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Filed Under:LGBT / Gay
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Archived Since:August 11, 2008

Blog Post Archive

A Look Back At Some of This Year's Big Wins for LGBT Legal Rights: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

New England-based Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders has a new video out highlighting some of the major legal victories the organization has had in the past year. From securing transgender student and health care rights to fighting against religious-based...

Brian Brown Robocalls Against Gay GOP Candidate Carl DeMaio, Asks Voters to Consider Pro-LGBT Democrat: AUDIO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Well this is new... So great are Brian Brown's fears about LGBT infiltration in the Republican ranks, he is now robocalling California's 52nd congressional district to warn that embattled, openly gay GOP candidate Carl DeMaio could "damage" the Republican Party...

Dolly Parton Praises Gay Fans, Calls Out Christians for 'Judging' the LGBT Community: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

For a recent interview and photo shoot with Billboard, Dolly Parton dished about her gay following and why she thinks she's become such an idol in the community's eyes. Said Parton: They know that I completely love and accept them,....

Methodist Church High Court Upholds Defrocked Pro-gay Pastor Frank Schaefer's Reinstatement

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church has upheld an appeals panel ruling reinstating pastor Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked last year for officiating at his son's wedding to another man back in 2007. Said Schaefer, via GLAAD: Today,...

Can Science Erase Your Bad Memories? - VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Bad break-ups, traumatic events, that one time you forgot to clear your incognito browser window before opening your laptop in public the next day. We all likely have events in our past we'd much rather forget, but can science reall...

A Day in the Life of the Only Transgender Staffer on Capitol Hill: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

22-year-old Ben Panico is living his dream working with Rep. Jared Polis and the LGBT Equality Caucus in Washington D.C. But as Fusion points out, Panico also happens to be the only openly trans staffer currently working on Capitol Hill...

Ted Olson Says We've Reached the 'Point of No Return' on the Gay Marriage Legal Fight: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In an interview with USA TODAY's Capital Download, AFER lawyer Ted Olson indicated that with the Supreme Court's refusal to hear the gay marriage cases before it earlier this month, the nation has reached a "point of no return" in.....

John Oliver Takes Aim at the Sugar Industry and America's Incessant Sweet Tooth: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Our love of all things sweet isn't sitting well with John Oliver. "Sugar activates our brains like cocaine and I've got to say Scarface would have been a very different movie if it ended with Al Pacino sitting in a...

Westboro Baptist Church Files Brief to Intervene in Challenge to Kansas Gay Marriage Ban

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church has filed a brief seeking to intervene in the challenge to the state's gay marriage ban, the Washington Blade reports: In a 22-page legal brief filed Sunday loaded with references to biblical Scripture and condemnation of...

Towletech v.129: Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Space Dive, Virtual Reality Horror, Gamergate

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY KYLER GEOFFROY A weekly round-up of the best tech, science, and geek-related news from around the web Stephen Hawking joins Facebook, accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Google has introduced a new email service called Inbox that hopes to...

The Disgustings, Jordan Firstman's Comedic Short Film About 'Those' Gays - WATCH

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Two years ago Jordan Firstman moved to Los Angeles and promptly discovered that in addition to being home to over 300 museums, the Walk of Fame, and some of the most gorgeous weather in the country--L.A. was flush with an...

Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Set to Celine Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On' Is Internet Perfection - WATCH

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

By now you're more than likely one of the 40+ million people who has watched the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer that debuted earlier this week. But now you have a reason to watch it again after one fan discovered...

Macedonian LGBT Activists Ambushed in Coordinated Attack

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Members of the LGBT Association of Macedonia were ambushed by 30 masked attackers while celebrating their organizations second anniversary last week. According to police reports, the attackers threw rocks, bottles, and other debris at the queer activists in the Damar...

Jimmy Carter Thinks States Should Be Able to Decide Gay Marriage 'Individually' - VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a wide-ranging interview with Dallas station WFAA, former president Jimmy Carter indicated that while gay people "should have equal rights to marry" he thinks states should still be allowed to ban same-sex marriage. Said Carter: "I'm kind of inclined...

Idaho State Senator Steve Vick Proposes Banning All Marriage Licenses Now That Gays Can Marry - LISTEN

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Following the 9th Circuit’s decision striking down Idaho’s constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage, Idaho state Senator Steve Vick (R) is proposing a solution to what he sees is a gross governmental overreach, Right Wing Watch reports. “If we’re not...

Jim Carrey and Kate McKinnon Have a 'Chandelier' Dance Off Through the SNL Studio: VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Maddie Ziegler, the 11-year-old star of Sia's "Chandelier" music video, has some stiff competition now. Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

Bill Clinton Praises LGBT Progress, Highlights the Movement's Next Steps at HRC Dinner: VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

At the HRC's National Dinner last night, former president Bill Clinton gave a impassioned speech about the importance of the many victories the LGBT community has won since he last addressed the HRC back in 1997. Clinton also pointed out...

Sean Hayes Dishes With Ellen About Overseas Adventures With His Other Half, Kissing Will Arnett: VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The very funny Sean Hayes sat down with Ellen on Friday to dish about his spur-of-the-moment travel excursion to Istanbul with partner Scott Icenogle and Will Arnett - complete with original song numbers and a Sarah Palin impersonation. Sean also...

A Looks at Serbia's Gay Community and the Violent, Anti-LGBT Forces Working Against Them: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Serbia's embattled gay community, which last month held its first pride parade in four years (government officials had cancelled subsequent parades citing security risks), is the subject of a new Vice News report featuring both parade-goers and the country's right-wing,...

Benedict Cumberbatch Attempts Beyonce's 'Crazy in Love' Walk - VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On The Graham Norton Show the other day, Benedict Cumberbatch followed comedian Miranda Hart's lead and attempted "the ultimate walk" - the one featured in Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" video. See the sashay, AFTER THE JUMP...

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