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A high schooler is organizing the very first LGBTQ Pride Festival in Mike Pence’s home town

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Vice President Mike Pence’s hometown of Columbus, Indiana will have a Pride Festival for the very first time, organized by a high school student as a senior class project.

Erin Bailey, a bisexual student, told LGBTQ Nation that the notoriously homophobic Vice President “definitely” influenced her decision to organize the celebration.

“I wanted my project to be big because I sat on the panels last year. They all seemed cool, but I wanted to do something that would impact the community in a really big way,” Bailey told LGBTQ Nation. “I thought doing a pride festival would do that”

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In a discussion of LGTBQ rights, President Donald Trump reportedly said that Pence “wants to hang them all!

“I thought since everyone else is like ‘Mike Pence is from here,’ typically it is a conservative community but the LGBT community is here too,” she explained. “I wanted to show them ‘You’re not alone. There’s others like us.’”

She argued that her fellow students at Columbus Signature Academy are with her, not the Vice President, on the festival.

“Everyone at school is very supportive of my project as well,” she noted. “Everyone just kind of thinks he’s terrible. They don’t like his views on LGBT rights and we don’t like his stance on abortion and Planned Parenthood.”

As of press time, 140 people have RSPV’d to attend the Pride Festival on April 14th.

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21-year-old Florida man experiences organ failure after recovering from mild COVID-19 case

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A 21-year-old Florida man thought he had recovered from a mild case of COVID-19, and then he wound up in the hospital as his organs began shutting down.

Spencer Rollyson, of Canaveral Groves, tested positive for the coronavirus in May, but he started getting back to normal life after experiencing mild symptoms and then testing negative after those went away, reported WESH-TV.

"Little bit of a cough, a slight fever of 99.4, I think, for the first couple of days and then after that, I lost smell for about two and a half weeks and that was my only symptom for the entire two weeks," Rollyson said. "On May 21 is the day I got my negative tests results finally."

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‘Was I unmasked?’: Trump appears to admit speaking with foreigners being monitored when he was a candidate

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President Donald Trump wants to know how many times he was "unmasked" while he was a candidate for the Oval Office. That would mean he appears to know now he was talking to foreign individuals who were being monitored - and some would likely want to know who and why.

Unmasking is the lawful process of identifying a U.S. citizen or legal resident who was speaking to a foreign person or government that U.S. intelligence agents are monitoring. It can be used to determine if they were caught in any illicit activity, or might be a target of illegal activity.

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A conservative group’s push to unseat incumbent GOP senators is infuriating Trump and his allies: report

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Although The Lincoln Project is a right-wing group, it is not only hoping for former Vice President Joe Biden to defeat President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, but also, is trying to help Democrats achieve a majority in the U.S. Senate. The group’s viewpoint is that Trump has been so toxic for the Republican Party and the conservative movement that a Democratic tsunami is needed in order to rid the GOP of Trumpism. And reporters Jonathan Easley and Max Greenwood, in an article published by The Hill on August 11, stress that the group’s push for a Democratic Senate is really getting under the skin of Trump and his supporters.

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