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‘Weightless,’ a stunning tale of unrequited love between two boys

| Thursday, June 5, 2014
"Weightless," new from the August 2013 Washed Out album, Paracosm. Directed by David Altobelli, the 7-minute video is a stunning tale of unrequited love between two boys that hovers between dream and reality.

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Audio recording emerges of singer Michelle Shocked’s anti-gay rant

| Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Michelle Shocked
Audio emerged Wednesday of folk singer Michelle Shocked's performance at a San Francisco club on Sunday night, in which her anti-gay remarks have led to a firestorm of criticism among the LGBT community and its allies, and led to an abrupt end to her U.S. tour.

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Michelle Shocked says she was misunderstood; distances herself from anti-gay rant

| Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Michelle Shocked
Folk singer Michelle Shocked, who stunned a San Francisco audience on Sunday night after breaking into an anti-gay rant in which she said, “God hates fags," only to see the remaining dates of her U.S. tour cancelled, has now issued two rambling statements in which she distances herself from the tirade that has brought her widespread criticism from the LGBT community and allies.

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LGBT History Month profile: Grammy award-winning artist Ricky Martin

via Equality Forum | Saturday, October 22, 2011
Ricky Martin is a Grammy Award-winning pop singer. A professional entertainer since childhood, Martin has sold more than 60 million albums.

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Anti-gay singer Buju Banton jailed in Miami on drug charges

| Sunday, December 13, 2009
Buju Banton, the Jamaican reggae star whose anti-gay lyrics have drawn international criticism, is in a federal lockup in Miami, facing drug conspiracy charges, reports the Miami Herald. Drug Enforcement Administration agents say Banton, real name Mark Anthony Myrie, has been in custody since Thursday...

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