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Planned Screening of Gay-Themed Doc Sparks Controversy Down Under

By EDGE | Aug 27
The Telegraph, a Sydney Australia tabloid, went on a rant last week when it was announced that a local girls' high school was to screen a LGBT-friendly documentary.

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Trump Proposals Risk Deepening GOP Rift on Immigration

POLITICS | By Julie Pace And Bill Barrow | Aug 28
Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future that the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.

GOP Candidate Trump to Offer Plan To Overhaul US Tax Code

POLITICS | Aug 28
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is promising to offer a plan within a month to overhaul the tax system, calling himself "king of the tax code."

Clinton Quietly Trying to Discourage Biden from a 2016 Bid

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas And Lisa Lerer | Aug 28
In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.

Vatican Says Ex-Envoy, Charged With Sexual Abuse, Has Died

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield | Aug 28
The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died Friday of apparent natural causes as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.

Gunman In On-Air Deaths Remembered As 'Professional Victim'

CRIME | By Alan Suderman And Adam Geller | Aug 28
The man who was news director during Vester Flanagan's rocky tenure at Virginia station WDBJ-TV described him as someone who constantly saw himself being victimized by others.

Lavender Effect Oral History Project to Launch on World AIDS Day

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
With a $10,000 Cal Humanities' Community Stories grant, matched by $10,000 from the City of West Hollywood, THE LAVENDER EFFECT® will create "YOUNG CITY AT WAR: Stories from West Hollywood During the AIDS Epidemic."

'Sister Wives' Cite Gay Marriage Ruling In Polygamy Case

NATIONAL | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Aug 27
A polygamous family says the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage shows that laws restricting consensual adult relationships are outdated, even if certain unions are unpopular.

Ricky Martin Takes On Donald Trump

POLITICS | By EDGE | Aug 27
Ricky Martin has taken on Donald Trump. And not with a tweet (Trump's favorite method of attack), but in an op-ed column for Univision.

'Uptown Funk' Parody Promotes Safer Sex

AIDS | Aug 27
This week AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) released "Downtown Funk," a high-energy, professionally-produced music video that promotes STD awareness and safer-sex.

NOM Anti-Gay Marriage Pledge Finds Little Support with Republican Candidates

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 27
Less than one quarter of the Republican presidential candidates have signed a pledge from The National Organization of Marriage (NOM) in support of traditional marriage.

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