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Monkeypox Virus Could Become Entrenched as New STD in the US

Monkeypox Virus Could Become Entrenched as New STD in the US

By Mike Stobbe | Jul 23, 2022

The spread of monkeypox in the U.S. could represent the dawn of a new sexually transmitted disease, though some health officials say the virus that causes pimple-like bumps might yet be contained before it gets firmly established.

Two Children Diagnosed With Monkeypox in U.S., Officials Say

Two Children Diagnosed With Monkeypox in U.S., Officials Say

By Mike Stobbe | Jul 23, 2022

Two children have been diagnosed with monkeypox in the U.S., health officials said Friday.

Mega Millions Jackpot Now $790M, Nation's 4th Largest Prize

Mega Millions Jackpot Now $790M, Nation's 4th Largest Prize

Jul 23, 2022

Lottery officials on Friday raised the Mega Millions grand prize to $790 million, giving players a shot at what would be the nation's fourth largest jackpot.

From 'an Attempted Coup' to Chaos, Searing Moments of Jan. 6

From 'an Attempted Coup' to Chaos, Searing Moments of Jan. 6

Jul 23, 2022

Through eight hearings, 20 live witnesses and dozens of hours of recorded testimony, the House Jan. 6 committee has focused its case squarely on former President Donald Trump.

Who Is Clark Kent? Social Media Goes Wild Over Anonymous Lookalike at Jan. 6 Hearing

Who Is Clark Kent? Social Media Goes Wild Over Anonymous Lookalike at Jan. 6 Hearing

Jul 22, 2022

Who was Clark Kent? That's the social media buzz Friday morning after a lookalike for Superman's alter-ego was spotted Thursday night's Congressional hearings into January 6, 2021.

'Don't Say Gay' Invoked Against Abortion, Contraception Education in Miami Schools

'Don't Say Gay' Invoked Against Abortion, Contraception Education in Miami Schools

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 22, 2022

On Wednesday, the Miami-Dade School Board decided against adopting sex education textbooks that discuss those two topics.

Experts: Prioritize Gay, Bi Men for Monkeypox Vaccine

Experts: Prioritize Gay, Bi Men for Monkeypox Vaccine

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 22, 2022

Health professionals weighing in on the best way to deploy vaccinations against monkeypox offer the common sense observation that the place to begin is with the population most at risk.

Annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Begins in Florida Keys

Annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Begins in Florida Keys

Jul 22, 2022

The annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest began in Key West Thursday, marking the 123rd anniversary of Ernest Hemingway's July 21 birth.

Gay Mayor of Oklahoma Town Resigns, Cites 'Escalating' Threats

Gay Mayor of Oklahoma Town Resigns, Cites 'Escalating' Threats

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 20, 2022

The openly gay mayor of a small Oklahoma town resigned his office after only a couple of months, saying he had been harassed and that "escalating" threats left him feeling unsafe.

House Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Retort to High Court

House Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Retort to High Court

By Lisa Mascaro | Jul 20, 2022

The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages amid concerns that the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade abortion access could jeopardize other rights criticized by many conservative Americans.

Citing Monkeypox Outbreak, Dallas Professor Calls for 'Cure for Homosexuality'

Citing Monkeypox Outbreak, Dallas Professor Calls for 'Cure for Homosexuality'

Jul 20, 2022

Students at the University of Texas are calling for disciplinary action to be taken against a professor defending his comments calling for a "cure for homosexuality."

Watch: Residents' Complaints about LGBTQ+ Staff, Books, Shutters Iowa Library

Watch: Residents' Complaints about LGBTQ+ Staff, Books, Shutters Iowa Library

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 20, 2022

Anti-LGBTQ+ residents of an Iowa town drove out dedicated library staff and shut down the town's library with complaints about LGBTQ+ staff and books about Democratic political leaders.

Out Ex-House Member Who Resigned Files for Bankruptcy

Out Ex-House Member Who Resigned Files for Bankruptcy

Jul 20, 2022

Former California congresswoman Katie Hill, who was ordered to pay attorneys' fees to a British tabloid and two conservative journalists she sued after the publication of intimate photos without her consent, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Out New Orleans Weatherman Turns Hateful Slur into Message of Hope

Out New Orleans Weatherman Turns Hateful Slur into Message of Hope

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 19, 2022

Openly gay New Orleans weatherman David Bernard clapped back at the sender of a hateful email and turned the occasion into an opportunity for his supporters to do some good in the world.

Fauci Expects to Retire by End of Biden's Current Term

Fauci Expects to Retire by End of Biden's Current Term

Jul 19, 2022

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease expert, said Monday he plans to retire by the end of President Joe Biden's term in January 2025.

One Million Moms Clutches Pearls over 'Thor' for Barely-There LGBTQ+ Content

One Million Moms Clutches Pearls over 'Thor' for Barely-There LGBTQ+ Content

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 18, 2022

One Million Moms is demanding another boycott. We'll pretend to be shocked.

Kansas City Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Gay Teen for 'Being Gay AF'

Kansas City Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Gay Teen for 'Being Gay AF'

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 17, 2022

Years after a Kansas City man lured a gay teen to the woods and shot him for being "gay af," he has pled guilty to a federal hate crime.

Ricky Martin's Accuser Revealed to be Nephew, Complicating Abuse Charges

Ricky Martin's Accuser Revealed to be Nephew, Complicating Abuse Charges

Jul 16, 2022

Explosive details were revealed today identifying the victim in the Ricky Martin domestic violence restraining order that was filed in Puerto Rico on July 4

U.S. Agencies Temporarily Barred from Enforcing LGBTQ Guidance

U.S. Agencies Temporarily Barred from Enforcing LGBTQ Guidance

By Mark Gillispie | Jul 16, 2022

A judge in Tennessee has temporarily barred two federal agencies from enforcing directives issued by the Biden administration that extended protections for LGBTQ people in schools and workplaces.

6 People Die After Storm Causes Montana Highway Pileup

6 People Die After Storm Causes Montana Highway Pileup

By Stefanie Dazo | Jul 16, 2022

Twenty-one vehicles crashed Friday evening and Montana Highway Patrol Sgt. Jay Nelson said authorities believe the weather was the cause.

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