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Sat, Sep 20, 2014 9:15 PM
FamilyThe Charlotte Observer
As we reported back in May, the Census Bureau has officially amended its definition of "families" to include married, same-sex couples. The Charlotte Observer reports: In prior years, the U.S. Census Bureau counted such couples as “unmarried partners,” even if they were legally married. But now, starting with the new annual American [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 8:15 PM
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It makes sense that a newsman’s coming out would be pretty matter-of-fact. For Anderson Cooper, he made the public disclosure

It makes sense that a newsman’s coming out would be pretty matter-of-fact. For Anderson Cooper, he made the public disclosure via an e-mail to Andrew Sullivan of The Daily Beast in 2012: “The fact is, I’m gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable [...]
Source: Towleroad Bobby Hankinson
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 7:15 PM
Lambert

Adam Lambert stopped by Ryan Seacrest's radio show this week to discuss being Queen's new frontman (including what the wildest night with the band was like), his return to American Idol (now as a judge), his upcoming solo album, and on being a PAM (Perfectly Architecturally Manicured) guy. 

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Adam Lambert stopped by Ryan Seacrest's radio show this week to discuss being Queen's new frontman (including what the wildest night with the band was like), his return to American Idol (now as a judge), his upcoming solo album, and on being a PAM (Perfectly Architecturally Manicured) guy.  Check out the interview, AFTER THE [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 6:25 PM
The plug has been pulled on a partnership between the European arm of the Australian Football League and Royal Brunei Airlines after the parent AFL highlighted Brunei's Sharia approach to its LGBT people.  ABC News has more: The agreement came amidst a worldwide boycott campaign aimed at businesses owned by the Sultan of Brunei [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Jonathan Higbee
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 6:22 PM
Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon's 40th Birthday celebration had its share of surprises! First there was a giant cake bearing (bear-ing??) the gift of Seth Rogen! Surprise! ​But as Seth made very clear--he wasn't only surprise! As we all know, where there's a Seth, there's often a Franco! SURPRISE! ​ ​ ​But that's [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 6:15 PM
Dax

Dax Shepard sat down with Ellen earlier this week to chat about his newly released comedy-drama film This is Where I Leave You. While there, he also shared his deep and profound love for Brad Pitt - whose beauty seemingly transcends our mortal world.

"He is an angel," Shepard declared. "This is someone that has fallen from the stars and occasionally treats us to his image on these flickering pictures on the silver screen."

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Dax Shepard sat down with Ellen earlier this week to chat about his newly released comedy-drama film This is Where I Leave You. While there, he also shared his deep and profound love for Brad Pitt - whose beauty seemingly transcends our mortal world. "He is an angel," Shepard declared. "This is [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 5:15 PM
Cox

Between her role as Sofia in Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black and producing a feature length, independent documentary about Cece McDonald, Laverne Cox has firmly established herself as a modern icon within the transgender community. To date, the bulk of Cox’s work has highlighted the struggles facing adult trans women, but her latest project, Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, focuses on trans youth.

“For many of us, the ‘T’ in LGBT means more than transgender—it also means truth,” Cox said to

Between her role as Sofia in Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black and producing a feature length, independent documentary about Cece McDonald, Laverne Cox has firmly established herself as a modern icon within the transgender community. To date, the bulk of Cox’s work has highlighted the struggles facing adult trans [...]
Source: Towleroad Charles Pulliam-Moore
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 5:04 PM
​ Following her former t.A.T.u. bandmate Julia Volkova's outrageously homophobic comments, singer Lena Katina has taken to Facebook to express her own views on homosexuality.  Though she doesn't address Volkova or her comments directly, Katina writes: Hey, all! I am seeing some comments lately regarding my position about LGBT and my religion. I [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 4:15 PM
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The International Queer Culture Festival's kick off in St. Petersburg on Thursday was disrupted by anti-gay activists - including lawmaker Vitaly Milonov [pictured below] and others associated with the Russian Orthodox faith.

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The International Queer Culture Festival's kick off in St. Petersburg on Thursday was disrupted by anti-gay activists - including lawmaker Vitaly Milonov [pictured below] and others associated with the Russian Orthodox faith. Reported Polina Andrianova, one of the QueerFest organizers: About 20 hooligans sprayed guests with green substance and some sort of putrid gas. At [...]
Source: Towleroad Kyler Geoffroy
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 4:00 PM
Adam Ayash - Hunk du Jour
Adam Ayash via MISSOSOLOGY Posted In: Hunk of the Day [...]
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