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Wed, Nov 26, 2014 2:48 AM
MissA federal judge has struck down Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage,
A federal judge has struck down Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage, BuzzFeed reports. The decision comes just hours after Federal Judge Kristine Baker struck down a similar ban in Arkansas. Like Baker's decision, the ruling in Mississippi is temporarily stayed. The judge in Mississippi has provided fourteen days for the [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 2:00 AM
Lisa Kudrow's Valerie Cherish goes to The Groundlings to brush up on her improv skills and more in the next episodes of the cringey series read more [...]
Source: Out Magazine Jerry Portwood
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 1:56 AM
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A group of researchers from the University of Portsmouth conceived a new theory that homosexuality helped humans form beneficial relationships with each other in the earliest hunter-gatherer communities to ensure survival

A group of researchers from the University of Portsmouth conceived a new theory that homosexuality helped humans form beneficial relationships with each other in the earliest hunter-gatherer communities to ensure survival reports City A.M. Charles Darwin's laws of natural selection state that unless a trait is passed on reproductively from generation to generation, [...]
Source: Towleroad Anthony Costello
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 1:08 AM
Screen Shot 2014-11-25 at 1.26.26 PMThe Islamic State continues its swath of executions this week as the group accused two men of homosexuality in Syria and subsequently executed them 
The Islamic State continues its swath of executions this week as the group accused two men of homosexuality in Syria and subsequently executed them reports Pink News. One of the men, a 20-year-old man, died in Mayadeen, which is located in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, near the border with Iraq. ISIS [...]
Source: Towleroad Anthony Costello
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 11:54 PM
​ Great news out of Arkansas! A federal judge has struck down the state's voter-approved same-sex marriage ban! The Associated Press reports: U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ruled in favor of two same-sex couples who had challenged a 2004 constitutional amendment and earlier state law defining marriage as between a man and a [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 11:44 PM
6a00d8341c730253ef01b8d08173af970c-800wiA federal judge has struck down Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage,
A federal judge has struck down Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage, the AP reports: U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ruled in favor of two same-sex couples who had challenged a 2004 constitutional amendment and earlier state law defining marriage as between a man and a woman, arguing that the ban violated [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 10:57 PM
RoadResponses from across America to a grand jury's
Responses from across America to a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. Incredible video shows #Ferguson protesters on the steps of the Supreme Court. Nevada lawmaker is forced from leadership position over incendiary remarks on minorities, gays: "[Speaker-elect of the Nevada State Assembly] called homosexuals a [...]
Source: Towleroad Sean Mandell
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 10:34 PM
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Source: Out Magazine Out.com Editors
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 9:14 PM
​ ​ A new study published in the Archives Of Sexual Behavior suggests that homosexual thoughts in both men and women may be linked to higher levels of the hormone progesterone. Progesterone is a hormone associated with affiliation, according to the study, and plays a role in the development of same-sex friendships.  The [...]
Source: Instinct Magazine Nigel Campbell
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 9:13 PM
Barcodefacade

Bar Code, a new bar and grill in Lafayette, Louisiana, bears the same name as a popular gay establishment in Richmond, Virginia —

Bar Code, a new bar and grill in Lafayette, Louisiana, bears the same name as a popular gay establishment in Richmond, Virginia — Barcode.  Lafayette's Bar Code, which has yet to open, is also using a similar logo (above) to the Richmond Bar Code's (right).  So, it's easy to see why some [...]
Source: Towleroad John Wright