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Proud Gay Police Officer Xavier Jugelé Killed in Paris, ISIS Takes Credit

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International
Out and proud policeman Xavier Jugelé was killed Thursday evening after responding to a terrorist attack on Paris’s most famous boulevard, Champs-Élysées. ...
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Pulse Nightclub Victims’ Families Sue Twitter, Google, Facebook

Youths in traditional clothing look at a makeshift memorial for the Pulse nightclub mass shooting victims in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
National
The families of three men killed at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc in federal court. ...
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ISIS Militants Sentence Gay Man to Death, Throw Him Off Roof

International
After being sentenced to death by an Islamic court for homosexuality, a 15-year-old was thrown off a roof by ISIS militants in Syria. ...
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Gallivanting Women Get Inspired to Explore The World

Julia Cosgrove of AFAR Magazine, Paula Froelich, of Yahoo! Travel, and noted journalist Laura Ling (l-r)/Photo: Heather Cassell
Travel
It was an enthralling two days all about women and travel at the Women’s Travel Fest last year, which means that the third annual Fest in 2016 will be even bigger and better. ...
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ORAM Urges U.S. Government to Safeguard 500 Slots for LGBTI Refugees

Syrian refugees and migrants along a railway line as they try to cross from Serbia into Hungary near Horgos on Sept. 1, 2015. Photo: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
International
ORAM launched a petition urging the U.S. government to safeguard 500 of the 10,000 slots for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) refugees. ...
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ISIS: Gay Men Thrown Off Towers, Women Stoned, Crucified

ISIS militants throw suspected gay man off tower.
Top News International
Within 48 hours, ISIS militants threw men accused of being gay off towers, stoned women accused of adultery and crucified at least 17 young men. ...
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UW Exhibit Honors Slain Female Journalists

Judith Larsen and her painting of Anna Politkovskaya, a former editor and author who was assassinated in Russia in 2006. Larsen has a new exhibit, “Frontline Heroines,” in the UW School of Social Work, honoring female journalists who lost their lives.
Top News Local
“Frontline Heroines” explores the plight of women journalists and civil rights workers who have lost their lives abroad reporting on international issues. ...
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Obama Cites Gay Rights, International Security Threats in United Nations Address

Top News Politics
Obama: "We can renew the international system that has enabled so much progress, or allow ourselves to be pulled back by an undertow of instability." ...
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