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Sat, Mar 28, 2015 12:00 AM
Sheridan

A mayoral candidate and longtime anti-LGBT activist has been arrested and charged with

A mayoral candidate and longtime anti-LGBT activist has been arrested and charged with spray-painting "666" on two gay landmarks in Dallas.  Richard Sheridan (below), 66, who is running for mayor in May, is charged with vandalizing the Legacy of Love Monument (above) and the Cathedral of Hope (below) last June.  The monument, [...]
Source: Towleroad John Wright
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 11:30 PM
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The Michigan Civil Rights Commission endorsed a model local non-discrimination ordinance that covers sexual orientation and gender identity at a meeting held at the Holocaust Memorial Center on Monday reports the Daily Reporter. The ordinance states that no one should be denied "civil rights or be discriminated against," on the [...]
Source: Towleroad Anthony Costello
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 11:00 PM
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Anti-gay Christian activist

Anti-gay Christian activist Bill Whatcott has moved to the Philippines after claiming that he was forced to leave Canada. Last year, Whatcott and fellow wingnut Peter LaBarbera were arrested at the University of Regina, Canada for displaying materials the university described as "graphic" and against the institution’s policy. Whatcott ministry to Canada [...]
Source: Towleroad Jim Redmond
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 10:31 PM
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The Williams Institute at UCLA is partnering with Columbia University and the Fenway Institute to conduct what they hope will be one of

The Williams Institute at UCLA is partnering with Columbia University and the Fenway Institute to conduct what they hope will be one of the most comprehensive studies of the US’s transgender and gender non-conforming populations to date. “TransPop: U.S. Transgender Population Health Survey,” as the research team is calling it, [...]
Source: Towleroad Charles Pulliam-Moore
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 10:00 PM
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In late February Matt McLaughlin, a practicing attorney based in Huntington Beach, California, began collecting signatures and processing paperwork that would allow him to put up his “Sodomite Suppression Act” for a statewide referendum. The tone of the proposal language in McLaughlin’s proposed bill is like a cross between the [...]
Source: Towleroad Charles Pulliam-Moore
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 9:38 PM
​Fans of Zayn Malik and One Direction are apparently so devastated by his decision to leave the band that they've requested time off from work to grieve. Hey, sometimes you need a personal day.  According to The Telegraph: Mr. Malik announced that he was leaving the band two days ago, prompting a flurry of [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 9:30 PM
INDIANA: A great place to be a bigot THE CASUAL VACANCY: The trailer for J.K Rowling's latest ALAN CUMMING: Reveals his weirdest role RABBIT: Check out his tasty carrot Iron Throne       For more recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE. [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 9:00 PM
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The White House voiced concerns today over the passage of Indiana’s religious freedom law that could potentially allow discrimination against LGBT people

The White House voiced concerns today over the passage of Indiana’s religious freedom law that could potentially allow discrimination against LGBT people reports Metro Weekly. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act signed into law yesterday by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence raises legitimate [...]
Source: Towleroad Anthony Costello
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 8:30 PM
Gop

In an unexpected move Thursday night, eleven Senate Republicans joined all Democrats on a nonbinding vote to guarantee equal Social Security and veterans benefits to married same-sex couples, regardless of state laws on gay marriage.

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In an unexpected move Thursday night, eleven Senate Republicans joined all Democrats on a nonbinding vote to guarantee equal Social Security and veterans benefits to married same-sex couples, regardless of state laws on gay marriage. Buzzfeed reports: The amendment, proposed by Sen. Brian Schatz, addressed the fact that both Social Security and [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 7:32 PM
Right on "Time"!! Check out the new music video for Steve Grand's latest single "Time." We'd miss the train every day if this was the end result!  Too bad they're such an unattractive couple. Totally tough to look at...    (H/T: Accidental Bear) [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell