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Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies

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White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ...
19:48 2019-06-12

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
22:48 2019-05-29

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an i...
18:16 2019-06-12

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petiti...
17:00 2019-06-17

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he ca...
08:32 2019-06-12

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in wh...
20:16 2019-06-30

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which ...
20:32 2019-06-01

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in wh...
14:16 2019-07-01

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing...
18:16 2019-06-06

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you ...
11:16 2019-05-31

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in go...
09:32 2019-06-05

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vas...
15:48 2019-06-16

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's a...
12:32 2019-05-30

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder wher...
06:48 2019-07-13

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era plannin...
15:16 2019-06-05

Mexico tree plan in El Salvador aims to stem migration Mexico is bringing to El Salvador a tree-planting program that aims to support rural residents and ease economic pressures driving thousands of peopl...
20:16 2019-07-19

Elizabeth Warren’s New $7 Billion Plan Aims to Support Entrepreneurs of Color People of color only own 18% of businesses with paid employees, despite making up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau. S...
13:32 2019-06-14

Kamala Harris' immigration plan aims to protect migrants, DACA Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled her plan for immigration, which would use executive authority to guard 6 million undocum...
00:01 2019-06-14

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they...
00:01 2019-06-14

Beto O'Rourke: We Must Impeach Trump Because of a Painting I Saw One Time Beto O’Rourke has not had a great night. The former Representative from Texas has a lot of things going for him: height, looks, and a generally pleas...
17:00 2019-06-27

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond...
17:32 2019-06-11

Liberal’s ‘social finance’ plan aims to find new ways to deliver social services It's uncharted water for both the government and the organizations it hopes will share hundreds of millions of dollars more, and the early part of th...
21:32 2019-06-12

Beto O'Rourke calls for impeachment proceedings to begin against Trump Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Tuesday said impeachment proceedings should begin against President Trump because of the administration's refusal t...
08:16 2019-05-22

Billie Jean King keen to talk to Trump about equality Billie Jean King says she would relish the chance to talk about equality with US President Donald Trump as the tennis great threw her support behind ...
20:48 2019-06-28

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that sepa...
18:48 2019-06-14

Trump's policies add luster to gold at dollar's expense Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades. The "weaponization" of the dollar by President Tr...
16:48 2019-06-11

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other law...
10:48 2019-06-14

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Sec...
12:32 2019-06-15

Beto argues Trump's foreign intel comment is grounds for impeachment Beto O’Rourke became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support the idea of impeaching President Trump – arguing that the president’s co...
15:48 2019-06-16

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his t...
15:32 2019-06-09

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially anno...
14:16 2019-06-19

CNN's Don Lemon insists Trump's base actually likes Obama, just not his policies CNN anchor Don Lemon dismissed the notion that President Trump's supporters dislike former President Obama, insisting they believe that he is a "kind...
01:32 2019-06-04

Beto O’Rourke rips Trump on border crisis during Ellis Island tour Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made a pilgrimage to Ellis Island Monday and used the opportunity to criticize President Trump over t...
18:16 2019-07-22

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo ...
18:16 2019-06-01

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have harmed America's standing Former Vice President Joe Biden, in his first major foreign policy address as a Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday blasted U.S. President...
19:16 2019-07-11

Pompeo visits Swiss event as Trump’s policies raise concerns MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joining Trump adviser Jared Kushner at a closed-doors meeting of the Bilderberg G...
12:48 2019-06-01

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe...
07:32 2019-07-11

Canadian supplier CEO says softening market '100% attributed to Trump’s trade policies' Linda Hasenfratz, the CEO of Canadian auto supplier Linamar, says President Donald Trump's tariffs — whether threatened or implemented — increase cos...
22:32 2019-06-13

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weeke...
12:48 2019-06-27

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act     ...
19:16 2019-06-01

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night t...
04:48 2019-05-22

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's pol...
15:48 2019-05-23

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a ...
18:32 2019-05-22

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which ha...
09:00 2019-06-12

John Kelly ‘cashing in’ on Trump immigration policies, far-left Dems allege Two far-left Democrats have accused former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly of “cashing in” on the Trump administration’s immigration policies s...
05:16 2019-06-07

Haitians and Africans Are Increasingly Among Those Stranded Along US-Mexico Border by Trump Immigration Policies A school vice principal from Cameroon fleeing ethnic violence; a mother and child from Haiti searching for a better life; a construction worker from ...
02:32 2019-07-09

Trump's Fed pick Judy Shelton is a fan of the gold standard and other unusual economic policies In tapping Judy Shelton to become one of two Federal Reserve Board governors, President Donald Trump selected one of the minority of mainstream econo...
00:32 2019-07-03

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate ch...
15:32 2019-06-21

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, an...
14:16 2019-06-28

Putin says liberalism has 'outlived its purpose' and praised Trump's tough immigration policies ahead of the G20 summit Reuters Russian president Vladimir Putin said liberalism has "outlived its purpose" and praised the rise of right-wing populism in Europe in an inte...
21:00 2019-06-27

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant...
21:00 2019-06-27

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's d...
15:48 2019-06-09

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender indi...
14:48 2019-05-26

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed...
19:16 2019-06-14

Putin sees common aims, pushing Trump on arms pact at G-20 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not expect any breakthroughs at the Group of 20 summit that begins Friday in Japan but ho...
16:32 2019-06-27

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signe...
01:32 2019-06-16

Pelosi says Trump census citizenship push aims to 'make America white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's continued push to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 census, sa...
19:00 2019-07-08

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major...
21:32 2019-06-18

Trump administration aims to expand fast-track deportations across US, legal fight expected The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to extend the power immigration officers have to deport migrants before they appear at court, a mo...
04:16 2019-07-23

How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade? From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights...
16:48 2019-05-21

Botswana seeks to overturn ruling that legalized gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling that decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up ...
15:16 2019-07-06

Botswana seeks to overturn court ruling allowing gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling which decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up...
05:16 2019-07-06

Huawei Seeks Quick Overturn of Law Restricting Its U.S. Business Huawei asked a judge to quickly rule in its favor in its legal challenge to overturn a law that restricts its business in the U.S., saying American o...
04:32 2019-05-29

UEFA reject PSG's appeal to overturn Neymar's Champions League ban "Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar\u0027s appeal against a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following the French side\...
10:00 2019-06-19

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel...
20:32 2019-06-06

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies...
18:16 2019-06-04

Ferrari present fresh evidence in bid to overturn Canadian Grand Prix result Max Verstappen has backed Sebastian Vettel in the ongoing row over the Canadian Grand Prix, with Ferrari pushing to have the result overturned 48 hou...
06:16 2019-06-21

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judg...
02:48 2019-05-30

The move to overturn Roe v. Wade: La. latest to pass an abortion ban. Here's where other key states stand. Louisiana's Democratic governor backs a heartbeat abortion bill in the latest bid by states to stake out a legal challenge to Roe v. Wade. ...
15:00 2019-05-30

West Point cadet returns after judges overturn conviction for raping classmate in sleeping bag Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison after being found guilty of raping another cadet. A panel overturned his conviction Monday...
18:32 2019-06-07

Ferrari fail to overturn Sebastian Vettel penalty as Canadian Grand Prix result upheld The FIA have upheld the result of the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Ferrari lost their review into Sebastian Vettel's controversial time penalty in ...
18:00 2019-06-21

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bashes Trump administration for setting a poor example on human rights.       ...
01:16 2019-06-03

Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything? On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of it...
18:16 2019-05-21

Trump's ethanol plan goes into effect The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday officially opened up year-round sales of higher ethanol fuel blends, called E15, fulfilling a promise P...
17:16 2019-05-31

Trump says no deal yet with Mexico to halt 5% tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials are claiming progress in White House talks. But Pres...
02:16 2019-06-06

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to...
07:00 2019-07-13

Trump delays illegal immigrant deportation plan President Trump on Saturday announced he is delaying his plan to deport illegal immigrants by two weeks. “At the request of Democrats, I have d...
16:48 2019-06-22

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 ...
18:01 2019-07-22

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence ...
16:16 2019-06-06

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip Cal...
15:00 2019-06-20

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Trump Calls Off Plan to Impose Tariffs on Mexico President Trump said Friday evening on Twitter that the “Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefi...
23:32 2019-06-07

GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the...
04:00 2019-06-05

Beto O’Rourke Says He’s a Descendant of Slaveowners (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are...
21:16 2019-07-15

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which w...
13:32 2019-05-21

The Humiliating Downfall of Beto O'Rourke In an alternate universe, former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke narrowly defeated Ted Cruz in a shocking upset for the U.S. Senate last year. He is ...
17:00 2019-06-27

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to back down from threats to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United...
13:16 2019-05-31

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie ...
20:16 2019-05-31

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand thei...
12:32 2019-06-21

Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants Landlords say undocumented immigrants in federally funded housing are reliable tenants who pay on time. The administration says subsidized housing is...
22:32 2019-06-17

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab sta...
12:32 2019-06-22

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump...
16:16 2019-06-08

Trump plan for new Mexican tariffs brings business protests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing past protests from U.S. businesses and Mexico to double down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on...
06:48 2019-06-01

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President. The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and Pre...
12:48 2019-06-27

Bah humbug! Trump's plan for more China tariffs to hit festive shoppers This year's holiday season could be tighter for many Americans if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese import...
19:32 2019-06-17

Trump Moves to Cover Up the Details of His Racist Census Plan President Donald Trump has exerted executive privilege over a trove of documents requested by House Democrats detailing how and when his administrati...
14:16 2019-06-12

Trump’s New Plan Would Require Immigrants to Pass a Test. Here’s What Happened When the U.S. Tried That Before When President Donald Trump introduced a new immigration plan last Thursday, he told Americans that he wanted to shift the focus of the U.S. immigrat...
09:16 2019-05-21

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address c...
22:48 2019-06-19

Battleground voters ‘overwhelmingly support’ Trump immigration plan Voters in several battleground states key to winning the 2020 election widely support President Trump’s newly unveiled immigration proposal spearhead...
09:32 2019-06-13

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scru...
13:16 2019-07-11

Japan finmin: No comment on Trump's new tariff plan on Mexico Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday declined to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump's remark that the United States would impose new tari...
03:48 2019-05-31

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final repla...
18:32 2019-06-19

Trump to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, his Middle East envoy Jason...
12:16 2019-07-23

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a ...
09:48 2019-07-08

Lewes FC: the football club who are making equality pay Two years ago Lewes decided to pay their women’s team as much as their men’s team. They have not regretted itBy Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport...
13:16 2019-07-16

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components ...
11:32 2019-05-23

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but d...
11:32 2019-06-06

The Hacking Supergroup That Counts Beto O’Rourke as One of Its Own Joseph Menn’s “Cult of the Dead Cow” is a narrative history of a group of hackers who went from apolitical hobbyists to security advisers for the wor...
05:16 2019-05-31

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012...
02:16 2019-06-02

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
13:32 2019-05-23

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now fo...
01:00 2019-06-28

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only ab...
09:32 2019-06-12

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow tennis legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a cel...
13:32 2019-07-13

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyom...
05:48 2019-06-20

Trump’s plan to fund border wall faces first legal test SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge is expected to decide Friday whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall ...
14:48 2019-05-24

Daily on Energy: One month into Trump’s ethanol plan, the battle has only just begun Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:16 2019-07-03

‘It works out actually better’: When Trump loses, he’s quick to tout Plan B as the real victory From his failed efforts to repeal Obamacare to Republicans’ loss of the House majority in 2018, Trump has proven adept at seeing — and promoting — th...
06:48 2019-07-13

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan...
20:16 2019-06-05

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some nei...
10:16 2019-06-23

Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willin...
18:16 2019-07-03

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation ...
02:32 2019-06-23

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at...
16:48 2019-06-20

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal prior...
12:48 2019-07-11

Trump team faces tough audiences as it sells Mideast plan President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers face skeptical audiences as they visit several locations in the region and in Europe starting Tuesday t...
15:32 2019-05-28

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to includ...
18:32 2019-05-23

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for h...
05:48 2019-06-04

MSNBC panel blasts Trump's July 4 plan as 'dangerous' and 'un-American' It appears there's little appetite for President Trump's Fourth of July celebration over at MSNBC, where one panel called his plan "dangerous" and "u...
21:00 2019-07-03

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casual...
00:16 2019-06-22

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Ara...
22:32 2019-06-19

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an admi...
18:16 2019-05-22

Trump team hits home run by balking at its own drug-price plan In deciding today not to change certain rules related to pharmaceutical pricing, the Trump administration deserves great credit for its willingness t...
15:32 2019-07-11

NIST releases AI engagement plan in response to Trump executive order The U.S. Department of Commerce released a plan for the federal government to engage in the creation of artificial standards in line with U.S. intere...
01:48 2019-07-03

Trump Peace Plan Wins Praise from Israelis, Rejection from Palestinians The Trump administration has delayed plans to roll out the political portion of its plan, which will be necessary to implement the economic part, unt...
15:32 2019-06-23

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous,...
13:32 2019-07-23

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump repo...
08:16 2019-06-04

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken...
16:00 2019-07-07

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Ma...
07:16 2019-06-06

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity ...
07:48 2019-07-14

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for ...
20:16 2019-06-15

Polish police detain 25 after attacks on equality march Police have detained 25 people in Bialystok, eastern Poland, after attacks on those taking part in the city's first equality march amid accusations t...
11:16 2019-07-21

Julian Castro says his beef with Beto O’Rourke isn’t personal WASHINGTON – Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro walked back comments he made that suggested he believed fellow Texan ...
01:48 2019-07-01

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
12:16 2019-06-17

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does no...
04:32 2019-06-06

USWNT World Cup victory is ultimate validation for equality Former USWNT star Kristine Lilly was in Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup Final, where the United States emerged as back-to-back champions after...
14:48 2019-07-08

Candidate for top EU job touts gender equality ahead of vote Ursula von der Leyen asks MEPs to back her as first female European commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has championed gender equality in her ap...
10:48 2019-07-16

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest...
11:32 2019-06-10

Beto O'Rourke's ancestors were slaveholders, records reveal Exclusive: O’Rourke addresses family history for the first time and admits that he and his children are ‘beneficiaries’ of slaveholdingDemocratic pre...
04:32 2019-07-15

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The p...
10:48 2019-06-13

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign s...
16:32 2019-05-28

'Running With Beto' provides inside look at life on the campaign trail Temporarily setting politics aside, "Running With Beto" is an intriguing fly-on-the-wall look at Beto O'Rourke's losing 2018 Texas Senate bid, and th...
15:32 2019-05-27

UAW opposes Trump plan to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels: testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirem...
20:00 2019-06-19

Steak, Sumo and Fighter Jets: Inside Japan’s Plan to Keep Trump Busy When Donald Trump arrives in Tokyo on Saturday, he’ll be the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito, but he won’...
18:16 2019-05-23

Judge thwarts Trump’s plan to build border wall with military funds A federal judge in California dealt a blow to President Trump’s plans for a signature border wall on Friday, barring the administration from di...
02:48 2019-06-29

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said ...
19:48 2019-06-14

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his menta...
05:16 2019-06-05

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment r...
16:32 2019-05-23

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has...
18:16 2019-05-28

Joe Biden and President Trump plan dueling campaign stops in Iowa on Tuesday Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to return to Iowa next Tuesday, marking his second trip to the key caucus state since formally declaring a 2020...
17:00 2019-06-06

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top a...
23:48 2019-07-08

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as th...
01:32 2019-06-01

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Repres...
15:01 2019-07-15

Major U.S. markets fall amid concern for Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump for new tariffs on Mexico -- an effort to stem illegal migration -- shook world financial markets...
19:01 2019-05-31

Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico shakes up Wall Street, world markets The surprise announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose new tariffs on Mexico in an effort to stem illegal migration impacted Wall Street ...
12:48 2019-05-31

Trump is 'very fond' of Palestinian President Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday the United States is willing to engage with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas but hinted a new ...
14:32 2019-07-03

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as ...
17:16 2019-06-05

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan ...
08:32 2019-05-31

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn ...
13:16 2019-05-22

Jason Chaffetz accuses Dems of 'projection' in criticizing Trump's declassification plan Democrats were puffing hot air and criticized the Trump administration because they feared his declassification plan would uncover their dirty deeds....
19:32 2019-05-25

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the ...
14:48 2019-05-29

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, ...
14:16 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden...
09:48 2019-06-09

Europe's populists rebrand but policies remain the same Europe's far-right and populist parties are rebranding themselves as a new group dubbed Identity and Democracy in the European Parliament — but with ...
09:48 2019-06-13

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New...
13:16 2019-06-07

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamm...
19:48 2019-05-25

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a ministe...
07:48 2019-05-24

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary...
14:16 2019-06-13

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
00:16 2019-05-24

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" a...
19:48 2019-06-11

Europe’s populists rebrand but policies remain the same Europe’s far-right and populist parties are rebranding themselves as a new group dubbed Identity and Democracy in the European Parliament but with ma...
08:32 2019-06-13

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sports The World Cup champions' impact could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social iss...
23:32 2019-07-09

Ginsburg reflects on marriage and the state of women's equality at DC event Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed a myriad of issues including her famously equal marriage, the obstacles facing working women and ...
12:48 2019-07-03

Beto O’Rourke visits Gullah Geechee Nation in SC Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke met held a roundtable discussion in Beaufort, South Carolina with members of the Gullah Geechee...
07:32 2019-06-15

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, accor...
10:48 2019-05-21

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier o...
00:32 2019-07-16

Beto Tries to Save His Campaign By Revealing... His Family Owned Slaves??? Beto O’Rourke has the saddest story of the 2020 campaign thus far. After nearly beating Ted Cruz for his Senate seat in the midterms, the buzz around...
01:48 2019-07-15

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped ...
10:48 2019-05-21

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside ...
12:48 2019-05-21

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central ...
01:48 2019-07-01

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to pro...
12:48 2019-06-01

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the ru...
11:48 2019-07-03

President Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan, says he has plan to end Afghan conflict During a White House meeting Monday with Pakistani leader Imran Khan, President Donald Trump said he's motivated to end the 18-year conflict in Afgha...
20:16 2019-07-22

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in ...
08:32 2019-05-26

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to redu...
13:48 2019-06-11

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 bill...
15:32 2019-06-05

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop ...
10:48 2019-05-28

California sues over Trump administration's plan to pull nearly $1B for high-speed rail project California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion in federal funding from the state’s high-speed rail project – a mul...
18:32 2019-05-21

Sorry, but YouTube's new video removal policies are consistent with the First Amendment It may be called YouTube, but that doesn’t mean it belongs to you. It is the property of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. People on both sides...
17:32 2019-06-06

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have embol...
06:16 2019-06-14

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in wi...
06:16 2019-06-04

Qualcomm might be able to continue its anticompetitive chip selling policies Last month, Judge Lucy Koh finally issued a ruling in a case that could force Qualcomm to change the way it does business. The case, known as the FTC...
00:16 2019-06-04

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updat...
14:32 2019-06-07

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidate...
02:32 2019-06-04

Tory MPs set out green manifesto urging more eco-friendly policies Fracking ban and new environment act among influential group’s suggestionsFracking should be banned, the UK must take global leadership on the climat...
16:16 2019-07-02

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
12:16 2019-06-18

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan’s fight for equality reaches new heights Winning this tournament is about more than acquiring another title for world champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan. A successful World Cup c...
05:00 2019-06-10

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential no...
03:32 2019-06-11

Andre Lotterer believes expecting Le Mans LMP1 equality is "naive" Rebellion LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer believes it is "naive" to think a weight increase for Toyota will close the gap to non-hybrid privateers at the ...
10:16 2019-06-05

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairnes...
03:16 2019-05-25

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profile...
18:16 2019-05-22

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money...
08:48 2019-06-05

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn. &...
22:32 2019-06-09

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and o...
20:16 2019-07-05

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” ...
13:16 2019-06-08

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter o...
23:32 2019-07-15

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state...
04:32 2019-05-28

Serena Williams responds to criticism about equality fight after Wimbledon loss Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2017 and after her latest Wimbledon loss to Simona Halep she was asked about her focus on t...
12:48 2019-07-15

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminat...
08:16 2019-05-28

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a...
12:48 2019-05-21

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campa...
13:32 2019-06-13

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressi...
12:32 2019-05-21

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling o...
19:48 2019-06-30

Guy Benson on Beto's debate 'mediocrity': 'Amazing what happens when entire media isn't propping you up' Fox News Radio host Guy Benson panned former Rep. Beto O'Rourke's performance at the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle....
14:48 2019-06-27

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his Whit...
14:16 2019-06-06

I Refuse To Read This Incredibly Long Profile of Beto O'Rourke Driving a Van It’s a long weekend in America, three full days of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to spend the holiday than by reading an incredib...
15:00 2019-05-27

Trump administration announces plan for expanded hunting, fishing access across 1.4 million protected acres The plan would open 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to outdoor sporting e...
12:48 2019-06-06

Daily on Energy: Trump faces court challenge over ethanol plan as he takes victory lap in Iowa Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:48 2019-06-11

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscall...
19:32 2019-07-09

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unloc...
16:32 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free colleg...
12:16 2019-06-13

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee di...
02:48 2019-07-10

Facebook to settle FTC privacy allegations, adopt new policies: sources The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user...
15:32 2019-07-23

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation...
00:32 2019-06-11

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Cross Roads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those ...
13:16 2019-06-01

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike P...
18:48 2019-06-02

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president fro...
01:48 2019-07-10

Amid Suggestions That She ‘Focus on Tennis,’ Serena Williams Says She’ll Fight for Equality to the Grave “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave,” said Serena Williams, at a press con...
17:16 2019-07-14

Taylor Swift celebrates Pride, talks equality in Wango Tango performance Taylor Swift was taking the kickoff of Pride Month pretty seriously — and the title of the Rolling Stones’ “She’s a Rainbow” pretty literally — durin...
17:16 2019-06-02

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and...
04:48 2019-07-16

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the ses...
20:16 2019-07-19

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.  ...
09:48 2019-07-23

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations...
20:16 2019-06-14

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace asks Beto O'Rourke to 'play media critic': 'What can we do better?' MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace asked former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, to "play media critic,"...
04:48 2019-05-25

Opinion: Serena Williams will never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King would have it no other way Serena Williams told a reporter she would never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King later tweeted her continuing support for Serena and that fight....
17:16 2019-07-13

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reac...
11:16 2019-07-08

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on...
16:32 2019-07-16

Beto O'Rourke huddles with donors to discuss debate and ways to improve in the next round One donor said that O'Rourke "will be aware of what he needs to do to prepare for the next debate, and fortunately the needed improvements are p...
19:16 2019-06-27

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a...
13:48 2019-06-09

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusu...
18:32 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart sha...
15:48 2019-06-06

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video...
20:16 2019-06-05

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data secu...
20:32 2019-07-11

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global ...
13:48 2019-07-01

A Peace Corps for Climate Change Is Among the Most Popular Green New Deal Policies Americans want to get to work saving the planet from catastrophic climate change. Presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s idea of forming a Climate Conse...
11:16 2019-06-08

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a sma...
00:48 2019-06-16

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll...
11:48 2019-05-21

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the Unit...
10:48 2019-06-08

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
15:00 2019-05-29

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “O...
11:16 2019-06-06

Secret Border Patrol chat is not first time a group has violated Facebook policies The company’s strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly clashing with its capacity to monitor those that break rul...
16:16 2019-07-05

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle t...
19:32 2019-07-15

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, furthe...
14:48 2019-06-05

Warren proposes creating 'Department of Economic Development' modeled after China's policies Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed Tuesday replacing the Commerce Department with a...
12:16 2019-06-04

Fox News host Tucker Carlson praises Elizabeth Warren's economic policies Conservative news show anchor praises the Democratic 2020 election candidate for promoting ‘economic patriotism’ Conservative news show anchor Tucker...
02:32 2019-06-07

‘Huge data gaps’ hampering ‘evidence-based’ national migration policies There are still “huge gaps at country level,” to be overcome in order to develop an effective global migration data programme, said the head of the D...
11:32 2019-05-21

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compa...
17:32 2019-05-23

Brazil's central bank chief eyes 'micro' policies to get credit flowing Brazil's central bank will focus on an agenda of 'micro' measures and initiatives rather than macroeconomic policies to get credit and lending flowin...
16:48 2019-06-03

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs...
18:16 2019-06-27

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new le...
12:32 2019-06-27

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12:32 2019-06-05

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refus...
11:16 2019-07-02

'Emulate his example’ urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General...
20:16 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle t...
20:48 2019-07-15

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even compa...
18:16 2019-06-27

MSNBC's Brian Williams pushes back after Nicolle Wallace says Beto O'Rourke is victim of negative coverage MSNBC's Brian Williams took exception to co-anchor Nicolle Wallace when she suggested that 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was receiving un...
01:48 2019-06-28

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy...
00:32 2019-07-19

Conservative NYT columnist called 'white nationalist' after blasting 2020 Dems for pro-illegal immigrant policies New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is under fire among progressives over his op-ed slamming the 2020 Democratic candidates for embracing pro-ille...
12:32 2019-07-01

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs. The post ...
02:16 2019-06-04

Law and Order: SVU Needs a New ADA, So Why Not Make Them An LGBTQ Character? It's been nearly a decade since Law & Order: SVU had an out member of the LGBTQ community as part of its series regular cast. Time for that to change...
14:16 2019-05-30

For Emma Gee, being the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU is complicated BYU's Emma Gee, a track and cross-country runner, became the first athlete in the Mormon institution’s 143-year history to be publicly out...
07:32 2019-07-03

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none includ...
10:32 2019-05-23

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cul...
12:32 2019-05-21

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants. The post...
00:48 2019-06-08

Investing opportunities are expanding for the LGBTQ community In a reflection of the progress LGBTQ Americans have made, the range of investment products tailored to their concerns has also been growing in scope...
10:32 2019-06-04

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Busines...
01:48 2019-06-18

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on...
23:32 2019-05-24

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the...
18:48 2019-06-03

How to find LGBTQ-friendly games on Steam Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Pride Month...
17:32 2019-06-28

8 LGBTQ Documentaries to Watch During Pride Month Every June, members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Pride Month. While many honor Pride by attending parades throughout the world, others...
19:32 2019-06-04

The Latest: Detroit man arraigned in LGBTQ shootings DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community (...
16:48 2019-06-07

10 great places where LGBTQ history was made June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Find out about Stonewall and other significant places in LGBTQ history.   &#...
09:00 2019-06-28

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan ...
10:32 2019-07-05

A longtimer's tour of LGBTQ life in the Village New York's Greenwich Village, where LGBTQ people once gathered in force, has gone through several decades of change. Longtime insider Maria-Elena Gra...
01:32 2019-06-28

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife...
02:32 2019-06-20

Sonya Deville champions LGBTQ inclusion in WWE, on Fox and at WorldPride WWE superstar Sonya Deville is working toward representation, inclusion and equality for the LGBTQ community.       ...
01:32 2019-06-28

Thousands March in Kiev for LGBTQ Pride Parade (MOSCOW) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence...
15:16 2019-06-23

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June. ...
12:16 2019-06-06

Valkyrie is now the first LGBTQ Marvel movie superhero, but she's been bi forever Asgardian warrior Valkyrie is now officially the first LGBTQ superhero in the Marvel cinematic universe. And who better to blast this barrier with a ...
01:32 2019-07-23

LGBTQ news coverage still evolving 50 years after Stonewall NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising that galvanized the LGBTQ rights movement, media treatment of the groups have changed — and ...
08:32 2019-06-21

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see d...
23:01 2019-06-20

From All in the Family to Pose and Special, Celebrate TV's LGBTQ History We've come a long way, babies. In the years since All in the Family introduced the first gay character in primetime TV, there's now Pose, an acclaime...
10:16 2019-06-03

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform's policies, company CEO Susan Woj...
16:32 2019-06-11

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital, setting off a ...
15:32 2019-06-09

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in Ame...
15:48 2019-06-14

LGBTQ heroes celebrated with wall of honor at Stonewall Inn in New York A half century after the launch of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, 50 trailblazers in the struggle for equality were honored on Thursday with the u...
23:16 2019-06-27

Detroit man charged with first-degree murder, other felonies in LGBTQ killing A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in ...
20:48 2019-07-12

Florida library’s LGBTQ prom canceled over safety concerns A Florida library canceled an LGBTQ-inclusive prom after receiving threats, fearing objections to the event would jeopardize the safety of those atte...
17:32 2019-06-28

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs...
06:32 2019-07-21

Lady Gaga Says She Would 'Take a Bullet' for the LGBTQ+ Community at Stonewall Rally Lady Gaga was one of the celebrities who performed at the rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City on June...
10:32 2019-06-30

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender i...
19:16 2019-07-02

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no go...
19:48 2019-06-08

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movement...
08:16 2019-06-11

Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhort...
01:16 2019-06-29

Alan Cumming and other LGBTQ stars on their game-changing roles Alan Cumming: “Instinct” (CBS) If you want to see how far the pendulum has swung for LGBTQ representation, try the CBS crime procedural “Instinct,” b...
16:16 2019-06-21

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to co...
23:48 2019-06-11

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pr...
08:32 2019-06-21

Saks Fifth Avenue taps top designers for LGBTQ fundraising capsule Love, acceptance and rainbow sequins are always in style, especially at Saks Fifth Avenue. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots an...
16:16 2019-06-21

Pride 2019: World's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.   ...
13:48 2019-06-11

Poland Is Holding Massive Pride Parades. But How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Really Come? The biggest pride event in Central and Eastern Europe brought more people than ever to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 8. Tens of...
00:32 2019-07-04

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close t...
05:00 2019-06-19

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The ...
13:00 2019-07-01

Google CEO Tries to Smooth Things Over After YouTube's Anti-LGBTQ Shitshow The complete and utter shitshow that is YouTube’s bungled response to addressing anti-LGBTQ harassment on its platform today brings us a response fro...
20:48 2019-06-12

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights m...
13:32 2019-06-30

London schoolgirl, 11, praised for equality speech telling peers to 'own it, be you' An 11-year-old London schoolgirl has been praised after giving a rousing speech denouncing prejudice and urging others not to be "afraid to be amazin...
09:16 2019-07-13

Democrats began sorting the wheat from the chaff. Beto was chaff | Moira Donegan The first debate was won on substance, not theatrics - with surprisingly few references to Trump or BidenThere were passionate diatribes against econ...
16:32 2019-06-27

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an...
15:32 2019-06-01

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered critici...
14:16 2019-06-12

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last y...
12:32 2019-05-23

Protecting Pride: Safe Spaces Are Crucial to the Existence of the LGBTQ Community Pride Month is a time of celebration. A time where same-gender-loving men get together to celebrate love, liberty and the occasional Beyoncé. During ...
18:48 2019-06-28

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexua...
23:48 2019-07-02

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he ...
00:48 2019-05-23

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.   ...
18:32 2019-06-22

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniv...
16:48 2019-06-12

Lexington’s Pride Festival Celebrated On Anniversary Of Other LGBTQ Community Milestones LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington’s annual LGBTQ Pride celebration is noting several milestones this year. The city’s 12th annual Pride Festival co...
20:48 2019-06-29

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activis...
14:00 2019-06-04

MediaTek aims to take on Qualcomm with new 5G chip Taiwan-based chip supplier MediaTek Inc on Wednesday released a new 5G chip for fast, high-end smartphones that aims to take on much larger rival Qua...
02:16 2019-05-29

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main Eur...
17:16 2019-06-14

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the co...
02:16 2019-06-07

Hypersonic jet aims for London-NY in 90 mins US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from ...
08:31 2019-05-21

Detective's sermon calling for LGBTQ executions far outside many Christian teachings, expert says Detective Grayson Fritts has defended his comments against the LGBTQ community. He is currently on leave and his pending cases are under review. ...
16:32 2019-06-14

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride ...
00:16 2019-06-02

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms,...
22:48 2019-07-01

Google Celebrates 50 Years of LGBTQ Pride with ‘Living Monument’ to the Stonewall Riots To celebrate 50 years of LGBTQ Pride, Google is debuting a “living monument” to the Stonewall Riots. In conjunction with the The Center,...
15:32 2019-06-04

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas S...
18:48 2019-06-13

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to addres...
13:00 2019-06-05

Diana Ross celebrates LGBTQ community at birthday Radio City concert When Diana Ross began her 75th birthday concert at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday night with “I’m Coming Out” — her 1980 hit that she released wit...
15:00 2019-06-23

'Here, I feel free': Mexico City celebrates role as haven for LGBTQ migrants Tens of thousands of people paraded through the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to celebrate the capital's growing role as a beacon of tolerance f...
23:32 2019-06-29

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Insta...
21:32 2019-07-01

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.  ...
07:32 2019-06-15

Halsey Sets the Record Straight After Being Accused of Using LGBTQ Community as a "Marketing Strategy" Halsey is not here for unnecessary drama. On Saturday, the 24-year-old star took to Instagram to share a candid snapshot from her concert in Brazil....
23:00 2019-07-07

Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexua...
06:32 2019-06-11

Pride 2019: The world's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations, from New York to Tel Aviv June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.   ...
06:16 2019-06-11

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform. ...
02:48 2019-06-11

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off...
13:32 2019-06-30

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppressi...
09:48 2019-06-28

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against can...
10:16 2019-05-21

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is ai...
16:32 2019-07-19

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift th...
18:16 2019-05-28

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy in...
13:16 2019-06-05

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the m...
09:48 2019-06-03

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used air horns to emphasize her LGBTQ policy points at Bronx Pride REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made an appearance at Bronx Pride on Sunday to give a speech about LGBTQ policies...
17:48 2019-06-23

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."    ...
21:32 2019-06-19

Pride month: companies launch rainbow-themed products and donate to LGBTQ nonprofits Major retailers have either launched Pride-themed products, run LGBTQ-themed ads, or donated to nonprofit organizations that support the community. ...
18:48 2019-06-28

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expr...
23:16 2019-07-09

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong P...
01:48 2019-07-18

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva intro...
22:48 2019-07-15

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday...
17:48 2019-06-11

Starry aims to bring its $50, 200Mbps broadband to 25 more US states Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) Starry, a wireless home Internet provider, says it has acquired enough spectrum to offer service to 4...
18:16 2019-06-19

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants Germany to decriminalize...
01:32 2019-06-01

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world's ocean...
08:16 2019-06-11

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on the environment, but critics say he’s just trying to smooth over differences between the Un...
10:16 2019-06-28

HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your ha...
08:31 2019-05-21

Cepsa aims to produce up to 2.5 mln tonnes/yr low-sulphur fuel oil * Spanish refinery Cepsa aims to produce 2.2 million-2.5 million tonnes per year of shipping fuel that will be compliant with new IMO rules capping s...
07:32 2019-05-23

U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration plans to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the curr...
12:16 2019-07-10

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group...
01:48 2019-06-11

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That'...
04:32 2019-05-24

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
13:48 2019-05-21

Realme 3 Pro aims to shake up the budget smartphone market There's a new Chinese smartphone manufacturer in the UK, as Oppo-owned Realme has launched its first handset here in the form of the Realme 3 Pr...
05:48 2019-06-05

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 bln in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, which is the subject of money laundering investiga...
00:00 2019-06-21

EU aims to complete top jobs jigsaw puzzle on June 30 European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central ban...
23:48 2019-06-20

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with...
22:32 2019-05-21

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest t...
17:48 2019-07-03

New PNG leader aims to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Former finance minister James Marape was elected prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, and the critic of a major global gas development dea...
01:32 2019-05-30

CDU's AKK aims to boost Bundeswehr budget to NATO target Germany's defense minister plans to increase military spending to the NATO target of 2% of gross domestic product. The SPD, Merkel's coalition partne...
03:32 2019-07-22

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic ...
22:16 2019-06-12

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
17:16 2019-05-21

The first annual FantasyWood Festival aims to enchant and engage Over Memorial Day weekend, Merriweather Park will be filled with fairies, unicorns, mermaids and monsters. Accept The Quest, and you can become part ...
17:16 2019-05-21

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data c...
10:16 2019-06-19

Andy Murray Aims For Singles Return This Year Andy Murray will step up his comeback bid from the hip surgery he underwent in January when he competes in the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen'...
10:48 2019-06-12

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that t...
01:32 2019-06-19

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its ex...
05:32 2019-06-13

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activis...
11:32 2019-06-04

Iceman author Sina Grace opens up about Marvel's lack of support for LGBTQ+ superheroes and books A few years back now, Marvel made a fairly major (at the time) revelation about one of its most prominent mutant characters, revealing in an issue of...
04:16 2019-06-29

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep s...
18:48 2019-06-13

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a ne...
11:48 2019-06-11

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ cause...
14:48 2019-05-22

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sen...
20:32 2019-06-12

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cance...
19:32 2019-07-08

Campaign Aims to Keep Judge’s Copy of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ in U.K. The auctioned copy of D.H. Lawrence’s novel was used in perhaps the most famous British obscenity trial of the past century and has been designated a...
11:48 2019-05-25

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt...
20:32 2019-07-17

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to impro...
14:16 2019-06-19

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufa...
23:32 2019-06-23

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’...
12:16 2019-07-21

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at...
05:32 2019-06-18

A new controller aims to fix the Nintendo Switch’s lack of voice chat It’s 2019, the Nintendo Switch is the vanguard of the next generation of video game consoles, and — in case you needed reminding — it still doesn’t h...
16:32 2019-07-23

Airbus aims to sell more than 1,000 planes over 15 yrs in Latin America, Caribbean European planemaker Airbus SE plans to sell more than 1,000 new passenger planes in the next 15 years in Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting abo...
10:32 2019-07-12

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canva...
13:48 2019-05-21

New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limit...
11:48 2019-05-21

City aims to can murder-linked trash hauler this week Embattled private trash hauler Flag Container Services will face the music this week over its lucrative contract to provide Sanitation Department wit...
19:32 2019-06-09

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries ...
20:32 2019-06-12

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, co...
08:32 2019-07-08

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and...
10:16 2019-06-23

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as i...
20:16 2019-05-30

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the age...
08:48 2019-07-18

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong "Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has \"big shoes to fill\" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to ...
16:00 2019-07-18

Oracle aims to move all of its on-premise customers in MEA on to cloud in two years Oracle wants to get all of its 4,000 on-premise customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region on to the cloud in the next two years.It is a ch...
07:48 2019-07-22

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a ...
11:48 2019-07-18

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Commit...
14:48 2019-06-20

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. ...
22:32 2019-06-19

Quebec provincial leader aims to boost use of hydroelectric power François Legault, premier of Canada's hydroelectricity-reliant Quebec province, on Sunday said he would present a sweeping plan to electrify public t...
17:48 2019-05-29

Volkswagen aims to raise 1.9 billion euros from truck unit IPO Volkswagen said on Friday that it aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by floating a stake of at least 10% in its Traton trucks unit ...
04:16 2019-06-14

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open PARIS (AP) — After an entire day’s play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal match...
04:16 2019-06-06

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
04:16 2019-06-04

Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time lucky "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is looking to put right a dismal personal record of six straight defeats in finals when his side take on Tottenham Hots...
19:16 2019-05-31

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the...
20:48 2019-05-29

New Red, White and Blue Program aims to help vets recover from trauma TUCSON- A behavioral healthcare facility in Tucson launched a new program aimed at helping those who put their life on the line recover from trauma. ...
21:16 2019-07-04

Steam's Interactive Recommender Aims to Personalise Game Discovery Steam Labs has unveiled a new experimental feature called Interactive Recommender that aims to dole out more personalised suggestions with a focus on...
03:48 2019-07-12

Racing Lines: The Brit who aims to conquer Pikes Peak Robin Shute is aiming for the pinnacle at Pikes Peak this week Robin Shute will take on Colorado’s fearsome mountain climb this Sunday A track ...
21:16 2019-06-27

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years,...
05:32 2019-05-23

Lady Gaga said she may not be 'considered a part of' the LGBTQ community even though she likes 'girls sometimes' and it started a conversation about bisexual exclusion Kevin Winter/Getty Images Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance Friday at New York's WorldPride celebration outside the Stonewall Inn and addressed t...
23:16 2019-06-29

Pure EV Aims To Launch Long-Range Electric Motorcycles Next Year The company which raised venture capital funding from Hyderabad-based pharmaceuticals visionary V.C. Nannapaneni, has also been developing a prototyp...
09:32 2019-07-13

Israel holds 5G mobile network tender, aims for 2020 launch Israel launched a tender for fifth-generation (5G) cellular frequencies on Sunday, hoping discounts to cash-strapped mobile phone operators battling ...
12:16 2019-07-14

France: Bastille Day parade aims to showcase European military progress German Chancellor Merkel and other European leaders are looking to highlight their military cooperation on Bastille Day amid rifts with the US. Troop...
05:32 2019-07-14

Disney aims to thrill 'Star Wars' fans of all kinds at U.S. parks At a new "Star Wars" land at Disneyland Resort in California, Walt Disney Co will let visitors fly the Millennium Falcon and drink blue milk as it ai...
06:48 2019-05-30

Airbus is pushing ahead in tech as it aims for single-pilot planes, says CTO European aerospace giant Airbus is working on technologies that will cut the number of pilots needed in the cockpit, said Grazia Vittadini, chief tec...
22:32 2019-06-27

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission aims to show India's space prowess India wants to solidify its position as a major spacefaring nation by launching its second unmanned lunar mission, which aims to land a rover on the ...
20:16 2019-07-12

JPMorgan aims to lower account minimums on new robo-adviser tool JPMorgan Chase & Co intends to lower the minimum account balance on its new digital investment product You Invest Portfolios to as low as $1,000, an ...
11:48 2019-07-10

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers s...
06:32 2019-06-14

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Mid...
10:48 2019-07-10

Facebook aims to prevent census misinformation after criticism for voter suppression ads Facebook will work to prevent misinformation about the 2020 census, the company announced Sunday, and also launched a civil rights task force . ...
22:48 2019-06-30