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Flags are flying at half-mast across Canada this morning in tribute to murdered soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. The scene of his murder remains under lockdown, but flowers are piling up at the closest accessible point. At last night's Penguins/Flyers match in Pittsburgh, fans sang O Canada before the start of the game. Trending on Twitter: #OttawaStrong.
On the eve of the international day of solidarity with LGBT Egyptians, be mindful of how our brothers and sisters abroad still need our support. read more
Last week in L.A., anyone with a personality and a lot of style gathered at the Vibiana Cathedral for Marco Marco’s runway show, where Marco Morante debuted his third collection. Drag queens, underwear models, go-go boys and other fabulous people stomp and strutted down the catwalk in vibrant looks as the likes of Adam Lambert […]
That's Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. You'll recall that the Benhams gave the same treatment to Alan Robertson, Rick Perry, and Bobby Jindal. Note that the coming Houston hate rally logo is on the screen behind them.
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“Human rape whistle” Antoine Dodson became somewhat of an underground gay celebrity with his “Hide your kids, hide your wife” platform, until May of last year when he revealed he was “no longer into homosexuality” and had become a Black Hebrew Israelite. It’s a natural progression. He’s also accepted paychecks and the hope of more fame by appearing on Tosh.0 […]
A new interview with a gay U.K. tourist imprisoned for 19 days, plus international pundits make it clear: A now-tarnished Moroccan tourism industry must decide if it wants the country to be a destination for LGBT visitors or not. read more
Chief of staff for Sen. Ted Cruz immediately deleted the above tweet after half of Twitter called him insane. Some the responses were posted tonight by the Boston Globe. (Tipped by JMG reader Sam)
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Via press release: Today Lambda Legal filed suit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) on behalf of Kathy Murphy, a Texas widow denied spousal benefits after the death of her wife, and the National Committee to Preserve Social...Show More Summary
Officials gave an early approval to what they're hoping will be south Florida's most popular tourist attraction. read more
Five suspects have been arrested in the brutal gang rape of a 15-year-old boy in Hopkinsville, Kentucky that left the victim with a punctured colon and injured bladder, LGBT Weekly reports. The attack happened at a house party on October 12 and was captured on video then shared via Snapchat. Authorities are not yet sure if the […]
Is TLC’s hit now a cabaret standard? The Divine Miss M delivers a stunning cover of the classic pop song. read more
Hear why some of the leading HIV activists, organizations, and beyond support PrEP as a tool to end HIV. read more
Mister Rogers biographer Michael G. Long really doesn’t like being asked if the beloved TV personality was gay, and by the looks of his recent article ‘Wasn’t he gay?’, he must get asked a lot. Long breaks down why people question Fred Rogers’ sexuality — he was the opposite of “machismo,” a “model of male softness and sensitivity.” […]
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, could help change the tide on new HIV infections worldwide. But that's only if the most at-risk populations can access the treatment. read more
Via the New York Times: A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case. The doctor, Craig Spencer, was rushed...Show More Summary
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On last night's episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show, Jessica Lange covered a track from Lana Del Rey's 2012 EP Paradise. I'll replace this audio-only version if a clip from the show appears on YouTube.