obamaaidsday

Obama, Kimmel Commemorate World AIDS Day

Featured, Politics  

Today, December 1 is World AIDS Day. In conjunction with Jimmy Kimmel Live, President Obama made videotaped statements to observe the day and motivate viewers to continue a vigilant fight against the disease. “This World AIDS Day, everyone has a role to play. Jimmy Kimmel’s not just a talk-show host, he’s an activist. Bono’s not…

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Marvel’s Avengers To Welcome First Openly Gay Superhero

Entertainment  

Marvel’s Avengers are about to welcome the first openly gay superhero into their posse. Living Lightning, who had previously been only part of Avengers sub-teams will join up with the core s/heroes for a weekly, 16-issue storyline titled ‘No Surrender.’ Living Lightning started as East Los Angeles native, Miguel Santos, who in the 1990 Avengers…

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Doll Parts: Trixie Mattel Is Having A Major Moment

Comedy, Entertainment, Featured  

Trixie Mattel was eliminated TWICE from RuPaul’s Drag Race! However, condragulations are in order for the entrancing drag diva—also known as Brian Firkus when not performing—as Trixie’s YouTube series UNHhhh that she cohosts with Drag Race eliminated alum Katya Zamolodchikova (Brian McCook) has been picked up by Viceland and renamed The Trixie & Katya Show….

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10 Films You Need To See In December

Entertainment, Featured  

The Disaster Artist – December 1 Not a queer film — but it does star the queer-adjacent James Franco as Tommy Wiseau, the director of cult fave The Room. The film, which follows Wiseau as he creates his critically panned pet project, also stars Seth Rogen, Dave Franco, Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Melanie Griffith, Bryan…

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Germans Not In Uproar Over Gay Chocolate Santa

Comedy  

As Starbucks braved yet another possible boycott, this time over possibly-lesbian hand holding on drink cups, German retailer Penny debuted a new holiday confection – a limited-edition, chocolate Zipfelmann, draped in a rainbow-striped wrapper to celebrate “diversity, tolerance, and love.” Penny had informed their 285,000 Facebook friends that the chocolate figure was created to show…

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lovesimon

New Trailer Alert: Hollywood’s First Mainstream Gay Teen Romance ‘Love, Simon’

Entertainment  

With Call Me by Your Name, Moonlight, and even the upcoming Princess Cyd invigorating the queer coming-of-age genre over the past year, it’s only natural that Hollywood should finally bless us with our first mainstream teen love story. Love, Simon, which arrives in March 2018, stars the older brother (Nick Robinson) from Jurassic World as…

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Matt Lauer Fired: ‘Today’ Anchor Ousted Over ‘Inappropriate Sexual Behavior’

Entertainment, Politics  

Pompous Today show anchor Matt Lauer was fired on Wednesday due to “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.” A complaint alleging misconduct in 2014 was filed with NBC Monday night by an employee. A morning memo issued by NBC News chairman Andrew Lack states that this is the first complaint against Lauer, but the network…

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Queer Comic Cameron Esposito Shares Jesus With Two Daddies

Comedy, Entertainment  

It’s a holly jolly X-mas in queer comedian Cameron Esposito’s neighborhood in Los Angeles. On November 24, Esposito tweeted a photo of her neighbor’s front yard holiday décor: a nativity scene with two Josephs looking adoringly at the baby Jesus. The bearded Josephs are in pink garb and a plastic lamb is placed adjacent to…

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Another Rebuke To Trump, Trans Military Enlistment Can Continue

Politics  

President Orange Jello has more to complain about on Twitter, as a federal court has ordered the U.S. military to commence with accepting transgender individuals, effective January 1, 2018. This runs quite contrary to Jello’s regressive effort to ban trans people from the military. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly had placed an injunction on the…

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Pauline Hanson Hasn’t Met You, But She Hates You Anyway

Politics  

Pauline Hanson, a far right Australian leader who looks like a shriveled up version of Rosalyn Harris, a random evil vampire from True Blood, has voiced concerns that same-sex marriage could lead to polygamy and even pedophilia. While 61.6% of Australians have indicated their support for same-sex marriage, Australia’s Parliament still has to officially vote…

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