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Nine Ugandan Men Detained And Sexually Abused By Police For Suspected Homosexuality

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Nine Ugandan gay men were accosted by a homophobic mob as they departed from the Rainbow Health Foundation’s STI health clinic in the rural western part of the country. Police purportedly took the men into custody for their own protection,...

The Church of Scientology Wants You To Know The Many Different Names For Poppers

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The Foundation For a Drug-Free World, an organization founded and funded by the Church of Scientology, has been on a tour through New York City public schools teaching children about the evils of some of the world’s more popular recreation...

Peau De Loup Has the Buttondown of Your Dreams (and You Could Win One!)

In short, it's a damn good shirt, designed for those of us who are tired of tailoring menswear to fit. With a myriad of both classic and eclectic colorways, it’s a shirt for everyone. And yes, in case you were wondering, they’ve got flannel.

WATCH: New "Like A Girl" Commercial Will Rock the Superbowl and Shatter Stereotypes

When did it become an insult to do something "like a girl"? Contributor: Katie Boyden read more

Choreographer Bobby Newberry's ‘Flight From Paris’ Stars High-Heel Dance Expert Yanis Marshall: MUSIC VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Choreographer and singer Bobby Newberry released a new music video for his single Flight From Paris exclusively on featuring high-heeled dance prodigy Yanis Marshall known for his sultry, fierce high-heeled choreography. Newberry spoke with Out saying the video was...

12 Men Arrested In Northern Nigeria In Violation of Sharia Law Forbidding Gay Marriage

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Yet another group of men suspected of being gay have been arrested in Nigeria, this time in the northern, predominantly Muslim city of Kano where Sharia law is in effect. The 12 men were accosted by Sharia law enforcement at...

IDAHO: Plaintiffs Oppose Gov. Otter's Demand That SCOTUS Hear Marriage Appeal

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights today filed a motion which opposes Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's petition that SCOTUS hear an appeal of his state's same-sex marriage ruling. Equality Case Files has the motion: The Court has already granted four petitions for writs of certiorari to decide the questions presented in this case. Show More Summary

Hot Sheet: January 30, 2015

Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include the Athena Film Festival, RuPaul, ABC's Fresh off the Boat, and that Katy Perry concert with tight-ended wide receivers. read more

READ IT HERE: Plaintiffs in Idaho same-sex marriage case oppose Supreme Court review

Plaintiffs ask Supreme Court to deny petition for review in Idaho marriage cases. The post READ IT HERE: Plaintiffs in Idaho same-sex marriage case oppose Supreme Court review appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Mary Cheney: Drag Is Like Blackface

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"Why is it socially acceptable - as a form of entertainment - for men to put on dresses, make up and high heels and act out every offensive stereotype of women (bitchy, catty, dumb, slutty, etc.) - but it is not socially acceptable -...Show More Summary

Top Chef’s Melissa King: The Autostraddle Interview

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We convinced her to share her top secret tips for cooking perfect scrambled eggs!

Ellen DeGeneres Developing New Sitcom Happy Time with Idina Menzel

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We're in for one wicked collaboration. Contributor: Rebekah Allen read more

ExxonMobil Finally Updates Worker Protection Policy

After years of lobbying and finally an executive order from the president, ExxonMobil now says it will protect its LGBT employees from discrimination. read more

Petition for 'Leelah's Law' Banning Conversion Therapy Heads to White House

Gathering more than 100,000 signatures in under a month, the petition hopes to end the damaging practice faced by late trans teen Leelah Alcorn and many other LGBT people nationwide. read more

Why Does Facebook Censor Gay Images?

Photographer Michael Stokes, among others, says his work is regularly censored by Facebook even when the images clearly don't break the rules. Who makes these decisions? read more

News: Brittney Griner, Idina Menzel, China, Eddie Murphy, The Flash

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Mike Huckabee's hard-line stance against gay marriage went over well with First Baptist Church of Charlotte's congregation Thursday night. Said one attendee at the event: "He's logical, he makes sense...and he's a Christian. He would make a great president." WNBA...

Liberty Counsel: Repeal The Lemon Test

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Liberty Counsel yesterday filed an amicus brief with the Tenth Circuit Court in which they argue for the overturn of the so-called Lemon Test, an expression that arose from a 1971 Supreme Court ruling which grants private citizens standing to complain when the government endorses a specific religion. Show More Summary

Scruff Posts Huge Gay Ad On Billboard Outside University Of Phoenix Stadium Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday

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It looks like Scruff is appealing toward its “masc4masc” demographic as the dating/hookup app bought a billboard outside of University of Phoenix Stadium ahead of the Super Bowl and posted a 48-foot ad featuring two guys in a locker room...

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