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States Pull Back on Covid Data Even Amid Delta Surge

States Pull Back on Covid Data Even Amid Delta Surge

By Andy Miller | Aug 28, 2021

Public health experts are voicing concern about the pullback of covid information, with one official calling the trend "not good for government and the public" because it gives the appearance of governments "hiding stuff."

Man Defaces LGBTQ Chalk Art at BYU Saying 'F*#g#*ts Can Go To Hell'

Man Defaces LGBTQ Chalk Art at BYU Saying 'F*#g#*ts Can Go To Hell'

Aug 28, 2021

A protest LGBTQ+ chalk display at Brigham Young Univ. was defaced by a man who poured water on it saying 'F*#g#*ts Can Go To Hell.' The chalk display was created in response to anti-LGBTQ+ equality comments by a leading Mormon elder.

10 Religious Universities Living Up to LGBTQ+ Values of Inclusion

10 Religious Universities Living Up to LGBTQ+ Values of Inclusion

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 28, 2021

Campus Pride's recent "Best of the Best" list for LGBTQ+ students also included ten religious schools "living up to LGBTQ+ values of inclusion." Wondering what schools made the list? Have a look!

Tucker Carlson Confused by Bisexual Woman Marrying a Man

Tucker Carlson Confused by Bisexual Woman Marrying a Man

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 27, 2021

Senior moment? The Fox News firebrand seems to have forgotten the meaning of bisexuality entirely.

School Board to Pay ACLU's Legal Costs Over Bathroom Lawsuit

School Board to Pay ACLU's Legal Costs Over Bathroom Lawsuit

By Ben Finley | Aug 27, 2021

A school board in Virginia has agreed to pay $1.3 million in legal costs to the American Civil Liberties Union after the nonprofit spent six years representing a student who sued over the board's transgender bathroom ban.

Virus Surge Breaks Hospital Records Amid Rising Toll on Kids

Virus Surge Breaks Hospital Records Amid Rising Toll on Kids

Aug 27, 2021

Kentucky and Texas joined a growing list of states that are seeing record numbers of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in a surge that is overwhelming doctors and nurses and afflicting more children.

Watch: Mama Ru Dishes Advice for Anti-Maskers Disrupting Flights

Watch: Mama Ru Dishes Advice for Anti-Maskers Disrupting Flights

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 26, 2021

While guest hosting "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," RuPaul had a few words of advice on how to handle disruptive airline passengers who refuse to follow rules about wearing masks.

Lawsuit: Transgender Teen Strip-Searched at Airport

Lawsuit: Transgender Teen Strip-Searched at Airport

Aug 25, 2021

A transgender teenager from North Carolina was ordered to undergo a strip-search at an airport after she registered a "false positive" at a security checkpoint, according to a lawsuit filed by her mother.

Out 'Sex and the City' Actor Cynthia Nixon Disses Cuomo: 'I Still Have My Emmys'

Out 'Sex and the City' Actor Cynthia Nixon Disses Cuomo: 'I Still Have My Emmys'

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 25, 2021

The "prosecco sipping actress" Andrew Cuomo once mocked had the last laugh when the now-former governor had his special Emmy revoked.

Campus Pride Reveals 'Best of the Best' Colleges and Universities for LGBTQ+ Students

Campus Pride Reveals 'Best of the Best' Colleges and Universities for LGBTQ+ Students

Aug 25, 2021

Campus Pride has announced the annual "Best of the Best" Colleges and Universities for LGBTQ+ students in the United States.

Christian School Students Walk Out in Support of Gay Coach

Christian School Students Walk Out in Support of Gay Coach

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 25, 2021

Students at a Colorado Christian school protested the treatment of a gay volleyball coach who says he was told to either denounce being gay or leave his job.

TV Academy Revokes Cuomo's Emmy Amid Scandal, Resignation

TV Academy Revokes Cuomo's Emmy Amid Scandal, Resignation

Aug 25, 2021

Hours after leaving office, scandal-tainted former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo suffered another defeat Tuesday, losing the special Emmy Award he received last year for his daily, televised briefings on the coronavirus pandemic.

Don't Miss: Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth, Live 'On the EDGE,' 8/24

Don't Miss: Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth, Live 'On the EDGE,' 8/24

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 24, 2021

On this special episode of 'On the EDGE,' we chat with the Hetrick-Martin Institute for LGBTQ+ Youth and Hope in a Box about how to keep queer youth safe and strong as they head back to school.

Mosque Bombing Convict Wants Transgender Identity Recognized

Mosque Bombing Convict Wants Transgender Identity Recognized

Aug 24, 2021

The militia leader convicted of master­minding the bombing of a Minnesota mosque is asking a judge to legally acknowledge her transgender identity.

US Regulators Give Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

US Regulators Give Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone | Aug 23, 2021

The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Monday, potentially boosting public confidence in the shots and instantly opening the way for more universities, companies and local governments to make vaccinations mandatory.

Reports: Maddow to Stay On with 'Multi-Year' Deal at MSNBC

Reports: Maddow to Stay On with 'Multi-Year' Deal at MSNBC

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23, 2021

Out MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow will stay at her post with a new multi-year deal after her current contract expires in 2022, reports say.

Watch: Community Signals Support to Youth after School Board Bans Flags

Watch: Community Signals Support to Youth after School Board Bans Flags

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23, 2021

After an Oregon school board voted to ban Pride flags and BLM banners, community members decided to counter what they said was a message of, "We're gonna erase a bunch of people."

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

By Ryan Leeds | Aug 22, 2021

The the Roarin' 20s have begun! New York City's queer hub — Hell's Kitchen — bursts back to life with a slate of new LGBTQ bar openings that promises to revitalize the neighborhood for locals and tourists alike.

Tropical Storm Henri Makes Landfall in Rhode Island

Tropical Storm Henri Makes Landfall in Rhode Island

By David Klepper, Michael Kunzelman, and David Porter | Aug 22, 2021

Tropical Storm Henri hit the coast of Rhode Island Sunday afternoon, packing high winds that knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes.

Cuomo's Drive to Dominate Led to Success, and His Downfall

Cuomo's Drive to Dominate Led to Success, and His Downfall

By David Klepper | Aug 22, 2021

For those who watched Cuomo's daily COVID-19 briefings and saw a beacon of strength and competence, Cuomo's departure from the governor's mansion may seem a stunning reversal.

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