• ‘Stop deadnaming’ Elliot Page, urge some in the LGBTQ community. Here’s what that means.
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    ‘Stop deadnaming’ Elliot Page, urge some in the LGBTQ community. Here’s what that means.

    Page was largely inundated with praise and support, while some media outlets were denounced by some for printing Page’s previous name, a practice called “deadnaming” by some in the transgender community.

  • Leon Edwards releases statement after COVID-19 KOs him from UFC Vegas 17
    MMA Weekly

    Leon Edwards releases statement after COVID-19 KOs him from UFC Vegas 17

    The UFC's final event of a pandemic plagued 2020 could not go unscathed by COVID-19. Leon Edwards and his UFC Vegas 17 headlining bout opposite Khamzat Chimaev became the latest casualties of a trying year. Edwards contracted COVID-19, which negated his ability to train for the fight and resulted in him losing 12 pounds over four days. He was subsequently removed from the UFC Vegas 17 main event, which the fight promotion hopes to reschedule in early 2021, possibly as soon as January. While readily identifying the fight's postponement as a hit to him, Edwards was quick to acknowledge that things could have been much worse for him, and things are much worse for many other people. "Another setback, but when you come from the mud you learn to put everything in perspective. This virus has affected many lives and families much worse than mine. Looking forward to getting this rebooked soon, thank you all for the well wishes."Leon Edwards on Twitter https://twitter.com/Leon_edwardsmma/status/1334162543263305729?s=20 Though UFC officials have yet to make it official, it is expected that a welterweight bout between Stephen Thompson and Geoff Neal would move into the headlining spot. The bout was already slated for the UFC Vegas 17 fight card. TRENDING > Khabib has no interest in fighting Conor McGregor again, reveals new fight promotion Trending Video > Mike Tyson: UFC was kicking Boxing's Butt (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube)

  • U.S. states plan to sue Facebook next week - sources
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    U.S. states plan to sue Facebook next week - sources

    A group of U.S. states led by New York is investigating Facebook Inc for possible antitrust violations and plans to file a lawsuit against the social media giant next week, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The Justice Department sued Alphabet Inc's Google in October. Facebook declined to comment.