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Filipino Family Wants US Marine in Local Jail During Trial

By Oliver Teves | Dec 19
A U.S. Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman he picked up in a bar was brought back Friday to the city where the attack occurred two months ago, and lawyers of the victim say they will seek his detention in a local jail during trial.

Hate Group Condemns Justice Dept. For Protecting Trans Workers

By EDGE | Dec 19
The move this week by the Justice Department to extend workplace protections to transgender employees has the SPLC designated hate group Family Research Council in an uproar.

Innovative California Rabbi Harold Schulweis Dies

Dec 19
Rabbi Harold Schulweis, an influential Conservative synagogue leader and scholar who fostered bold change, has died in Los Angeles at age 89.

NJ Transgender Student Can Use Boys' Restroom

Dec 19
A transgender student in New Jersey who gave up his female identity says his school reversed course and will now allow him to use the boys' restroom.

Stephen Colbert Retires His 'Report' and the Host He Played

By Frazier Moore | Dec 19
Nine years of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" came to an end Thursday night along with its mythical presiding pundit, as the real-life Stephen Colbert bade the audience farewell.

Victory for Plaintiff in China Gay Conversion Case

Dec 19
A Chinese psychological clinic was ordered Friday to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual, in what is believed to be China's first case involving so-called conversion therapy.

Hack Attack Spurs Call for More North Korea Sanctions

By Matthew Pennington and Eric Tucker | Dec 19
Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher U.S. steps to declare it once more as a state sponsor of terrorism.

'7th Heaven' Actor Stephen Collins Denies He's a Pedophile

By Frazier Moore | Dec 19
Embattled actor Stephen Collins says he's not a pedophile and insists he has inappropriately touched a minor just once.

'The Interview' Jeopardizes Overseas Movie Villains

By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 19
In the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction.

A Post-Election Flurry: Obama Tests His Powers

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Dec 19
With a recent streak of activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors.

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