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Comedian Spanky Hayes (below right) appeared on TMZ recently spouting some rumors about Tyrese Gibson (above) and how he beat Spanky out for a role in 2001's Baby Boy. Suffice to say that male-on-male sexual contact was involved. Though it... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, who has found ways to oppose gun control because...same-sex marriage (?), was quite vocal recently about Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Of course he opposed the repeal of the discriminatory policy, but who knew his... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Maybe it was a joke, or maybe Taylor Swift's success simply has no bounds. Whatever the case may be, Tumblr user 'ughstory' posted a screenshot (above) of his Grindr conversation-turned-album promotion for the young pop singer (with caption: "Honestly why... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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For the first time, a person has been granted asylum by the Argentinian government after suffering harassment based on sexual orientation. 'Gene,' the gay Russian man who fled to the South American country, has been given the "condition of refugee"... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Towleroad
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Gwen Stefani, former lead singer of No Doubt and well-established solo artist in her own right, has released her first new single in several years, and it is sure to be a pop radio hit. The track, called "Baby Don't... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Towleroad
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"Stuff can go wrong, but we love our country. I am not afraid to go back home...I want to go back home." When George Gachara said these words, he was convinced that he was doing the right thing by documenting... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Towleroad
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Who better to tout GLAAD's annual LGBT Spirit Day than the most sexually and racially diverse cast on television? A couple of the ladies from Netflix's Orange is the New Black made a video to inform those outside the Litchfield... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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An imposing-but-thin building is dominating the midtown Manhattan skyline these days, and its name is not Empire State. No, this new behemoth is simply called 432 Park, and it is the tallest residential tower in New York City. Visible from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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Ever confronted your cheating boyfriend, blacked out, and realized he's been murdered? No? Good, let's leave that to the movies. Luckily, director Casper Andreas (below left) and writer David Michael Barrett (below right) are in the process of bringing "Kiss... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Towleroad
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Mark Tilbrook, a skeptic handing out leaflets aimed at debunking UK-famous psychic Sally Morgan (below right) was harangued several months ago by the talent's husband, John (above), and son-in-law/manager, Daren Wiltshear. They did not stop at general un-pleasantries, though, instead... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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At a recent mall opening in Las Vegas, all eyes were most definitely not on news anchor Patranya Bhoolsuwan. One boy (above left, in black), staring down the camera with a confident gaze, stole the spotlight and achieved diva status... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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Following the Supreme Court's decision not to hear appeals of lower court rulings on same-sex marriage, many conservative pundits have taken to the airwaves to express their unceasing frustration. Matt Barber and Mat Staver from Liberty Counsel have been particularly... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Towleroad
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Good ole' Clay Aiken! The openly gay American Idol runner-up fought his way through a debate Monday night with North Carolina second district representative (and opponent) Renee Ellmers. Ellmers has reportedly attempted to tie together Aiken and President Obama's beliefs... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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The Human Rights Campaign has released an inaugural "Hall of Shame" list to discredit the 19 "most anti-equality" members of congress. The criteria? Each shameful inductee had to vote affirmatively for or co-sponsor legislation that "would enshrine discrimination into our... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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Americans for Truth About Homosexuality president Peter LaBarbera has issued an infuriated statement following the Supreme Court's decision not to hear same-sex marriage appeals cases from the fourth, seventh, and tenth circuit courts. In it he urges others who feel... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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Delaware has not had the best school board-related news of late. In August, the Cape Henlopen school board voted to remove a coming-of-age book about a lesbian girl from its summer reading list (after which the summer reading program was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Towleroad
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Bill Bytsura (below right), a photographer and AIDS activist who became passionate about the cause after losing his partner, Randy Northup, is in the process of creating and producing a coffee table style book of photography and needs your support.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Towleroad
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Fierce Texas state senator Wendy Davis met with attorney general Greg Abbott for a final gubernatorial debate last night. The nearly hour-long conversation about hot topics, ranging from abortion (Davis is pro-choice, Abbott pro-life even in the case of rape... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Towleroad
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John Pavlovitz, a North Carolina pastor, recently wrote a blog post titled, "If I Have Gay Children: Four Promises From A Christian Parent/Pastor." Since hitting the web, the blog has blown up, taking over Facebook newsfeeds and receiving over 2,500... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Towleroad
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Funny man Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an established, out gay presence in Hollywood. He plays one half of recently married duo Cam and Mitch on Modern Family and married his own hubby, Justin Mikita, last July. Ferguson was not always... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Towleroad
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North Carolina congressman Robert Pittenger fell into some hot water last week after a Think Progress reporter asked him his thoughts on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Pittenger responded by referring to the right to employ/fire employees as one of "the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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Matthew and Tom exchanged vows by a lake, released balloons into the sky, and danced under the stars; best of all, they caught it all on tape so we can cheer and get teary right alongside them! They are clearly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Towleroad
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All news seems like bad news these days. Ellen discovered as much by simply looking through the first few pages of The Los Angeles Times. But while death and destruction may make the front page, there is still plenty to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Towleroad
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Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina has become the 500th to join Freedom to Marry's coalition in support of same-sex marriage, and his is a vital step. Columbia is the largest city, and the capital, of South Carolina, a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Towleroad
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The Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC) recently posted a "list of shame," intended perhaps to raise the general public's awareness about LGBT actors, musicians, etc... It is, of course, a wholly offensive idea to begin with, particularly given the wide... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Towleroad