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Betsy DeVos becomes U.S. secretary of education

Betsy DeVos conformed education secretary.

Betsy DeVos has become the new U.S. secretary of education thanks to a deciding vote made by Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday.

The controversial DeVos (R) was opposed by all 48 Democrats and two Republicans in the chamber.

The final tally was 51/50.

White House lists Pulse massacre as 'ignored' news event

Pulse massacre listed as one of the US terrorist attacks the media ignored.

The White House has released a document of terrorist attacks that they say the media have “ignored,” incredibly they specify The Pulse Nightclub massacre as one of them.

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen entered the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando and opened fire, killing 49 people and injuring 53, making it the worst mass shooting by a lone gunman in United States history. 

Texas mayor comes out to community as transgender

Jedd Herbst of New Hope Texas comes out as trans.

Jess Herbst is a small-town mayor who just delivered some big-time news to the citizens of New Hope, Texas.

She has come out as transgender to over 600 people who live in the suburb situated 45 minutes from Dallas. 

This makes her the first transgender elected official in Texas. Herbst was elected to office in May 2016.

Ironically, deleting Uber supports Trump

Which has stronger ties to the Trump administration, Uber or Lyft?

Amid controversy over President Trump’s immigration ban last Saturday, many people criticized the ridesharing service Uber for apparently playing scab to a the New York Taxi Workers Alliance micro strike on JFK airport in New York.

A gay Iranian asylumee documents his plight after returning to U.S.

Gay Iranian green card holder, Maysam Sodagari (May Sam) returned to a different America than the one he left for vacation last week. 

On Friday President Trump signed an executive order barring any people from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the country including those with visas or green cards. 

Gay waiter gets hateful message in lieu of tip

A hateful tip left for one waiter at a Louisville Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.

A gay waiter in Louisville received a tip that he didn’t want after customers wrote a homophobic slur on their bill before leaving.