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EDIE WINDSOR: Part 3 of Marriage Equality USA's interview. NEWFOUNDLAND: Iceberg collapse tidal wave frightens boaters. NICK JONAS: "Chains". THIS WEEK: In unnecessary censorship. For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE. Continue reading
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David Tyree shuts off his Twitter. Colorado appeals court denies bid to block gay marriages in Boulder county. The case against Scott Lively, the graphic novel. Tara Reid: A 'sharknado' could really happen. Crime Survey of England and Wales: 1/3... Continue reading
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Earlier this week we mentioned NBC analyst Tony Dungy saying that drafting Michael Sam would have been a distraction, and we pointed out the hypocrisy in his reasoning given that Dungy was fine with the readmission of convicted criminal Michael... Continue reading
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Democratic House Representative Jared Polis is preparing to initiate a discharge petition for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, according to the Washington Blade. A discharge petition, in short, is a means of bringing a bill directly to the floor without consideration... Continue reading
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In a new interview with People magazine, model Andrej Pejić revealed that she is transgender. In the piece, Pejić says she began the transition process earlier this year and that she'll now go by the name Andreja. She tells People:... Continue reading
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In what should be regarded a part of a years-long run-up for his inevitable U.S. presidential campaign, Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio proved his conservative credentials in a speech he made at Catholic University in Washington on Wednesday. During the... Continue reading
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"Do people love Apple products so much that they'll look beyond [the fake logo we placed on the back of a cheap watch]?" asks late night host Jimmy Kimmel. The answer, evidently, is yes. Kimmel and his staff bought a... Continue reading
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CRISTIANO RONALDO: On a Japanese game show. KATY PERRY: The "This Is How We Do" lyric video. SPRAY CAKE: Microwaveable cake batter. PETER HOLLENS AND NICK PITERA: A 'Wicked' medley. For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE. Continue reading
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Judge refuses to halt Boulder, Colorado gay marriages. Botched Arizona execution lasts two hours, leaves prisoner gasping. Largest aquatic insect in the world discovered in China. J ustin Bieber the new Marky Mark? The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association... Continue reading
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Jason Collins weighed in on Tony Dungy's remarks that Michael Sam would be a distraction for an NFL team. Said Collins on TakePart Live: "Personnel - coaches, owners - can look at my example in the NBA … and see... Continue reading
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Two women from the Australian women's hockey team may have captured the selfie of the year. Continue reading
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A pair of kayakers in Puerto Madryn, Argentina had the good fortune to spot some whales during their time in the water, most likely some southern right whales. It just so happened that the whales spotted the kayakers, too, and... Continue reading
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Arizona gubernatorial candidate Andrew Thomas just released his first campaign ad. It states, “he’s the only candidate who has stopped illegal immigration, stood up to the gay lobby, and opposed liberal judges.” Thomas helped write Arizona’s infamous “show me your... Continue reading
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An Air Algerie jet carrying 100 passengers and 16 crew disappeared overnight over Mali after departing Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. The plane was missing for hours before it was reported, the AP reports: Air Algerie Flight 5017 was being operated by... Continue reading
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A California appeals court judge ruled on Tuesday that John Travolta can no longer stop former employee and alleged former lover Douglas Gotterba from telling his side of the story. Continue reading
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In what may be his darkest role since Donnie Darko actor Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the upcoming psychological thriller Nightcrawler as Lou Bloom a desperately ambitious cameraman who seeks out murder scenes, fires and car crashes to sell to broadcast... Continue reading
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John Barrowman stole the show at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games last night, by kissing a man: Writes The Independent: The gay embrace has been hailed as a snub to homophobia in Commonwealth countries which criminalise homosexuality. The... Continue reading
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As expected, a federal judge in Colorado has struck down the state's gay marriage ban and issued an immediate stay, the AP reports: Judge Raymond P. Moore's ruling Wednesday was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six... Continue reading
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The decriminalization of sex work is among one of the most important steps needed in order to curtail the spread of HIV, according to the findings of a group of HIV researchers recently published in The Lancet and presented at... Continue reading
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So Much Drama is the California-based video game house responsible for Dragopolis, a mobile game for iOS and Android that takes queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race and stuffs them into a side-scrolling action/adventure. As the studio gears up to release... Continue reading
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As a result of a settlement to a legal claim filed on behalf of Sailor Holobaugh, the state of Maryland will now provide nondiscriminatory health coverage for its transgender employees. Holobaugh, a transgender man and neurological clinical research assistant at... Continue reading
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Federal judge in Louisiana: no more marriage briefs, please. Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) introduces Social Security fix for gay couples. Snoop Dogg says he smoked weed at the White House. "Though Mr. Dogg did not explicitly say so, the implication... Continue reading
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Joshua Newville, the lawyer representing seven gay couples in a challenge to North Dakota's gay marriage ban has filed a motion for summary judgment in the case, the AP reports: In June, Newville filed the federal lawsuit, which challenges a... Continue reading
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Towleroad readers will know former New York Giant David Tyree from a series of posts back in 2011 in when he became a spokesperson for the National Organization for Marriage (NOM). He has now been hired by the Giants as... Continue reading
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“Square One” — the new song from openly gay singer-songwriter Jay Brannan — is a catchy tune lamenting the mindless consumption of a-gays and the defeatist mindset that ends relationships before they’ve even begun. The lyrics begin: Does anybody here... Continue reading
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