Barry Manilow on coming out and his secret marriage - For years Barry Manilow kept his sexuality a secret, fearful of how fans might react.
"I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay," the legendary singer recently told People magazine. "So I never did anything." From Popper
This 66-Year-Old Woman Is Suing All Gay PeopleóYes, All of Them - Nebraska's Sylvia Driskell will represent herself in Driskell v. Homosexuals
A Nebraska woman is suing every gay person on Earth and asking a federal judge to rule on whether homosexuality is a sin.
Sylvia Driskell, 66, describes herself as an ambassador of ďGod, And His, Son Jesus Christ [sic]Ē and will serve as her own lawyer in Driskell v. Homosexuals, NBC News reports. In her seven-page petition, written entirely in cursive, Driskell doesnít reference any case laws for U.S. District Judge John M. Gerrard to consider, but she does quote the Bible and Websterís Dictionary. From Popper
After Years of Ugly Anti-Gay Rhetoric, Hate-Blogger Jim Hoft Announces Heís Gay - In todayís right wing plot twist, Jim Hoft, the fabled Stupidest Man on the Internet, who has been spouting virulent anti-gay rhetoric for many years and openly associating with homophobic hate groups, has written a post for Breitbart ďNewsĒ in which he comes out of the closet: After the Pulse Club Massacre, Itís Time for Gays to Come Home to Republican Party. From Popper
Amid shouts of 'shame,' House GOP defeats gay rights measure - WASHINGTON (AP) ó Democrats shouted "Shame! Shame!," but seven Republicans switched their votes under pressure from House leaders Thursday and defeated a measure to protect gay rights.
The final vote was 213-212 after the chaos on the House floor. That was enough to defeat an amendment by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., aimed at upholding an executive order that bars discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors. From popper
This Hong Kong Billionaire Will Pay You $180,000,000 To Do Just ONE Thing - Real estate tycoon Sze-tsung is desperate to see his daughter married off to a man. So desperate in fact that he has offered a whopping $180,000,000 to any man that can turn his beloved daughter straight. To make matters worse, this daughter Gigi is not even single. In fact she is happily married to long term partnered Sean Eav. A marriage which her father refuses to accept as ďrealĒ. From Popper
SECRET LIFE OF A SEXY WAITER AT THE ALL-MALE ANSWER TO HOOTERS - In the dim light of Tallywackers, a waiter named Gabe strips off his clingy red tank top with practiced ease and stands between two furry-faced men. Theyíve stopped by this Dallas venue Ė marketed as a Hooters for women, but located in Oak Lawn, an upscale area known by locals as the Gayborhood Ė for lunch with a view. Flashing a broad smile and flirting a little, Gabe, 21, puts an arm around each guy and mugs into a camera. The two men smile sheepishly and cling to Gabeís smooth torso. From Popper
[NSFW] Here's Everything You Wanted To Know About Being A Bottom (NSFW) - For anyone who has never bottomed (aka been anally penetrated) before, the idea of trying out the sex act can be intimidating, to say the least. And even for those who've spent some time in the saddle, there's still a lot to know, a lot to remember and a lot of misleading information out there. From X Isle
NSFW - Homoaesthete - A gallery of male beauty in waves, woods, and wild. No explicit sexual activity, but lots of masculine skin on display, so please be of legal age to view! If you see something that belongs to you, please notify me so I can delete it or provide the proper attribution. From Nony
Gay-Hatin' Indiana Republican Caught Trolling For Online Dick, What A Shock - Wonkette - You know the old saying: ďScratch a homophobe, but please donít knock the dick out of his mouth, heís not finished yet.Ē (We think thatís the saying?) Anyway, meet your new gross Republican gay-sexing scumbag, what doesnít support gay rights, and please try to contain your shock that this is happening AGAIN. His name is Brent Randall, and heís a high school radio sportscaster and former boysí golfing coach (go ahead and start making jokes about helping them with their strokes, itís fine). Heíd LIKE to be a city councilman in Goshen, Indiana, and oh by the way, his internet browser history is HI-LARIOUS:
Former leader of 'gay cure' group marries same-sex partner - The former leader of a Christian ministry that promised to cure people "trapped in homosexuality" has revealed that he has married his gay partner.
John Smid led the controversial Love in Action organisation in the US until 2008, when he left after admitting that he had denied his own sexuality for years.
The Story | Yarness - A big part of gay culture in San Francisco (where I live) is leather and fetish street fairs such as Folsom and Dore Alley. The fun and sexy nature of these street fairs are awesome and the leather harnesses are rad. I noticed a good chunk of people enjoy dressing up in harnesses and fetish gear without actually intending to use the garments for sexual purposes. I saw fashion accessories and our mind started buzzing, I also crochet.In 2009 I crocheted a soft pink harness and wore it to Folsom. The harness got an immediate, strong and positive reaction, people took pictures, and I was hooked (crochet pun intended). Each year after, I produced another crocheted harness. I experimented with different styles and colors (including a jock strap). I amassed a good number of these harnesses, and I realized that I was designing a fashion line. From Nony
Illinois Bishop Plans Same-Sex Marriage Exorcism - The Catholic bishop of Springfield, Ill., claiming same-sex marriage is the work of the devil, says he will perform an exorcism ceremony next week.
The exorcism by Bishop Thomas Paprocki at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the state capitol, is officially called "Prayers of Supplication and Exorcism in Reparation for the Sin of Same-Sex Marriage." From Popper
California teen named nation's first transgender homecoming queen - Yahoo News - In what is being described as the first known event of its kind, a transgendered teen was named as her high school‚Äôs homecoming queen on Friday.‚ÄúI am so proud to win this not just for me, but everyone out there,‚ÄĚ 16-year-old Cassidy Campbell said after receiving her crown during the halftime of Marina High‚Äôs homecoming football game Friday night in Huntington Beach, CA.
There's hope Nony - you too can cross over From Anawaram
Melissa Etheridge at Centennial Hall (Tucson, AZ) - Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge was midstream into a stripped down acoustic version of her stinging rocker ‚ÄúAll American Girl‚ÄĚ at Centennial Hall Saturday night when she stopped singing. From Nony
World's Most Homoerotic Homophobes Now Mounting a Giant Pole in Tiny Pink Shorts - "Shirtless guys ... on top of one another ... clutching a giant pole ... in pink shorts and those guys are protesting gay marriage? This has to be some kind of joke," your brain is probably telling you. But we kid you not. Those men are holding the logo La Manif Pour Tous, an anti-gay group in France, and are featured on the group's Facebook page. And while those boys look like an ad for a gay adult summer camp, this trend of homoerotic homophobia is actually going on in France. From Roddy
Border Riders MC Club - The Border Riders Motorcycle Club provides social and educational opportunities for members and other gay men interested in recreational motorcycle touring. Our diverse, international membership of over 60 men hails from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. Composed of seasoned riders as well as novice, we come from all walks of life and professions. From Nony
Bill OíReilly Again Defends Equating Homosexuality With Pedophilia (VIDEO) - Bill OíReilly is once again defending an implication that being gay is equivalent to pedophilia and sexual abuse. He has specifically gone after Colorado House Speaker Mark Ferrandino for opposing Jessicaís Law while supporting civil unions for gay couples, and brings up the fact that Ferrandino is gay at every opportunity when discussing the issue. From Popper
LGBT Percentage Highest in D.C., Lowest in North Dakota - PRINCETON, NJ -- The percentage of U.S. adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) ranges from 1.7% in North Dakota to 5.1% in Hawaii and 10% in the District of Columbia, according to Gallup surveys conducted from June-December 2012. Residents in the District of Columbia were most likely to identify as LGBT (10%). Among states, the highest percentage was in Hawaii (5.1%) and the lowest in North Dakota (1.7%), but all states are within two percentage points of the nationwide average of 3.5% From Popper
Pee-wee Inspired Skinsuit - If you're a comedic lover, this Skinsuit is the right fit for you! Here at Podium we not only aim to meet the need of professional cyclists, but to give them a special edge, like distracting the guy behind you, and making the spectators love you. This skinsuit is made of the best quality polyester fabric mix, allowing for durability, flexibility and style. Designed to help you tackle those bike rides with humor, this skinsuit is a classic, a must have for any cyclist fan of the character. Choose your size, quantity, and click 'add to cart'! From Nony
Jim Nabors AKA Gomer Pyle Marries Long-Time, Same Sex Partner At Age 82 - Surprise, surprise, surprise! Gomer Pyle finally got married at age 82Ėor at least his alter-ego, Jim Nabors, did.
In a stereotype-breaking scenario, Nabors and his partner of 38 years, Stan Cadwallader, flew to Washington shortly after same-sex marriage was legalized there and tied the knot. The fact that their relationship is a show-business one, that it has spanned almost four decades, that they married as soon as it was possible, and that Mr. Cadwallader is a former Honolulu firefighter all defy typical preconceptions of such a longtime union. From Popper
Christian pastor claims pet therapy with horses can cure homosexuals - A Virginia pastor claims he's discovered a new application for an existing form of pet therapy utilizing horses: ridding homosexuals of their troublesome 'addiction' to members of the same sex.
Raymond Bell, The Cowboy Church of Virginia's chief pastor, tells Gay Star News 'Equine Assisted Psychotherapy' can, 'help any person who is living the homosexual lifestyle or involved in it any way.'
Gay Buddhists wed in Taiwan - Two women married on Saturday in Taiwan's first same-sex Buddhist wedding, a move rights groups hope will help make the island become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage. From Popper
Google Wants to Legalize Same Sex Marriage Worldwide - Bravo, Google. The tech giant announced a new campaign to legalize same sex marriage across the world at an LGBT conference on Saturday. Pointed out to us by Think Progress, Dot429 reports Google's Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe announced the "Legalize Love" campaign at an LGBT Workplace Summit in London on Saturday. The initiative starts in Singapore and Poland, but will eventually expand to every country that has a Google office. The idea is to "focus on places with homophobic cultures, where anti-gay laws exist," before expanding into more liberal countries. From Popper
NSFW - Transformer by Roger Deckker | Zoo | Homotography - The new Summer 2012 issue no. 35 of Zoo magazine features the story 'Transformer' by photographer Roger Deckker with models Otto Pierce, Angus Low, John Todd, Conrad Leadley, Kameron Zane, Iain Wallace, Ian Bradley, Xoan Fernandez, James Cater, Kennedy Carter, Jake Bass, Grace Bol, Laura McCone, Marzia Aloisi, and Celia Rowlson-Hall.(Note: NSFW ahead with frontal nudity) From Nony
Obama backs same-sex marriage - President Obama says his position on same-sex marriage has evolved.
Three days after Vice President Joe Biden said he is "absolutely comfortable" with two men or two women getting married, Mr. Obama told ABC News in a hastily arranged interview that "same sex couples should be able to get married." From Popper
Homophobia Is Totally Gay, As Proven By Science - It's long been theorized that many hardcore, anti-gay homophobics are often repressed homosexuals themselves. There certainly has been a lot of anecdotal evidence from notable political figures to support this theory, but now science is stepping in with some raw data. From Popper
Starbucks Boycott Over Marriage Equality Spurs Tenfold Backlash - The National Organization for Marriageís decision to boycott Starbucks for the companyís support of the freedom to marry has turned out to be a dismal failure. In the five days since NOM launched its ďDump StarbucksĒ petition, it has only gotten 19,000 signatures, compared to the nearly 250,000 individuals who have signed SumOfUsís retaliatory ďThank You, StarbucksĒ card. In fact, SumOfUs has gotten over 8,000 new signers since 8:30 this morning. From Popper
NSFW - RoughingMeUp - This site is for gay grownups only. If you are under 18 or are offended by erotic material, please leave immediately. Otherwise, please jump in, and enjoy some rough stuff. If you see a picture that belongs to you, let me know if you want it removed. If you want a link or credit, let me know that too. BTW: NSFW, for sure. From Nony
Delaware governor says same sex marriage is Ďinevitableí in his state - Gay marriage in Delaware is inevitable, the stateís Governor Jack Markell said on Friday, a day after neighboring Maryland became the eighth state to legalize marriage for same-sex couples.
In an interview with Reuters Insider TV, Markell, a Democrat, said he expects that Delaware will take up same-sex marriage legislation ďprobably within the next few years.Ē From Popper
'Poster couple' for gay rights in California is divorcing - When gay couples first sought the right to legally wed in California, they argued that they were entitled to all of the benefits of marital bliss.
It was only a matter of time before that benefit extended to the right to split up. From Popper
How To Be Gay: Fashion - Fashion from a gay perceptive
Have you ever noticed that gay men are extremely fashionable, especially compared to their heterosexual counterparts? This is no mystery. Gay men think more like women to whom fashion comes easier. Being fashionable is an art, itís not easy. Even for gay guys it comes much easier to some then it does to others. From Colin
Brighton gay choir clinches £1m record deal - The Brighton and Hove Gay Men's Chorus has signed to Universal Records, home to music acts like U2, Paul Weller and PJ Harvey.The chorus formed six years ago to provide a community for gay men in Brighton to share experiences.It will release its debut album on 3 October and claims to be the first gay chorus to sign to a major label. From Nony
Bachmannís husband on homosexuality - Marcus Bachmann, the husband of GOP presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), said in a radio interview unearthed by ThinkProgress that "barbarians need to be educated" when asked how parents should deal with their homosexual children.
Same-sex marriage bill enters last day of New York legislative session - With the clock ticking on New York's legislative session, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping lawmakers will use its last day to take up his proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.
Currently, 31 senators, including two Republicans, are in favor of the bill. Its backers need one more GOP member to vote in favor for it to pass. From Popper
Videogames embrace gay characters - From Kurt in Glee to Captain Jack in Torchwood, from Thirteen in House to Naomi in Skins, recent years have given us a glut of gay and bisexual characters on TV.Surprisingly, given its macho image, the same has also been true in videogaming. The 2010 game Mass Effect 2 gave the option of a lesbian relationship for those who played the main character as a woman (though not a gay relationship if they played the character as a man). Grand Theft Auto IV produced the downloadable content The Ballad of Gay Tony. And while Hollywood still seems to have a problem hiring gay actors to play gay characters, British-made hit game series Fable has cast Stephen Fry as the louche bisexual character Reaver in all three games. From Nony
The Fashion Disasters of TV Sports - BusinessWeek - ESPN anchor Rece Davis began his career looking like a Sigma Nu pledge. "I had two shirts," he says, "the white oxford buttoned-down and the blue oxford buttoned-down." However, experience‚ÄĒand the prodding of his wife‚ÄĒhas helped Davis forge his own neo-preppy look. He began turning down the network's swag suits and cut a deal with New York clothier Peter Millar. Now Davis "can't stand to see guys wear buttoned-down shirts with suits. Save that for the yacht club," he says. Thanks to his fashion-forward colleague, Scott Van Pelt, Davis is on to a new style motif‚ÄĒpocket squares. "Van Pelt said his grandfather told him once that 9 out of 10 men don't wear pocket squares," Davis recalls. "And you don't want to dress like 9 out of 10 men." From Nony
Davenport, Iowa Descends Into Hell Following Gay Marriage Ceremony - Immediately following the performance of a same-sex marriage ceremony Sunday afternoon at Holy Christ Almighty Lutheran Church on Lincoln Avenue, the city of Davenport, IA and all 99,685 of its residents were reportedly smitten into oblivion by the merciless wrath of God and flung into the deepest bowels of eternal hell. From Roddy
Anti-Gay Christian Pastor Charged Over Public Masturbation - Rev. Grant Storms, a renowned anti-gay Christian pastor from Louisiana, was arrested last week for masturbating at a public park, in the vicinity of a carousel and playground where children were present.
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, one woman saw Storms parked in his van "looking at the playground area that contained children playing, with his zipper down...," the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office report read. After judging that Storms was masturbating, the woman and another mother who witnessed the event both alerted deputies. From Popper
Girl Saints - Our mission is to celebrate girlhood and through the Girlhood in Art series we explore ways this has been depicted in art history. Images of girls being tortured and killed, whether for religious or political reasons, is not a celebration. However, the destruction of girlhood is a strong theme throughout human history, with intentions ranging from forgiveness to peace. From Nony
The Mankini Lives On - Sorry ladies (and gents) but the mankini isn't going anywhere. In fact, the harder we resist the trend, the more fire we blow into it's nostrils. And don't blame Borat for the banana hammock fiasco -- he was only the messenger. This eyesore predates him by a few years (think wrestling uniform meets Bavarian Lederhosen). Seriously peeps, men have been sporting Speedos for evah. Now designers are just glorifying this junk-enhancing lycra by spiffing it up a bit. You know, cut outs, neck straps, and thong-tha-thong-thong-thongs. I just have two words for men who want to put it all out there in one of these: Bikini wax. Seriously, if you're going to advertise your goods to the world, you're going to have to clean up the billboard a little. Capiche? From Nony
Gay Kiss-Flashmob for the Pope - Der Papst hat gestern Spanien besucht und wie erwartet gegen die recht progressive Gesetzgebung dort angegriffen ‚Äď Spanien erlaubt gleichgeschlechtliche Ehen und Abtreibungen. Und deshalb haben sich rund 200 schwule und lesbische Helden vor der Kirche versammelt, in der dieser alte Mann seine seltsamen Ansichten verbreitete und haben ihm eine Tonne Liebe vor die verschrumpelten F√ľ√üe gekotzt. So macht man das. From Nony
Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants - The Defense Department said Tuesday that it is accepting openly gay recruits, but is warning applicants they might not be allowed to stick around for long.Following last week's court ruling that struck down a 1993 law banning gays from serving openly, the military has suspended enforcement of the rule known as "don't ask, don't tell." The Justice Department is appealing the decision and has asked the courts for a temporary stay on the ruling. From Nony
Stupid Things People Say About Gays - Although the Libertarian party has often pressed Congress on the repeal of the militaryís Donít Ask, Donít Tell policy, a recent internal email from one of the partyís Board Members, Norm Olsen of Region 4, argues against the repeal, stating that, ďThe heterosexual soldier has a right to be free from unwanted sexual advances.Ē Hereís the full text of his ďP.S.Ē remarks from a copy of the leaked email (all errors his own): From Juniper
Village People - In The Navy - Asspwick, this song is just so patriotic and manly. Let's do that roll play where you the soldier and I the prisoner, and ended up blowing eachother all through night. Your my true Macho Man.
The Duke was The Queen Of Hollywood - The first photo I have removed from my montage is none other than the Duke himself, who, according to the
source who outed him, was ďqueer as a two-headed trout.Ē
NeoCon's idol. From Roddy
Republican Lawmaker Caught in a Gay Bar, Take 756 - Sources tell CBS13 a state senator from Southern California was arrested for allegedly driving drunk after leaving Feces, a gay nightclub in midtown Sacramento, early Wednesday morning. Ashburn, a father of four, is a Republican Senator representing parts of Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino Counties with a history of opposing gay rights. Ö
A male passenger, who was not identified as a lawmaker, was also in the car but was not detained. From Roddy
Lesbian albatrosses to raise their chick - When two female royal albatrosses at a New Zealand breeding colony embarked on a lesbian relationship, there were some raised eyebrows. But when the pair successfully incubated a chick, wildlife experts were delighted ‚Äď and surprised. From Nony
Another Pregnant Man Goes Public with His Story - "Scott Moore ‚Äď thought to be only the second ‚Äėpregnant man‚Äô to go public ‚Äď is due to give birth to a boy in February, with husband Thomas by his side. The couple were both born girls and have undergone surgery to transform their sex. Scott, 30, who is legally married to Thomas because he still has a female birth certificate, says he eagerly looking forward to giving birth. They have decided to call the child ‚ÄėMiles‚Äô. ‚ÄėWe know some people will criticise us but we are blissfully happy and not ashamed,‚Äô Scott said. The couple, from California, already have two children - Gregg, 12, and Logan, 10 - who Thomas had with a previous female partner who died." From Nony
Op-Ed Columnist - 40 Years Later, Still Second-Class Americans - NYTimes.com - LIKE all students caught up in the civil rights and antiwar movements of the 1960s, I was riveted by the violent confrontations between the police and protestors in Selma, 1965, and Chicago, 1968. But I never heard about the several days of riots that rocked Greenwich Village after the police raided a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in the wee hours of June 28, 1969 ‚ÄĒ 40 years ago today........As David Carter writes in his book ďStonewall,Ē at the end of the 1960s homosexual sex was still illegal in every state but Illinois. It was a crime punishable by castration in seven states. No laws ó federal, state or local ó protected gay people from being denied jobs or housing. If a homosexual character appeared in a movie, his life ended with either murder or suicide. From danomil
New Hampshire Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage - NYTimes.com - The New Hampshire Legislature approved revisions to a same-sex marriage bill on Wednesday and Gov. John Lynch promptly signed the legislation, making the state the sixth in the nation to let gay couples wed. From danomil
Cheney Offers Support For Gay Marriage (VIDEO) - ick Cheney rarely takes a position that places him at a more progressive tilt than President Obama. But on Monday, the former vice president did just that, saying that he supports gay marriage as long as it is deemed legal by state and not federal government. From danomil
I Dated Miss Cali's Mom: Ex-Galpal - Infamous gay marriage opponent Carrie Prejean is back in the tabloids. Miss Californiaís mother, Francine Coppola, had an affair with another woman, Star reports. ďYes, Francine and I dated,Ē her ex-girlfriend Valerie Vetrano says. But it ended when ďFrancine explained how she was a Christian and that her loved ones would never accept her if she were gay,Ē a friend said. From Roddy
Moscow police violently break up gay pride rally - MOSCOW ‚Äď Riot police violently broke up several gay rights demonstrations in Moscow on Saturday, hauling away scores of protesters hours before the Russian capital hosted a major international pop music competition. From danomil
Op-Ed Contributor - Is My Marriage Gay? - NYTimes.com - AS many Americans know, last week Gov. John Baldacci of Maine signed a law that made this state the fifth in the nation to legalize gay marriage. It‚Äôs worth pointing out, however, that there were some legal same-sex marriages in Maine already, just as there probably are in all 50 states. These are marriages in which at least one member of the couple has changed genders since the wedding. From danomil
GOP Rep. Foley to face no sex offense charges - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley isn't expected to face charges after a lengthy investigation into his lurid messages to underage congressional pages, two federal law enforcement officials told The Associated Press on Thursday.
This is why all the pedophiles and closet-fags join the GOP. From Nonoxyl
George Takei Beams Up Marriage - George Takei has gone where no famous man (but two plenty famous women) has gone before, tying the knot with his partner of 21 years, Brad Altman, Sunday night in Los Angeles in front of 200 of their closest pals, including fellow Trekkers Leonard Nimoy, Walter Koenig and Nichelle Nichols.
Christian Gospel Singer Comes Out - ďIíd denied it ever since I was a kid. I became a Christian, I thought that was the way to deal with this and I prayed hard and tried for 30-some years and then at the end, I was just going, ĎIím still gay. I know I am.í And I just got to the place where I couldnít take it anymore Ö when I was going through all this darkness, I thought, ĎJust end this.íĒ From Nony
Lesbian avoids deportation to Jamaica - A Jamaican lesbian was spared deportation to her native country after a judge found that she might be tortured there because of her sexual orientation. From cjdusa
%u2018Don%u2019t Ask, Don%u2019t Tell%u2019 Hits Women Much - WASHINGTON - The Army and Air Force discharged a disproportionate number of women in 2007 under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that prohibits openly gay people from serving in the military, according to Pentagon statistics gathered by an advocacy group.While women make up 14 percent of Army personnel, 46 percent of those discharged under the policy last year were women. And while 20 percent of Air Force personnel are women, 49 percent of its discharges under the policy last year were women.By comparison for 2006, about 35 percent of the Army's discharges and 36 percent of the Air Force's were women, according to the statistics. From cjdusa
Hospital worker admits oral sex on patient - UPI.com - MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 24 (UPI) -- A former employee of Florida's Mount Sinai Medical Center faces criminal charges after admitting to performing oral sex on a patient, police said.Hialeah, Fla., resident Pedro J. Gonzalez, 27, was charged with sexual battery, Miami Beach police said. From cjdusa
Stumbling and Mumbling: Gays and house prices - Here's one that'll confuse the Daily Mail - gays are good for house prices.Shihe Fu estimates that a rise of one percentage point in the proportion of same-sex couples living in an area raises median house prices by 9 per cent even 10 years later, controlling for some obvious other things.This suggests that gays improve neighbourhoods; they don't just choose to live in nicer places. From CJDUSA
Lesbian compensated for prevented puppy purchase - Lesbians cannot be prevented from purchasing puppies in Sweden, according to a Stockholm appeals court. The court confirmed an earlier district court ruling in favor of a lesbian who had sought damages from a kennel owner who refused to sell her a puppy because of her sexual preference. I guess Americans aren't the only homophobes From cjdusa
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employees at Microsof - Microsoft has been a pioneer in workplace diversity. It was one of the first companies in the world to offer employee benefits to same-sex domestic partners and to include sexual orientation in its corporate nondiscrimination policy. Since 1989, Microsoft has supported and sponsored gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues at Microsoft.
All born again christians rush to their broker to sell their MS stock holdings ... From Nony
Ted Haggard Quits New Life 'Restoration Team' - Technically, it only took three weeks of intensive "restoration" a full year ago to make Ted Haggard a "complete heterosexual." But on Tuesday night, the new pastor of the Colorado Springs megachurch that Haggard founded has announced that Haggard is quitting the team -- and that "the process of restoring Ted Haggard is incomplete." From Nonoxyl
Judge's ruling lifts stay on civil unions - A federal judge this afternoon threw out a lawsuit against Oregon's domestic partnership law, allowing the legislation to go into effect about 4:20 p.m. From Nonoxyl
Hillary Clintonís Lesbian Lover - Itís not just Republicans who play rough in South Carolina. Rumors have been circulating in the Palmetto State, and elsewhere, that Hillary Clinton is having a lesbian affair. Her alleged paramour: a beautiful aide named Huma Abedin (Oscar de la Renta says he longs to see Huma in a strapless dress before he dies). As you can see from the photo, if Hillary is having an affair with Abedin it would not be evidence of her lesbianism as much as of her common sense and sound judgment. From CJDUSA
Gay Muslims party in Berlin, nervously - BERLIN: Six men whirled faster and faster in the center of the nightclub, arms slung over one another's shoulders, performing a traditional circle dance popular in Turkey and the Middle East.
Nothing unusual, given the German capital's large Muslim population.
But most of the people filling the dance floor Saturday at the club SO36 in the Kreuzberg neighborhood were gay, lesbian or bisexual, and of Turkish or Arab background. They were there for the monthly club night known as Gayhane, an all-too-rare opportunity to merge their immigrant cultures and their sexual identities. From CJDUSA
Gays should be tortured and hanged, says Iranian minister meeting British MPs - Homosexuals deserve to be tortured and executed an Iranian leader told British MPs during a private meeting at a peace conference, it emerged today.
Mohsen Yahyavi is the highest-ranked politician to admit that Iran believes in the death penalty for homosexuality following recent reports that gay youths were being hanged.
President Ahmadinejad, questioned by students in New York two months ago about the executions, dodged the issue by suggesting that there were no gays in his country. From
Is Hillary Clinton A Lesbian? - A top level U.S. Department of Justice official has told Big Head DC that Hillary Clinton is having a lesbian affair with a top aide, Huma Abedin. Only Hillary Clinton could make lesbian sex disgusting. I find it hard to believe that Hillary Clinton is a lesbian, not because this is an unsubstantiated report, but because Hillary Clinton has a penis. From Roddy
Judge: Iowa gay marriage ban unconstitutional - DES MOINES n Gay rights advocates won a major victory Thursday when a Polk County District Judge ruled that the state's ban on gay marriage violates the Iowa Constitution."This court has yet to hear any convincing argument as to how excluding same-sex couples from getting married promotes responsible reproduction in general or by different-sex couples in particular. So far as this court can tell (the law) operates only to harm same-sex couples and their children," said the ruling from Judge Robert Hanson. From Nony
Gay Mens underwear and swimwear - Ball lifter lifts without any fancy contraptions or discomfort. Simply, a soft elastic band rests under your balls lifting them up and forward, pushing you cock and package forward. And the best part is, it‚Äôs all you. And don‚Äôt worry about taking someone home, there is nothing embarrassing about wearing the ball lifter. It is sexy and hotter than a jock From Nony
Putin the gay icon - Russian leader Vladimir Putin has inadvertently become a gay icon after stripping down to the waist on a fishing trip.The pictures were taken while the President was on holiday with Prince Albert of Monaco in the Siberian mountains. From Nony
Bush Insults BBC Political Editor at Press Conference - At a recent press conference at Camp David, President George Bush insulted BBC political editor Nick Robinson, the Daily Mirror reports.
Robinson, who has asked Bush pointed questions in the past such as whetherthe president was ďin denialĒ over the Iraq war, posed a question to Bush about whether he could trust visiting British Prime Minister Gordon Brown not to ďcut and runĒ from Iraq.
Bush replied with a dismissal: ďAre you still hanging around?Ē
[NSFW] Hott Flashes - WARNING! This site is intended for anyone OVER THE AGE OF 18! If you are not OVER THE AGE OF 18, I suggest you take your hormone riddled self into the bathroom and Funk With Your Junk to whatever gets you there, but this site will NOT be helping you.
How a 'gay rights' leader became straight - Homosexuality, for me, began at age 13 and ended Ė once I "cut myself off" from outside influences and intensely focused on inner truth Ė when I discovered the depths of my God-given self at age 30.
Now I post on Codewolf forums under the name of Neocon. From Michael Glatze
A Memo to Straight Women Seeking A Gay Male Friend - Hi there. I am a gay man living in Los Angeles. Let me just say that I have many women friends. And I applaud the open-minded, progressive attitudes most straight women seem to have nowadays.However, I have noticed that we've crossed over into a place where some women are just a little too comfortable with homosexuality. "Too much tolerance" you say? I'll explain. From Nony
All-Ages Kirk/Spock Archive: Star Trek gay romance - The philosophy behind AAK/SA is simple -- there's nothing pornographic about being gay, and nothing obscene about love between men. There are no links to sites with explicit content here; no pictures of naked men; no sex scenes. Rather, it is a celebration of the love between Kirk and Spock that is accessible for a wider audience. From Nony
ĎA Platoon Of Lesbiansí Could ĎChase Us Out Of Baghdad' - Rep. Ackerman: ĎA Platoon Of Lesbiansí Could ĎChase Us Out Of Baghdadí
Yesterday, during hearings on the State Departmentís 2008 budget, Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) slammed the U.S. militaryís ban on gay servicemembers, saying the Pentagon ďseems more afraid of gay people than they are [of] terrorists,Ē and that if the terrorists were smart, ďtheyíd get a platoon of lesbians to chase us out of Baghdad.Ē From Nony
Pastor Haggard convinced he's now 'completely heterosexual' - One of four ministers who oversaw three weeks of intensive counseling for the Rev. Ted Haggard said the disgraced minister emerged convinced that he is ``completely heterosexual. ''Haggard also said his sexual contact with men was limited to the former male prostitute who came forward with sexual allegations, the Rev. Tim Ralph of Larkspur told The Denver Post for a story in today's edition. ''He is completely heterosexual,'' Ralph said. ``That is something he discovered. It was the acting-out situations where things took place. It wasn't a constant thing.''
Sounds like they have the same drug dealer NeoCon uses LOL This is SOOO gay! From Juniper
Belgrade Srbija bloody Gay Pride Event - Out of all ex-Yugoslav states, only Slovenia and Croatia have a tradition of organizing Pride events, where as the attempt to organize such an event in Belgrade, Serbia, ended in a bloody showdown between the police and the fascist, far right extremists and religious fundamentalists counter-protesters, with the Pride participants heavily beaten up. ... (more) From Juniper
Catholic bishops say gays should remain celibate - BALTIMORE (Reuters) - U.S. Catholic bishops said on Tuesday that gay men and women should be welcomed in the church but that those who engage in same-sex activity should not receive Communion.
Mr. Bush Goes To Washington - The writing is on the wall. The once dignified nation has corrupted from within. The brilliant beacon of a republic that brought the oppressed and starving to its shores has turned dim. Every nation on the planet in one way or another has respected America. The very name America use to mean something. As immigrants arrived in Ellis Island they saw that elegant lady with the torch inviting all to her shores. America was the ďcan doĒ country. We can only blame the demise of this country on ourselves. We have become decadent, lazy and as we have changed our republic has changed. From KibaGami
Key Evangelical Quits Amid Gay Sex Claim - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The president of the National Association of Evangelicals, an outspoken opponent of gay marriage, has given up his post while a church panel investigates allegations he paid a man for sex.
The Gay Old Party Comes Out - The political party fond of demonizing homosexuals each election year is as well-stocked with trusted and accomplished gay leaders as virtually every other power center in America.
MEDICAL CONSEQUENCES OF WHAT HOMOSEXUALS DO - Throughout history, the major civilizations major religions condemned homosexuality.1 Until 1961 homosexual acts were illegal throughout America.Gays claim that the "prevailing attitude toward homosexuals in the U.S. and many other countries is revulsion and hostility....for acts and desires not harmful to anyone."3 The American Psychological Association and the American Public Health Association assured the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986 that "no significant data show that engaging in...oral and anal sex, results in mental or physical dysfunction."
What a homophobe! This guy is extremely interested in homosexual sex! From Nony
Couple at center of same-sex marriage case splits - All questions of morality aside, this is the reason states should not be allowing gays to marry. Their "marriages" have a >90% failure rate, so there's no sense in states changing their laws. Mabye one day, but not now. From The Truth
Gay prince out of closet, loses inheritance - MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian prince has been disowned by his family after he publicly announced he was gay in a country where homosexuality is outlawed by a 145-year-old law.
Pentagon Lists Homosexuality As Disorder - A Pentagon document classifies homosexuality as a mental disorder, decades after mental health experts abandoned that position. The document outlines retirement or other discharge policies for service members with physical disabilities, and in a section on defects lists homosexuality alongside mental retardation and personality disorders.
The Truth about George W. Bush - Here you will find out the little known truth concerning President George W. Bush, Victor Ashe, the current American ambassador to Poland (formerly mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee and Exec. V.P.; C.F.O. of Fannie Mae), and their adulterous-bisexual relationship with a Las Vegas woman in 1984. From Roddy
The Gay Animal Kingdom - .. According to Roughgarden, sexual selection can't explain the homosexuality that's been documented in over 450 different vertebrate species. This means that same-sex sexuality - long disparaged as a quirk of human culture - is a normal, and probably necessary, fact of life. From Nony
US army charges troops in gay porn scandal - The US army has brought charges against seven paratroopers from the elite 82nd Airborne Division after they allegedly appeared having sex on a gay pornography website From Nony
GIs from celebrated unit in gay porn? - Don't ask, don't tell, don't do, and for God's sake, don't film it! Anyone who has served knows that there are a lot of gays in the military. Most people have no problem with them serving. But to sully the uniform like this is deserving of a court martial and dishonorable discharge. From Gays with Guns
Gay men may be given hormone treatment - DUBAI - More than two dozen gay men - arrested at what police called a mass homosexual wedding - could face government-ordered hormone treatments, five years in jail and a lashing, authorities said yesterday. From Nony
Commercial Closet - Our archive focuses on mainstream corporate advertising and its incredible power to affect how the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender community is perceived. We collect worldwide corporate ads with direct references to GLBT people or a GLBT theme, including political ads and those from government and health agencies, nonprofits, gay and anti-gay organizations. From Nony
Want to ban something? Ban straight women from gay bars - Just like any other single male, after a long week of work, I want to blow off some steam, grab a few beers and get laid. This used to be pretty easy, as it's no secret that gay men are, well, pretty easy themselves. Things have changed, though. Now, when I go out to get my beer buzz and score some ass, I have to do it in the presence of all things, straight women. From cw
The World History of Male Love History is written by the victors. They choose what will be remembered, and what covered up. So it has been with male eros. Looking at any history textbook, one would think that never has a society praised love between men, never has a painter, a poet or a pope shared his bed and his heart with another male. Evidence of same-sex love has been either quietly suppressed, as with the Greeks and Romans, or quickly destroyed, as is still done with newly unearthed Inca and Mayan art. From Juniper
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The minimum age to be on this site is 18. Enjoy!! From Juniper
Judge strikes down California gay marriage ban - A judge ruled Monday that California can no longer justify limiting marriage to a man and a woman, a legal milestone that if upheld on appeal would pave the way for the nationís most populous state to follow Massachusetts in allowing same-sex couples to wed.
Pansy wine targets gay Australians A New Zealand winemaker is launching a pink-hued wine for Australia's gay community and calling it Pansy
2002 PANSY ROS… - PRODUCTION NOTES from the winery. From Juniper
Topeka: Yes To Gay Rights No To Phelps Clan (Phelps runs the Westboro Baptist Church) They managed to get enough signatures to force a vote on repealing two gay rights ordinances. One bans employment discrimination in city government on the basis of sexual orientation the other is hate crimes law. The repeal bid failed 14,285 to 12,795. Had it passed it would have barred Topeka from reinstating such protections for 10 years.
Scarry! 47% of the people voted for reintroducing gay discrimination!!! Glad I don't live in Topeka Kansas! From Juniper
Mr. Bloomberg said he favored gay marriage. It was the first time, according to his aides, that he has so clearly stated his position in public.
(Posted it, because it shows cracks appearing in the republican front) From Juniper
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Just to try out the "gay" article type. From Juniper