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Man Accused Of Viciously Beating A Lesbian Couple While Calling One Of The Women ‘A Dude’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Police on Long Island are investigating a possible hate crime after a lesbian couple in New York were brutally attacked by a group of men, reports NBC News. Authorities say Kimberly Page and her girlfriend were in an alleyway just west of the Patchogue-Medford Library around 3:30 a.m. on July 7 when they were approached by a group of men. One of the men allegedly made lewd comments toward the women before he assaulted Page. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “It originated by him asking...
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School District Threatens Parents Their Children May Be Put in Foster Care Over Unpaid Lunch Bills

A Luzerne County, Pennsylvania school district is under fire for sending letters to parents who owe money for their children’s lunches. The letters threaten that if the bills remain unpaid their children could be removed from their homes and placed in foster care. “Your child has been sent to school every day without money and without breakfast and/or lunch. This is a failure to provide your child with proper nutrition and you can be sent to Dependency Court for neglecting your child’s right to food,” the letter reads, as NBC...

Airline investigates email suggesting same-sex couples could face in-flight intervention

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is investigating why a customer service email claimed cabin crew could intervene if a passenger felt uncomfortable about being on the same flight as a same-sex couple. A screenshot of the email, widely shared on Twitter, suggests that cabin crew members would decide the “best course of action” in the case of a homophobic complaint. “Same as with the same sex relationship that you gave as an example, if needed be the cabin crew can approach the said party and base on the response they were...
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Far Right Wing House Republicans Pressuring Amazon to End Recent Ban on Ex-Gay Torture Books

In an astonishing act of federal government overreach into the private sector a far right wing group of House Republicans are working to force Amazon to end its recent ban on ex-gay torture books. Amazon earlier this month stopped selling the books, primarily authored by quack psychotherapist Joseph Nicolosi, that focus on so-called reparative therapy, the practice of which is illegal in a growing number of states. VICE News reports the Republican Study Committee “issued a handout during a private meeting in the Capitol Wednesday asking members to ‘contact Amazon with...
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House Republicans Pressuring Amazon To Sell Gay Conversion Therapy Books

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); House Republicans are reportedly urging their colleagues in Congress to pressure Amazon to resume selling books that promote gay conversion therapy. Vice News reported on Friday that it had obtained a handout distributed on Wednesday by the Republican Study Committee — a conservative caucus that includes more than 70% of all GOP House members – urging members to “contact Amazon with concerns” about what they referred to as “Amazon censorship.” The “censorship” in question concerns Amazon’s decision to remove books by Dr. Joseph Nicolosi who...
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After Human Rights Activist Told Trump ISIS Killed Her Family, He Asked: ‘Where Are They Now?’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); President Trump met with human rights activist Nadia Murad, an Iraqi who was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out about her rape and torture while in Islamic State captivity, for several minutes in the Oval Office on Wednesday, reports the Washington Post. Murad implored the president to help her Yazidi ethnic minority return to Iraq while standing beside a seated Trump, who “mostly avoided eye contact with Murad.” Murad, who now lives in Germany, explained that the ISIS may be gone...
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Watch: Trump Calls Racist ‘Send Her Back’ Chanters ‘Incredible Patriots’

President Donald Trump may have tried to seem like he was distancing himself from the racist “send her back!” chants that erupted at his North Carolina re-election rally, but Friday afternoon he embraced the supporters who gave voice to his thoughts. “Those people in North Carolina, that stadium was packed, it was a record crowd, and I could have filled it ten times, as you know,” Trump falsely told reporters from the Oval Office. There were less than 8000 people in the stadium. “Those are incredible people, those are incredible...
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