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Archived Since:August 11, 2008

Blog Post Archive

MSNBC Highlights the Queer Origins Of #BlackLivesMatter - VIDEO

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

#BlackLivesMatter has become the emblematic symbol of the current world-wide movement agitating for wider recognition of violence perpetrated against minorities here in the U.S. The hashtag began in response to the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager,...

Michael Sam to Compete on 'Dancing With the Stars': REPORT

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

NFL free agent Michael Sam has signed up to compete on Dancing with the Stars in March, according to TMZ: Michael -- the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL -- will be part of Season 20, which fires...

You Are Not Alone (Maybe): The Arguments for and Against Alien Life - VIDEO

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

This PBS explainer looks at the arguments for and against the notion that we are not alone in the universe

Sneak Peek: Charley is Pumped for His Date on 'Friends to Lovers' Finale — VIDEO

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Tonight is the two-hour season finale of Friends to Lovers, Bravo's show about sets of friends, straight and gay, who decide to take their relationships to the next level. Those of you who have been following the show are familiar.....

Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Loses 53 Members Over New $400 Due Requirement

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Equality has a price, and evidently that price needs to be less than $400 as the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus lost members when they asked for dues in that amount for the first time ever. Last year's membership was 114....

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1699

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

JIMMY KIMMEL: Trolls Neil Patrick Harris after the Oscars. LOVE ME LIKE YOU DO: A gay cover of Ellie Goulding's Fifty Shades of Grey hit. PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY: Calls transgender rights "nuts." LEGO OSCARS: A look at how they're made. Fo...

Alan Turing's Family Bringing Pardon Petition To English Prime Minister

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The surviving members of Alan Turing’s extended family plan to present a petition to the Prime Minister’s office asking for official pardons for thousands of other gay men and women who, like Turing, were penalized under old British indecency laws....

Log Cabin Republicans Will Now Be Allowed To Participate In CPAC Alongside All the Anti-Gay Nuts

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Amazing what can change over a weekend. Just last Friday we were telling you how the Log Cabin Republicans had been denied participation - yet again - in the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. According to Edge Boston today, however,...

News: Arkansas, Scott Walker, Spider-Man, Oscars, Presbyterians

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Spokesman for Asa Hutchinson says the Arkansas governor "will not change" his position on letting the bill banning local LGBT non-discrimination ordinances from becoming law. Did you miss Dakota Johnson and mom Melanie Griffith's awkward mini-fight on the red carpet...

Yes, Neil Patrick Harris Wore Padded Briefs At The Oscars: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

It's not for the reason you may be thinking, though. While padding is usually done for enhancement purposes, Harris' double-density briefs were actually to prevent a Janet Jackson-esque wardrobe malfunction. In a post-Oscars interview on Live! with Kelly & Michael,...

Egyptian Reporter Mona Iraqi And Her Channel Owner To Face Criminal Charges Over Gay Bathhouse Raid

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mona Iraqi, the Egyptian "reporter" whose sting on an Egyptian bathhouse late last year resulted in 26 arrests on charges of debauchery, all of which were dismissed, will be facing charges of defamation alongside channel owner Tarek Nour. Additional charges...

Gay Travel Dispatch of the Day: Breakaway Backpacking in Patagonia

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

(breakawaybackpacker - instagram) This new series features dispatches from LGBTQ travel writers, bloggers, and photographers who are on the road in far-flung places. If you know somebody who should be featured here, send us an email at travel@towleroad.com. "Breakaway Backpacker"...

Randy Berry Named State Department's Special Envoy for Global LGBT Rights

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As expected, the State Department has appointed a special diplomatic envoy to promote LGBT rights abroad. Randy Berry, who is openly gay and been the consul general at the U.S. Consulate in Amsterdam for the past two and a half...

Australian Gambling Service Pseudo-Apologizes For Taking Bets On Bruce Jenner's Post-Transition Name

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Sportsbet, one of the largest Australian online gambling websites, has come under fire for taking bets on whether or not Bruce Jenner is actually planning to come out as transgender. In an event billed as "Bruscilla, Queen of the Kardashians?"...

Scientists Hope an AIDS Vaccine Hides in Llamas

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

(sklmsta - wikimedia commons) BY SIMEON TEGEL / GlobalPost The cute Andean animal’s antibodies are nearly 100 percent effective in stopping the deadly virus from spreading, researchers say. LIMA, Peru — Fluffy, photogenic and super hardy at altitude, llamas have...

Jimmy Kimmel Gets Bystanders to Rave About Hilarious Fake 2015 Oscar Movie Moments: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a special Oscar night edition of Lie Witness News, Jimmy Kimmel asked bystanders on Hollywood Boulevard their thoughts on some memorable made-up moments from 2014's best films - including the controversial opening scene of Boyhood where Ethan Hawke throws...

LGBT Georgians Find Unlikely Ally In Former Defender Of State's Anti-Sodomy Law: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mike Bowers, the former Georgia Attorney General, has announced his opposition to “deeply troubling” pending religious liberty legislation despite a long history of opposing gay rights

Scott Hines, Out Former Mayor Of Rancho Mirage, California, Dies Following Battle With Depression: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Scott Hines, the gay former mayor of Rancho Mirage, California, died last Saturday night following a battle with depression

'The Imitation Game' Screenwriter Graham Moore: 'I'm Not Gay' - VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Imitation Game screenwriter Graham Moore, who last night won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, spoke backstage following his "Stay weird. Stay different" acceptance speech about why he chose to do a story about gay World War II...

Celebrate YouTube's 10th Birthday with This Supercut of 101 of the Most Viral Videos of the Decade: WATCH

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

With YouTube turning 10 this month, now is the perfect time to take a trip down memory lane and relive some of the best viral videos we all spent countless hours watching over the past decade. Watch the supercut, AFTER...

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