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UK’s Largest LGBT Charity Withdraws From Pride In London Over ‘Lack Of Diversity’

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Racism in the queer community isn’t just a U.S. problem, as evidenced by some recent DRAMA surrounding this year’s Pride in London Festival. Stonewall, Britain’s largest LGBT charity, withdrew support for Pride in London yesterday due to concerns over the festival’s “lack of diversity.” The charity announced it would instead contribute to UK Black Pride,…

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‘Family Values’ Republican Governor Greitens Indicted On Revenge Porn Scheme

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Today, in What Else Is New, another “family values” Republican is being accused of being a corrupt douchebag. Admitted adulterer Eric Greitens, ak.a. the Governor of Missouri, was indicted Thursday on a felony charge of invasion of privacy for using an ex mistress’s nude pic against her as blackmail. That sound you just heard is…

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Flagrant Flashback: Gore Vidal Outs McCarthy, Cohn On TV Talk Show

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It was 1977—a pre-Geraldo Rivera era of decent network TV talk shows—when Roy Cohn, a one-time attorney for Donald Trump and the owners of Studio 54, appeared on Midday Live on WNEW and debated writer and “public intellectual” Gore Vidal. Bill Boggs hosted and/or moderated the proceedings. Cohn booked the engagement to promote his book…

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Right Wing Conspiracy Nuts, Don Jr. Troll Activist Parkland Students

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As the rest of the country has essentially sat on our asses complaining about the state of things and launching the occasional protest, the teenagers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have emerged as the true leaders of the Resistance. Now, if they could only help the Democratic Party get its shit…

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Hate Groups On The Rise Since Trump Election

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We all saw this coming, didn’t we? The Southern Poverty Law Center said yesterday that the number of hate groups in the U.S. has increased since the election of one Donald J. Trump, thanks to Trump’s immigration stance and his perceived sympathy for white supremacists. Apparently when you call white supremacists some “very fine people,”…

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Trump Blames Everyone Except BFF Putin For Election Tampering

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In a moment that will surely be looked upon with relish when Robert Mueller exposes Trump’s total complicity in the 2016 Russian hacking operation, Trump went on Twitter Tuesday morning and blamed Barack Obama for Russia’s interference in the election. Trump used Obama’s own words against him by tweeting out one of the former President’s…

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Parkland Student: Inevitability Of Shootings ‘Facade’ Promoted By GOP

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As the country still reels from the tragedy of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, one thing has become clear: The kids at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are braver than anyone in Congress right now. While elected officials at every level of government have found it easier to offer…

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Trump Blames Parkland Mass Carnage On Classmates For Not Reporting Shooter

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On April 20, 1999, the country stood still in shock when two teens killed 13 people and wounded 20+ more with two shotguns, a 9mm carbine, and a semi-automatic handgun at Columbine High School. On Valentine’s Day 2018, the country barely batted an eye when one teen killed 17 adults and children with an assault…

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