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The father of one of the victims has finally been charged in the murder of a Houston lesbian couple committed last year. James Cosby was indicted on capital murder charges Tuesday in the deaths of his daughter, Britney Cosby, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Towleroad
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This week's TowleREAD comes from author Wayne Hoffman from his new novel An Older Man, a follow-up to his debut novel Hard. Hoffman spoke with Towleroad about the excerpt he selected to read: Moe Pearlman was the main character in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Towleroad
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The University of Oklahoma plans to construct a study lounge for LGBT students, but not surprisingly, the idea isn't going over well among some conservatives. The Oklahoma Daily student newspaper reports that the study lounge represents a compromise between the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY JACOB KUSHNER and ANTHONY LANGAT / GlobalPost NAIROBI, Kenya — Two years after Ugandan legislators proposed a law that would condemn active homosexuals to death, a precedent is spreading throughout the region. In Kenya, one political party is now... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Towleroad
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Two "ladyboy"options presented by the university. (image Bangkok University) By PATRICK WINN / GlobalPost BANGKOK, Thailand — Getting dressed for class is straightforward for university students across much of Asia. By school decree, guys wear slacks, girls wear skirts and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Towleroad
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Last year, we told you how country music star Kacey Musgraves' pro-gay anthem, "Follow Your Arrow," was named song of the year at the Country Music Awards. On Monday, Musgraves held a launch party for her new album, "Pageant Material,"... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — James Lipton sits down with openly-gay actor Jim Parsons on Inside the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at Towleroad
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Pete Buttigieg, the 33-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, came out as gay in a powerful essay published by the city's local newspaper on Tuesday. Buttigieg, the youngest mayor of a city with more than 100,000 residents in the US,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at Towleroad
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Hello readers, we're back, but not as expected! Many of you saw the launch of our redesign yesterday. Unfortunately, we had some technical issues supporting the number of visitors we had on the site today. We're currently working as quickly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at Towleroad
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An economics professor breaks down how the Empire built the Death Star. McKinney, Texas police officer who assaulted and threatened black teenagers leaving a pool party resigns. The local Chief of Police calls his actions "indefensible." Obama administration to deploy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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SheKnows media held a group discussion with children regarding Caitlyn Jenner's transition as a part of its Hatch program series. Although the children expressed initial surprise upon learning of Jenner’s transition, the group expressed more compassion and empathy for the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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Back in 2012, we told you about photographer Jeff Sheng and his series of sportraits entitled Fearless showcasing out LGBT high school and college athletes. The photo series, which showed at Pride House at the 2012 Olympic Games in London,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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Same-sex couples will be able to marry right away in the nation's ninth-largest city if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of nationwide marriage equality. Last week we told you how some county clerks in Texas, including Dallas County's,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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Speaking with anti-gay rag World Net Daily, Republican Mormon Senator Mike Lee has claimed that religious institutions could be forced to close if SCOTUS rules in favor of same-sex marriage Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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Earlier this year, an LGBT group marched in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade for the first time. But now the chairman of the parade reportedly wants to roll back progress and again block LGBT groups from appearing in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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Franklin Graham boycotts Wells Fargo over gay advert and moves his business to pro-gay BB&T Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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A Belfast, Northern Ireland man who was hounded from his home by homophobic thugs has once again become the victim of anti-gay attacks Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Towleroad
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Just weeks after J.K. Rowling's epic tweet slamming the Westboro Baptist Church after they aimed a barb-filled tweet at the author for suggesting wizards Gandalf and Dumbledore could now get married in Ireland, American LGBT advocacy group Planting Peace made... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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SpaceX posted video from a GoPro that was placed inside a fairing from a Falcon 9 flight that captured ethereal views of Earth and space as the fairing it was placed in descended back toward Earth. Distant stars can be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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A Christian former employee of a London, England preschool has won a discrimination case after she was sacked for airing anti-gay views Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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Actor Patrick Stewart has taken to Facebook to explain his reasons for supporting a baker in Northern Ireland that refused an order for a pro-gay cake Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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Last week we told you how a middle school in McKinney, Texas, had sent home students who wore T-shirts saying "Gay O.K." to support a bullied classmate. Now, the school district is acknowledging that the students had every right to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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Miss USA - the only pageant system that allows transgender contestants - has invited Caitlyn Jenner to join its judging panel Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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The Irish born actor and True Detective star told E! News that he is "thrilled" and "overjoyed" with the results of Ireland's nationwide referendum on same-sex marriage. Speaking about the Catholic Church's reaction to the vote, Farrell commented, “It was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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The Catholic diocese of Tulsa has left the local chapter of a Christian council that was originally formed to fight prejudice after representatives from the group marched in the city's gay Pride parade. The Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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