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Kyler Geoffroy
Austin
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Fox News correspondent Todd Starnes has never been a fan of gay rights. After all, the advancement of LGBT civil equality has effectively ruined sports and the Grammys for him and has even led to the ‘religious persecution’ of saintly,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Towleroad
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Gordon Klingenschmitt, the homophobic former Navy chaplain and likely future Colorado state representative, had some pretty nasty things to say on his radio program yesterday about a lawsuit filed against Hobby Lobby by a transgender female employee who claims she... Continue reading
Posted 2 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 developing smart contact lens with the potential to monitor blood sugar levels and autofocus vision. How long until we get Google... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Towleroad
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After hearing about the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative to benefit UNICEF (and the chance to appear in Star Wars Episode VII) Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert test their force credentials in a duel to see who is the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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State media censors in Singapore have banned the sale of an 2012 Archie comic book that features the marriage of gay character Kevin Keller – part of the country’s recent crackdown on any publications discussing homosexuality. TIME reports: Singapore’s Media... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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British Rugby Player Zak Hardaker, who was punished with a five-match ban for calling a player a “f—king fag” in late May, says that his suspension and subsequent work with the LGBT community has made him “a better person now.”... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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In the two-day window between when a federal judge ruled Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on June 25 and when a stay was issued, hundreds of gay couples were able to obtain marriage licenses in the Hoosier State. Naturally,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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An upcoming webseries centering on the experiences of being a part of the Boy Scouts of America is set to include a storyline about the BSA’s refusal to allow gay adults to serve in leadership roles. The Huffington Post reports:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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Did you know smaller dogs dream more often and big dogs have shorter life expectancies? And poodle haircuts, it turns out, actually used to serve a functional purpose. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Towleroad
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A comedy series detailing the story of openly gay soccer player Robbie Rogers has received a production greenlight from Universal Television, Deadline reports. The series, part of producing team Craig Zadan and Neil Meron’s deal at Universal TV, will center... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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At a meeting with the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva last week, Malawi’s Secretary for Justice and Solicitor General Janet Chikaya-Banda said that the southeast African nation has suspended arresting people for homosexuality until its anti-gay laws are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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Jose Antonio Vargas, the openly gay Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who came out as an “undocumented immigrant” in a high-profile piece in the New York Times back in June 2011, was detained earlier this morning by U.S. Boarder Patrol agents in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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At a press conference last week, gay icon Dolly Parton spoke about her plans to eventually release a pro-LGBT dance album, saying she already has “several songs that are very positive towards the gay community.” Digital Spy reports: "I have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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A newly released Vatican document calls on the Catholic Church to be less judgmental towards gays and encourages dioceses to welcome children of gay couples into the faith with equal dignity - further signaling the Church’s shifting tone on LGBT... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Towleroad
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Gordon Klingenschmitt, the former Navy chaplain who has made a career out of exposing (and exorcising) the “demonic” forces behind gay marriage and LGBT rights in general, has won the GOP primary in the race for Colorado’s heavily-Republican House District... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Towleroad
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This year, the United Church of Christ is set to become the first religious denomination to serve as a major sponsor of the Gay Games, The New York Times reports: The denomination, the United Church of Christ, has its headquarters... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Towleroad
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In a statement to the press on Friday, Gambia’s Secretary General and Minister for Presidential Affairs Momodou Sabally announced legislation to further toughen anti-LGBT laws in the West African nation by banning all LGBT rights advocacy. Homosexual acts are already... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Towleroad
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Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) launched #BornPerfect: The Campaign to End Conversion Therapy – an initiative that seeks to eliminate the practice of so-called “ex-gay” or “reparative” therapy through increased public awareness and the passage of laws... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Towleroad
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This weekend marked the 24th annual edition of the long running Broadway Bares, the take-it-off burlesque show fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS - one of the leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS organizations. Featuring performances by Alan Cumming, war veteran-turned-underwear model... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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New Orleans-based U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman [pictured] is set to hear arguments Wednesday in the case challenging Louisiana’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. The Advocate reports: Six Louisiana couples will argue that the Supreme Court’s decision means Louisiana must... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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On Tuesday, Spain’s LGBT community leaders were welcomed at the royal El Pardo palace – marking the first time the country's monarchy has ever granted LGBT leaders such a reception. Spain’s newly enthroned King Felipe and Queen Letizia (right) met... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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On PBS News Hour last week, host Judy Woodruff and her guests discussed the nationwide fight over gay rights and the shifting tide of public opinion on marriage equality. The segment also looked at NOM’s (sad, little) anti-gay March for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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Miss Coco Peru is back! – and this time she's putting her fabulous spin on the “the birds and the bees” talk for her gay son. “Making love - it’s a beautiful thing shared between two men who really love... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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The Ugandan government is pushing back against last week’s series of U.S. sanctions on the east Africa nation over its Anti-Homosexuality Law – such as the freezing or redirecting of certain aid funding and restricting entry into the U.S. by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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YouTube user Colton Wright managed to document part of his terrifying, 40 minute ordeal with a rogue owl inside his home. The key to finally getting the owl out? A Swiffer. Watch the Owl Whisperer in action, AFTER THE JUMP… Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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