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Ricky Martin Sees Double, Harry Louis Shows Off His Big Head, Andy Cohen Gets A Bear Hug And More On Instagram

16 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

This week, country singer Ty Herndon came out publicly as gay, which inspired Billy Gilman to follow suit and then (in presumably unrelated news) Zac Efron told James Franco that he can masturbate 17 times a day and doesn’t need to use his hands. Whoa! Here’s what happened on Instagram: Ricky Martin is a big fan […]

Why the Best New Film About Lesbians Can't Quite be Called a Lesbian Film

There’s a message in Life Partners, a movie about young women’s relationships. But not hearing the message loud and clear may be the whole point. read more

Sean Hayes Is a Married Man

The Will & Grace star and his longtime boyfriend have announced that they tied the knot last week in a secret ceremony. read more

Deceased Transgender Woman Presented As A Man During Wake; Friends, Mentors Furious

18 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Friends of a transgender woman who died suddenly in October were shocked to see their friend presented as a man in an open casket during her funeral service reports The Miami Herald. Jennifer Gable, born Geoff Gable, died suddenly o...

Shelly Oria’s ‘New York 1, Tel Aviv 0’: Book Review

19 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY GARTH GREENWELL Disorientation afflicts nearly all of the characters in Shelly Oria’s nimble and disarmingly moving debut collection of stories. Many of them are (like Oria herself) Israeli immigrants in New York City, navigating multiple cultures and languages; others...

Thomas Roberts Counts Down the Top 5 LGBT Stories of the Week: VIDEO

20 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts counts down the 5 biggest LGBT stories of the week, including country music singers Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman coming out as gay and marriage equality arriving in Montana and South Carolina. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Gay Iconography: 'Constant' Praise For k.d. lang

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Before Melissa Etheridge, before Ellen, before Rosie, there was k.d. lang. The Canadian singer-songwriter with one of the most moving voices on the planet kicked open the closet door in 1992 when she appeared on the cover of The Advocate....

REPORT: Accused HRC Co-Founder Terry Bean Met Teenaged Boy On Grindr

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Portland police yesterday reported that accused HRC co-founder Terry Bean, 66, met the teenaged boy he is accused of molesting on Grindr. The boy was identified after police were given his phone number by Bean's former partner, Kiah Lawson, 25, who has also been charged with sexual abuse of a minor. Show More Summary

Lesbian Couple Worries Antigay Slur on Google Maps is a Hate Crime

The major search engine's mapping program had changed their street name to something much more homophobic. That has the couple and their kids worried. read more

Towleroad Heads to Texas for the Dallas 'Black Tie Dinner': PHOTOS

22 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

SPONSORED POST / BY PATRICK CATOE Last week, Towleroad paid a visit to Texas to check out the Black Tie Dinner in Dallas. Celebrating its 33rd year, Dallas' Black Tie Dinner is the longest running and largest LGBT fundraiser in...

WATCH: One Queer Immigrant that Obama's Plan Could Help

As part of GLAAD's new video series, Claire Pires interviews Yenny Quispe, a queer Latina immigrant from Peru. read more

Is Winnie the Pooh Transgender or Intersex?

One town in Poland seems to think so — and they are not happy about it. read more

15 Awesome Responses to the Anti-LGBT #DefendtheDuggars Ongoing Tweet-Off

23 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The change.org petition asking The Learning Channel to cancel 19 Kids and Counting over the Duggars' "LGBT fear mongering" that caught fire on the internet earlier this week also managed to catch the attention of right-wing Christian activists who are...

Ex-Gay Group: HRC Should Fund Torture Therapy For Alleged Sexual Abuse Victim

23 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"It is outrageous and tragic that the Founder of the largest gay activist organization in the world is molesting boys, while at the same time their leadership is pushing for laws across the United States to keep those same boys out of the counseling office to heal trauma at the hands of homosexual pedophiles. Show More Summary

Mayor of Lubbock, Texas, Calls HRC Report 'Completely Bogus' After City Receives A Zero On Gay Rights

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Of the five cities nationwide, out of 353 rated, that received zeros on the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Municipal Equality Index, four are in Texas, and one is Lubbock. But the mayor of Lubbock — a city of 240,000 in...

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

yesterdayLGBT / 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:...

Bachmann To Stage Anti-Immigration Rally On Steps On Capitol Building

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Michele Bachmann is calling on Fox News viewers to join her for an anti-immigration rally on the steps of the Capitol Building. Bachmann, appearing Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Hannity," called for citizens to got to Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

An Ex-Gay Therapist Was No Match For This Amazing Harvard Law School Student

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Stories don’t usually start with, “Harvard University outed me.” This one does. When Scott Blair took the LSATs and checked a box on his Harvard application that he was gay, the university gay law student group called his mother’s house. She asked the reason for the call, and they told her, “Well, he’s gay and applied […]

ALABAMA: Social Security Administration Denies Death Benefits To Gay Widower

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

JMG reader Paul Hard has received the above letter from the Social Security Administration which advises him that since he and his late husband were not married "under the laws of Alabama," he is not eligible for federal death benefits. Show More Summary

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