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Sabra Hummus has launched a new 60-second spot featuring three couples, one of which happens to be real-life married couple Larry Sullivan (right) and Dave Monahan. Watch it, AFTER THE JUMP... Sullivan and Monahan are both actors (you might recognize... Continue reading
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Prominent anti-gay reality TV star Michelle Duggar may soon find herself embroiled in a family scandal after reports surfaced that her son Josh Duggar, an anti-gay activist in his own right, was investigated for child sexual abuse several years ago... Continue reading
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It is now illegal for Oregon’s state-licensed mental health professionals to provide “corrective therapies” meant to “cure” people of their same sex attractions. House Bill 2307, the new law banning the widely discredited practice conversion therapy, was swiftly passed through... Continue reading
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In the future we will all look Brazilian, says one researcher. Allison Bechdel on how she enjoys being an "unusual woman": "I think the way I first understood my lesbianism, before I had more of a political awareness of it,... Continue reading
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A California man locked in a battle for compensation with a local dry cleaner following damage to throw pillows says he has been on the receiving end of homophobic slurs and abusive language Continue reading
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In the two seasons that Steven Universe has been airing on Cartoon Network, the show’s built up a solid base of fans who fell in love with the show for its strong, diverse cast of characters of color and various... Continue reading
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A Texas university has banned gay student-athletes from dating and all athletes from publicly supporting same-sex marriage. LeTourneau University is an NCAA Division III school in Longview, Texas, with an enrollment of 3,000. The private interdenominational Christian university was recently... Continue reading
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Over the weekend Portland police found Daniel Svoboda attempting to scale the face of a local gay bar in broad daylight, apparently attempting to steal the establishment’s gay pride flag. Authorities discovered Svoboda 14 feet in the air, clinging to... Continue reading
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Ivan Massow, a 47-year-old gay, Tory-supporting, entrepreneur, activist and media personality, has launched a campaign to be the next mayor of London. Massow made the announcement in a colorful video explaining who he is: “I’m gay, I’m an ex-alcoholic, I’m... Continue reading
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Ashers Baking Company in Northern Ireland has been found guilty of discrimination after refusing an order for a cake with the slogan “support gay marriage” Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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As part of a new installment on its blog called "SCRUFFtistics" gay dating app SCRUFF took an "in-FUR-mative" look at the state of manscaping in America, attempting to determine where in the U.S. guys like it hairy and where smooth... Continue reading
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Kyrgyzstan, gay rights, anti-gay, attack, violence, transgender, International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, Asia, video Continue reading
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GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz was in Beaumont, Texas yesterday, where he received a round of questions from reporters on gay rights, the Washington Post reports. This perturbed him: "Is there something about the left — and I am going... Continue reading
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A bipartisan Illinois House majority yesterday approved House Bill 217 which aims to protect LGBT youth from “ex-gay” therapy Continue reading
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Ireland Marriage Equality Referendum Round-up for May 19th, 2015 Continue reading
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Luke Reilly, a 27-year-old paddle boarder from New Zealand, had an extremely close encounter with a curious and playful orca on Monday, and captured it on his GoPro, 3News reports. Reilly went into the water after hearing someone had seen... Continue reading
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The NYPD says it has identified the suspect involved in an assault on a gay couple in the Dallas BBQ restaurant in Chelsea as Bayna El-Amin, ABC 7 reports: Detectives have been tracking him for about a week, but have... Continue reading
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Isaiah Smith was 16 when an episode of "What Would You Do?" inspired him to petition the City Council in small, conservative Keller, Texas, to add LGBT protections. He would go on to speak repeatedly at council meetings, including calling... Continue reading
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Good news, everyone. Our next visit to Twin Peaks will, in fact, be directed by David Lynch. Lynch took to Twitter last week to announce that he would be helming the show’s return, putting to rest the rumors that Showtime... Continue reading
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LGBT conversion therapy would be considered fraud and outlawed in all 50 states through the Federal Trade Commission under a proposal introduced by a California Democrat on Tuesday. As a member of the California Legislature, U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu authored... Continue reading
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New Music: Lull, Violent Femmes, Sorcha Richardson, Tamara Williamson, Lights That Change Continue reading
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A receipt from the West End Tavern in Lakewood, Ohio is going viral on Facebook because Alissa Maugen (below), the bartender who issued it, replaced the name of the patron with the word "FAGS". The patron was a friend of... Continue reading
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Über design couple Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent recently shared that they have become proud parents, welcoming a daughter, Poppy, into their lives on March 23. The couple married last May at the New York Public Library. People reports: “I’ve... Continue reading
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Muralist Joe Caslin has struck again, this time on the side of a 15th century castle outside Galway, Ireland. You may recall Caslin's jaw-dropping mural featuring two men in an embrace on the side of a building in Dublin, which... Continue reading
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Seventeen gay rights activists were arrested in Moscow on Sunday at a rally to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHO). The activists had planned to release colorful balloons into the air during the flashmob demonstration, according... Continue reading
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