Poll: White Evangelicals Distinct on Abortion, LGBT Policy

White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on abortion restrictions and LGBT discrimination protections, two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll. “I...
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New ‘It’ Film Portrays Painful True Chapter of LGBT History

BANGOR, Maine — Moviegoers from Maine who watch the film "It: Chapter Two" this weekend might recognize a scene that draws on a painful event from the state's history. "At the time I started writing 'It,' the Howard murder had just happened. It was fresh in...
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House Set to Approve Sweeping Bill to Expand Gay Rights

WASHINGTON — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to...