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In an upcoming book entitled There Goes the Gayborhood, University of British Columbia sociologist Amin Ghaziani says that “fewer same-sex couples reside in historically gay neighborhoods compared to 10 years ago” adding that “the number of gay men who live... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Towleroad
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For two years, Casey the schnauzer lived without his owner, a Pennsylvania woman who worked in Slovenia and eventually married there. When she finally returned home, Casey felt so over-joyed that he couldn’t stop squealing. Couldn’t stop, that is, until... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Towleroad
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Last week the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration approved the use of the VivaGel condom — a condom that (according to its manufacturer) “[inactivates] up to 99.9% of viruses, including HIV, the herpes virus (HSV), and the human papillomavirus (HPV), which... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Towleroad
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Matt Baume's weekly video from the American Foundation for Equal Rights mentions: "The rules have changed yet again for marriage in Colorado with new rulings from multiple courts, new polls show growing support for the freedom to marry in western... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Towleroad
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Misspelled posters advertising a "straight white guy festival" recently appeared near a gay-friendly neighborhood of Clintonville in Columbus, Ohio. The festival, ostensibly scheduled for September 20, will "celabrate [sic] our enjoyment of being straight, white and male" at Goodale Park.... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Towleroad
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Yves Saint Laurent, the renowned French fashion designer — celebrated for bringing stylish, ready-to-wear clothing to high-end consumers and using non-white models — has an artistic biopic coming out called Saint Laurent. The trailer is entirely in French, but the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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After 17 years of rejecting workplace protections for LGBT employees, the oil and gas company Exxon Mobil has agreed to abide by the new LGBT workplace discrimination protections for federal employees recently signed into law by President Barack Obama. The... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Towleroad
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Former NFL coach-turned-NBC analyst Tony Dungy said this week that he would not have taken the NFL’s first openly gay player Michael Sam onto a team, “Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Towleroad
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The anti-gay and anti-transgender group the National Organization for Marriage has started a boycott of JP Morgan Chase bank for surveying their employees about their support with the LGBT community. NOM blog says: “Chase has repeatedly insisted that the survey... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Towleroad
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If you get infuriated by people who misuse their, there, and they're, you'll love musician "Weird Al" Yankovic's takedown of horrid grammar in his video for "Word Crimes," a hilariously pedantic spoof of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." And if you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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Conservative talking head Elisabeth Hasselbeck recently called into Fox News chat show Fox & Friends to discuss the leftover beef she has with her former The View co-host and frenemy Rosie O’Donnell. Hasselbeck and O’Donnell used to regularly butt heads,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Towleroad
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British comedian Russell Brand made a video criticizing Dr. Ben Carson — an anti-gay pundit who embarrassed his alma mater by comparing homosexuals to child and animal rapists. While viewing Carson’s past interview clips, Brand hears Carson talk about “getting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Towleroad
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Liberal Democratic Russian Parliament Member Roman Khudyakov recently wrote his country’s Central Bank asking them to change the 100 rouble note because, according to him, it “clearly” shows Apollo’s genitals. As such, Khudyakov says that the “pornographic” bill runs afoul... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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The Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing companies like Hobby Lobby not to cover contraception compelled openly gay actor George Takei to support a boycott against it and other companies that choose “to impose [their] religious beliefs on... employees.” In part,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Towleroad
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For $1,195 you can own the world's first auto-follow drone — a 3.08 pound, foldable, portable, weather-resistant aerial quad-copter capable of flying 40 miles per hour and recording 10 to 20 minutes of footage on a GoPro camera. It's called... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Towleroad
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(instagram adam lambert) Queen's new frontman Adam Lambert performed a rare, 30-year-old Freddie Mercury track called "Love Kills" during their live iHeartRadio show this week in anticipation of the band's upcoming 17-city U.S. summer tour. Yahoo music gives some background:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Towleroad
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Newly out British singer Sam Smith charmed the audience members of Good Morning America on Monday morning with a live performance of his song “Stay With Me.” The song comes from the point-of-view of someone who sucks at one night... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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Today the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals declared the state's sodomy law unconstitutional. Jurist reports: The appeal was brought by a Dallas County, Alabama, man who was charged with engaging in consensual sodomy with another man and ultimately sentenced to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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The latest episode of Dan Bucatinsky and Lisa Kudrow’s “How It Got Better” series features twin female indie rockers Tegan and Sara. The other videos so far have featured Jason Collins, George Takei, Laverne Cox, actress Jane Lynch and fashion... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Towleroad
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Anti-gay theocrat Kirk Cameron has shilled for the anti-gay organizations like the National Organization for Marriage and Alliance Defending Freedom. But he recently took a different tack, saying the Christians should address the issues of fornication and adultery in their... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Towleroad
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Remember Big Earl’s Bait House And Country Store, that Pittsburgh, Texas restaurant that told that gay couple “We don’t serve fags here”? Yeah, well… thanks to Yelp reviewers it’s now becoming known as the hottest gay bar in the southwest.... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Towleroad
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Beyoncé’s national anthem and Super Bowl performance were so fierce, they’ve apparently destroyed cities internationally and driven many divas to tears — at least, that’s the conceit of this apocalyptic Beyoncé/Godzilla mash-up movie trailer. So do not mess with Bey,... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Towleroad
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Don’t believe everything that you hear. It’s not just a proverb, it’s also scientifically proven as our ears often play tricks on us with auditory illusions. Don’t believe us? Let ASAP Science demonstrate — you won’t believe your ears! The... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Towleroad
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Competitive weight lifting, makeshift gymnastics and high-jump exercises could leave you in a world of pain. Let these epic Crossfit fails serve as a warning to take it easy at the gym — your necks, knees and lower backs will... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Towleroad
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Right now, a new documentary about lesbian families living in Alabama is raising money on IndieGoGo. It’s called State and Union and it follows several Birmingham families a year after the Supreme Court struck down section three of the so-called... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at Towleroad