Nickelodeon Cartoon The Loud House to Feature Married Gay Couple — TIME

The animated Nickelodeon series The Loud House will make history by featuring the channel’s first same-sex married couple in an episode this week. The interracial gay couple will appear in the July 20 episode of the series, which centers on a character named Lincoln Loud growing up as the only boy surrounded by 10 sisters…

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Black Lives Matter Is Not a Hate Group — TIME

Each year, the Southern Poverty Law Center, of which I am the president, compiles and publishes a census of domestic hate groups. Our list, which is cited extensively by journalists, academics and government officials alike, provides an important barometer—not the only one, of course—to help us understand the state of hate and extremism in America.…

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John Legend Had the Perfect Response to Melania Trump’s Alleged Plagiarism — TIME

In the wake of accusations that Melania Trump’s Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention plagiarized Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention address, many in Donald Trump’s camp quickly came to the defense of the presidential candidate’s wife. One of these people was RNC Chief Strategist Sean Spicer, who claimed that Melania’s words were so common…

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