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The House of Representatives passed a measure today that would overturn President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender military service. It passed with bipartisan support. Introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier (D – CA), the measure is an amendment to the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and will now be sent with the full NDAA to the US Senate. The amendment includes transgender troops in the same equal opportunity policies that have existed in the military since 1948, which have been...

Over the 4th of July holiday weekend you might’ve missed this piece of political news: This week, the U.S. House voted to defund Trump’s transgender military ban. Politico.com reports, “During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Representative Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) to block funding to implement the new policy, which Democrats slammed as discriminatory and arbitrary.” And since there are only 235 Democrats in the U.S. House, that means that a handful of...

Representative and Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton (D-MA) said that he would have the Pentagon review the dishonorable discharges LGB servicemembers received prior to being allowed to serve openly and possibly change them to honorable discharges. Under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT), which was repealed in 2011, LGB people were not allowed in the military if they were out of the closet. Before DADT, LGB people were banned from the military. According to Moulton’s campaign website, “more than 100,000 gay servicemembers”...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...

A revealing photo of Britney Spears’ boyfriend is getting everyone’s attention. Shared on Twitter earlier this week, the image shows model Sam Asghari posing for...