Obama Designates Stonewall Inn the First National Monument Commemorating the LGBT Movement

President Barack Obama has officially added the historic Stonewall Inn to the list of national monuments.


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Dozens of Ignorant Fire-Walkers Injured at Tony Robbins Seminar

Dozens of people were injured last night at a Tony Robbins motivation seminar in Dallas — and five of them were hospitalized — after burning themselves during the fire-walking portion of the event. It’s a remarkable display of what happens when gullible people don’t understand how science works.


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LGBT People Face More Hate Crimes Than Any Other Minority

The Pulse shooting in Orlando was undoubtedly a hate crime targeting LGBT people — and it wasn’t an isolated incident. As we continue to unpack what happened, the New York Times has released an analysis of FBI data showing that LGBT people face a greater risk of hate crimes than any other minority group.


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24% of Americans Ages 18-29 Accept That We Aren’t (and Never Were) a “Christian Nation”

Americans ages 18-29, more than any other age group, understand that our country isn’t (and never was) a “Christian Nation.”


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Brother of Fundamentalist Mormon “Prophet” Warren Jeffs Is Now a Fugitive From Justice

Polygamist Mormon sect leader Warren Jeffs was apprehended during a traffic stop ten years ago and ultimately sentenced to life plus 20 for sexual assaults on two teenage girls.

Whether his brother Lyle will also end up behind bars remains to be seen. Lyle Jeffs, who was about to be tried for defrauding the government of millions of dollars in food stamps, cut off his electronic ankle monitor the other day and disappeared without an apparent trace.


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