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March 23, 2017 4:57 PM Rick Perry Casts Doubt on Election of Openly Gay Student Body President

After Texas A&M University elected its first openly gay student president, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took a break from national politics on Wednesday to question if his alma mater's election process was rigged in the name of diversity. In an editorial published Wednesday in the Houston Chronicle, the former Texas governor called the election victory 152

March 19, 2017 7:19 PM Chuck Berry, Fiery and Flinty Rock ’n’ Roll Innovator

With songs like “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Johnny B. Goode,” Mr. Berry, who died on Saturday, created a sound and style that made him the genre’s first true superstar. Mr. Berry, who died on Saturday at his home near St. Louis, was the first true rock ’n’ roll superstar. When in his late 20s he emerged from St. Louis onto the national scene, the genre 83

March 15, 2017 2:19 AM Why Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' just made history

Movie Pass: Jordan Peele Directs "Get Out" Clay Cane is a New York-based journalist. He is the author of the forthcoming "Live Through This: Surviving the Intersections of Sexuality, God, and Race." The opinions expressed here are his. (CNN)Jordan Peele is the first black director and writer to have his debut film reach over $100 million at the box office 59

March 1, 2017 3:29 AM ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Spoilers: Disney Introduces Its First Gay Character

For the longest time, Disney has only featured straight characters in its movies. But their latest live movie adaptation “Beauty and the Beast” is about to break boundaries. LeFou, who is played by Josh Gad in the movie, will be the first gay character from Disney. Fans of the animated classic will remember LeFou as the trusty sidekick of the antagonist 96

February 28, 2017 4:50 PM London Club Calls BS On Mark Ingram You Brought Too Many DUDES!

A London nightclub says Mark Ingram is LYING about why he was turned away Monday night -- saying it wasn't about RACE, he simply brought TOO MANY GUYS to the party. A rep for Cirque le Soir says Ingram and his NFL black friends were absolutely NOT turned away because they were "too urban" ... despite what Ingram claimed on social media. Instead, Cirque 57

February 27, 2017 5:11 PM ‘I just feel blessed’: Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win an Oscar

In a film industry often criticized for exploiting a fear of Muslims, Mahershala Ali received a standing ovation as he achieved a historic feat 20 minutes into Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony, becoming the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar. His supporting actor win for ‘‘Moonlight,’’ the story of a young black man coming to terms with his sexuality 57

February 26, 2017 2:31 PM These 7 Women Could Make History At The Oscars Tonight

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences will handout 24 awards during its annual film award ceremony Sunday night, but some of the statues will come with a bit more cache than others. If they take Oscar home, seven of the evening's female nominees will etch their place in history. President Donald Trump may think Meryl Streep is an overrated actor 58

February 24, 2017 10:18 PM Oscars 2017: The Stories Behind 'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' and More of This Year's Big Contenders

Will it be La La Land’s year, or will Moonlight edge Emma Stone’s twinkle toes to victory at Sunday’s Academy Awards? Whichever title walks away with the most statues, this year’s crop of nominated films are some of the most diverse and politically astute ever, exploring race relations, sexuality, disabilities and mental illness. Over the last six months 54

February 18, 2017 5:29 PM Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies at 69

Norma McCorvey, who was 22, unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade that established a constitutional right to an abortion, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy, Tex. She was 69. Her death 57

February 18, 2017 1:31 PM Milo Yiannopoulos spars with Bill Maher, panel in 'Real Time' debut

Don't look now, Ann Coulter, but you've just been usurped as Bill Maher's go-to conservative provocateur guest. Milo Yiannopoulos made his debut on HBO's Real Time Friday night, appearing at the top of the show in a solo interview and returning later to spar with the host and his three-member guest panel in an online-only "Overtime" segment. (That panel 71