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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 22 Dec 2018

US government partially shuts down over wall row A partial US government shutdown is underway after US lawmakers failed to agree a budget. Donald Trump, who must sign off any deal, is insisting at least $ 5bn (£4bn) in government funding be included to help build his...

Inside a Historic Win on Election Day 2018

On Election Day 2018, Malcolm Kenyatta, a third-generation activist from North Philadelphia, hoped to become a Pennsylvania state representative in the 181st District, which has a 26 percent deep-poverty rate. He made history by becoming the first openly LGBT...

Inside a Historic Win on Election Day 2018

On Election Day 2018, Malcolm Kenyatta, a third-generation activist from North Philadelphia, hoped to become a Pennsylvania state representative in the 181st District, which has a 26 percent deep-poverty rate. He made history by becoming the first openly LGBT...

Cowboys, Queens, And Glitter At The World Gay Rodeo Finals

“Just because we have ‘gay’ in our title doesn’t make any of us any less of an athlete,” rough stock rider Breana Knight told BuzzFeed News the day before competing in the 32nd annual World Gay Rodeo Finals in Mesquite, Texas. “We’re out here, we’re getting dirty,...
Taiwan says no to gay marriage: what happens next?

Taiwan says no to gay marriage: what happens next?

Credits  SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images) Alt Text  Gay Rights The referendum result isn’t legally binding, but could still prevent the legalisation of same-sex unions In Depth Monday, November 26, 2018 – 6:04am Voters in Taiwan have rejected the...
Taiwan same-sex vote: Polls open in elections

Taiwan same-sex vote: Polls open in elections

Taiwan same-sex vote: Polls open in elections 24 November 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWang Tien-ming and Ho Hsiang have been together for 33 yearsTaiwan is voting on whether to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay...
Australian wedding magazine White shuts after LGBT row

Australian wedding magazine White shuts after LGBT row

Australian wedding magazine White shuts after LGBT row 18 November 2018 Image copyright iStock / Getty Images One of Australia’s leading wedding magazines is shutting down after it refused to feature same-sex couples. Luke and Carla Burrell, founders of White...
Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border 14 November 2018 Related TopicsMigrant caravan Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe first members of the migrant caravan have reached the US-Mexico borderHundreds of Central American...

Can A Democrat Still Win With “Hope And Change?”

Something unusual has been going on in Ohio’s 1st Congressional District. You can see it when Aftab Pureval walks into the candidate fair at Walnut Hills High School. One after the other, students approach with prepared questions. They ask about Donald Trump and the...

The Last Liberal Republicans Hang On

David Frum: The Republican Party needs to embrace liberalism. Baker is likely the truest avatar of liberal Republicanism still standing. His tenure as governor has seen a comprehensive plan to combat climate change developed alongside the announcement that the...

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