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Gay Dating App Hornet Raises $8M To Expand Across Globe  

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 7
Hornet, the world's second largest gay social network, announced that it has raised its first round of institutional funding led by Ventech China to support rapid business growth and user adoption across the globe.

Trumps Taps Retired Marine General John Kelly for DHS

NATIONAL | By Lolita C. Baldor and Julie Pace | Dec 7
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday.

Malta Bans Gay Conversion Therapy, a First for Europe

Malta has become the first European country to ban gay conversion therapy, imposing fines of up to 10,000 euros ($10,750) and a jail term of up to one year for offenders.

Hetrick-Martin Institute Celebrates 2016 Emery Awards

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 7
On Wednesday, December 7 at Cipriani Wall Street, Hetrick-Martin Institute will celebrate the 2016 Emery Awards, HMI's flagship annual event.

Trump Teases State Dept. Search, Says Romney Still in Mix

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 7
Now Person of the Year as well as president-elect, Donald Trump said Wednesday he expects to select his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post.

Report Says Dole Facilitated Trump Call with Taiwan's Leader

Last week's telephone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan's president was the result of six months of behind-the-scenes work by former Sen. Bob Dole acting on behalf of the Taiwanese government, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

Report: LGBT Students Face Discrimination at US Schools

FAMILY | By Regina Garcia Cano | Dec 7
A report from an international human rights organization concludes many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students.

Is There a Hidden Message on Trump's Time Magazine Cover?

NATIONAL | Dec 7
President-elect Donald Trump was enviably named Person of the Year by Time magazine. But, as GQ points out, there might be a shady hidden message on the cover featuring Trump.

Georgia Churches Split by Slavery Confront Painful Past

RELIGION | Dec 7
Two neighboring Baptist churches with a complicated history are working to forge a new relationship.

After Accepting Award at LGBTQ Event, Kelly Osbourne Says Give Trump Presidency 'A Chance'

NATIONAL | Dec 7
TV personality Kelly Osbourne accepted the Trevor Hero Honoree Award Sunday at a fundraiser for the LGBTQ youth organization The Trevor Project and told the audience they should give Donald Trump's presidency "a chance."

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