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WISCONSIN: The Ice Caves of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore off Lake Superior will be open THIS WEEKEND: "The ice caves are located several miles outside of Bayfield, Wis., on a 12-mile stretch along the coast. Those hoping to admire... Continue reading
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NFL free agent defensive end Michael Sam has been invited to the first-ever veteran combine, ESPN reports: The veteran combine will be held March 22 in Tempe, Arizona, less than a week after Sam is set to start competing on... Continue reading
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The NYT pays a visit to the studio of Donatella Versace, to discuss how she keeps the brand relevant, and the loss of her brother, which she still feels deeply: "When my brother died, and the way he died, I... Continue reading
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In early February we reported on a pair of lesbians who found themselves on a plane with Russia's leading anti-gay politician Vitaly Milonov, and decided to troll him by capturing him in a photo in which they were kissing. They... Continue reading
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This week we reported on the continuing travails of Aaron Schock, whose Downton Abbey-inspired office set in motion a series of inquiries about his mishandling of funds. Not only has his interior decoration money trail been questioned, and certain suspicious... Continue reading
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Earlier this week we posted the brilliant and beautiful Bromance video shot on the streets of London by UK acrobatic dance group Barely Methodical Troupe. Since you all loved them so much we've done some more digging and found another... Continue reading
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Dan Innis, a married gay man who ran unsuccessfully for Congress in New Hampshire, has been confirmed as a member of the state Republican Party’s leadership Continue reading
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Bobbi Kristina Brown will be taken out of her medically induced coma but will remain on life support. The Village Voice interviews trans FDNY fire-fighter who spells out the difference between sexuality and gender: "I don't have a sexuality!" Guinan... Continue reading
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What is with the anti-trans crowd's obsession with bathrooms? Do they think trans kids are all Eric Cartman, sticking a bow on their head and faking it to get some nefarious need met? This past Monday the Kentucky Senate Education... Continue reading
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Truvada taken as an HIV preventative is shown to be an incredibly effective way of stopping the spread of HIV. In 2014 the iPrEx OLE study showed that when taken between 3 and 7 times a week, seroconversions were close... Continue reading
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The American Family Association has always protested being listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, and despite them complaining about it their status remains because...well...they're a hate group. They deliberately spread lies, falsifications, and try to... Continue reading
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Andreja Pejic, who came out as transgender in July of 2014, appeared on the runway for fashion label Giles on Monday, marking Pejic's first appearance on a runway since her transition. Pejic first worked in the fashion industry as a... Continue reading
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Shirley Phelps-Roper and a bevy of her Westboro Baptist Church minions traveled to L.A. to picket the Oscars over the weekend and decided they would make a stop by the sidewalk in front of the offices of The Hollywood Reporter... Continue reading
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Previously, we told you about Cari Searcy and Kimberly McKeand, the Mobile, Alabama couple that sued the state to recognize their 2008 wedding in California as legitimate and sought crowdfunding to help to pay for the $40,000 in legal fees... Continue reading
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The North Carolina Senate voted 32-16 on Wednesday to approve a bill allowing courthouse officials to recuse themselves from marrying gay couples if they have religious objections to doing so, the Fayetteville Observer reports: The legislation stems from federal court... Continue reading
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In Edward Snowden’s opinion the U.S.’s current LGBTQ rights movement would not have been possible in a world where government surveillance was ubiquitous. In a surprise Ask Me Anything session hosted on Reddit, Snowden fielded a wide range of questions... Continue reading
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Retired minor league baseball player Jason Burch has publicly come out as gay in a new interview with OutSports. Beginning in 2003, Burch played on various minor league teams over the course of six seasons. In the interview, Burch says... Continue reading
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Mother Monster has come bearing gifts courtesy of one Ryan Murphy. In a surprise announcement Lady Gaga confirmed that she has signed on to play an for a yet-to-be-described role on the upcoming season of American Horror Story. Soon after... Continue reading
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Though North Carolina Family Action claims to be a nonpartisan, “research and education” organization, the group has been actively engaged in a harmful, discriminatory robocall campaign spreading misinformation in an attempt to defeat an upcoming LGBT non-discrimination ordinance. The calls,... Continue reading
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Finland has become the last Nordic country to provide for same-sex marriage after President Sauli Niinistö signed a bill into law last Friday Continue reading
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That's Not Us, a new film executive produced and co-starring Mark Berger (associate producer for Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by a gay couple, William Sullivan and Derek Dodge (DP), is sprinting toward the finish line of... Continue reading
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Republican representative Aaron Schock has been the subject of heightened scrutiny after reports surfaced pointing to his office spending tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on a extravagant trips and concert tickets for his staffers. Interest in Schock’s spending habits... Continue reading
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Two men in Kenya have been charged following allegations that they are part of an illegal gay pornography ring Continue reading
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Skywatchers in British Columbia are freaking out about two separate intense cloud formations seen there in the past two days. "Fallstreak holes" or "hole punch" cloud formations happen when cloud layers made of supercooled water droplets get disturbed by something... Continue reading
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