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Cassidy Hits Back At Jimmy Kimmel: He Just Doesn’t Understand Our Plan To Destroy Obamacare [VIDEO]

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Via Mediaite: Sen. Bill Cassidy has responded to late night host Jimmy Kimmel’s searing indictment of his proposed health care bill in an appearance on CNN’s New Day. CNN’s Chris Cuomo asked Cassidy about Kimmel’s comments on Wednesday morning, to which the senator replied: “I’m sorry he does not understand. Show More Summary

Some Good News from Key West: Island House is ‘Safe and Sound’

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Key West’s Island House resort has been a longtime supporter of the work we do here at Towleroad, so we were very concerned about how they would emerge after Hurricane Irma left a path of destruction through the Florida Keys. RELATED: 10 Reason… Read The post Some Good News from Key West: Island House is ‘Safe and Sound’ appeared first on Towleroad.

A Sinner in Mecca: This Gay Muslim Risked His Life to Reveal a Side of Islam Most Have Never Seen

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Our TowleREAD audio series is back this week with Parvez Sharma’s A Sinner in Mecca: A Gay Muslim’s Hajj of Defiance, a new book that chronicles Sharma’s pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, a trip that as a gay Muslim, Sharma risked his lif… Read The post A Sinner in Mecca: This Gay Muslim Risked His Life to Reveal a Side of Islam Most Have Never Seen appeared first on Towleroad.

BRAZIL: Court Overturns Ex-Gay Torture Ban, Rules For Christian Activist Who Calls Homosexuality A “Disease”

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The Guardian reports: A Brazilian judge has approved gay “conversion therapy” in a ruling which prompted widespread outrage and raised fears of a conservative backlash. Waldemar de Carvalho, a federal judge in the capital of Brasília,...Show More Summary

Colbert Gives Hillary Unused Victory Jokes [VIDEO]

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The Hill reports: Comedian Stephen Colbert presented former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with a packet of unused jokes from election night on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” “One of the things I regret the least...Show More Summary

Trump Attacks Rand Paul On Obamacare Repeal

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Politico reports: Libertarian-leaning Sen. Rand Paul is “such a negative force” on Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Wednesday morning amid a final GOP push to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system. Show More Summary

France Picks AIDS Drama ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ for ‘Best Foreign-Language Film’ Oscar Bid

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France has selected Robin Campillo’s “120 Beats Per Minute”, this year’s Grand Prix winner at the Cannes Film Festival, as its submission in the best foreign-language film category of the Oscars. A tribute to direct-action group ACTShow More Summary

Stephen Colbert Showed Hillary Clinton 5 Nude Man Butts Painted with Her Campaign Slogan: WATCH

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  Stephen Colbert’s interview with Hillary Clinton on last night’s Late Show was a bit more relaxed that many of her recent publicity stops to promote her new book, What Happened, and included Chardonnay and some man buns. Here… Read The post Stephen Colbert Showed Hillary Clinton 5 Nude Man Butts Painted with Her Campaign Slogan: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Hurricane Maria Blasts Into Puerto Rico [VIDEO]

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The Associated Press reports: One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Show More Summary

ARIZONA: State Supreme Court Unanimously Affirms Equal Rights For Same-Sex Parents Under Obergefell

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Via press release: The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) won the Arizona Supreme Court case, McLaughlin v. McLaughlin, which ruled that a woman was the legal parent of the child she and her same-sex spouse conceived through assisted reproduction during their marriage. Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel Blasts Sen. Bill Cassidy Over Republican Healthcare Bill: He Just Lied Right To My Face [VIDEO]

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Variety reports: Jimmy Kimmel railed against a new Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, this time calling one senator a liar for claiming that he supported a health care bill that guaranteed coverage for all families. The...Show More Summary

What It’s Like To Be Gay, Black And HIV-Positive In Birmingham

I knew almost immediately that I didn’t want to keep my diagnosis a secret.

Mueller’s Probe of Paul Manafort’s Potential Crimes Goes Back More Than 11 Years

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort’s possible crimes goes back until at least 2006, CNN reports: The FBI’s warrant for a July search of Manafort’s Alexandria, Virginia… Read The post Mueller’s Probe of Paul Manafort’s Potential Crimes Goes Back More Than 11 Years appeared first on Towleroad.

Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico as Category 4 and Here’s Where It’s Going Next

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Hurricane Maria has made landfall in Puerto Rico ner the town of Yabucoa as a massive Category 4 hurricane with 155 mph winds. USA Today reports: The strongest storm to ever hit Puerto Rico was San Felipe in 1928 with 160 winds mph.Show More Summary

Death Toll Rises to 216 in 7.1 Magnitude Mexico City Earthquake

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Mexico City, Mexico – Fabiola Luna Rios was in her house in the southern part of Mexico City when Tuesday’s earthquake struck. “This was a horrible experience,” the 47-year-old told Al Jazeera as she sat with her husband, Jesu… Read The post Death Toll Rises to 216 in 7.1 Magnitude Mexico City Earthquake appeared first on Towleroad.

Jimmy Kimmel Destroys Sen. Bill Cassidy in Health Care Bill Indictment: ‘He Lied Right to My Face’ – WATCH

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Jimmy Kimmel did a huge public service last night in his opening monologue, calling out the deception and hypocrisy of Republicans who are now trying to pass another bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, namely Senator Bill Cassidy who Kimmel points… Read The post Jimmy Kimmel Destroys Sen. Show More Summary

Turkish President: Trump Called To Apologize After My Bodyguards Were Indicted For Beating DC Protesters

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The Washington Examiner reports: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said President Trump called him to apologize after members of his security detail were indicted for attacking protesters during his visit to Washington, D.C., in May. Show More Summary

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