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Earlier this week we reported that attorney Roberta Kaplan, who represented Edie Windsor in the case that struck down DOMA, had filed a challenge to Mississippi's gay marriage ban on behalf of two gay couples. That challenge has been put... Continue reading
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X-Men director Bryan Singer and actress Michelle Clunie (Queer as Folk) are expecting a child, Singer's rep Simon Halls announced to E!'s Marc Malkin: "I can confirm that Michelle Clunie and Bryan Singer are happily expecting a baby together in... Continue reading
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Katherine Bradacs, a State Trooper, and Tracy Goodwin, a U.S. Air Force vet, are a lesbian couple attempting to overturn South Carolina’s ban on same sex marriage. On Monday the couple submitted a lawsuit petitioning U.S. Judge Michelle Childs to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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NASA creates Soundcloud account: "More than 60 samples have been added to the agency's new dedicated Soundcloud account, but listeners are unable to leave comments underneath the files. Astronaut communications, including "Houston, we've had a problem" and "the Eagle has... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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A stage play about the life of gay Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas is in development, Wales Online reports: A joint production between National Theatre Wales and Out of Joint, it tells the story of the former Wales rugby captain... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Madelynn Taylor, a 74-year-old U.S. Navy veteran from Boise who has been battling for the right to be buried beside her late wife Jean Mixner in the Idaho Veterans Cemetery, has won her fight, NCLR reports: Idaho officials agreed to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Last week, the right-wing freaked out over subpoenas sent to Houston area pastors for "all speeches, presentations, or sermons related to HERO, the Petition, Mayor Annise Parker, homosexuality, or gender identity prepared by, delivered by, revised by, or approved by... Continue reading
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(via instagram) Pop princess Ariana Grande has a big "Problem" with the Catholic church's intolerance regarding gays, specifically when it comes to her out brother (and recent Big Brother cast member), Frankie Grande. In a recent interview with the Sunday... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Former Playboy bunny and The View host Jenny McCarthy opened up in an interview with Pride Source recently, and the results were unexpected to say the least. The model-actress, who has a 12-year-old son and recently married Donnie Wahlberg, was... Continue reading
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Lambda Legal says it will appeal yesterday's ruling from the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico dismissing a lawsuit challenging the territory's ban on same-sex marriage. Via press release: “The court’s ruling directly conflicts with the wave of recent decisions... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Towleroad
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Idaho Governor Butch Otter announced today that he will file a petition for the full 9th Circuit Court to re-hear the case challenging the state's gay marriage ban. A three -judge panel of the 9th Circuit struck down the ban... Continue reading
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter sent back images of comet "Siding Spring" that recently swept by Mars, revealing it to be much smaller than previously thought: "The nucleus of the comet that zoomed past the Red Planet on Sunday appears to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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"Adios" is the first release off Ricky Martin's forthcoming studio album due next year and the video finds Martin stepping into all kinds of roles at a speakeasy as bouncer, bartender, mobster, performer, and police officer, each more dashing than... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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This month in theatre news, Broadway gets a new Hedwig, Once sets closing date, Pacino teams with Mamet and Sondheim at work on a new musical. > Michael C. Hall began performances last week in the title role of Hedwig... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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Last week, actor Shia LaBeouf appeared on Jimmy Kimmel and told an insane story about the night he drank too much last June and ended up in a jail cell after causing a scene at a performance of Cabaret on... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down with NPR's Nina Totenberg for a conversation at the 92nd Street Y which was streamed online. Ginsburg was asked about the Court's recent refusal to take up any of the marriage cases... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Towleroad
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Brian Houston, the pastor of the Australian-based international Hillsong megachurch, made headlines over the weekend for remarks in which he said that the Church is "on the journey" with homosexuality, and needed to figure out "How do we not become... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Towleroad
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A dramatic shift in tone from the Vatican regarding gay people that was evident in the draft of a document produced by Catholic leaders at its synod on the family has been scrapped and all evidence of it removed by... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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After a history of extraordinary gay athletes, like Martina Navratilova, Orlando Cruz and Glenn Burke, the last few years have seen more active players beginning to open up publicly about their sexuality. Jason Collins may have been the first publicly... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Boise, Idaho-area couple Justin and Melanie Sease are driving around in a car painted with phrases like "HOMOSEXUALITY is a sin & a abomination", "Just Say NO to Gay Marriage", and "GOD'S NOT DEAD". They say they're speaking out for... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Vandals pulled the plug on Paul McCarthy's wondrous inflatable sex toy 'tree' in Paris's Place Vendome last night when a security guard wasn't looking. And this is why we can't have nice things. Place Vendôme : L'installation de Paul McCarthy... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Shonda Rhimes's new Thursday night ABC show How To Get Away with Murder promised a lot of gay sex and has been delivering on those promises. Thursday's show did not disappoint in that regard, in an episode focusing on Jack... Continue reading
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Rome's Mayor Ignazio Marino registered 16 gay marriages into city books today in defiance of Italian law, Bloomberg reports: “Today is a special day that I hope will soon become a normal day,” Marino posted on his social media account... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels (pictured above with her partner Heidi and their children) tells Health magazine she's not fully comfortable with her sexuality. The magazine asks: "Have you always been comfortable talking openly about being gay?" Says Michaels: I... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Brian Houston, the pastor of the Australian-based international Hillsong megachurch, is making headlines for remarks he made in New York City at a press conference on Thursday, the NYT reports: Leaders of Hillsong have been avoiding condemnation of homosexuality for... Continue reading
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