her Name?

Watch: (T)iffany (T)rump drops 'T' from Queer Acronym. Is it Time to Drop the 'T' from her Name?

Oct 20, 2020

President Trump's youngest daughter Tiffany Trump spoke at his Pride event in Florida this week and used the acronym LGBQIIA+ to describe the queer community, leaving the out the usual "T," which represents the trans community.

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

By Brian Slodysko and Zeke Miller | Oct 20, 2020

President Donald Trump's sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.

More Than 1,000 LGBTQ Candidates are Running for Office. Who Will Win?

More Than 1,000 LGBTQ Candidates are Running for Office. Who Will Win?

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 20, 2020

Today the LGBTQ Victory Fund, a national organization specifically dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released its inaugural report detailing both the progress and work that lies ahead for greater LGBTQ political representation.

South Australia Moves to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

South Australia Moves to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

South Australia has moved forward with a bill to revoke "gay panic" as a defense in court for perpetrators of anti-LGBTQ crimes.

Trump, Biden Go on Offense in States They're Trying to Flip

Trump, Biden Go on Offense in States They're Trying to Flip

By Brian Slodysko, Jill Colvin and Will Weissert | Oct 19, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden went on offense over the weekend as both campaigned in states they are trying to flip during the Nov. 3 election, just over two weeks away.

Opinion: Next Debate Needs an LGBTQ Question

Opinion: Next Debate Needs an LGBTQ Question

By BAR Editorial Board | Oct 18, 2020

The final presidential debate set for October 22 must include at least one question about LGBTQ issues, especially since President Donald Trump has spent his entire term rolling back our rights and attempting to make us invisible.

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 18, 2020

Politics begin at the local level, where community organizers and volunteers are part of the foundation from which future state and national candidates sprout. San Diego provides a case study about the impact of LGBTQ politicians and voters.

Trump Leans into Fear Tactics in Bid to Win Midwest States

Trump Leans into Fear Tactics in Bid to Win Midwest States

By Jill Colvin and Brian Slodysko | Oct 18, 2020

President Donald Trump leaned into fear tactics Saturday as he accused the left of trying to "destroy the American way of life" in a late reelection pitch to voters in Michigan and Wisconsin.

Majority of Voters Tilt Toward Biden as Health Issues Weigh Heavily

Majority of Voters Tilt Toward Biden as Health Issues Weigh Heavily

By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 18, 2020

At least half of voters prefer former Vice President Joe Biden's approach to health care over President Donald Trump's, suggesting voter concern about lowering costs and managing the pandemic could sway the outcome of this election, a new poll shows.

Trump on Defense, Courting Voters in Two Must-Win States

Trump on Defense, Courting Voters in Two Must-Win States

By Steve Peoples, Darlene Superville and Bill Barrow | Oct 17, 2020

Backed into a corner and facing financial strains, President Donald Trump went after his opponent's family and defended his own struggle to contain the pandemic as he fought to energize his sagging reelection bid in the nation's Sun Belt.

For Grateful NBC, Savannah Guthrie Changes the Subject

For Grateful NBC, Savannah Guthrie Changes the Subject

By David Bauder | Oct 17, 2020

Savannah Guthrie did more than just display her journalistic chops at NBC News' town hall with President Donald Trump. She changed the subject for her bosses.

Watch: At Town Hall, Biden Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

Watch: At Town Hall, Biden Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16, 2020

Joe Biden vowed to protect the rights of LGBTQ Americans during his Oct. 15 Town Hall on ABC, assuring the mother of a transgender daughter he would reverse Trump's anti-LGBTQ actions.

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

Oct 16, 2020

Twitter said late Thursday it was changing its policy on hacked content after an outcry about its handling of an unverified political story that prompted cries of censorship from the right.

Harris Suspends Travel After Staffer Tests COVID-19 Positive

Harris Suspends Travel After Staffer Tests COVID-19 Positive

By Bill Barrow | Oct 15, 2020

Joe Biden's presidential campaign said Thursday that vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris will suspend in-person events until Monday after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for coronavirus.

NM GOP Shames Out Candidate for Gay Adult Past, Dems Defend Him

NM GOP Shames Out Candidate for Gay Adult Past, Dems Defend Him

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15, 2020

New Mexico's Democratic Party, and many voters, are looking beyond recent revelations that an out candidate for the state House of Representatives had roles in gay adult films in the 1980s.

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