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Priyanka Chopra Dismayed by Child Sexual Abuse in Zimbabwe

Priyanka Chopra Dismayed by Child Sexual Abuse in Zimbabwe

By Stuart Graham | May 8
Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it."

Dolly Parton Helps Distribute Final 'My People Fund' Checks

Dolly Parton Helps Distribute Final 'My People Fund' Checks

May 5
The Dollywood Foundation administered the final distribution from the My People Fund on Thursday with recipients noticing an extra surprise when they received the check.

Putin Says He Supports Plan to Investigate Reported Abuse of Gays in Chechnya

Putin Says He Supports Plan to Investigate Reported Abuse of Gays in Chechnya

May 5
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Russia's human rights ombudsman he will speak with law enforcement officials about the reported torture of gay men in Chechnya.

Matt Bomer Recalls Coming Out as Gay to Religious Parents

Matt Bomer Recalls Coming Out as Gay to Religious Parents

May 4
In a new interview with Out magazine, actor Matt Bomer recalls coming out as gay to his religious parents, saying it wasn't easy.

New Alabama Law Lets Adoption Groups Turn Away Gays

New Alabama Law Lets Adoption Groups Turn Away Gays

By Kim Chandler | May 4
Alabama on Wednesday became the latest state to protect faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or other households on religious grounds.

NEA Says Revised American Health Care Amendment Makes Terrible Bill Even Worse

NEA Says Revised American Health Care Amendment Makes Terrible Bill Even Worse

Apr 27
NEA President Lily Eskelsen GarcĂ­a issued a statement regarding an amendment to the American Health Care Act introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Lawmakers: Faith-Based Adoption Groups Can Spurn Gay Couples

Lawmakers: Faith-Based Adoption Groups Can Spurn Gay Couples

By Kim Chandler | Apr 26
Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents, or other households, because of their religious beliefs.

Watch: Google Home Ad Features Family with Gay Dads

Watch: Google Home Ad Features Family with Gay Dads

Apr 24
A new ad for Google Home, the assistant device similar to Amazon's Alexa, features a family with two gay dads.

On GLSEN Day of Silence, Students Stand Up Against Bullying

On GLSEN Day of Silence, Students Stand Up Against Bullying

Apr 21
Friday, April 21, is GLSEN's Day of Silence, a student-led national event organized in thousands of schools, bringing awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools.

Ala. Bill Protects Adoption Agencies That Turn Away Gay Couples

Ala. Bill Protects Adoption Agencies That Turn Away Gay Couples

By Kim Chandler | Apr 19
Alabama might protect faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents, or in other households, because of their religious beliefs.

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