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Today in History: Obama Granted Clemency to Chelsea Manning

Today in History: Obama Granted Clemency to Chelsea Manning

Jan 17
One year ago: President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 U.S. documents to go free nearly three decades early.

Gay Couple Sues Printing Company for Allegedly Sending Satan-Themed Wedding Programs

Gay Couple Sues Printing Company for Allegedly Sending Satan-Themed Wedding Programs

Jan 17
A gay couple is suing the printing company Vistaprint for allegedly sending them 80 wedding programs on the eve of their big day that turned out to be religious pamphlets that referenced Satan.

Parents Say Gay College Student Killing May Have Been Hate Crime

Parents Say Gay College Student Killing May Have Been Hate Crime

Jan 17
The parents of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student killed and buried in a California park said Tuesday that the killing may have been a hate crime against their gay son.

A Growing Number of Actors are Renouncing Woody Allen

A Growing Number of Actors are Renouncing Woody Allen

By Jake Coyle | Jan 17
A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct.

Watch: Chelsea Manning's Senate Run Video Deemed 'Inappropriate' by YouTube

Watch: Chelsea Manning's Senate Run Video Deemed 'Inappropriate' by YouTube

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 16
YouTube marks content containing hate speech, violence, and explicit sexuality as "inappropriate." Since Chelsea Manning's first Senate campaign video, released Jan. 14, contains none of those things, it's unclear why YouTube tagged the video.

Oklahoma Man Reappointed to Board After Anti-Gay Comments

Oklahoma Man Reappointed to Board After Anti-Gay Comments

Jan 16
A former Oklahoma City mayor has been reappointed to the board of a local charter school after resigning following his anti-gay comments during a public affairs TV show.

Crews Free Entangled Humpback Whale Near Maui

Crews Free Entangled Humpback Whale Near Maui

Jan 16
A humpback whale spotted near Maui has been freed of braided line caught in its mouth. Federal and state agencies say the whale has an excellent chance of survival.

Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom

Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom

By David Pitt | Jan 16
The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay.

House Panel Interviewing Bannon After His Fall From Power

House Panel Interviewing Bannon After His Fall From Power

By Tom Lobianco and Mary Clare Jalonick | Jan 16
The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president's son and others of "treasonous" behavior for taking a meeting with Russians during the 2016 campaign.

Podcast Tells Mattachine Story

Podcast Tells Mattachine Story

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 15
A podcast devoted to the founding and evolution of the Mattachine Society, one of the earliest homophile organizations in the United States, recently debuted.

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