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AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering
AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

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AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

By Paul J. Weber |
A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out.

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LGBT Rights Lawyer Running for Michigan Attorney General

LGBT Rights Lawyer Running for Michigan Attorney General

By David Eggert | Aug 17
A criminal defense lawyer who helped win a battle to strike down Michigan's gay marriage ban launched her candidacy for state attorney general Tuesday.

Campaign Launched to Fund Animated LGBTQ-Themed Series for Kids

Campaign Launched to Fund Animated LGBTQ-Themed Series for Kids

Aug 17
In response to under-representation in film and other media, a campaign has been launched to help fund a television program targeted for LGBTQ children and other kids living in non-traditional households.

Only in Florida: Stripper Accused of Stabbing Boyfriend in the Eyes, Believed He was a Cannibal - Watch

Only in Florida: Stripper Accused of Stabbing Boyfriend in the Eyes, Believed He was a Cannibal - Watch

Aug 17
A Florida stripper was arrested this week and is accused of stabbing their boyfriend in the eyes and throat because they thought he was a cannibal, police said.

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

By Steve Peoples | Aug 17
One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president.

Texas Governor Suggests 'Bathroom Bill' Likely Dead for Now

Texas Governor Suggests 'Bathroom Bill' Likely Dead for Now

By Paul J. Weber | Aug 17
Texas Gov. Abbott said he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it would never get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House, while signaling that the twice-failed effort is dead for the or the foreseeable future.

Attorneys for Pulse Shooter's Wife Fighting Sanctions

Attorneys for Pulse Shooter's Wife Fighting Sanctions

By Terrance Harris | Aug 17
Attorneys representing the wife of the Florida night club shooter could face sanctions by a federal judge.

AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

By Paul J. Weber | Aug 16
A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out.

The 26th Annual Dance for Life Chicago Raises Funds for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The 26th Annual Dance for Life Chicago Raises Funds for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Aug 16
The 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago will exemplify Chicago's versatile and virtuoso dance community with the eight companies that are performing August 19 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.

Man Arrested for Threatening to 'Kill Every Gay and Lesbian NYPD Officer'

Man Arrested for Threatening to 'Kill Every Gay and Lesbian NYPD Officer'

Aug 16
A Bronx man who threatened to kill every gay and lesbian officer in the New York Police Department last month was apprehended by police and charged with 16 counts of aggravated harassment as a hate crime.

Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

By Joan Lowy and Michael Biesecker | Aug 16
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has signed a new executive order intended to make more efficient the federal permitting process for construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment.

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