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40 Under 40: Filmmaker Fan Popo Screens Hope for LGBTs in China

The Fighters: Meet Fan Popo, an activist filmmaker and director of the Beijing Queer Film Festival, an underground film event that is pushing for LGBT equality in China. read more

Whether You’re Gay Or Straight, The Naked Barber Will Shave You Anywhere You Want

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Need a haircut? How about having your balls professionally waxed? Never fear, Richard “Dick” Savvy, otherwise known as the Naked Barber, is happy to help. And he’ll do it all while dressed in just his jockstrap. “Most women go in for a weekly blow dry,” Savvy says. “I get a few clients who come in for a weekly scrotum shave.” […]

40 Under 40: Omar Sharif Jr. Carries Weight of the World With Substance, Dignity

The Fighters: Grandson of two famous actors, Omar Sharif Jr. follows in their footsteps on screen, but also works to improve lives of LGBT people in the Arab world. read more

40 Under 40: JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration a Local Issue

The Fighters: Two out lawmakers know that ignoring immigration reform would greatly harm LGBT citizens and noncitizens alike. read more

40 Under 40: Richard Carlbom Is Spreading Midwest Equality to the Coasts

The Fighters: Richard Carlbom was one of the leading strategists behind bringing marriage equality to Minnesota. Now he's sharing his skills with the rest of the country. read more

FOF #2034 – Hook Up History – 08.19.14

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Feast of Fools

Gay men have always been very resourceful when it comes to finding sexy fun in a sometimes hostile world. Before guys found each other on apps and websites, they figured out creative ways to come together. Today Jack Ryan, TV host and...Show More Summary

Laverne Cox Recounts Suicide Attempt, Remains Thankful That She Survived

In an appearance on ABC's This Week, the Emmy-nominated actress spoke candidly about her childhood suicide attempt, and hopes that her visibility helps others feel less alone. read more

WATCH: San Francisco Police Dept. Welcomes First Transgender Officer

San Francisco just got even more LGBT-friendly, thanks to Officer Mikayla Connell. read more

Birmingham SHOUT: The Little Gay Film Festival That Could

Celebrating its 9th year, Birmingham SHOUT offers a nice collection of relevant and entertaining films for 2014. read more

Thai Government Stops Same-Sex Couple at Border With Surrogate Baby

In the wake of two highly publicized scandals, the Thai government has banned commercial surrogacy and blocked foreign couples with surrogate children from leaving the country indefinitely. read more

Chris Kluwe Reaches Settlement With Vikings Over Discrimination Claims

After engaging in a battle with the Minnesota Vikings over claims of a hostile and homophobic locker room, punter Chris Kluwe has settled with the his former team. read more

Portia de Rossi Surprises Ellen With Loving Sky Message for Sixth Anniversary

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Portia de Rossi commemorated her 6 year wedding anniversary to Ellen DeGeneres over the weekend with a surprise sky message. Wrote Ellen on Twitter: Look what my wife did for our wedding anniversary. Six!" — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August...

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1608

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

ROBIN WILLIAMS: One of his last videos was to a struggling terminal cancer patient. APPLE: The company's holiday ad that just won an 'Outstanding Commercial' Emmy BUBONIC PLAGUE: The past, present, and future of the infamous disease. HEAVY METAL HORSE:...

Gay Men in Ariz. Seek Immediate Marriage Recognition

George Martinez, who has terminal cancer, and husband Fred McQuire are asking Arizona to recognize their marriage, performed in California last month. read more

Which Sexy Celebs Are Accepting The Ice Bucket Challenge This Week?

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

You may be tired by now of seeing ice bucket challenge videos dumping over the heads of your facebook and vine feeds, but here’s a batch that’s too good to refuse. We’d say this is the last time we’ll post these, but I’m sure we’d make an exception for Tom Daley. Chris Pratt basically being […]

ANTM Judge Miss J Admits Guys Are Harder to Coach

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…And five other things you need to know today. read more

ARKANSAS: Tomorrow In Fayetteville

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

We could use a win after Baton Rouge and Billings. Arkansas readers, do what you can. (Tipped by JMG reader Brandon)

VIRGINIA: AFER Tells SCOTUS Not To Continue Stay On Same-Sex Marriages

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: Today, lawyers representing the plaintiffs in the Bostic case responded to a petition by defendants seeking a stay of the United States Circuit Court for the Fourth Circuit’s decision that found Virginia’s marriage...Show More Summary

Where Would Our '40 Under 40' Donate a Million Bucks?

We asked some of our '40 Under 40' honorees where, if pressed, would they donate a sack of $1 million. Let us know how you'd answer in the Comments. read more

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