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Kyler Geoffroy
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Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty [pictured below] has filed a petition with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals asking for "en banc" review of a federal judge's ruling overturning the state's gay marriage ban, Alaska Dispatch News reports: The filing... Continue reading
Posted 27 minutes ago at Towleroad
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New York Times columnist Ross Douthat has apologized for appearing at a fundraising event for anti-gay litigation group Alliance Defending Freedom Continue reading
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For those of you who somehow missed it, the Avengers: Age of Ultron debut trailer dropped last night, having already racked up over 6 million views on YouTube. The superhero blockbuster, which arrives in theaters next May, has Earth's mightiest... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Towleroad
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On Rush Limbaugh's radio program today, the right-wing blowhard called for an "entire shift in national attitude" and blamed the Democratic Party's 'all out assault' on marriage, religion, science, and education as the root cause of our nation's "angst." Said... Continue reading
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Stephanie Pearson and Courtney Lamb, one of the five same-sex couples that successfully sued the state of Alaska for the right to marry, exchanged vows outside the Frontier Building in Anchorage earlier this morning, KTVA reports. “Quite the emotional roller... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
RACHEL MADDOW: Her angry punk songs to get you through the midterms. ARION I: Meet the world's fastest bike, which promises speeds up to 90 mph. GHOSTBUSTERS 3: Ellen, Melissa McCarthy, and Lena Dunham for the win. WATCH: Recording artist... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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New poll finds a majority of North Dakota voters (50%) oppose gay marriage while only 37% support it. Taylor Swift thinks it's "sexist" she gets called out for writing songs about her old boy toys. Disney Animation has announced it... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Roberta Kaplan, who served as lead counsel in the landmark United States v. Windsor decision last year, has filed a federal challenge to Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage on behalf of two gay couples. Said Kaplan: “As the lawyers who... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael has announced that the state will notify a federal court at 10 am tomorrow that it will not appeal U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl's Friday ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban, the Associated... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Transport for London has launched an investigation into a complaint made by a gay couple claiming they were thrown off a bus and berated by the homophobic driver for sharing a kiss. Jack James, 23, and his partner were on... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Vitaly Milonov, the St. Petersburg lawmaker behind the city's anti-gay "propaganda" ban and the disruptions at last month's Queerfest, has called on the Russian Post to turn away any mail bearing postage stamps honoring the work of gay artist Tom... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Reacting to the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho wedding chapel owners who have filed a lawsuit to prevent the city from enforcing it's ordinance prohibiting discrimination against gays, televangelist Pat Robertson warned the couple to flee the coming "onslaught of homosexual behavior"... Continue reading
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Following on the heels of this summer's mega-hit "Rather Be," British electronic group Clean Bandit has reteamed with Jess Glynne for "Real Love" - the latest single from the upcoming re-release of their debut album New Eyes. The video for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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YouTube users TheFineBros has a new video out with teenagers reacting to the fashion trends their parents rocked back in the 1980s: built-in shoulder pads, neon fitness clothing, leg warmers, headbands, scrunchies, Zubaz, and the infamous fanny pack. "People would... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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In an interview published today over at The New Yorker, President Obama weighed in on the issues that have come to define his judicial legacy (health care, voting rights, gay marriage) as well as his belief the Constitution requires all... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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In an interview with the San Antonio Express-News, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott failed to give a concrete answer when asked whether he would have defended a prohibition on interracial marriage had he been in office 50 years ago. Abbott,... Continue reading
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The steamy office sex scene between gay law student Connor Walsh and intern Paxton on Thursday's How to Get Away with Murder was apparently too hot to handle for one fan of the show - who took to Twitter over... Continue reading
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With the Supreme Court not permitting the use of cameras during oral arguments, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver decided to devote "an incredible amount of time and an almost immoral amount of resources" to recreating the high court's chambers... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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AFER's Matt Baume reports on marriage equality arriving in Idaho, Arizona, and Alaska, new lawsuits in South Carolina and Kansas against those states' marriage bans, NOM losing its court battle over claims the IRS intentionally leaked their tax returns, and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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BY KYLER GEOFFROY A weekly round-up of the best tech, science, and geek-related news from around the web Google is planning a massive push into the augmented reality field with a $500 million investment into Magic Leap - a company... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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The owners of a wedding chapel in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho have filed a lawsuit claiming the city's ordinance prohibiting discrimination against gays and lesbians is unconstitutionally forcing them to violate their religious beliefs by performing same-sex marriages. Hitching Post owners... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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NYC Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan spoke to George Stephanopoulos today about the Vatican's watered down final document for its synod on the family - a report that scrapped language that seemed to indicate a dramatic new tone in the church's... Continue reading
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A former University of New Mexico student who claims she was shunned by school officials for making anti-gay remarks in a class paper can proceed with her First Amendment lawsuit against the school, a federal judge ruled late last month.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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Continuing the right-wing uproar over Houston's subpoena of local anti-gay pastors tied to a lawsuit against the city's LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance, Mike Huckabee directed "every pastor in America" to send their sermons to mayor Annise Parker and every viewer to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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On Saturday, the Human Rights Campaign endorsed Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) - an HIV prevention strategy that reduces the risk of infection by the use of antiretroviral drugs. The group also endorsed the use of Truvada, the pharmaceutical produced by Gilead,... Continue reading
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