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A Trump administration lawyer who is in charge of a civil rights division had multiple run-ins with the law for his aggressive protests for Christian conservative causes and harassment of women. Matt Bowman is a Christian conservative extremist, and he also happens to be one of the top lawyers in Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Mother Jones reports that he was arrested multiple times from 1996 to 2002 for harassing women while protesting hospitals where he...

A school in Wisconsin has been accused of preventing their valedictorian from delivering his speech at commencement because he’s gay. Nat Werth graduated first in his class at Sheboygan Lutheran High School. He was going to deliver the valedictorian’s speech, until school administrators read a draft. “On my own journey to self-acceptance, I have trekked through the depths of depression, found that God’s love is endless, and embraced the fact that I’m gay,” Werth planned to say in his speech. “Absolutely no...
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'This is a place we live, it's our home' A gay couple in Wisconsin is being threatened with eviction for flying a rainbow flag outside their home. Kevin Kollman and Merle Malterer have lived at the the Country Oaks Apartments in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, for the past six years. Last Wednesday (27 March), the couple received a note explaining they breached their lease. The note gave them five days to take down their flag — a rainbow American flag. ‘It’s a symbol of...
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"There just seems to be more people feeling they have a duty or right to be mean and destructive." Hudson, Wisconsin, has a population of just over 12,000 and is a good 300 miles from Milwaukee. But it’s being plagued by a big-city problem: Someone keeps stealing rainbow flags from people’s porches. In April 2017, Pride flags were stolen from two homes and a third was set on fire, with the burned remains left on the sidewalk. It wasn’t the first...
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A Catholic Vicar just said that families with gay loved ones and same-sex couple can be denied funerals by the Catholic church. Vicar James Bartylla sent out a memo that focused on “Consideration of Funeral Rites for a Person in a Homosexual Civil or Notorious Union.” As you probably imagined, the memo was not good news for gay couples. The memo stated that if one person in a gay couple died, the living partner: “Should not have any public or prominent role...

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DALLAS, TX—While gay conversion therapy has long been thought to be ineffective, there may be a promising new method for converting the gays. Local gay...

What exactly is a country boy? According to Urban Dictionary, he is “a guy born and raised in the country. (Usually the American South.) A true...