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Glasgow Bans Drag Queens at Pride | Video

Glasgow Bans Drag Queens at Pride | Video

“Glasgow’s Free Pride has banned drag performers, with the goal of creating a safe space for trans people who might be offended by drag. Free Pride’s heart is in the right place, but they’re missing the point of Pride. Let’s take a look at where they went wrong.” Matt Baume Say Hi to Matt on  Twitter or Facebook

John Oliver Talks About the Massive Amount of Food Waste in America | Video

You gonna eat that! “Producers, sellers, and consumers waste tons of food. John Oliver discusses the shocking amount of food we don’t eat.”  Last Week Tonight

Supporters of gay marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington June 25, 2015. An Associated Press-GfK poll found that people in the US are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Sharp Divisions After High Court Backs Gay Marriage Shows AP Poll

  Above image: Supporters of gay marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington June 25, 2015. An Associated Press-GfK poll found that people in the US are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide has

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis on the behalf of two gay couples and two straight couples.

Kentucky Clerk Who Refused Issuing Marriage Licenses Could Testify

COVINGTON, Ky. –— A local official in Kentucky who has stopped issuing marriage licenses after the legalization of same-sex marriage could testify in federal court on Monday. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis on the behalf of two gay couples and two straight couples. Attorneys tried to have Davis testify last week but

The Pacific Crest Trail in Three Minutes | Video

My ‘dogs’ are barking just watching this video, but I can just imagine the reward and accomplishment one must feel for finishing the Pacific Crest Trail. This video shows the entirety of a Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike from the US/Mexico border to the US/Canada border across 2,660 mi / 4,200 km through California, Oregon, and Washington.

Dolly Parton Surprises the Chosen Little Dolly for “Coat of Many Colors” Film | Video

“Dolly Parton has some very big news for Alyvia Lind who will portray her in the upcoming Coat of Many Colors.” NBC Dolly is just the cutest thing on this here mother earth.  Hollywood Reporter reports: “Coat of Many Colors is based on Parton’s upbringing. The movie takes viewers inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to

“NYC, 1981″ | The Most Dangerous Year in the City’s History | Film

  “A Most Violent Year is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. From acclaimed writer/director J.C. Chandor, and starring Oscar Isaac (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS) and Jessica Chastain (ZERO DARK THIRTY), this gripping story plays out within a maze of

Thomas Roberts anchored NBC's Nightly News last night

NBC Makes History With First Out Gay Network News Anchor, Thomas Roberts

NBC News made history last night, as out gay presenter Thomas Roberts took to chair the Nightly News. In doing so, and with an audience of millions, Roberts made history as the first out gay anchor of an evening news programme on a major TV network.  The MSNBC host came out as gay in 2006, and

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Trans Woman Wants to ‘Widen the Bandwidth of Gender’ by Keeping Her Beard | Video

  Pink News reports: This psychotherapist and photographer says she wants to “widen the bandwidth of gender” so she kept her beard and partakes in traditionally masculine activities. Alex Drummond, of Cardiff, began to transition six years ago, and has since written a book and appears in YouTube videos. 51-year-old Drummond said she “was aware

“Vatican Logo Promotes Gay Marriage” Says One of My Favorite Wack-Jobs | Video

  There is no better comedy out there, and the best part about this guys videos, he’s not joking. He’s scared clearly and needs to be held. Video from thirdeaglebooks where he states, “Hidden phallic symbol shows how the Catholic Church is being trodden under by the Antichrist (Revelation 11:2).”

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Newspaper Bans Same-Sex Wedding Announcements, Silences Staff On Gay Marriage Issue

Just as you might treat a child, someone needs to start giving out and serving consequences to these establishments not following the law. They need more than a smack on the back of the hand, they need their job, their livelihood threatened if they do not abide by the Supreme Court ruling. The same justice

Take a Moment to Worship Gyllenhaal’s Hair in this Interview about “Southpaw” for Ovation TV

  Jake Gyllenhaal shares with David the intense emotional journey involved in making a project like Southpaw. Hair on point, full, thick, locks of girth. Video from Ovation

Terminology Transgender | “Lessons In Lexicology: Caitlyn Jenner” | Funny or Die Video

  Learning can be hard, but worth the effort if it makes the life of our trans family better! “Jared Harris (‘Mad Men’) educates an uninformed cisgender couple on how to avoid terminological transgressions when discussing Caitlyn Jenner.” Funny or Die   Lessons In Lexicology: Caitlyn Jenner from Funny Or Die

Watch “Capitol Hill” Season 2 Feat. Kenny Brain, Waxie Moon & Baby Bear | Video

  Dirty, filthy, and delicious. Season 2 of Wes Hurley’s award-winning series “Capitol Hill ” is coming soon. The trailer will have you on your hands and knees laughing. The trailer intro stars Kenny Brain, Waxie Moon and Baby Bear. Season 2 has added a mountain of awesome new cast members: include: Jinkx Monsoon, Jason Carter (RuPaul Drag

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Watch Trailer for New Gay Thriller “Tom at the Farm”

“After the sudden death of his lover, Guillaume, Tom (Xavier Dolan – Mommy, Heartbeats, I Killed My Mother), travels from his home in the city to a remote country farm for the funeral. Upon arriving, he’s shocked to find that Guillaume’s family knows nothing about him and was expecting a woman in his place. Torn

Berlin | YO! SISSY – Queer Music Festival July 24 – 26 2015

  Okay, who wants to fly me to Berlin to cover this event? I already have a ticket, just need a flight. #StuckBrokeintheStates Yo! Sissy: Berlin’s first queer music festival, featuring Peaches, JD Samson, The Hidden Cameras, Crystal Waters and many others Over 50 live acts, 3 venues, 3 days, surprise performances and an over-the-top

Meet the Man Who Will Strip Naked in ‘Gay Protest’ When Obama Visits Kenya

“Vincent Kidaha is the Republican Liberty party leader. He is one of the many protesters who will strip naked in gay protests when US President Obama visits Kenya.” First thought… free dong parade. Second thought… he looks really sleepy needs a nap. He may wake up a little kinder. Visit  website www.nairobinews.co.ke

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Homeless LGBT Youth Residence to Be Named After Bea Arthur

  Press release states: On Monday, July 20, 2015, there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Bea Arthur Residence, an 18-bed residence for homeless LGBT youth operated by the Ali Forney Center. In 2012 the New York City Council and the Manhattan Borough President awarded $3,300,000 for the renovation of a long vacant building

Tom Daley Strips Down, Transforms into a Shark for Shark Week UK | Video

Ahead of the start of UK Shark Week (2-8 August), the experts at Sea World challenged diver Tom Daley  to transform himself into one of the ocean’s top predators and most misunderstood creatures. Tom says he wanted to raise awareness of the threats sharks are facing in the wild. Watch this video for an exclusive peek

Need a Hooby? Try Kicking Yourself in the Head | Video

But why… “Could you stretch your leg high enough to kick yourself in the head? Puskar Nepal from Nepal can…rapidly!” Read the full story behind Puskar’s record attempt here: http://bit.ly/GWR-HeadKicks

Pizza Farm with Nick Offerman | Video

    Let’s go pickin’! “Nick Offerman shows how easy it is to provide kids with healthy, farm-fresh snacks like pizza, taquitos, and fish sticks harvested straight off the vine.” Video from funnyordie.com Pizza Farm with Nick Offerman – watch more funny videos

Supporters react outside Dublin Castle after Ireland became the first country in the world to enact marriage equality by popular vote. Paul Faith / Getty Images

Ireland Passes One Of The World’s Most Progressive Gender Identity Laws

Above: Supporters react outside Dublin Castle after Ireland became the first country in the world to enact marriage equality by popular vote. Paul Faith / Getty Images Buzzfeed reports: Ireland’s parliament adopted one of the world’s most progressive gender identity laws on Wednesday, following the country’s historic popular vote for marriage equality in May. In June, Ireland’s cabinet announced that it had

Inside the Superhuman World of the Iceman | Video

First off, wow. Second off, daddy! Vice reports: Wim Hof first caught the attention of scientists when he proved he was able to use meditation to stay submerged in ice for 1 hour and 53 minutes without his core body temperature changing. Since then, he’s climbed Mount Everest in his shorts, resisted altitude sickness, completed

Meet (Again) the Hunky Simon Dunn aka Bobsleigh Simon | Video

I first introduced you to the out and smashingly handsome Simon Dunn aka Bobsleigh Simon as a Hair Ball of the Day last year. It looks like he just started started a Youtube Channel and wants to get to know you better. Simon Dunn writes on his page,  “Welcoming myself to the world of YouTube with a few facts. Let me

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Skin & Bone | New Biannual Mag by Photographers Philip Campbell & Brandon Shade

“skin & bone is a biannual publication designed to exist as an art and fashion book created by photographers Philip Campbell and Brandon Shade. Each issue is curated to explore and expand our interests as we collaborate with the creatives around us.” skinandbonemag.com Books are professionally printed with traditional processes to deliver the finest quality publication. Find at www.skinandbonemag.com  

30 Gay Men Respond to the Word “faggot” | Video

Cut Video asked 30 gay men to respond to one word: “faggot.” These are their responses.

Boy George & Jack Black Sing “Hello I Love You” on Conan | Video

Boy George uses his legendary sense of fashion to update Conan’s style. Then he jams with Jack Black to The Doors’ classic, accompanied by the Doors’ legendary guitarist Robby Krieger. Video by Team Coco

A Very Special Bitch, Please: “PrEP School” by Greg Scarnici | Video

Greg Scarnici has shared a new video titled “PrEP School.” In this very special episode of Bitch, Please, he shares his thoughts on Truvada for PrEP.” Video by Greg Scarnici

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“This Town: San Francisco – Body Bump” | New LGBTQ Web Series | Accidental Bear Original

Watch, share, and enjoy pilot episode #2 of “This Town: San Francisco – Body Bump” | New LGBTQ Web Series | an Accidental Bear Original. “This Town: San Francisco” is a new web series written by Mike Enders (Owner of Accidental Bear Website). The series will be based in San Francisco and tackling and having fun

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Boy Scouts Executive Committee Unanimously Votes To End Gay Leadership Ban

  Above: Scout leader Jesse Pacem, left, directs Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts as they prepare to lead marchers at the 41st annual Pride Parade Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Seattle. Elaine Thompson / AP Another step forward foe equal rights for all. Buzzfeed reports: WASHINGTON — A key leadership panel of the Boy Scouts of

New Book: Personal Stories of Marriage Equality by Matt Baume

  “A ground-breaking new book reveals the personal stories of people who fought for the freedom to marry over the last 45 years.” “Defining Marriage: Voices from a Forty Year Labor of Love traces the decades-long evolution of marriage through the previously-untold struggles of those who lived through it. Writer Matt Baume provides an intimate

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis

Same-Sex Marriage Back in Court in Kentucky

ASHLAND, Ky. –— A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments about a county clerk who is refusing to issue marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is one of a handful of local officials across the country who have refused to comply with the court’s order. Davis

6 Problems Of Aging While Gay

  This is one road everyone shares no mater what race, gender, or sexual orientation, aging. “The issues facing LGBT elders are unique and need to be addressed.” Ann Brenoff writes for Huffington Post: “The once-a-decade temperature check on aging in America — the White House Conference on Aging — starts Monday and the spotlight is

Watch What Happens When Two Guys Hold Hands on the Streets of Russia | Video

  I enjoy videos like this because it exposes the absurd Youtube Channel Cheburussia sent two men to the streets of Moscow hand in hand to see what reaction the might get.  Cheburussia is a self proclaimed stunt channel, and walking through the streets of Russia as an openly gay man is dangerous, so this experiment can easily

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Thousands of Taiwanese Rally for Same-Sex Marriage

Our fight is still being fought world wide. Let’s keep our LGBTQ brothers and sisters in mind. Gay Star News reports: Thousands of gay rights supporters marched between parliament and the headquarters of Taiwan’s two main political parties, months ahead of the elections. Same-sex marriage is becoming a ‘bigger electoral cause for voters,’ rally organizer Victoria Hsu told Reuters.

1960s Style Tutorial For Men on “How To Ride Bitch” on a Another Man’s Motorcycle | Video

Str8 boys can be so cute. “A throwback poke at 1960’s instructional videos… a time where things were just a little bit macho and a lot more ridiculous.” Video from Alex Vivian “Featuring Sean Keenan of Puberty Blues fame, a classic Australian ‘postie’ bike and a couple pretty dames of course.”

Accidental Bear Site Reaches Out to Community for Help to Take Things to New Levels | Become a Patreon Here

  The last 4+ years has been building up to this moment for Accidental Bear site and I am bursting at my seams! Statistics show that thousands of you from around the world come to the site daily to enjoy and share content, and nothing makes me more happy. Statistics all show that Accidental Bear

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Gay CrossFitters Unite For Sexy Photo Spread in OUT Mag

“Meet the hot men of gay CrossFit group OUTWOD, photographed in Brooklyn at Crossfit Virtuosity by Luke Austin-Paglialonga.” All Photography by Luke Austin Meet the hot men of gay CrossFit group OUTWOD, photographed in Brooklyn at Crossfit Virtuosity by Luke Austin-Paglialonga See more at out.com

Campaign Portrays Guys on PrEP as Heroes | Call to Action, Be Part of the Campaign #PrEPHeroes

From the website Volttage Buzz : Housing Works Community Healthcare just launched a new multimedia campaign, drawing attention to the use of PrEP (Pre-­Exposure Prophylaxis) as an effective HIV prevention tool. With nine individuals serving as spokesmodels, the campaign exists to highlight the heroism of those who protect themselves as well as their community from HIV infection

Watch Gay Couple Denied Marriage License in Kentucky | Video

    Disgusting. Anyone refusing to give out gay marriage licenses’ and ignoring the Supreme Court’s ruling should be fired from their jobs ASAP Towleroad reports: David V. Moore and his partner live in Morehead, Kentucky and have been together 17 years. On Monday, July 6, they went to the Rowan County courthouse to get married, but were bullied by the county

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