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Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:15 AM
Pomplamoose

The real-life couple of Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, also known as the musical duo Pomplamoose, have just released their cover of James Brown’s song “I Got You (I Feel Good).” It’s a nice, lighter version that sounds more romantic and chill than the original; perfect for seducing that special someone.

Oh and the video was also filmed with multiple cameras in one take with all the sound cues activated in the studio, no dubbing — it’s quite lovely.

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The real-life couple of Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, also known as the musical duo Pomplamoose, have just released their cover of James Brown’s song “I Got You (I Feel Good).” It’s a nice, lighter version that sounds more romantic and chill than the original; perfect for seducing that special [...]
Source: Towleroad Daniel Villarreal
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:45 AM
Beardy

In a study of 1,453 bisexual or heterosexual women, researchers at the Australian University of New South Wales

In a study of 1,453 bisexual or heterosexual women, researchers at the Australian University of New South Wales found that the more women were exposed to images of bearded men, the more likely they were to find clean-shaven men more attractive, and vice-versa. The women were shown 36 images of men’s [...]
Source: Towleroad Daniel Villarreal
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:15 AM
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American Family Association spokeshater Bryan Fischer, responding to a recent Wall Street Journal

American Family Association spokeshater Bryan Fischer, responding to a recent Wall Street Journal article reporting that the top 1% of Americans account for nearly 30% of all federal tax revenue, had this to say on his radio program: So rather than the poor, the low-income, and the middle class being resentful [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 11:45 PM
GEHOUganda

The Gender-Equality and Health Organisation (GEHO) Uganda has issued an urgent plea for financial aid in assisting a Ugandan HIV/AIDS volunteer flee to Canada.

The volunteer, Jinja Awena, is currently in hiding and is being sought by police after being accused of violating Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act through her work combating HIV/AIDS.

The Gender-Equality and Health Organisation (GEHO) Uganda has issued an urgent plea for financial aid in assisting a Ugandan HIV/AIDS volunteer flee to Canada. The volunteer, Jinja Awena, is currently in hiding and is being sought by police after being accused of violating Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act through her work combating HIV/AIDS. More [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 11:28 PM
​Yikes. Cutting off your penis is never the answer, boo!  According to CNN, rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis then jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building on Wednesday.  Johnson was seriously injured, but survived the fall from the second level of the building in North Hollywood, Los Angeles Police Sgt. [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 11:15 PM
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Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera left Canada a day after being released from jail

Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera left Canada a day after being released from jail following his arrest at the University of Regina. Apparently LaBarbera and fellow anti-gay hatemonger anti-abortion activist Bill Whatcott were planning to hit the University of Saskatchewan with their homophobic nonsense, but decided not to get arrested again. CBC [...]
Source: Towleroad Andy Towle
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 10:45 PM
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When Rome’s Galleria L'Opera tried to artist Gonzalo Orquin’s photographs of gay, lesbian and straight couples kissing in Rome’s Catholic churches, the Vatican

When Rome’s Galleria L'Opera tried to artist Gonzalo Orquin’s photographs of gay, lesbian and straight couples kissing in Rome’s Catholic churches, the Vatican threatened legal action and had the showing stopped (the opera cited “security reasons”). But it looks like those photos will still get a showing in Manhattan’s Leslie-Lohman Museum [...]
Source: Towleroad Daniel Villarreal
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 10:33 PM
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Source: Out Magazine Alex Panisch
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 10:27 PM
​​The Daily Beast has an interview with Justin Jedlica, also known as "the Human Ken Doll"--a reference to his 149 cosmetic procedures including 19 full surgeries.  ​ It's certainly an interesting look into what motivates someone to transform themselves so entirely. Jedlica says: I don’t even know if I look like a [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 10:15 PM
RAMSEY CLARK: Attorney general under LBJ discusses support of marriage equality. WHAT TO EXPECT: When you tell someone you're lesbian. JON HAMM: Getting 'emotional' on Sesame Street. SON OF A BISCUIT: No speaking of muffins on the tennis court! For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE. [...]
Source: Towleroad Andy Towle