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Archived Since:August 11, 2008

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UK Supermarket Apologizes After Security Guard Tells Lesbian Couple To Stop Their 'Disgusting' Kissing

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And it happened on National Coming Out Day. Twenty-two year old Annabelle Paige had just given her girlfriend a "light kiss" at a Sainsbury's supermarket in Brighton, England when the security approached the couple and asked them to stop kissing....

Marriage Equality Arrives in Alaska: PHOTOS

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As expected, Alaska began accepting applications for same-sex marriage licenses earlier this morning, following yesterday's federal court ruling overturning the state's ban on gay marriage. Gay marriage is now legal in 30 states, according to Freedom to Marry. More photos...

Dancing Boy Steals The Diva Spotlight From Anchor In Las Vegas News Spot: VIDEO

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At a recent mall opening in Las Vegas, all eyes were most definitely not on news anchor Patranya Bhoolsuwan. One boy (above left, in black), staring down the camera with a confident gaze, stole the spotlight and achieved diva status...

John Oliver Wants to Know How Columbus Day Is Still a Thing - VIDEO

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Whether you're off work today or not, John Oliver would like to remind you that Columbus Day, like spring break weekend, is really just a celebration of obnoxious white people visiting Caribbean islands and acting like they own the place....

Prominent Washington-Area Rabbi Comes Out In E-mail to Congregation, 'I Am a Gay Man'

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Gil Steinlauf, the prominent rabbi at of one of Washington, D.C.’s most distinguished synagogues, has come out as gay in an e-mail widely circulated throughout his congregation and republished in the Washington Post. Steinlauf came to the Adas Israel Congregation...

Georgia Transgender Teen Elected to School's Homecoming Court

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In what is believed to be a first for the state, a transgender high school student in Georgia has been elected to homecoming court, The Marietta Daily Journal reports: Sage Lovell, 16, was one of about 50 other girls in...

Neil Patrick Harris Discusses Adventurous Autobiography, Offers Tips on Coming Out: VIDEO

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Following his hit run on Broadway as Hedwig, Neil Patrick Harris is publishing a new "choose your own adventure" memoir and is making the rounds to the late and early shows to do publicity for it. Harris spoke with Matt...

Scientists Name New Snail Species in Honor of Marriage Equality and Gay Rights

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Scientists in Taiwan have named a new species of land snail in honor of the fight for same-sex marriage rights, according to a report in the journal Zookeys. The snail species, thought to be part of a species discovered...

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Becomes First Major South Korean Politician to Endorse Gay Marriage

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In an interview with The San Francisco Examiner on Sunday, Seoul mayor Park Won-soon became the first mainstream South Korean politician to endorse gay marriage. The paper reports: "I personally agree with the rights of homosexuals," Park said. "But the...

Man Arrested for Attempted Rape of Woman Inside NYC Gay Bar: VIDEO

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A man has been arrested and charged with assault and attempted rape for an attack on a woman inside the Flaming Saddles gay bar in Hell's Kitchen on Friday, NYC, ABC7 reports: 34-year old Ricardo Lamberti of Manhattan is charged...

John Oliver Pokes Fun At Our Seasonal Obsession with Pumpkin Spice: VIDEO

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Because nothing rings in the new fall season like America's bizarre obsession with all things pumpkin. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Scotland's First Gay Marriages to Take Place New Year's Eve

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Scotland is set to stage its first same-sex weddings at the end of the year, following the Scottish Parliament's overwhelming vote of approval back in February. BBC reports: The Scottish government said the move was the right thing to do,...

Catholic Bishops Signal Dramatic Shift in Tone, Acknowledge 'Positive' Aspects of Gay Relationships

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A new document summarizing the ongoing 'family synod' meeting of Catholic leadership reveals church officials are signaling a dramatic shift in tone regarding not only homosexuality, but divorce and contraception, The Tablet reports: A document released at the halfway point...

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell Vows to Continue Defending State's Unconstitutional Gay Marriage Ban

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Responding to yesterday's federal court ruling overturning the state's gay marriage ban, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell released a statement vowing to appeal the decision. Said Parnell: "As Alaska’s governor, I have a duty to defend and uphold the law and...

Gay Marriage News Watch: The Growing Marriage Map and Next Steps Towards Nationwide Equality: VIDEO

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With last week's SCOTUS gay marriage decision creating a domino effect on unconstitutional state-level same-sex marriage bans, it can be rather difficult to figure out exactly what the marriage equality landscape looks like at the current moment in time. To...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Alaska's Ban on Gay Marriage

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A federal judge has ruled that Alaska's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, Alaska Dispatch News reports: Judge Timothy Burgess wrote in a summary judgment that Alaska's "refusal to recognize same-sex marriages lawfully entered in other states is unconstitutional as a...

Mike Huckabee Is 'Utterly Disgusted' With Republicans, Calls on GOP to 'Grow a Spine' And Oppose Gay Marriage: VIDEO

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He's not letting the GOP's tepid response to the SCOTUS gay marriage decision go just yet. Said Huckabee on his Fox News program Saturday: "I'm utterly disgusted with fellow Republicans who want to walk away from the issue of judicial...

Sam Smith Does a Karaoke Cover of Beyonce's Greatest Hits - VIDEO

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It might not be studio level quality, but Sam Smith proved he can still party with the rest of us in a post-concert appearance at a Nashville karaoke bar last week - getting the crowd moving and grooving to the...

Newly Released Documents Reveal Bill Clinton and Colin Powell's 1993 Talk on Gays in the Military

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A series of previously-secret files detailing the inner workings of the Clinton Administration were released Friday - including an account of a pivotal January 1993 meeting between Al Gore, Bill Clinton, then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell...

Laura Ingraham Is Concerned Gay Marriage Opponents Will Now Face Discrimination: AUDIO

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On Laura Ingraham's radio program Friday, the conservative commentator came to the defense of Mike Huckabee, who last week blasted the GOP's largely non-existent response to the SCOTUS marriage decision. Ingraham also shared her (and her viewers') worry that the...

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