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Watch: Jimmy Somerville releases new music video

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Jimmy Somerville has released the new video for “Some Wonder” from his new  album Homage – out in the U.S. March 10. The euphoric joy of disco has been one consistent thread, which has run through the diverse, illustrious thirty-year career of pop legend Jimmy Somerville. “Travesty”, written by Jimmy and produced by long-time producer [...]

Adam Carolla is ‘done apologizing’ for jokes about race and sexuality (VIDEO)

Adam Carolla

When Adam Carolla stopped by HuffPost Live on Thursday, the comic responded to a viewer who asked for his take on Calling Out Carolla, a Tumblr blog that documents “anti-LGBT language” Carolla has used. Carolla: “Go find a politician or somebody who’s in charge and poke a popsicle stick up their butt. I’m a comedian. I’m done apologizing, [...]

Neil Patrick Harris on hosting the Oscars again: ‘I don’t know that my my soul could take it’

NPH

Neil Patrick Harris doesn’t think he could host the Oscars again. He told Variety.com: “I don’t know that my family nor my soul could take it, “It’s a beast. It was fun to check off the list, but for the amount of time spent and the understandable opinionated response, I don’t know that it’s a delightful [...]

Appeals Court puts same-sex marriages on hold in Nebraska

Nebraska

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday put on hold a federal judge’s ruling that would have allowed same-sex couples in Nebraska to marry starting on Monday. The Huffington Post reported that the order came hours after the U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear oral arguments on April 28 on the question of [...]

New Steam Room Stories: ‘Lumbersexuals vs Metrosexuals’ (VIDEO)

Steam Room

Do you like your men rough or perfectly manicured? That’s the question in the all-new episode of Steam Room Stories. Steam Room regulars Chris Reid and Josh Wise get into a debate over the appeal of  lumbersexuals (that’s men with beards and muscles in case you don’t know) and metrosexuals. Their conversation escalates with both [...]

ASA files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court in support of marriage equality

ASA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Sociological Association (ASA) filed an amicus curiae brief yesterday with the Supreme Court of the United States in the same-sex marriage cases currently pending before the court. The ASA’s brief highlights the social science consensus that children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well as children raised by different-sex [...]

Georgia bill attacking LGBT people and other minorities passes through Senate

Georgia Unites

Today, by a vote of 37-15, the Georgia Senate passed a bill allowing people to use their religion to challenge or opt out of various laws – including local laws in Atlanta and other cities – that protect LGBT people and other minorities from discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. In practical terms, S.B. [...]

Despite ‘apology’ Ben Carson faces blowback for his anti-LGBT rhetoric

Ben Carson

Following withering criticism from the Human Rights Campaign and LGBT advocates across the country for his offensive suggestion that prison proves that sexual orientation is a choice, presidential hopeful Ben Carson has tried to “walk back” his rhetoric. HRC’s Fred Sainz released the following statement: “Ben Carson’s “apology” wasn’t particularly genuine, but what it does [...]

TLC, NCLR, and EQCA sponsor California Equal Benefits Bill

Mark Leno

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), Equality California (EQCA), and Transgender Law Center applaud the introduction of a California bill that prohibits state agencies from doing business with companies that discriminate against their employees based on gender identity, including by denying transgender workers the same benefits and health care coverage they offer [...]

‘Transparent’ star Jeffrey Tambor to be honored by Point Foundation

Jeffrey Tambor

NEW YORK – Point Foundation (Point) will honor actor Jeffrey Tambor, the 2015 Golden Globe winner for his performance in the hit Amazon series “Transparent,” with the Point Courage Award.  The Award recognizes an individual who has advocated for the future of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community, and lives with the [...]

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