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On Blast: Atlanta Gay Bar Owner Under Fire After Racist Posts Surface

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When are we as progressives going to learn that the Progressive Movement is not every man and woman for themselves? In a political climate in which queer people need to be banding together with women, trans people, and people of color more than ever, we still don’t seem to be sticking to the “love thy…

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Did The Cookie Crumble? Papa Keebler Jeff Sessions Grilled By Team Mueller

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Sources are confirming to the New York Times that Robert Mueller is directing his Russia investigation to “Attorney General and Friendly Racist Neighbor Who Is Gleefully Stealing Your Newspapers” Jeff Sessions, a.k.a., Papa Keebler. Mueller reportedly questioned Sessions – thought to be the first member of Trump’s remaining cabinet in the hot, hot, hot seat…

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Women’s March Returns With Rousing Speeches, Righteous Posters, Celeb Cameos

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The second annual Women’s March produced a number of memorable moments — and signs! Some of our favorites: “I’ve seen better Cabinets at IKEA!” “This is my resisting bitch face.” “Super Callous Fragile Racist Sexist Not My Potus” “Anything you can do, I can do bleeding” “Tide pods for Trump” … And the universal and…

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Decorated Veteran, Senator Duckworth Slams ‘Cadet Bone Spurs,’ ‘Draft Dodger’ Trump

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The federal government shutdown Friday at midnight after the Senate failed to pass a short-term funding bill. Beforehand, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) sat down with Bone Spurs offering what he characterized as a generous concession from Democrats by granting Trump’s request for southern border wall funding in exchange for a stop-gap funding bill…

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HHS BS: Health Care Providers Allowed To Discriminate Against LGBTQ

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In what is sure to be overshadowed by the looming government shutdown and Subpoena Steve’s efforts to stick it to the House Intelligence Committee, Thursday will mark an official policy shift within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) civil rights office. Trump-appointed Roger Severino in cahoots with the administration will spearhead the effort…

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Voter Fraud: Fake President Botches Fake News Awards

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Just like Trump’s plans to build a wall, his vows to Make America Great Again, and his promises to value the lives of all American citizens, his planned “Fake News Awards” turned out to be a load of bullshit. Similar to the Razzies, which “reward” the worst films, screenplays, and actors of every year, the…

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Rest In Power Pioneering AIDS Researcher, Activist Dr. Mathilde Krim

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Dr. Mathilde Krim passed away Monday at age 91. Krim was a pioneer of incredible foresight in the fight against HIV/AIDS. She founded the AIDS Medical Foundation (AMF) in 1983. AMF was the first private research organization that two years later branched out to form American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), which raised funds for…

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Disgraced Trump Strategist ‘Sloppy Steve’ Bannon Is Now ‘Subpoened Steve’

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Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist who is now probably depending on his royalties from Seinfeld syndication, will have to give testimony before a grand jury in conjunction with the investigation into Donald Drumpf and cronies having shady connections with Russia. Special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed Bannon last week, right around the time he…

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Discharged From Military Over 60 Years Ago For Being Lesbian, Helen James Is Fighting Back

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Airman Second Class Helen James was unjustly kicked out of the United States Air Force on March 2, 1955 for being a lesbian. The time period, right smack in the middle of the Cold War, was thick with McCarthyism. The military and government, ironically using Stalinesque tactics, were hell-bent on “rooting out” gays and lesbians…

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71-Year-Old Fast Foodie Trump In ‘Excellent Health’ Claims Doctor

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As you may have heard, the President recently called several countries “shitholes” in a bipartisan meeting about immigration last week — and, somehow, THIS was the moment many people realized our president is a racist. (Never mind the man’s birtherism, “Pocahontas” jokes, and literal sympathy for Nazis. Apparently, he had to say a curse word…

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