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‘Somebody to love’

Movie | Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody gives an unexpected take on the late rock star’s life
by Bob Brown
Posted 11/07/18, 04:56 pm

Just who was Freddie Mercury? Ask someone old enough to remember the superstar lead singer of the 1970s and 1980s rock band Queen, and you’ll probably get one of two different answers: dynamic singer and songwriter, or flamboyant libertine who died of AIDS.

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Associated Press/Photo by John Flavell

County clerk who defended marriage loses election

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/06/18, 11:02 pm

The Kentucky county clerk who became famous for standing up for Biblical marriage lost her bid for reelection Tuesday. Democratic challenger Elwood Caudill defeated Republican Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who spent several days in jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. At the time, Kentucky marriage licenses included the clerk’s name, which Davis argued amounted to a stamp of approval. The state legislature later changed the license requirement to remove the clerk’s name.

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Associated Press/Photo by Carolyn Kaster

A questionable veneration

Sexuality | Ashes of gay student murdered in 1998 interred at the Washington National Cathedral last week
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/02/18, 05:30 pm

The ashes of brutally murdered gay college student Matthew Shepard were interred in a ceremony at the Washington National Cathedral in the nation’s capital last week.

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