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Archived Since:August 11, 2008

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Anti-Gay Pastors Launch Effort To Repeal LGBT Non-discrimination Ordinance In Plano, Texas

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Last week we reported a Houston-based anti-LGBT group planned a petition drive to repeal a non-discrimination ordinance passed by the Plano City Council earlier this month. Now, opponents of the ordinance have launched a website, PlanoEqualRights.com, dedicated to gathering signatures...

Last Night's 'Home for the Holidays' CBS Special Featured a Gay Family for the First Time: VIDEO

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Last night's Home for the Holidays was notable not only because it helped shine a light on some of the more than 400,000 children in our nation's foster care system, but also because it was the first time the long-running...

Gay Iconography: Pee-Wee's Big Holiday Adventure

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

If there’s a case to be made for nurture versus nature, I’d have to cop to Pee-Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special playing at least a small role in my personal little gay development. The primetime special, initially aired December 1988, is...

The Gals of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Dish on What it Means to Be a Drag Queen in New Documentary - VIDEO

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

This is Drag is an upcoming behind-the-scenes documentary on the lives of drag queens. Written, produced, and directed by Mark Kenneth Woods, the film looks at "performance, glamor, fame, family, love and sacrifice as some of the world’s most renowned...

A Look Back At the Craziest Michelle Bachmann Moments in Congress - VIDEO

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

With the 113th U.S. Congress adjourned, Michele Bachmann is finally stepping down from her role as conductor of the congressional crazy train. She's leaving behind some big heels to fill, but Marcus will probably be more than happy to go...

Orlando Bloom On His 'Jingle-Jangle', Filming In the Nude, and His 'Tantric Sex' Hobbit Spinoff - VIDEO

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Appearing on Conan this week, Orlando Bloom dished on his nude scene from last year's Zulu (and how comfortable he felt showing everyone his "jingle-jangle" as he calls it) as well as his desire to do a Middle Earth spin-off...

Madonna Preempts 'Rebel Heart' Leak by Releasing Album's First Six Tracks Online: LISTEN

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

To stave off the flurry of leaks on her upcoming Rebel Heart album, Madonna has released the album's first six tracks on iTunes and other digital retailers this week. And if these six are any indication for how the rest...

Robbie Rogers Blasts FIFA for 'Insane' Decision to Host World Cup in Anti-gay Countries Like Russia, Qatar

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Speaking with Sky Sports on Thursday, LA Galaxy star Robbie Rogers came out strongly against FIFA's decision to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar respectively - two countries with very poor records on LGBT rights...

Jewish Acappella Boys Celebrates Hanukkah With Cute 'Shake It Off' Parody: VIDEO

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Six13, an Orthodox Jewish acappella group, is lighting menorahs and the internet on fire with its Taylor Swift-style tribute to Hanukkah to the tune of "Shake It Off" Watch the video to see the boys get down and deliver a...

Army Vet Gets 10 Years Of Probation For Brutal Attack On Two Gay Men In Downtown Austin: VIDEO

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An Army veteran will serve 10 years of probation for brutally assaulting two gay men on Pride weekend in downtown Austin in 2012. Lambert Borgardt (right), who pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated assault, must also complete 200 hours of community...

Conchita Wurst Returns As Presenter And Host For 2015 Eurovision Contest

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The glamorous Conchita Wurst, Austrian winner of 2014's Eurovision Song Contest, is returning to the song contest in a different capacity reports Pink News. Wurst is returning for the May 2015 contest as a presenter, and will also host the...

Supreme Court Denies Stay Request in Florida Gay Marriage Case, Marriage Equality Set to Begin January 5

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a one page order released Friday afternoon, the Supreme Court of the United States denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request for an emergency stay on Judge Robert Hinkle's August ruling overturning the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The...

Montana Teen Arrives Home To Find Anti-gay Slur Spray Painted On His Door

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A bisexual Montana teen found a gay slur spray painted on his trailer door after spending the night at a friend's house reports Billings Gazette. 18-year-old Cain Stacy arrived home in the early hours of the morning to find the...

The Top 10 Awkward Family Photos of the Holiday Season: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Your awful family photos ain't got nothing on these infamous holiday gems. Watch the countdown, AFTER THE JUMP...

Ugandan Parliament Adjourns for the Year Without Passing Anti-Homosexuality Bill

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ugandan parliamentary member Latif Ssebaggala’s attempt at pushing through a revised version of the country’s draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill has stalled after running into significant political hurdles, Buzzfeed reports. Earlier this year Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni first signed into law an...

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1675

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

ROSIE O'DONNELL: Talks The View, George W. Bush. NEW YEAR'S EVE: Are you ready for Kathy & Anderson? BRENDAN JORDAN: Isn't fazed by all the haters. TODD CRISLEY: The reality show patriarch goes after Phil Robertson. For more recent Guides...

News: The Interview, Michael Phelps, Firefighters, Carmel Apples

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

George Clooney is pissed that Sony pulled The Interview from theaters. "We know that to give in to these criminals now will open the door for any group that would threaten freedom of expression, privacy and personal liberty. We hope...

Lambda Legal: TX Governor-elect Greg Abbott Must Stop 'Horrific Violence and Sexual Abuse' Affecting LGBT Prisoners

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

When transgender inmate Passion Star appealed to Texas prison officials to protect her from a gang member who said he owned her, they responded by moving her even closer to the inmate. The next morning, the gang member attacked Star...

The 108 Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Figures Who Courageously Came Out This Year: LIST

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As we mentioned on our "80 Most Powerful Comings Out of 2014" post earlier this month, this was certainly the year of the athlete - with more than 1/3 of our list coming from the sports world. But even our...

Wyoming Republicans Lash Out At GOP Governor Matt Mead For Not Appealing Gay Marriage Ruling

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Back in October, Republican Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead declined to appeal a federal district judge's ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban. Mead recognized that since the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers Wyoming, had struck down...

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