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URL :http://www.towleroad.com
Filed Under:LGBT / Gay
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Archived Since:August 11, 2008

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Polish Officials Ban Winnie the Pooh from Local Playground Over Character's 'Dubious Sexuality'

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Officials in the small Polish town of Tuszyn have nixed a plan to have Winnie-the-Pooh used at a local playground over concerns that the bear is an "inappropriate hermaphrodite" with "dubious sexuality." Croatian Times reports: Councillor Ryszard Cichy, 46, said:...

Beyonce Takes Over a High Rise Hotel in '7/11' Music Video: WATCH

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Queen Bey goes for the low budget "homemade video" route for her latest single "7/11" off the upcoming Platinum Edition of her self-titled album. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Bill Maher Takes a Crack at Kirk Cameron's 'Saving Christmas' with a Three Point Holiday Plan of His Own: VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas (which is still bombing over at Rotten Tomatoes) was the subject of Bill Maher's final New Rule on the season finale of Real Time. In the segment, Bill lays out his own plan to "save Christmas"...

'Bitch Perfect' Is Todrick Hall's 'Aca-amazing' Gay Parody of 'Pitch Perfect' - VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Todrick Hall (of Cinderoncé, The Wizard of Aahs, and Mean Boyz fame) is back with a gay parody of Pitch Perfect - with Hall's version featuring acapella team "The Bottom Notes" and a guest appearance by Chelsea Lately's Fortune Feimster....

Texas Official Says Equal Retirement Benefits For Gays Will Lead To 'Decline Of The Empire': AUDIO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A Galveston County, Texas, commissioner says offering retirement benefits to the same-sex spouses of employees could lead to "the decline of the empire." Republican County Commissioner Gary Clark (above) made the comments during a meeting of the Houston-Galveston Area Council...

The Ladies of The Talk Debate Whether Country Music Will Ever Embrace an Openly Gay Star: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

With country music star Ty Herndon making headlines yesterday after coming out as gay, the ladies of The Talk devoted a segment of Friday's show to the news and whether they think the country music industry will ever warm to...

Austin Police Department Welcomes First Openly Transgender Officer: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Austin Police Department's Senior Officer Greg Abbink introduced himself as the first openly transgender man on the Austin police force during his Transgender Day of Remembrance speech outside of Austin's city hall on Thursday reports KXAN News. Officer Abbink, who...

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1644

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

PORTLANDIA: Season 5 is almost here. ANDY COHEN: Spanks himself while on The Talk JOE BIDEN: A supercut of his funniest moments. OOPS: Drug deal goes down during live newscast. For more recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE.

News: Gwyneth Paltrow, Beard Nets, Zoolander 2, Harry Styles

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

House Republicans have filed a lawsuit against President Obama over the Affordable Care Act. Gwyneth Paltrow throws shade at Martha Stewart with "Jailbird Cake" recipe. Check out this Vogue feature on the wedding of designer Joseph Altuzarra and New York...

Jimmy Kimmel Takes #CutestSelfieEver With One Direction: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The boys of One Direction stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live the other night to help Kimmel take the "Cutest Selfie Ever." Kimmel enlisted the help of the teenage heartthrobs, but the host felt the boys alone weren't cute enough; cue...

Evan Rachel Wood and Darren Criss Star in Gender-Swapped Parody of 'Big' - VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Turns out Tom Hanks' 1989 classic Big conveniently left out some of the moral and legal quandaries of pursuing a relationship with a magical child. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... Big with Evan Rachel Wood from Funny Or Die

'Homophobic Attack' in Manchester's Gay Village Leaves Rugby Player With Broken Jaw

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Manchester police are searching for a man (pictured above) in connection with a homophobic attack on Canal Street over the weekend that left a gay ruby player with a broken jaw. Tom, 24, whose last name is being withheld, was...

Gay Saint Nick Jim Stevenson Melts Hearts In 'I Am Santa Claus' Documentary: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

I Am Santa Claus, the new documentary starring the WWE's Mick Foley, chronicles the day-to-day lives of four professional Santa Clauses with the aim of solving a Christmas riddle: "Whose lap is your child sitting on?" In the case of...

PrEP Is Not The Problem, Perfection Is

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Interplay is a special biweekly series exploring the intersections of sex, pop culture, and current events. BY CHARLES PULLIAM-MOORE Over the past few months Towleroad has extensively covered the development and deployment of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and its use...

How to Talk to Your Kids About Gay Country Musicians: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

With country singers Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both coming out as gay yesterday, your country music loving children might have some questions that need answering. Find out how to address this delicate issue, AFTER THE JUMP... And if you...

South Carolina Town Where Lesbian Police Chief Was Fired, Rehired Adds LGBT Job Protections: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

It's not often we get to say this, but it's a great week to be gay in the Palmetto State. Not only is South Carolina's LGBT community celebrating the arrival of marriage equality, but WBTW Channel 13 reports that the...

Kirk Cameron Shows You How to Shove Jesus Down A Gay Person's Throat: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A skillfully edited highlight reel of hate, from Cameron's appearance on some wacky Christian channel called The Way of the Master Television. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... In related news Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas opened in theaters last week and is...

'Applications', The Tale of a Guy, a Phone, and a Dating App: FINALE

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Here's the finale of our weekly comic Applications, by Josh Trujillo and Dave Valeza. We hope you liked this series. If you did, please let us know! Click panes to enlarge. To start from the beginning of the series, click...

Gambian Leader Signs Law Imposing Life Imprisonment for Homosexual Acts Amid New Crackdown

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Gambia's leader Yahya Jammed signed a bill into law that would imprison citizens for homosexual acts, the AP has revealed: It criminalizes "aggravated homosexuality," which targets "serial offenders" and people living with HIV or AIDS. Suspects can also be charged...

Chris Pratt, Lena Dunham, Lisa Kudrow and Other Celebs Read Mean Tweets About Themselves: VIDEO

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Jimmy Kimmel presented the eighth in his series of videos of celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves featuring Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Dunham, Gerard Butler, Ty Burrell, Bob Newhart, Britney Spears, Geena Davis, Chris Pratt, Chloe Grace Moretz, Scott Foley, Michael...

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