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First ever Pride Houses welcome LGBTQ athletes, visitors to Olympic games

It should come as no surprise that cities as gay friendly as Vancouver and Whistler would extend that hospitality to this year’s Olympic Games. The two communities are the first Olympic hosts to with Pride Houses to welcome gay and ...

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Amaechi would advise gay athletes not to come out: ‘We don’t need martyrs’

Former NBA basketball player John Amaechi says that a sporting society tolerant of gay would achieve greater results in the competitive arena, but in an interview with London’s Daily Telegraph, he says he doesn’t advise gay athletes to come out. ...

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Seth MacFarlane on ‘Real Time’ on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Quote of the week… from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, appearing on last night’s season premiere of HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher: “If you’re sitting at home in your undershirt, watching TV, worried about terrorism, and at the same ...

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Judge rejects gay marriage opponents — refuses to ‘usurp’ DC elections board

Another Superior Court judge has denied a request by gay marriage opponents to overturn a D.C. Board of Elections rulings against a referendum on the issue. Earlier Friday, attorneys for Stand4MarriageDC and the Alliance Defense Fund, a conservative legal organization, ...

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Gay couple wins legal battle over birth certificate of adopted child

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a California couple’s quest for a birth certificate for their adopted son that includes both fathers’ names Oren Adar and Mickey Ray Smith, who adopted a Louisiana-born baby boy in 2006 ...

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Speaker booed off stage after condemning CPAC for inviting gay republican group

Here’s another homophobic loudmouth looking for his fifteen minutes of fame on Fox News: During a lightning round of two-minute speeches by young activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC. today, Ryan Sorba, of the Young Conservatives ...

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Virginia governor strips ‘sexual orientation’ from state’s non-discrimination policy

Gay state workers in Virginia are no longer protected from discrimination now that the new Republican governor, Bob McDonnell, has stripped sexual orientation from the state’s policy. McDonnell quietly signed an executive order on February 5 that prohibits discrimination “on ...

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Anti-gay groups speak out on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ call homosexuality a ‘deathstyle’

Several leaders of anti-gay groups held a press conference Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, DC., to voice support for maintaining the failed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on gays in the military. The press conference ...

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‘Jersey Shore’ cast member posts apology for homophobic rant

I’ve spent more time on Jersey Shore and Ronnie Magro than I care to, but in the interest of equal time, here’s is Magro’s apology, posted Wednesday on Twitter. Earlier this week, released unaired footage of Magro in an ...

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Gay man seeking answers from Olympic organizers after enduring anti-gay assault

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A gay Vancouver man wants to know what the Olympic organizing committee is going to do about the 20-minute verbal and physical homophobic onslaught he endured at the Feb 8 opening ceremonies rehearsal. Tyler Sheppard says a woman who incorrectly ...

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