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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 …

Selena Gomez Won’t Perform Due To “Anti-Gay’ Visa Selena Gomez Won’t Perform Due To “Anti-Gay’ Visa

Selena Gomez had to cancel a string of European concerts due to conflicts with obtaining a Russian visa. The 21-year-old singer will not be performing at any of the Russian venues previously considered nor will she sing in Belarus and …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Attends Islan Nettles Vigil, Raises Awareness ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Attends Islan Nettles Vigil, Raises Awareness

Earlier this month, Islan Nettles, a transgender woman, was attacked and killed in Harlem. The NYPD has reportedly said that Nettles was with her friends when one or more people attacked her while using anti-gay and anti-transgender slurs. She was …

Reddit’s Gaymer Community Wins Trademark Fight Reddit’s Gaymer Community Wins Trademark Fight

After a months-long legal fight involving a site owner, one reddit community, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the term “gaymer” is no longer trademarked. The reddit community r/gaymers has won their fight against a “gaymer” trademark, held by gaymer.org operator …

Transgender Newsman Switches Genders, Again Transgender Newsman Switches Genders, Again
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A transgender newsman last week determined that he is not, in fact, female. Don Ennis, a national assignment editor for ABC News announced to his friends and family this week that he is once again male, according to an email …

Gay Marriage to Be Recognized in Official OED Definition Gay Marriage to Be Recognized in Official OED Definition
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In light of Britain’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage, the publishers of the largest dictionary of the English language say that they will amend the definition of marriage to include that of the same-sex variety. “We continually monitor the words …

Pat Robertson Wants a ‘Vomit’ Button for Gay Facebook Pics Pat Robertson Wants a ‘Vomit’ Button for Gay Facebook Pics
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Listen up, Mark Zuckerberg. Pat Robertson has an idea about implementing a different sort of “dislike button.” If Robertson had his way, he’d put a “vomit” button right next to the “like” button – just so he could show gay …

Mark Zuckerberg & 700 Facebookers Marched in San Francisco’s Pride Parade Mark Zuckerberg & 700 Facebookers Marched in San Francisco’s Pride Parade

Facebook employees marching in San Francisco’s annual gay pride parade is nothing new – but CEO Mark Zuckerberg participating is something new. At Sunday’s Pride Parade, Zuck led a giant crew of Facebook employees, more than 700, through the streets …

YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video
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Not only is June LGBT pride month, but yesterday the Supreme Court made a huge decision that bolsters gay rights and marriage equality by striking down the controversial Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. In honor of all that, YouTube …

Feeling Pride Following DOMA Ruling? Facebook Lets You Show It with a Rainbow Feeling Pride Following DOMA Ruling? Facebook Lets You Show It with a Rainbow

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court made an historic ruling, striking down the nearly two-decade old Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. The act, which defined marriage as strictly between a man and a woman in the eyes of the …

DOMA Talk on Facebook Hit 4 Million Mentions, Zuck Issues Personal Statement DOMA Talk on Facebook Hit 4 Million Mentions, Zuck Issues Personal Statement
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According to Facebook, chatter on the social network concerning the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn parts of the Defense of Marriage Act reached a fever pitch by early afternoon on Wednesday. And from the hours of 9 am EST to …

Grey Poupon’s Gay Pride Support Prompts Predictable Facebook Flame War Grey Poupon’s Gay Pride Support Prompts Predictable Facebook Flame War

Pardon me, would you have any completely predictable anti-gay flame wars? But of course… Grey Poupon is the latest brand to find Facebook controversy with a pro-gay post. On Monday, the company posted a photo with the caption “June is …

70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend 70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend

If you’re an American Facebook user, there’s much more than a good chance that you have a gay friend on the service. In fact, 70% of you have a Facebook friend that identifies as either gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Facebook’s …