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Vindication, Triumph, Also Fear: Weinstein Accusers React

Vindication, Triumph, Also Fear: Weinstein Accusers React

May 27
There was plenty of satisfaction and relief among the scores of Weinstein accusers as the disgraced mogul, who has consistently denied allegations of nonconsensual sex, was arraigned sex charges involving two women, including one rape count.

Beyond the Parade: An Insider's Guide to NYC Pride

Beyond the Parade: An Insider's Guide to NYC Pride

By Kelsy Chauvin | May 27
It's time to start fluffing your wigs and polishing your marching (or runway) boots -- 2018 New York City Pride is almost here!

Backchannel, 'Dracula' Help Free Utah Man In Venezuela

Backchannel, 'Dracula' Help Free Utah Man In Venezuela

By Joshua Goodman And Matthew Lee | May 27
A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt.

 More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

By Mark Sherman | May 27
A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

Morgan Freeman Says He Did Not Assault Women

Morgan Freeman Says He Did Not Assault Women

By David Bauder | May 26
Morgan Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him but that he has never sexually assaulted women.

Resistance Makes Subtle Impact Even Where Trump is Popular

Resistance Makes Subtle Impact Even Where Trump is Popular

May 26
Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed - a text from her 22-year-old son Beau, who is gay, was afraid the new administration would end Obamacare, which he uses to pay for the drugs that protected them from HIV.

Law: Trans Connecticut Inmates Will Be Housed Appropriately

Law: Trans Connecticut Inmates Will Be Housed Appropriately

By Pat Eaton-Robb | May 26
Transgender inmates in Connecticut will soon become the first in the nation to have a legal right to be housed in a prison that matches the gender with which they identify, a law being lauded by civil rights advocates as groundbreaking.

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

By Rachel D'Oro | May 26
The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska.

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

By David Carry and Jocelyn Noveck | May 26
Donald Trump's victory in 2016 hardened the resolve of many women who, when confronted with the Weinstein case in October, saw a rare chance that a serial predator with immense prestige and clout might be held accountable.

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

By Mark Sherman | May 26
A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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