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Sign Kaepernick Or Else! Supporters Tell NFL #ImWithKap

Fans and supporters of Colin Kaepernick rallied outside of NFL headquarters Wednesday to protest the NFL’s apparent blackballing of Kaepernick in light of his 2016 demonstrations, in which he kneeled or sat for the national anthem during league games. The … Continue reading »

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Ken Paxton Still against Same-Sex Marriage

On Friday, shortly after the Supreme Court ruled that everyone in the United States has the right to marry, regardless of sexual orientation, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stated that he is still against gay marriage. Paxton claimed that the … Continue reading »

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Same-Sex Marriage Can Expect Delay in Mississippi

Mississippi. First, you have to be the state with the hardest name to spell, and then, you have to be difficult about same-sex marriages. According to Jim Hood, the Mississippi Attorney General, same-sex marriage is still on hold in their … Continue reading »

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President Obama Praises Supreme Court Ruling

In 2012, President Barack Obama publicly announced that he was in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide. On Friday, his favor became a reality, and he spoke out about the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling. Obama referred to the news as “a … Continue reading »

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BREAKING: The Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

America’s hottest button topic has been resolved, at long last. The Supreme Court of the United States ruled, in a 5-4 vote, that all people, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, have the right to marry in this country. The … Continue reading »

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President Obama Shuts Heckler Down

President Obama has a reputation of being relaxed when people publicly heckle him. He usually responds with a joke or a shrug. But on Wednesday, when Obama spoke at an LGBT pride month event, someone he personally invited turned on … Continue reading »

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Indiana Mayor Comes Out

On Tuesday, Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, came out as gay to his constituents. He announced this information in the local newspaper as a way to rally support for the increasing acceptance of gay rights in the … Continue reading »

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Female Scientists Get Back at Tim Hunt

“TGS without Tracy Jordan is an oxymoron, like ‘liberal government’ or ‘female scientist,’” said Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) on an episode of the hit NBC sitcom, 30 Rock, back in 2011. If you heard that on TV, you probably laughed … Continue reading »

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Less Money, More Problems: Fans Demand Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Be Paid More for ‘Grace and Frankie’

Stars of the Netflix original series Grace and Frankie (and tons of other things over the years), Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, recently found out that they make about as much as the show’s supporting actors, Martin Sheen and Sam … Continue reading »

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“Sheer Awesomeness”: How J.K. Rowling Handled Homophobic Comment on Twitter

Yet again, J.K. Rowling has proven she’s the Queen of Twitter by responding to a homophobic remark by the Westboro Baptist Church. You know them; they’re the ones back in the 90s who convinced you that Tinky-Winky, one of the … Continue reading »

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