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Equality Advocates: Supreme Court Could Begin Dismantling LGBTQ Rights, Protections Next Week

Equality Advocates: Supreme Court Could Begin Dismantling LGBTQ Rights, Protections Next Week

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 28, 2020

Equality advocates fear that with the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, a rapid dismantling of the rights and protections of LGBTQ Americans could get underway as soon as next week.

If Trump Wanted People to Avoid '60 Minutes,' it Didn't Work

If Trump Wanted People to Avoid '60 Minutes,' it Didn't Work

By David Bauder | Oct 28, 2020

President Donald Trump can still be a potent television draw, although in the case of "60 Minutes" this past week, it probably wasn't what he intended.

Anxiety 2020: Voters Worry About Safety at the Polls

Anxiety 2020: Voters Worry About Safety at the Polls

By Laurie Kellman | Oct 28, 2020

Americans aren't accustomed to worrying about violence or safety ahead of an election. But after months filled with disease, disruption and unrest, Americans are worried that Election Day could become a flashpoint.

Slightly Used News :: October 27, 2020

Slightly Used News :: October 27, 2020

Oct 27, 2020

The Election is one week away, so we're pulling no punches on gay penguins and rainbow Oreos. Check out the latest episode of Slightly Used News!

Halloween in 2020: Some Fun with Death and Fear, Anyone?

Halloween in 2020: Some Fun with Death and Fear, Anyone?

By Ted Anthony | Oct 27, 2020

The setting: a rolling patch of Pennsylvania farmland, about 15 miles from the little town where "Night of the Living Dead" was filmed. The moment: Halloween season 2020, a moonlit Friday night.

Issues Important to Trump Await Barrett on Supreme Court

Issues Important to Trump Await Barrett on Supreme Court

By Mark Sherman | Oct 27, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett's first votes on the Supreme Court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her.

US Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again

US Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again

By Lisa Marie Pane, Mike Stobbe | Oct 27, 2020

Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in practically every state.

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 26, 2020

"When we're voting, it's easy to think it's just for a candidate or party we align with, but it's so much more than that," says Drag Out the Vote's Dylan Austin. "Everything is interconnected." EDGE takes a comprehensive look at election 2020.

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

Oct 26, 2020

A state senator says he received anonymous threatening telephone messages after publicly criticizing people for gathering without masks at a political demonstration outside the state Capitol, and that he fears for his safety.

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 26, 2020

A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, but Democratic leaders are asking Vice President Pence to stay away from presiding over the session due to potential health risks after his aides tested positive for COVID-19.

Senate Votes to Advance Barrett; Confirmation Expected Mon

Senate Votes to Advance Barrett; Confirmation Expected Mon

By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 25, 2020

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Oct 23, 2020

Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said.

Watch: School District's Proposed LGBTQ Proclamation Draws Parental Support, Objections

Watch: School District's Proposed LGBTQ Proclamation Draws Parental Support, Objections

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 23, 2020

Parents showed up by the dozen to weigh in on a Florida school district's proposed LGBTQ proclamation. Unsurprisingly, the proposal proved to be controversial.

Canadian Teens Protest HS Dress Code by Wearing Skirts to School

Canadian Teens Protest HS Dress Code by Wearing Skirts to School

Oct 23, 2020

16-year-old Zachary Paulin decided to make a statement about the dress code at the school he attends, Collège Nouvelles Frontières in Gatineau, Quebec, which he saw as discriminatory.

Lawsuit of Michael Jackson Sexual Abuse Accuser Dismissed

Lawsuit of Michael Jackson Sexual Abuse Accuser Dismissed

Oct 22, 2020

A judge has dismissed the lawsuit of one of two men who alleged that Michael Jackson abused them as boys in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland."

Watch: Trump Posts Unedited '60 Minutes' Interview Before it Airs

Watch: Trump Posts Unedited '60 Minutes' Interview Before it Airs

By Jill Colvin | Oct 22, 2020

President Donald Trump posted his full, unedited interview with "60 Minutes" on Facebook before the show's scheduled Sunday broadcast.

Stars to Honor Students at GLSEN's Reimagined 30th Awards

Stars to Honor Students at GLSEN's Reimagined 30th Awards

Oct 22, 2020

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network will honor six students through celebrity-directed stories at its 30th annual reimagined ceremony.

Students, Alumni of Mass. Catholic College Decry Anti-LGBTQ Message

Students, Alumni of Mass. Catholic College Decry Anti-LGBTQ Message

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22, 2020

A Catholic university in Massachusetts sent students a pre-Election Day message comparing marriage equality to abortion and war crimes. Alumni responded with a letter to the administration calling them out for it.

Americans' Support for Same-Sex Marriage at All-Time High, Survey Finds

Americans' Support for Same-Sex Marriage at All-Time High, Survey Finds

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 21, 2020

A new survey found that seventy percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, the highest figure up to this point conducted by a major national polling organization.

TikTok Bans Anti-LGBTQ, Pro-Conversion Therapy Content

TikTok Bans Anti-LGBTQ, Pro-Conversion Therapy Content

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 21, 2020

Today, TikTok announced in a statement that the social media platform will ban anti-LGBTQ content, including that which promotes conversion therapy.

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