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11 thru 20 of 21985 Stories

Pope Keeps Leaders in Place for Next Family Synod

RELIGION | Nov 21
Pope Francis has appointed the organizers for a second big Catholic Church meeting on family issues keeping in positions of power the same clerics who drafted a revolutionary welcome to gays and divorced Catholics that was ultimately shot down by bishops.

Marriage OK, But No Kissing! Say Straights to Gays

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new study led by an Indiana University researcher has found that although straights support legal rights for same-sex couples, they still don't want to have it flaunted in their faces.

Ask the Doc: PrEP Redux

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Nov 21
In this week's "Ask the Doc" column, Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS, once again addresses questions about PrEP, including whether it can work in small doses, and why some people are against it.

Ex-Gay Calls on HRC to Pay for Co-Founder's Conversion Therapy

CRIME | By EDGE | Nov 21
Conversion therapist and ex-gay advocate Christopher Doyle may be looking to make a buck as he demands that HRC pay for reparative therapy in the wake of his arrest on sex abuse charges involving a minor.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Gay Rights Speaker Banned From Detroit Parish

RELIGION | Nov 21
The Archdiocese of Detroit has banned a Catholic support group from using a Detroit parish for a meeting with a pro-gay rights speaker.

Matthew Shepard's Parents Head to Russia

INTERNATIONAL | By David Crary | Nov 21
The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.

Immigration Plan Draws Cheers, Criticism Across US

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 21
Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportations for about 5 million people.

As Snow Ends, Roof Collapses, Floods are Concerns

NATIONAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Nov 21
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods.

Florida Woman Latest to Accuse Cosby of Forced Sex

NATIONAL | By Matt Sedensky | Nov 21
A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

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