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3 Gay Rights Activists Shot to Death in Southern Mexico

3 Gay Rights Activists Shot to Death in Southern Mexico

NEWS | Jun 20
Mexican officials say three LGBTQ activists have been shot dead and left along a highway in the troubled southern state of Guerrero.

US Leaving UN's Human Rights Council, Cites Anti-Israel Bias

US Leaving UN's Human Rights Council, Cites Anti-Israel Bias

NEWS | By Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman | Jun 20
The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

Senator Denied Entry to See Florida Child Migrant Facility

Senator Denied Entry to See Florida Child Migrant Facility

NEWS | By Joshua Replogle and Ben Fox | Jun 20
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions.

Lewandowski on Girl with Down Syndrome: 'Wah Wah'

Lewandowski on Girl with Down Syndrome: 'Wah Wah'

NEWS | Jun 20
A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah."

Prosecutors Decline Assault Charges Against Scott Baio

Prosecutors Decline Assault Charges Against Scott Baio

NEWS | Jun 20
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Scott Baio stemming from allegations by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star that he sexually assaulted her.

Maddow Breaks Down Reading AP Story on 'Tender Age' Shelters

Maddow Breaks Down Reading AP Story on 'Tender Age' Shelters

NEWS | Jun 20
MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and sent to "tender age" shelters.

Canadian Senate Passes Weed Bill but Legalization Delayed

Canadian Senate Passes Weed Bill but Legalization Delayed

NEWS | By Rob Gillies | Jun 20
Canada's Senate gave final passage to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as the country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide.

Split Decision: Some Praise XXXTentacion, Others Criticize

Split Decision: Some Praise XXXTentacion, Others Criticize

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 20
The praise and admiration for rapper-singer XXXTentacion poured in heavily following his sudden death, from the feverish fans to popular figures but others criticized his bad behavior and multiple arrests.

Birthplace of Singer, Activist Nina Simone to be Preserved

Birthplace of Singer, Activist Nina Simone to be Preserved

NEWS | Jun 20
The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Cruz's Flip-Flop on Family Separation Shows Threat to GOP

Cruz's Flip-Flop on Family Separation Shows Threat to GOP

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Jun 20
Ted Cruz staged an about-face on the Trump admin's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, laying bare how politically damaging separating children from parents accused of crossing the border illegally is becoming for Republicans facing voters this fall.


Entertainment

Killer Queen's Patrick Myers Talks Bringing Freddie Mercury to Life

Killer Queen's Patrick Myers Talks Bringing Freddie Mercury to Life

MUSIC | By Steve Duffy | Jun 19
Killer Queen was one of the first tribute bands, having banded together 25 years ago. Since then the band, under the leadership of Patrick Myers, has brought Queen in performance to a new generation of fans. EDGE spoke to Myers about his band.


Business

LGBTQ Money Survey: Attitudes, Challenges, and Opportunities

LGBTQ Money Survey: Attitudes, Challenges, and Opportunities

FINANCE | By Jim Akin | Jun 19
Most members of America's LGBTQ community say they are more inclined to save money than to spend it. But a closer look at their habits suggests the opposite may be true, according to a new Experian survey.


Technology

Google to Invest $550 Million in Alibaba Rival JD.com

Google to Invest $550 Million in Alibaba Rival JD.com

PERSONAL TECH | By Youkyung Lee | Jun 19
Google said Monday that it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.


Cars

Audi CEO Detained in Diesel Emissions Case

Audi CEO Detained in Diesel Emissions Case

AUTO NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Jun 18
German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls.


Style

For Season 2, 'Queer Eye' & Netflix Toss Out the Rulebook

For Season 2, 'Queer Eye' & Netflix Toss Out the Rulebook

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 19
"Queer Eye" returns to Netflix for its second season Friday, proving the show and the company are throwing out its rulebooks.


Health/Fitness

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

HEALTH | By Nicole Winfield | Jun 18
Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.


Travel

3 Prides on the Rise: Richmond, St. Louis & Colorado Springs

3 Prides on the Rise: Richmond, St. Louis & Colorado Springs

By Jill Gleeson | Jun 19
Three cities forge a path for Pride celebrations, proving that you don't need to be on either coast to revel in rainbow realness.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 16, 2018

Rhode Island Pride Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 16, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 19
The best Illuminated Pride Parade got even bigger and better this year with the most marching units ever. Check out all the fun from Rhode Island Pride.