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Scams & Waste Loom as Charity Millions Donated After Orlando

By Jeff Donn | Aug 27
The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.

Transgender North Carolinians Get Restroom-Access Win

By Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio | Aug 27
A federal judge ruled two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses.

Outrage After Couple Leaves Anti-Immigrant Message for Waitress

Aug 27
Instead of leaving a tip for their waitress, one couple left a hateful message at the bottom of their check: "We only tip citizens."

NYC Rally Addresses Anti-Trans Violence

Aug 26
Elected officials and community members gathered in Woodside, Queens, NY Thursday night for a rally in support of a transgender woman who was assaulted with a hammer by a man who made anti-LGBT remark and stole her purse.

Delta Yanks In-Air Broadcast of Chris Rock Special Over Anti-Gay Language

Aug 26
Call it a case of hate speech at 50,000 feet.

LGBTQ Activists Protest Kentucky Farm Bureau's Anti-Gay Policies

By Bruce Schreiner | Aug 26
Kentucky's only Democratic congressman did not eat the ham on Thursday.

Watch: Rep. Brian Sims Goes Viral For Epic 'Little Mermaid' Lip Sync

Aug 26
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 2" just started but Rep. Brain Sims, D-Philadelphia, is giving the queens a run for their money.

University of Vermont Axes North Carolina Game Over Anti-LGBT Law

Aug 26
The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access.

Burr Sticks to Low-Key Style In N. Carolina Re-Election Bid

By Gary D. Robertson | Aug 26
Republican Sen. Richard Burr drives alone, steering his white 2013 Hyundai sedan to dozens of factory tours and other North Carolina stops. If there's a TV camera or a reporter, he'll talk. If not, he'll move on.

Texas College Students Rally Against Gun Law With Sex Toys

Aug 26
Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

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