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Sun, Dec 21, 2014 11:00 PM
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The Mormon church

The Mormon church published a statement on its website Friday — under the category "Mormons 101" and the heading "Gays and the Church" — referencing its support for an LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in Salt Lake City five years ago. Here's the full statement:  “Church leaders recognize the existence and difficulty of [...]
Source: Towleroad John Wright
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 10:00 PM
Rick Wiles

End Times fruitcake radio host Rick Wiles is worried that come the apocalypse, god will forsake America because "we’ve become a nation of homosexuals and atheists and lesbians and God-haters,” reports

End Times fruitcake radio host Rick Wiles is worried that come the apocalypse, god will forsake America because "we’ve become a nation of homosexuals and atheists and lesbians and God-haters,” reports Right Wing Watch. Speaking on his out there radio show “Truenews”, he said that Vladimir Putin is likely to attack [...]
Source: Towleroad Jim Redmond
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 9:00 PM
Stutzman

In 2013 Baronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers,

In 2013 Baronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers, turned away gay couple Curt Freed and Robert Ingersoll - refusing their business for their upcoming wedding. Stutzman claimed she was exercising her religious liberties in refusing the couple service, but the state of Washington asserted she was in violation of consumer [...]
Source: Towleroad Charles Pulliam-Moore
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 8:00 PM
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Next spring Texas is getting its first geek convention geared towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender gamers, nerds, and comic book enthusiasts. HavenCon, as its name suggests, is meant to be equal parts geek gathering and safe space for queer-identified people of all ages. HavenCon founder Shane Brown first began organizing Texas-based LGBTQA fantasy and sci-fi enthusiasts in 2012 when he founded

Next spring Texas is getting its first geek convention geared towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender gamers, nerds, and comic book enthusiasts. HavenCon, as its name suggests, is meant to be equal parts geek gathering and safe space for queer-identified people of all ages. HavenCon founder Shane Brown first began [...]
Source: Towleroad Charles Pulliam-Moore
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 7:00 PM
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TLC will air a documentary on January 1st about gay Mormon men in Salt Lake City who are married to women.

The men claim to use their faith in god to overcome anything that goes against their religious beliefs. Featuring three married couples and one bachelor, one of the men says he has “chosen an alternative to an alternative lifestyle.” Another participant helpfully explains “I’m interested in men, I’m just not interested in men.”

Some of the wives are delusional.

Watch a trailer for the TLC special,

TLC will air a documentary on January 1st about gay Mormon men in Salt Lake City who are married to women. The men claim to use their faith in god to overcome anything that goes against their religious beliefs. Featuring three married couples and one bachelor, one of the men says he [...]
Source: Towleroad Jim Redmond
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 6:00 PM
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Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson is studying the Bible in a quest to figure out if being gay is a choice.

Willie’s dad Phil got into some serious hot water a year ago when he

Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson is studying the Bible in a quest to figure out if being gay is a choice. Willie’s dad Phil got into some serious hot water a year ago when he attacked gay “sinners” who are going to hell. In an interview with GQ, Robertson senior also [...]
Source: Towleroad Jim Redmond
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 5:00 PM
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  Benjy the gay bull (above left) may have found himself a boyfriend at an animal sanctuary in England, reports NY Daily News. Benjy made headlines around the world this month when an animal rights group in Ireland started a campaign to save the bull from the slaughterhouse. John Kelly, a farmer [...]
Source: Towleroad Jim Redmond
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 4:27 PM
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As expected, Elton John and David Furnish celebrated 21 years together with an intimate wedding ceremony at the couple's Windsor home on Sunday.  Wrote Elton on the caption to the above photo: "That's the legal bit done. Now on to the ceremony! #ShareTheLove @DavidFurnish" The 67-year-old singer set up an Instagram account for fans [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 4:00 PM
RupaulIt’s not often that one thinks of RuPaul as being jacked into the tech-bubble, but the reigning queen of all things drag recently
It’s not often that one thinks of RuPaul as being jacked into the tech-bubble, but the reigning queen of all things drag recently sat down with Engadget’s Joseph Volpe to gab about some of the queerer parts of Silicon Valley. More broadly RuPaul shared his thoughts Facebook’s algorithmic deletion of [...]
Source: Towleroad Charles Pulliam-Moore
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 4:00 PM
Chase Mattson - Hunk du Jour
Chase Mattson via Oh Yeah Demigods Posted In: Hunk of the Day [...]
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