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Durham Pride under fire for booking 'blackface' Beyoncé tribute act

Beyonce tribute artist Leanna Harper under fire for using "blackface" to portray the artist in her act.

Durham Pride is taking place this weekend in the UK, but there is controversy surrounding one of its headliners that has people boycotting the event.

Leanna Harper makes her living paying tribute to ex-Destiny’s Child diva Beyoncé, an African American singer and actress.

DeVos can't think of any instance to deny school federal funds

Betsy DeVos says parents are the best equppied to make choices for their kids schooling.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Wednesday that schools should have the right to turn away LGBT students and still recieve federal funding. 

Corporate renaming of Pittsburgh Pride fractures celebration

Corporations do sponsor Pride celebrations, but they don’t usually require that their name be front and center, un-nesting the word Pride in lieu of branding.

Organizers of Pittsburgh Pride have made some people angry in choosing to rename their celebration after a corporate sponsor which has had anti-LGBT political views in the past.

The Delta Foundation has organized Pittsburgh Pride for nearly a decade. This year, the celebration will undergo a name change from Pittsburgh Pride Parade to EQT Equality March.

Ben and Jerry's in Australia won't allow 2 scoops of same flavor until marriage equality

Ben and Jerry's is banning people from getting two of the same flavors on one cone in Australia.

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream might be one of the only food products in America that puts their political views right on their label. 

And now that activism has transcended closer to the equator where gay marriage is still illegal. The nearly four-decades old company is not allowing customers to order two scoops of the same flavor in any of its 26 stores in Australia.

Part of Highway 1 closed indefinitely after massive landslide

Large landslide closes Highway 1 until further notice.

One of the most travelled and picturesque highways in the world will not be accessible in Big Sur after a massive landslide covered the road last Saturday.

Cal Trans workers had been working to clear previous slides in the area, but had to abandoned their work after they noticed the earth was still shifting

Hillcrest is curbing service dog frauds

Some people are abusing the service dog laws in San Diego causing some businesses to crack down.

Service dogs are always welcome into an establishment, it's the law. But some are abusing that privilege by bringing in their pets and calling them service dogs. 

This seems to be the case for several San Diego restaurants and they have had enough. 

French TV prank mocks gays, big advertisers pull ads

Cyril Hanouna of Don’t Touch My TV Set (Touche Pas A Mon Poste).

A French television host is being accused of spearheading a homophobic prank on unsuspecting meet-up app subscribers.

Host Cyril Hanouna, of Don’t Touch My TV Set (Touche Pas A Mon Poste) created a fake app profile saying that he was “very sporty and well endowed,” and liked to be insulted.

As bait, he pirated an image of model and YouTuber Max Emerson.

Gay dads say Southwest denied them 'family boarding' courtesy

Grant Morse says his family was "profiled" by Southwest Airlines for being LGBT and denied family boarding.

Grant Morse is not happy with Southwest airlines today. He claims a boarding agent told him that he could not utilize the “family boarding” option with his husband, three children and 83-year-old mother in-law.