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House Sending Trump Impeachment to Senate, GOP Opposes Trial

House Sending Trump Impeachment to Senate, GOP Opposes Trial

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 25, 2021

As the House prepares to bring the impeachment charge against Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, a growing number of Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceeding.

2 in 5 Americans Live Where COVID-19 Strains Hospital ICUs

2 in 5 Americans Live Where COVID-19 Strains Hospital ICUs

By Carla K. Johnson, Nicky Forster | Jan 25, 2021

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation's intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.

Was the New York Times Tone-Deaf in Reporting Matthew Camp's Arson Attack?

Was the New York Times Tone-Deaf in Reporting Matthew Camp's Arson Attack?

Jan 24, 2021

Was the New York Times tone-deaf in reporting the arson attack on adult male performer's home last week?

In LA, Gay Bars, Restaurants Look to Crowdfunding to Survive

In LA, Gay Bars, Restaurants Look to Crowdfunding to Survive

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2021

LGBTQ bars and restaurants in greater Los Angeles are struggling to survive the second, and latest, COVID lockdown. Crowdfunding has proven to be a lifeline for many.

Legislator Mocks Trans Biden Nominee on Facebook, Apologizes

Legislator Mocks Trans Biden Nominee on Facebook, Apologizes

Jan 24, 2021

A Pennsylvania legislator shared on Facebook an image mocking the appearance of the state's recently departed health secretary, a transgender woman who has been nominated to serve in the Biden administration, and then offered a general apology Saturday.

Bomb Targets California Anti-LGBTQ Church; FBI Investigates

Bomb Targets California Anti-LGBTQ Church; FBI Investigates

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2021

A bomb went off Jan. 23 at a California church that is known for its pastor's attacks on LGBTQ people, women, Black Lives Matter, and the Jewish community. The church had faced protests for its extremist views.

Defense Chief Orders Review of Military Sex Assault Programs

Defense Chief Orders Review of Military Sex Assault Programs

By Lolita C. Baldor | Jan 24, 2021

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, in his first directive since taking office, has given his senior leaders two weeks to send him reports on sexual assault prevention programs in the military, and an assessment of what has worked and what hasn't.

From Presidents to Faded Stars, All Welcomed by Larry King

From Presidents to Faded Stars, All Welcomed by Larry King

By David Bauder | Jan 24, 2021

Larry King was easy to poke fun at, particularly late in his career at CNN: the pinched look, guffaws and coke-bottle glasses, the suspenders and old-time microphone on the desk in front of him.

MyPillow Guy Among the Trump Acolytes Picking Up the Torch

MyPillow Guy Among the Trump Acolytes Picking Up the Torch

By Steve Karnowski | Jan 24, 2021

When Mike Lindell, better known to TV viewers as the MyPillow Guy, went to the White House last week to try to persuade President Donald Trump to keep pushing bogus theories about the election, he came away disappointed.

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23, 2021

The owner of West Hollywood gay bar Faultline has confirmed an earlier report that the establishment has closed down its longtime location. The bar will hopefully reopen elsewhere in the future.

Michigan Mega Millions Ticket Wins $1.05 Billion Jackpot

Michigan Mega Millions Ticket Wins $1.05 Billion Jackpot

By Ed White | Jan 23, 2021

Someone in Michigan bought the winning ticket for the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot, which is the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

Dad Inspired by Transgender Daughter to Design Clothing Line for Transgender Kids

Dad Inspired by Transgender Daughter to Design Clothing Line for Transgender Kids

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

A Toronto father of a transgender daughter has created a new line of clothing for transgender kids.

New York to Repeal 'Walking While Trans' Law

New York to Repeal 'Walking While Trans' Law

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

A New York loitering law that has been used to target transgender people is on track to be repealed.

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

A gay Wisconsin man who said President Biden gave him the courage to come out will manage the President's social media accounts.

Antony Blinken, Secretary of State Nominee, Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

Antony Blinken, Secretary of State Nominee, Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

Antony Blinken, President Biden's pick for Secretary of State, said on Tuesday he would immediately appoint an LGBTQI, allow U.S. embassies to fly the Pride flag, and make a formal repudiation of the "Commission on Unalienable Rights."

Two Organizers of Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

Two Organizers of Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

Jan 22, 2021

Two members of the group behind Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade were arrested for participating in the Capitol insurrection.

'Your Land'? Some Native Americans Question Inaugural Song

'Your Land'? Some Native Americans Question Inaugural Song

By Felicia Fonseca | Jan 22, 2021

On the first day of Joe Biden's presidency, Native Americans had reason to celebrate. Biden halted construction of the border wall that threatened to physically separate Indigenous people living on both sides.

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

By Josh Boak | Jan 22, 2021

President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Move Over 'YMCA' — 22-Year Old Alt-Rock Hit Is Biden Family Anthem

Move Over 'YMCA' — 22-Year Old Alt-Rock Hit Is Biden Family Anthem

Jan 21, 2021

One of the Inauguration surprises on Wednesday was the appearance of The New Radicals, the 1990s alt-rock group who flashed on the scene with the song "You Get What You Give," then disbanded.

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21, 2021

The apartment of the "Adorable Deplorable" — far-right gay hairstylist and Trump supporter Kristopher Dreww — was raided and searched by the FBI on Monday

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