The evangelical Eglise De Dieu en Afrique au Rwanda (EDAR) church is an outlier in the country, because of its open acceptance of all worshippers, including LGBT congregants
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Welcome to Cuba's LGBTQ-friendly hotelLocation: Cayo Guillermo, CubaThe Gran Muthu Rainbow hotel caters specifically to the LGBTQ communityThe hotel is privately owned and operatedbut it is promoted by the Cuban government(SOUNDBITE) (English) CANADIAN TOURIST, KEVIN MCGRATH, SAYING:"This is the first resort in the Caribbean that's targeted for LGBT people. I've been to various resorts in other islands where you don't feel very comfortable but this resort is great because you feel comfortable, you feel welcome and it's great to tap into this industry because you get a lot of people from Canada who are looking for a safe space to come. Especially in the Caribbean and it's nice to feel welcome and to feel very much like you are part of the community and welcome into the community and the people of the resort respect you and they respect the partners that you have and it's just been very, very nice."In recent years, Cuba has made great strides for the LGBTQ+ communitysuch as banning discrimination in the workplaceBut proposals to recognize unions between people of the same sexhave been stagnant for years
France's Catholic Church said on Thursday the pope had accepted the resignation of Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit who asked for forgiveness after reports over a relationship with a woman. The 70-year-old cleric, who is bound by the church's celibacy rule, has denied any intimate relationship with the unnamed woman in comments to Le Point magazine, though he acknowledged his behaviour may have been ambiguous. "I ask forgiveness from those I might have hurt."
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Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastOXFORD, Michigan—Detailed descriptions of a wish to massacre classmates on his cellphone and in a journal. At least one social media post pointing to elation at access to a handgun bought by his dad. A mom who thanked Trump for “my right to bear arms.” And a meeting between his parents and school administrators about his conduct just hours before the attack.Authorities on Wednesday identified the teenage suspect in the mass shooting a day earlier at Michigan’
The entrepreneur now owns a town just south of Dallas.
- The Hill
To follow her own words in a 1998 law review article, Barrett should have recused herself.
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Pastor Column: Beware of pollution in the Church
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"It was like watching true crime, internet sleuthing, conspiracy theories, and transphobia collide in a horrific car crash," one expert says of the obsession surrounding Sabrina Prater
A Washington school board meeting was cut short after 2 attendees interrupted the Black superintendent by playing recordings of a racial slur
Local law enforcement is investigating the incident as an intentional hate crime, authorities said in a press release following the meeting.
Josh Duggar has been accused of receiving and possessing child sexual abuse material
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Courtesy Mykayla BolieuThe family of Sativa Transue, a 26-year-old American woman from Spokane, Washington who was found dead in her Cancun hotel room while on vacation with her boyfriend, said she looked like she had been “beaten to a bloody pulp” when Mexican authorities discovered her body on Saturday.“I received a call from the Mexican consulate letting me know my daughter has passed away and that she’s been found dead,” Jayme Bolieu, Sativa’s mother, told The Daily Beast in an interview. “H
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The jailed porn star appeared in court Wednesday with a bushy beard and his trademark long hair now almost completely white
- Miami Herald
The allegations were already disturbing. Rick Torcise, a 67-year-old businessman who hails from an influential South Miami-Dade family, was charged last month with sexually molesting a teen boy he met while leading a youth group at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship Church in Homestead.
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The pistol police said the Oxford high school shooting suspect used was one of nearly 700,000 firearms that Americans bought or tried to buy during Black Friday sales
The FBI conducted 687,788 background checks related to firearm purchases during the week leading up to and including Black Friday.
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Amy Schneider, the reigning "Jeopardy!" champion and a trans woman, shared an important message about what representation means to her and how tough the holiday season can be for the trans community. Schneider, a 10-day winner who has amassed $380,200 in prize money thus far, shared a Twitter thread on Friday about why she chose to wear a trans flag pin on the quiz show's Thanksgiving episode. Schneider said her reason for featuring the pin on that particular episode was because of how family-centric Thanksgiving is, acknowledging how the day -- and overall holiday season -- "can be hard for anybody who has been ostracized or otherwise cut off from their family."
- The Hill
President Biden and Vice President Harris hosted a "family" Hanukkah celebration at the White House on Wednesday, where more than 150 guests joined together to commemorate the fourth night of the festival of lights.Biden, Harris and their spouses - including second gentleman Doug Emhoff, the first Jewish spouse of a president or vice president - gathered with Cabinet members, lawmakers, Jewish community members and Israeli Ambassador to the U.S...
- The Advocate
Earlier in November, more than 100 people gathered at the same bar and chanted similar slurs.
Five cases of the newly-discovered Omicron variant were detected in New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday, making New York the fourth state with confirmed cases. The latest: In addition to New York, the variant has been confirmed in California, Colorado and Minnesota.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeIn Minnesota, the variant was found in a vaccinated resident who recently tra
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Jeffrey Epstein's former pilot took the stand at Ghislaine Maxwell's trial and alleged Kevin Spacey and Chris Tucker were guests on Epstein's plane.
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Convict at center of the US Navy bribery ring now claims he secretly recorded naval officers with sex workers he paid for
Leonard Francis, an ex-contractor at the center of a notorious US Navy bribery ring, claims he secretly recorded officers with sex workers.
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Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks told judge he couldn't pay child support because he ‘was getting incarcerated'
Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. divulged details of his life, criticized the mother of one of his children and implied that he was unable to pay child support because he kept “getting incarcerated” in a letter sent to a Wisconsin judge in 2011 pertaining to one of the paternity cases, Fox News has learned.