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LGBT Seniors Grapple with End-of-Life Issues

LGBT Seniors Grapple with End-of-Life Issues

By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 9
While enjoying her seventh decade on the planet, Donna Personna knows her remaining days are numbered. Yet the prospect of her demise doesn't scare her.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Dec 8
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

Caregivers for 3,600 Migrant Teens Lack Complete Abuse Checks

Caregivers for 3,600 Migrant Teens Lack Complete Abuse Checks

By Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke | Dec 8
Nearly every adult working with children in the U.S. has undergone state screenings to ensure they have no proven history of abusing or neglecting kids. One exception: Thousands of workers at two federal detention facilities holding 3,600 migrant teens.

Watch: GLAAD Says Kevin Hart 'Shouldn't Have Stepped Down' From Hosting Oscars

Watch: GLAAD Says Kevin Hart 'Shouldn't Have Stepped Down' From Hosting Oscars

Dec 7
After Kevin Hart announced he was stepping down from hosting the Oscars next year — just two days after confirming he'd host the ceremony — due to anti-gay tweets he made in the past, GLAAD is reacting to the news in a surprising way.

Grindr's Publication Apologizes for Controversial Article About Ariana Grande

Grindr's Publication Apologizes for Controversial Article About Ariana Grande

Dec 7
Grindr's news website INTO is apologizing after punishing a controversial article that critiqued Ariana Grande's new music video "Thank U, Next."

Documents Show Facebook Used User Data As Competitive Weapon

Documents Show Facebook Used User Data As Competitive Weapon

By Danica Kirka, Frank Bajak, and Barbara Ortutay | Dec 7
Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. parliamentary committee offer the clearest evidence yet that the social network has used its enormous trove of user data as a competitive weapon, often in ways designed to keep its users in the dark.

School Reportedly Censors, Monitors Attendees of GSA

School Reportedly Censors, Monitors Attendees of GSA

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7
A high school in Allen County, Indiana, is reportedly keeping watch on who attends meetings of its Gay-Straight Alliance... which, by the way, is not allowed to call itself a GSA.

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host Over His Past Anti-Gay Tweets

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host Over His Past Anti-Gay Tweets

By Jake Coyle | Dec 7
Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.

Virginia Teacher Fights for Job over Transgender Controversy

Virginia Teacher Fights for Job over Transgender Controversy

Dec 7
A Virginia high school teacher is fighting a recommendation to be dismissed in the wake of a controversy involving a transgender student.

US Senators Request Reports in Death of Transgender Migrant

US Senators Request Reports in Death of Transgender Migrant

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Dec 7
Three U.S. senators want federal officials to publicly release information about the circumstances surrounding the death of a Honduran transgender migrant who was in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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