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Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Musveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Act, a bill that imposes a seven year prison sentence of the “offense of homosexuality”, and a lifetime sentence for “aggravated homosexuality.”


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GAAAAAYYYYYY…and Adorable.

Photographer Braden Summers traveled to several diverse countries to showcase that no matter who you are, love is love.  Because there is a misconception of what being gay looks like he went out to photograph only gay couples.  Being that even only two years ago I was nervous to show a same sex couple kissing


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Facebook Unveils Customizable Gender Option!

Facebook announced today that it is now allowing users to select a custom gender for their Facebook profile. The new initiative was announced by the Facebook Diversity program. Per a statement from Facebook’s Diversity team, there will be a handful of genders and settings users will be able to set-up: “This will open up a


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Olympic Diver Tom Daley Speaks Out!

British Olympic diver Tom Daley posted a straight forward confession on YouTube, announcing that he’s been dating a man for the past several months. He also stated that he felt his words had been “twisted” by The Daily Mirror, which reported this September that Daley was “not gay.” “In an ideal world I wouldn’t be


Same-Sex Marriages Have Begun In New Jersey!

Just after midnight last night, same-sex couples across the state of New Jersey were married, with seven of those marriages taking place at city hall! The seven lucky couples were married by Mayor and Senator-elect Cory Booker. The New Jersey State Supreme court ruled on Friday that weddings could take place Monday morning, sending a


Beautiful Gallery Of Drag Queens In Half-Drag

New York based photographer Leland Bobbé started the project ‘Half-Drag…A Different Kind of Beauty’ which depicts both the male and female alter egos of drag queens. The series was created to be a unique perspective on the drag queens behind the make-up while providing commentary on gender identity. He stated about the project: “With this


Grandfather Writes Amazing Letter Supporting Grandson

When this man’s grandson, Chad, came out to the family that he was gay, Chad’s clearly close-minded mother responded by kicking him out of the house. Well Chad’s grandfather didn’t take kindly to what his daughter did, and wrote this stern letter reprimanding her. It’s so beautiful to see a man support his kin, even


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Germany Allows Third Gender on Birth Certificates

A third gender choice is now available to German families with children born starting November 1st. German parents will no longer have a legal obligation to register their newborn as male or female. Instead, they will be officially allowed to assign the baby a “third gender” if the sex can’t be clearly identified at birth.


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BAMF Of The Day: Troye Sivan

YouTuber Troye Sivan told his family 3 years ago that he was gay, and decided on the anniversary of that date to come out publicly to his audience. Troye’s bravery in telling his story is what makes him today’s BAMF of the Day. His reason for creating the video is to inspire others who are


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Obama Has ‘No Patience’ With Russia’s Anti-Gay Legislation

President Obama appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and stated that he has ‘no patience’ with Russia’s anti-gay law and is disappointed with Russia’s decision to not turn Snowden over to the US. More specifically, President Obama stated that he will have: “no patience for countries that try to treat gays and lesbians


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Russia Will Arrest Gay Olympic Atheletes

Despite being assured that athletes would not be subjected to Russia’s strict anti-gay laws, the law’s co-sponsor is whistling a different tune saying the law cannot effectively be suspended or selectively enforced. Vitaly Milonov stating in an interview: “I haven’t heard any comments from the government of the Russian Federation, but I know that it


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