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Tue, Aug 04, 2015 11:00 PM
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> Super Typhoon Soudelor is the strongest storm of the year so far. > There was a snake in the Washington, DC metro, and it’s terrifying. > Life as a transgender inmate.  > Vogue wonders: when same-sex couples say ‘I do’, who changes their name? > Lindsey Graham brings up Monica Lewinsky in attack on [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 10:51 PM
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After much speculation as to who will be included in the first Republican presidential primary debate, FOX News announced the line-up Tuesday. From FOX News: “[H]ere’s who qualified: Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Florida [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 10:01 PM
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Actor Kevin Bacon is taking Hollywood to task for the gender gap in on-screen nudity. In a new video posted Tuesday, the man who is only six degrees away from any Hollywood star demanded that the entertainment industry let actors ‘free their bacon,’ by which he means show their ‘weiner, balls and [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 9:41 PM
​Ratings for E!'s Caitlyn Jenner docu-series I Am Cait dropped this week...by a lot. From Entertainment Weekly: Ratings for E!’s groundbreaking reality series I Am Cait plummeted for the show’s second episode. Sunday’s hour had only 1.3 million viewers, a drop of more than 50 percent from the show’s premiere.  I Am Cait premiered somewhat modestly too, espeically considering the [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 9:21 PM
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In a new interview, famed Olympic gold medal-winning diver Greg Louganis talks about homophobia, living with HIV, his new role as a mentor for Olympic hopefuls, and his new documentary, Back on Board: Greg Louganis. Of his experience being an openly gay athlete, Louganis told GLAAD’s Claire Pires: “It was challenging because the diving team, [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 8:59 PM
Lea DeLaria may be right about "nelly fags" being ostracized by the mainstream LGBT community, but the incredible Matt Baume is not a part of pariah-making. Baume tasked his Facebook followers for help coming up with entertainment's greatest sissies, and the video that results certainly doesn't let us down.  Salut!   [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Jonathan Higbee
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 8:27 PM
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Same-sex couples across the Philippines went to their local civil registries Monday to apply for marriage licenses, but were roundly rebuffed by local officials because the country’s civil code bans same-sex marriage. One activist who sought to get a marriage license says that even though he knew he would be denied, he felt it important to force [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 8:01 PM
​ Thank you, Lenny. Swedish fans got everything they could have asked for when Lenny Kravitz squatted on stage, split his pants and exposed his penis (NSFW). From The Hollywood Reporter: During his Monday concert in Stockholm, the long-running rocker's leather pants split right down the crotch when he squatted down to wail on his guitar. [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 7:31 PM
​This weekend you saw the poster, now check out the first trailer for Roland Emmerich's LGBT rights drama, Stonewall! From YouTube: STONEWALL is a drama about a fictional young man caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Danny Winters (Jeremy Irvine) is forced to leave behind friends and loved ones when [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015 6:54 PM
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Superhero show Arrow will feature DC Comics’ first African-American gay superhero, Mr. Terrific, in its 4th season. Actor Echo Kellum will take on the role of Terrific, aka Curtis Holt. Variety reports: Curtis is described as a technological savant and inventor who works at Palmer Technologies under the supervision of Felicity Smoak (Emily [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell