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NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Ariel Leve about her new memoir, An Abbreviated Life. It tells the story of her growing up in a difficult dysfunctional family.

This was supposed to be the crowning moment for Rio de Janeiro's mayor. Instead he's found himself engulfed in corruption allegations weeks before the opening of the Olympics.

In 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Chicago to fight for fair and open housing. NPR's Michel Martin and WBEZ examined the state of activism in Chicago around fair housing and other issues today.

When Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of the Ohev Sholom synagogue heard about the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, he decided to show solidarity by taking his congregation to a gay bar in D.C.

Queer 2.0 host Jacob Tobia, pediatric nurse Alexis Joy Agsaulio, and etiquette writer Steven Petrow talk about how the LGBTQ community is processing the shooting in Orlando, and social media reaction.

In a recent poll, both Democrats and Republicans expressed low levels of trust in their party's nominating process for presidential candidates. We hear from voters around the country.

After the mass shooting at a gay nightclub some Orlando residents looked for ways to help families of the injured. An LGBT center has become inundated with donations of food and other items.

Vigils, memorials and funerals are now happening several times a day around central Florida after last weekend's shooting. Nineteen of the 53 people injured remain hospitalized.

After interviewing dozens of people who knew Omar Mateen, investigators say his profile is more like that of a "typical mass shooter" than an individual radicalized by ISIS.

NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Yale Law School professor Muneer Ahmad about how to unite Muslims and the LGBT community.

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