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Is ABC's 'Black-ish' Also Being Homophobic-ish?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 10, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The African American community doesn't have a monopoly on homophobia. We do, however, have a problem with how male sexual orientation and gender expression relates to the defining of black masculinity.Read More


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Jon Stewart Interviews Director of Russian Gay Film

Filed by John M. Becker | October 05, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"[Vigilante groups] believe that they are carrying out good acts and they believe they are acting in the name of the majority of Russian people. And they believe that they have the tacit support of Russian authorities."Read More


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New Cheerios Ad Features Gay Family

Filed by John M. Becker | October 03, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Cheerios is launching a new campaign in Canada called "the Cheerios Effect," telling stories of human connection. Their first spot features a family headed by two gay dads.Read More


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Calm Down, Ello Is Not A Game-Changer

Filed by Viktor Kerney | October 02, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Suddenly, a shiny new social media site, Ello, appears and everyone seems to think it's the better option. But when you look at the new site up close, it's not offering anything new or better.Read More


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Freedom To Marry Launches Nationwide TV Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The ad, named "It's Time," highlights "the tangible harms to same-sex couples still discriminated against in many states," according to the group's press release.Read More


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WATCH: The War Against Gays in Russia

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A terrifying and important documentary about Russia's war on LGBT people will premiere next month on HBO. Watch the trailer here.Read More


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Straight Guys to Marry for Rugby Tickets, Outraging LGBT Groups

Filed by John M. Becker | September 11, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Tomorrow, in a move that's horrifying local LGBT advocacy groups, two straight male New Zealanders will marry to score rugby tickets as part of a radio station promotion.Read More


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MSNBC Gives Sneak Peek at Smithsonian's LGBT Collection

Filed by John M. Becker | September 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Want a sneak peek at the Smithsonian's newly expanded LGBT history collection? MSNBC goes behind the scenes.Read More


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DirecTV Runs NFL Ad Featuring Gay Couple

Filed by John M. Becker | September 08, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

DirecTV had a nice surprise for pro-equality NFL fans during Thursday's Packers-Seahawks season opener.Read More


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Houston TV Station: Tony Romo Is the 'Gayest Player on the Cowgirls'

Filed by John M. Becker | September 04, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Houston TV station decided to mark the Cowboys' signing of Michael Sam by cracking a gay joke about one of his teammates on their news crawl.Read More


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Study: Hate Speech Hurts Facebook Users' Mental Health

Filed by John M. Becker | September 02, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

A new study from Europe has found that people's mental well-being is negatively impacted by vitriolic hate speech on Facebook. The risk is particularly acute for members of minority groups that face discrimination, like women and LGBTs.Read More


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Conversation with Johnny Diaz: Two Cubans Talking

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | September 02, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Gay Cuban-American novelist Johnny Diaz has just released his fifth novel, "Looking for Providence," and is now working on his next book.Read More


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LGBT Journalists Honored at NLGJA Chicago Convention

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 26, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

There's been a steady drumbeat of mostly positive media coverage of LGBT people and issues -- a fact the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association helped with and took note of during their annual convention.Read More


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Chinese Newspaper Publishes Hoax AIDS Obit for Rival

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

While the days of rival newspapers may have ended in America thanks to the amount of media consolidation, in China the competition is still going strong. Just ask Jimmy Lai, the founder and owner of the pro-democracy paper Apple Daily.Read More


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Closeted Fox Anchor Shepard Smith Calls Robin Williams a 'Coward'

Filed by John M. Becker | August 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Just hours after the world learned of Robin Williams's suicide, closeted Fox News anchor Shepard Smith called him a "coward."Read More