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Ellen Page: Hollywood Reacts to Coming Out Speech

Ellen Page came out of that proverbial dark closet during a speech she gave on Friday at a conference for LGBT youth in Las Vegas. She was lauded with a standing ovation from the crowd during her speech, and Hollywood …

Ellen Page Announces She’s Gay

Ellen Page, famous for her roles in Juno and Inception, recently came out as a lesbian in a speech at “Time to THRIVE,” a national conference in Las Vegas that encourages the “safety, inclusion and well-being of LGBTQ youth.” Page, …

Ellen Page Comes Out During an Emotional Speech

Since Ellen Page’s cult-hit Juno, rumors surfaced about her sexuality. They varied from labeling her a lesbian, to questions of bisexuality, to finally settling on unexpected, crazy romance rumors. On February 14th, Page finally ended the speculations and confirmed that …

Facebook Adds a Ton of New Gender Options in Support of LGBT Community Facebook Adds a Ton of New Gender Options in Support of LGBT Community

Facebook continues to give tons of support to the LGBT community, and today they are taking another step in that direction by offering users a host of new options when they select their gender. “When you come to Facebook to …

Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault
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Here’s your daily reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler has been suspended indefinitely for making several anti-gay statements on Twitter. Like clockwork, this is bringing out the armchair constitutional lawyers who …

Olympic Charter Referenced With Google Doodle Supporting Gay Rights Olympic Charter Referenced With Google Doodle Supporting Gay Rights

Google has a doodle up on its homepage throughout the world today celebrating the Olympic Games, but also making a statement in favor of gay rights. Not only does the doodle resemble a rainbow flag, Google has actually quoted the …

Cecil Chao Doubles Offer to Any Man Who Weds Lesbian Daughter
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A Hong Kong real estate billionaire has doubled the reward amount to any man who is willing to win over his lesbian daughter’s heart. In 2012, Cecil Chao initially set the amount for $65 million after receiving news that his …

Phil Robertson Speaks Out Following Suspension
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It has been just under a week now since the GQ article featuring Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty started making waves. As most of us know, Robertson expressed his view on homosexuality, which prompted A&E to suspend him from the …

Duck Dynasty Family Releases Statement on Suspension
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In the hours following A&E’s announcement to suspend Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson for expressing his views on homosexuality, we’ve heard opinions from the average Joe to governors. The Robertson family chimed in on the suspension on the Duck Commander website …

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Talks Homosexuality
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Phil Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty is under fire following comments he made regarding homosexuality during an interview with GQ. Among other things, the Robertson family patriarch told GQ that he that he doesn’t understand homosexuality at all and that …

Tip Receipt Hoax: Family Denies Leaving a Nasty Comment in the Tip Box for Gay Server
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Remember the waitress in New Jersey that claimed she wasn’t given a tip because she is gay? It turns out that is a hoax. A couple that wishes to remain anonymous contacted NBC 4 New York and said the whole …

Alec Baldwin Catches Heat for Anti-Gay Slur
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In other not-so-surprising news, Alec Baldwin said something offensive. Again. And a day after his most recent temper tantrum, MSNBC suspended Baldwin’s late night show for at least two weeks. Baldwin referred to a photographer as a “c***sucking fag**t” on …

Tim Cook Writes WSJ Piece In Favor Of ENDA Tim Cook Writes WSJ Piece In Favor Of ENDA

The Wall Street Journal published an editorial written by Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday, titled, “Workplace Equality Is Good for Business.” Cook discusses why he thinks Congress should support the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. It’s not a long piece. He …

Strangers Help Bisexual GA Teen After His Parents Kicked Him Out
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After a Georgia man learned of parents disowning a teen in his area because they found out he is bisexual, the man started a campaign on GoFundMe.org to raise money for the teen. Since the campaign’s October 22 start date, …

Netflix Releases Latest Documentary Acquisition, The Award-Winning ‘BrideGroom’ Netflix Releases Latest Documentary Acquisition, The Award-Winning ‘BrideGroom’
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Earlier this month, Netflix announced that it had acquired BrideGroom, an award-winning documentary about two gay men – Tom and Shane – whose relationship was cut short when one of them died in a tragic accident. The film is now …

Kurt Cobain Talks Gay Thoughts, Homophobic Mother And Oppression Of Women In Lost Interview
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PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank is highlighting a “lost interview” with legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. He was interviewed by Jon Savage for Identity in New York City on July 22, 1993. In the highlights below, Cobain talks about …

New Jersey Same-Sex Marriage: Gov. Christie Drops Appeal

New Jersey is the fourteenth state where same-sex couples can get married, now that Governor Chris Christie dropped his appeal today. The New Jersey Supreme Court agreed to allow same-sex marriages on Friday in a unanimous decision, which Christie originally …

Josh Hutcherson Talks “Hunger Games” Threesome Fantasy and Sexuality

Heads up, Hunger Games fans–Josh Hutcherson, who plays Peeta Mellark and love interest of Katniss Everdeen, has a solution for the love triangle between his character, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth): a threesome. Hutcherson talked about The …

Ole Miss Gay Slurs: Football Players Being Investigated
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Many people are calling for some Ole Miss football players to be suspended following the news that players made gay slurs during a school play on Tuesday. University of Mississippi officials apologized on Thursday for the “borderline hate speech” and …

Dad Disowns Daughter After She Rejects Gay Kid: Read the Letter
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While it’s not uncommon to hear of a parent disowning their kid for coming out as gay, it is unusual to hear of a grandparent disowning their adult child for rejecting a gay grandchild. This is exactly what happened, though, …

Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Documentary ‘BrideGroom’ Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Documentary ‘BrideGroom’

Netflix said earlier this year that it would be bringing more documentaries and stand-up comedy specials to its service, and continues to make good on that promise. Netflix announced today that it is has acquired BrideGroom, an award-winning documentary about …