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Colorado Settles Suit by Transgender Inmate Who Alleged Rape

Colorado Settles Suit by Transgender Inmate Who Alleged Rape

By Kathleen Foody | Jul 11
Colorado reached a $170,000 settlement with a transgender woman who sued the state and alleged being raped, assaulted and harassed while held in a men's prison, state officials said Wednesday.

NYC Police Probe Defaced Rapinoe Posters

NYC Police Probe Defaced Rapinoe Posters

Jul 11
New York City police say they are investigating after posters featuring U.S women's soccer team player Megan Rapinoe were defaced with derogatory slurs.

Louisiana Man Faces Charges for Licking Ice Cream at Store

Louisiana Man Faces Charges for Licking Ice Cream at Store

Jul 11
Another apparent incident of someone licking ice cream at a store has surfaced. This time it's in Louisiana.

Watch: Gay Political Donor Hit with 'Revenge Porn' Suit After Two Deaths in His Home

Watch: Gay Political Donor Hit with 'Revenge Porn' Suit After Two Deaths in His Home

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 10
The saga of prominent political donor Ed Buck, in whose apartment two African American men died of drug overdoses, has taken a fresh turn with additions to a civil suit that now accuse Buck of human trafficking and distributing revenge porn.

Man Accused of Burning LGBTQ Books Loses Motion to Dismiss

Man Accused of Burning LGBTQ Books Loses Motion to Dismiss

Jul 10
A magistrate has refused to dismiss a criminal mischief charge against an Iowa religious activist accused of burning four LGBTQ children's books that he checked out of a library.

Rainbow Flag Again Set on Fire at New York Gay Bar

Rainbow Flag Again Set on Fire at New York Gay Bar

By Mallika Sen | Jul 8
For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame.

Man Arrested in Oregon in Death of Original Mouseketeer

Man Arrested in Oregon in Death of Original Mouseketeer

Jul 7
Authorities in Oregon have arrested a man in the death of an original member of Disney's "The Mickey Mouse Club."

AP Sources: Jeffrey Epstein Arrested in NY on Sex Charges

AP Sources: Jeffrey Epstein Arrested in NY on Sex Charges

By Michael R. Sisak and Jim Mustian | Jul 7
Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials.

Russia Outraged by Case of Sisters who Killed Abusive Father

Russia Outraged by Case of Sisters who Killed Abusive Father

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Jul 5
Three Russian sisters, aged 18, 19 and 20, were charged last month with premeditated murder of their abusive father in a case that has drawn outrage.

Alabama Suburb Hair Salon Targeted with Threatening Note Over Pride Flag

Alabama Suburb Hair Salon Targeted with Threatening Note Over Pride Flag

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 5
A hair salon in the Birmingham, Alabama suburb of Homewood was targeted for hate by someone who warned the business to take down its Pride flag — "Before it is too late." But the local community answered hate with support and acceptance.

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