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Wedding Bells To Ring In January For Oldest Australian Same-Sex Couple

Featured, Politics  

On Wednesday Australians, in a public opinion referendum, voted to endorse same-sex marriage by a margin of 62% to 38%. The voluntary mail ballot turnout was 79.5%. The vote of approval paves the way for parliament to pass legislation legalizing same-sex marriage, hopefully before the holidays. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball encouraged same-sex couples to embark…

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Defying Trump, Pentagon Pays For Trans Soldier’s Surgery

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Despite Trumpcardiac’s tweetlings in August about the “disruption that transgender in the military” would cause, earlier this week the Department of Defense paid for gender-affirming surgery for a transgender active-duty infantry soldier. The service member previously fought in Afghanistan, and the procedure was approved by Vice Admiral Raquel Bono of the Defense Health Agency. “Because…

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‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Gets New Title, Cast Pic, Boyfriend For Dumbledore?

Entertainment, Featured  

If the newly released press information about Fantastic Beasts 2 is any indication, then the movie is definitely going to be … a movie. While it has officially been titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald, that sort of just confirms what we already know: Grindewald, a.k.a. Johnny Depp with a Lost Boys hairdo, is…

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STFU! Neo Nazi Richard Spencer And Others Lose Twitter Verification

Politics  

It seems that at some point between helping Donald Trump get elected and helping him destroy democracy, Twitter realized it has a certain amount of political influence. On Wednesday, the social media platform removed its blue “verification” checkmark from the profiles of white nationalists such as Human Punching Bag Richard Spencer. While Twitter’s verification badge…

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It’s Like ‘Brokeback Mountain’ But Set At Equinox Plus 3 Alt Versions

Comedy, Featured  

By Evan Lambert If you’ve seen or heard of God’s Own Country, which recently opened in limited release, you’ll understand why audiences are dubbing it “The British Brokeback Mountain.” As I wrote in my review of the film, “There’s homoerotic wrestling, a gay roll in the hay during a two-person herding mission, a memorable moment…

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‘Gay Times’ Editor Fired Over Racist, Misogynist Tweets

Featured, Politics  

In an attempt to rectify the lack of diversity in LGBTQ publishing, Gay Times hired a new editor, Josh Rivers, a British-American person of color, an action that would seem to be a big shift for Britain’s oldest gay magazine and the white-dominated gay media establishment in general. Of course, this was a celebratory step…

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Conservative Oklahoma District Elects Out, Married Lesbian

Politics  

Conservative Oklahoma said ‘OK’ (as in the abbreviation for “Oklahoma”) to Democrat and out lesbian in a same-sex marriage, Allison Ikley-Freeman. In an historic win, and continuing a promising trend for Democratic candidates, Ikley-Freeman has been elected to the Oklahoma Senate, which Republicans have dominated for years.   While Ikley-Freeman’s victory was by a mere…

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Drag Me To Hell: Boulet Brothers ‘Supermonster’ Show Painful To Watch

Comedy, Featured  

By Joe Fritts Swanthula and Dracmorda Boulet, best known by their collective stage name, The Boulet Brothers, have been terrorizing the Los Angeles gay scene for “well over” fifteen years, producing events around LA, always a blowout events, but sort of void of a real identity. Dragula was their most successful night, and for good…

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Basic Blake: Homophobic Shelton Chosen ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

Comedy, Entertainment  

People magazine has a long and disturbing history of handing its “Sexiest Man Alive” award to men who either (a) are not sexy or (b) used to be sexy five years ago. Exhibit A: Johnny Depp won the award in 2009 – six years after the first Pirates of the Caribbean came out. Exhibit Everything: Blake…

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Scandalous Hollywood Pimp Doc ‘Scotty And The Secret History’ Slated For April Release

Entertainment, Featured  

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood premiered in September at the Toronto International Film Festival to glowing reviews and sold-out crowds. Newbie distributor Greenwich Entertainment has acquired the U.S. and Canadian rights to the documentary directed by Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor). The Scotty in the title is Scotty Bowers, a dashing WWII…

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