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The worsening plight of LGBT refugees in Kenya
The situation is worsening for LGBT Ugandan refugees in Kenya, as reported by Erasing 76 Crimes on May 11: Kenya arrests LGBTI refugees, sends them into danger Response to this [...]
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Robert Mueller named Special Counsel in Russiagate
Rebecca R. Ruiz and Mark Landler report in NYT: The Justice Department appointed Robert S. Mueller III, a former F.B.I. director, as special counsel on Wednesday to oversee the investigation [...]
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Chelsea Manning released from military prison
BBC News reports: US soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after serving seven years for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks. A [...]
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Comey was fired for refusing to pledge personal loyalty to Trump
Michael S. Schmidt reports at NYT: Only seven days after Donald J. Trump was sworn in as president, James B. Comey has told associates, the F.B.I. director was summoned to [...]
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Gay high school player wins courage award
Jim Buzinski reports in Outsports: My-King Johnson, a Phoenix-area high school football player, was honored by the Arizona Republic with its Courage Award. Johnson, who will play this fall at [...]
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Marriage equality gets its own stamp in Canada
CTV News reports: TORONTO — The latest Canada Post stamp commemorating Canada’s 150th birthday pays tribute to the fact that same-sex couples have the right to get married in this [...]
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“Pray with me, Henry.”
The leftists who were so upset with Hillary Clinton for being friendly with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger must be comforted to see him visiting Mr. Trump in the [...]
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Trump fires the FBI director who is investigating him
On Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey: We have traversed similar territory before. I was 17 and 18 when the Nixon administration was coming apart. I remember where I [...]
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Irish Police Investigate Stephen Fry for Blasphemy
Liam Stack and Ed O’Loughlin report at NYT: The British actor Stephen Fry is known as many things: a witty television presenter, a roguish Twitter personality and an outspoken atheist. [...]
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Moonlight actors win MTV award for Best Kiss
Actors Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome have won the MTV Movie & TV award for Best Kiss for the beach scene from the Oscar winning movie Moonlight. The Fader reports: [...]
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