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“First of all, I’m not gay,” Shawn said on Snapchat. “Second of all, it shouldn’t make a difference if I was or if I wasn’t. The focus should be on the music and not my sexuality.”

June 24 2016 1:00 AM

A grand jury is reportedly investigating whether there's sufficient evidence to try Nora Salman, Omar Mateen's second wife, as an accessory, for knowing about his plot.

June 15 2016 10:33 AM

Thousands of people poured into the streets for a vigil, bringing other city activities to a standstill.

June 13 2016 9:30 PM

The events came in three heavily Catholic countries — one where there has been progress in LGBT rights this year, two others where rights may be threatened.

June 11 2016 8:10 PM

Following the lead of Denmark, Malta and Ireland, Norway will no longer require anyone aged 16 and older to be sterilized just to have their gender legally recognized.

June 06 2016 1:20 PM
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