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If You Menstruate And You Live In NYC, Listen Up

New York City schools, jails and homeless shelters will soon have free tampons, making NYC the first U.S. city to pass this kind of legislation.

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Back in 1890, the U.S. Army 7th Cavalry regiment killed as many as 300 Native Americans
Library of Congress

Is Calling Orlando The Deadliest Mass Shooting Overlooking History?

The exterior view of the U.S. Supreme Court building
Getty Images / Alex Wong

The Supreme Court Still Doesn't Want To Talk About Gun Control

People look at the memorial, which includes balloons and flowers, for the Orlando shootings.
Getty Images / Spencer Platt

'Angels' Shield An Orlando Funeral From Westboro Protesters

A Pride parade after the Orlando mass shooting.
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Florida Prosecutor Suspended For Facebook Rant About Orlando Shooting

A handgun being held.
Getty Images / Scott Olson

Most People On The Terrorist Watch List Who Tried To Buy Guns Could've

The Emanuel African Methodist Epsicopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
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One Year After Charleston Church Shooting: Fewer Flags, Same Gun Laws

A person opening a can.
 

Philadelphia Just Became The First Major US City To Tax Sugary Drinks

An AR-15 rifle for sale.
Getty Images / Joe Raedle

Family Of AR-15 Designer Says It Was Never Meant For Civilian Use

Four dads who discuss the challenges and rewards of fatherhood.
Newsy / Ben Schamisso

We Asked Dads About The Best And Worst Parts Of Fatherhood

The cover of the Boston Globe on June 16
The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe Wants You To Know Exactly Where It Stands On Gun Laws

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban talks to a referee during a timeout in the game
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Mark Cuban Pledged $1 Million To Help Protect Dallas LGBTQ Community

A group of demonstrators calls for the Confederate flag to remain on the outh Carolina State House grounds
Getty Images / Win McNamee

The South's Largest Religious Institution Wants Confederate Flags Gone

Photos of Anderson Cooper and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi
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Anderson Cooper Went After Florida's Attorney General On LGBT Issues

The cover of Attitude's July edition, featuring Prince William.
Attitude

Prince William Will Appear On The Cover Of A Gay Magazine

The capitol building
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

House Leaders Block Vote On LGBT Anti-Discrimination Amendment

Julianna Snow
Crowdrise / Julianna Snow

Severely Ill 5-Year-Old Who Said She Wanted To Go To Heaven Has Died

Students eat lunch at the cafeteria.
Getty Images / Peter Macdiarmid

Father Says His Son Was 'Branded' With 'I Need Lunch Money' Stamp

An image of Dory
Walt Disney Studios / 'Finding Dory'

There Probably Isn't A Transgender Stingray In 'Finding Dory'

Candles are lit at a vigil for the Orlando shooting victims.
Getty Images / Dario Pignatelli

Survivors And Victims Of The Orlando Attack Are Honored Worldwide

People gather outside of the Stonewall Inn as a vigil is held following the massacre that occurred at a gay Orlando nightclub
Getty Images / Monika Graff

Per Capita, Hate Crimes Hit The LGBTQ Community Hardest

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton deliver speeches about the Orlando attack.
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After Orlando Attack, Clinton And Trump Actually Agree On Something

FBI agents investigate near the damaged rear wall of the Pulse nightclub where a massacre took place Sunday.
Getty Images / Joe Raedle

Gay Gun Rights Group Encourages LGBTQ Members To Bear Arms

AR-15 assault weapon on the counter at a sporting goods store.
Getty Images / Scott Olson

Orlando Gunman Is The Latest Mass Shooter To Use An AR-15

People wait outside the OneBlood Donation Center in Orlando, Florida
Getty Images / Gerardo Mora

LGBTQ Community Upset Many Can't Donate Blood To Orlando Victims

Brock Turner's mug shot
County of Santa Clara

USA Swimming Wants Nothing To Do With Brock Turner

Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader speaks during a news conference July 2, 2012 at Public Citizen in Washington, DC.
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Ralph Nader Criticizes 'Absurd' College Culture

Graduates throw their caps into the air.
Getty Images / Jens Schlueter

High School Valedictorians Reveal They're Undocumented Immigrants

A mother high-fives her son, a college-bound graduate of Urban Prep Academies.
Newsy / Ben Schamisso

This Mom Tells Us How She Raised Her Son Out Of Chicago's South Side

A customer shopping for a handgun.
Getty Images / Scott Olson

California Court Ruling Is A Blow To Gun Rights Advocates

The Washington National Cathedral is seen on Aug. 23, 2011, in Washington, DC.
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This Historic Church Is Joining The Confederate Flag Debate