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National Highlights 6/4/21

National news highlights from the week of 6/4/2021 compiled by Daniel Lindsley SGN Contributing Writer

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Moderna pushes for emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents

On May 25, 2021, the biotech company Moderna issued a press release with updates on its COVID-19 vaccination trials in adolescents, known as the TeenCOVE study.

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PFLAG National launches Pride Month series highlighting BIPOC LGBTQ+ stories

Each Tuesday in June, PFLAG National invites viewers to tune into a new series, "What Makes Pride." Through a moderated discussion with host Melissa Harris-Perry, each episode will highlight the work of Queer and Trans BIPOC organizations and leaders from

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Trump plots comeback "in August"

Donald Trump expects to be reinstated as president in August, according to reporting by New York Times writer Maggie Haberman.

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White House issues list of Biden accomplishments for LGBTQ communities

On June 1, President Biden officially proclaimed June "Pride Month," an action that was not taken during the Trump administration. To accompany the proclamation, the White House issued a list of all the LGBTQ-friendly accomplishments of the new administra