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Campus Pride Enters New School Year with Renewed Ambition

Campus Pride Enters New School Year with Renewed Ambition

By Maria Dominguez | Aug 19
For LGBTQ students, one national organization moves mountains to ensure that they pick the right school and stand up as leaders on campus for all marginalized communities.

'Free Speech Rally' Cut Short After Massive Counterprotest

'Free Speech Rally' Cut Short After Massive Counterprotest

By Steve LeBlanc | Aug 19
Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally."

Duke University Removes Damaged Robert E. Lee Statue

Duke University Removes Damaged Robert E. Lee Statue

By Johnathan Drew | Aug 19
Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.

Thousands March Through Boston Week After Virginia Bloodshed

Thousands March Through Boston Week After Virginia Bloodshed

By Steve LeBlanc | Aug 19
Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched through downtown Boston, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism ahead of a rally being staged by conservative activists a week after a Virginia demonstration turned deadly.

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

By Darlene Superville | Aug 19
In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction."

Another Florida City To Consider Conversion Therapy Ban

Another Florida City To Consider Conversion Therapy Ban

By Tucker Berardi | Aug 19
Oakland Park is poised to be the next South Florida city to ban the practice of conversion therapy on minors, with the City Commission agreeing to take up the discussion on whether or not to pursue the issue as an ordinance on September 6.

School Settles for 120K with Transgender Child's Parents in Discrimination Case

School Settles for 120K with Transgender Child's Parents in Discrimination Case

By Colton Wooten | Aug 19
Minnesota parents of a 7-year-old transgender child settled charges filed against Nova Classical Academy Charter School in St. Paul after the school failed to implement policies that would have protected their child against bullying.

White Supremacists Chant 'F*ck You F*ggots' at Charlottesville March

White Supremacists Chant 'F*ck You F*ggots' at Charlottesville March

By Brittany Ferrendi | Aug 19
Violence, racism, xenophobia and homophobia took over Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.

Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves Trump's Turbulent White House

Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves Trump's Turbulent White House

By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 18
Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.

Watch: Manager of NC Jimmy John's Admits to Writing Gay Slur on Customer's Order

Watch: Manager of NC Jimmy John's Admits to Writing Gay Slur on Customer's Order

Aug 18
A manager of a Jimmy John's restaurant in Asheville, N.C. admitted to writing a gay slur on a customer's sandwich wrapper.

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