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Georgia Man Who Threw Boiling Water on Gay Couple Gets 40 Years

Aug 24
A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.

Harambe Lives: Killed Zoo Gorilla Gets a Second Life Online

By Julie Carr Smyth and Dan Sewell | Aug 24
With online declarations such as "Harambe Lives!" the Ohio zoo gorilla shot and killed after a 3-year-old boy got into his enclosure has taken on life after death.

Limbaugh Claims Obama Admin-Backed Lesbian Farm Owners Will Subvert Heartland

Aug 24
Old Rush must be back on the pain meds.

Bea Arthur Shelter for LGBT Homeless Youth in NYC to Open in Early 2017

Aug 24
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East Village.

Start Building Your Ark, Anti-LGBT Pastor Says God's Judgment is Coming

Aug 24
Kevin Swanson, the Girl Scout cookie-obsessed anti-LGBT pastor is positive that America will face God's judgement for striking down sodomy laws, legaliziing abortion and same-sex marriage. He just hasn't been able to pinpoint the date.

Juneau Assembly Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Aug 24
The Juneau Assembly has passed an ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Park Service Seeks Minorities' Support as it Marks 100 Years

By Felicia Fonseca and Beatriz Costa-Lima | Aug 24
The National Park Service, which oversees more than 131,000 square miles of parks, monuments, battlefields and other landmarks, thinks it's time for a change.

Openly Gay Police Chief Suspended from Job in South Carolina

By Jeffrey Collins | Aug 24
The openly gay police chief of a small South Carolina town has been suspended from her job for five days, but the town administrator said it has nothing to do with her sexual orientation.

Muslim NYPD Captain Fights Crime and Prejudice

Aug 24
Out of 36,000 NYPD officers, there are about 1,000 Muslim officers. Jamiel Altaheri is one of them. But it's not on the streets where he faces his biggest challenge.

Citing Religion, 5 GOP-led States File Lawsuit Over Obama Transgender Rules

By Paul J Weber | Aug 23
Texas and four other Republican-led states filed another lawsuit Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration's efforts to strengthen transgender rights

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