Archives for August 2015

Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sports

Tokashiki to Miss Four Storm Games During FIBA Asia Women’s Championship

Storm rookie forward Ramu Tokashiki will miss four Storm games while she fulfills obligations with the Japanese National Team. ...
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Entertainment

Miley Cyrus, Tracy Morgan, Amy Schumer to Kick Off SNL 41

Season 41 of Saturday Night Live will kick off with hosts Miley Cyrus, Tracy Morgan and Amy Schumer in October. ...
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Alma Rosado,left, and Flor Maria Montijo, right, kiss after their wedding during a mass same-sex wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. Over 60 couples from around the region gathered in Puerto Rico’s capital to exchange vows at a same-sex marriage ceremony. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
National

Puerto Rico: 60 Same-Sex Couples Tie the Knot in Mass Ceremony

A mass ceremony in Puerto Rico’s capital of San Juan took place Sunday with 60 same-sex couples exchanging vows. ...
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Politics

Trump Favorability Among Women Typical for GOP Candidates, Study

Twenty-nine percent of U.S. women viewed Donald Trump favorably in the weeks before the debate, and 30 percent viewed him favorably the week after. ...
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National

Missouri Court of Appeals Allows Lesbian Mother to Seek Custody

A court in Kansas City held that a woman who planned for and raised twin children with her long-term same-sex partner can seek custody. ...
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Entertainment

Bechdel, Maupin Among 2015 Inductees to LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame

The LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame inductees are: Randy Alfred, Alison Bechdel, Alan Bell, Lou Chibbaro, Jr., Charles Kaiser, and Armistead Maupin. ...
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Politics

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan Becomes First Openly Trans White House Official

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is the first openly transgender official in history to serve in the White House. ...
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National

Rosie O’Donnell’s 17-Year-Old Daughter Chelsea Missing Since Thursday

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell issued a plea to find her missing 17-year-old daughter on Tuesday, August 18. ...
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Sports

Seattle Reign and Seattle Storm Announce ‘Reignstorm’ Night

Seattle Reign FC and Seattle Storm Monday announced a partnership to bring fans an exclusive celebration of women’s professional sports at the “ReignStorm” Night presented by Ruffneck Scarves. ...
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National

Rhode Island: Non-Discrimination Language Added to Children’s Bill of Rights

With this legislation, youth will be informed of their right to be treated free from discrimination based on race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or religion. ...
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