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The Affordable Care Act: Real Benefits for LGBT People - Huffington Post

The Affordable Care Act: Real Benefits for LGBT People - Huffington Post | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

 Insurance market reforms: The Patient's Bill of Rights phases out annual and lifetime limits on coverage, ends preexisting condition exclusions, and ends arbitrary rescission of...

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'Batwoman' Authors Exit, Claim DC Comics Banned Gay Marriage Storyline - Photo of the Day

'Batwoman' Authors Exit, Claim DC Comics Banned Gay Marriage Storyline - Photo of the Day | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The authors of "Batwoman" are exiting due to creative differences with DC Comics.”
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Las Vegas: An LGBT Town If There Ever Was One

“Cher impersonators. Pool parties. Feather boas. This is Vegas on a normal day. This weekend, Sin City will get even flashier, sparklier and wilder. PRIDE can do that to a town. To those who are otherwise engaged this weekend, fear not.”
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Obama meets Russian gay activists amid crackdown

Obama meets Russian gay activists amid crackdown | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama on Friday met Russian gay rights activists after the G20 summit, in a symbol of US support for the community amid a furore over...”
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Las Vegas City Hall To Be Lit In Rainbow Colors Tonight

Las Vegas City Hall To Be Lit In Rainbow Colors Tonight | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Tonight, Las Vegas City Hall will be lit in rainbow colors to create the largest rainbow flag for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) pride in the history of Nevada.
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Toronto: The gay village as ethnic enclave

Toronto: The gay village as ethnic enclave | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

When it comes to preservation, what can we learn from Little Italy? As Toronto prepares to host WorldPride in 2014, Xtra takes a closer look at what makes a gay village. In the second of a five-part series, JP Larocque explores the lessons those worried about preserving Toronto’s gaybourhood can learn from established ethnic communities.

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Fundraiser to honor advocate of diversity

Fundraiser to honor advocate of diversity | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Many people, in fact, credit Reynolds — a pioneer in the central Ohio gay community and an advocate for those living with HIV/AIDS — for helping to shape Columbus into...

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Russian gay activist Alexeyev's huge new anti-Semitic meltdown

Russian gay activist Alexeyev's huge new anti-Semitic meltdown | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Russian gay activist Nikolai Alexeyev appears to have ended his political career tonight in a series of incredibly anti-Semitic Facebook and Twitter posts. ... In short, western media isn't to be trusted when discussing Russia.
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San Antonio adopts disputed gay rights measure

San Antonio adopts disputed gay rights measure | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

San Antonio's leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, despite the disapproval of top Texas Republicans...

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Dustin Lance Black: Christine Quinn An Inspiration To Gay Community

Dustin Lance Black: Christine Quinn An Inspiration To Gay Community | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black on Wednesday endorsed Christine Quinn's campaign for mayor of New York City in a new video. In the nearly 2-minute video, Black, who won an Oscar for writing the screenplay to Milk, the 2008 film starring Sean Penn as slain gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, says Quinn, who is openly gay, is an inspiration to all groups who have faced discrimination.

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Frontiers Media Announces The Los Angeles Lesbian & Gay Wedding Expo

Frontiers Media Announces The Los Angeles Lesbian & Gay Wedding Expo | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

They went on to say that “A distinguished panel of wedding industry tastemakers and professional experts from the travel, event planning, jewelry, real estate,...

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Film on Gay Seniors to Screen in Russia

Film on Gay Seniors to Screen in Russia | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Before You Know It, a documentary that celebrates the lives of three gay seniors, will screen in Russia in the midst of the country's hostile political atmosphere for LGBTs.
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Daniel Radcliffe given 'step by step instructions' for gay sex scene in new film Kill Your Darlings

Daniel Radcliffe given 'step by step instructions' for gay sex scene in new film Kill Your Darlings | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Yep, in D-Rad's new film Kill Your Darlings he plays a young Allen Ginsberg, and even though he happens to wear glasses - honestly, can't *any* of Daniel's fictional characters have 20/20 vision? - there's one key difference between him and young, magical Harry. Allen's gay (and not even with one of the Weasley twins) and so Daniel found himself acting out a sex scene with another guy during the film's shoot. EEK.

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Photo of the Day - Rads_Bromance: My husband is out at the #market ...

Photo of the Day - Rads_Bromance: My husband is out at the #market ... | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
My husband is out at the #market buying fruits and vegetables to make our lunch! What a #cutie #gays #gay http://t.co/Z6OAGWDENl
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Study Reveals Men With Older Brothers Are More Likely To Be Gay

Study Reveals Men With Older Brothers Are More Likely To Be Gay | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
“A recent study has revealed that you are more likely to be gay if you have an older brother. In fact the more older brothers you have the higher the chances you will turn to cock.”
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Pennsylvania Taxpayers Will Shell Out Big Bucks To Defend Unpopular Gay Marriage Ban

Pennsylvania Taxpayers Will Shell Out Big Bucks To Defend Unpopular Gay Marriage Ban | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
A February poll by Franklin & Marshall College found that Pennsylvanians, by a 52 to 41 percent margin, support marriage equality. An August poll, also by Franklin & Marshall, found that Gov. Tom Corbett (R) is not particularly well-liked, with just 20 percent of respondents saying that he "has performed sufficiently well to deserve re-election."
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Gay marriage in Spokane: The trip to wedded bliss

Gay marriage in Spokane: The trip to wedded bliss | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Many same-sex couples are traveling to Washington for their nuptials

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Instagram Photo of the Day - Fire Island Pines Harbour

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Last Weekend's Hamptons Parties: A Look At What You Missed

Last Weekend's Hamptons Parties: A Look At What You Missed | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Over the weekend in the Hamptons, Patti Smith took the stage at the Surf Lodge on Saturday, and more!... The entire Castle was made to look like a giant three story grey battleship, named the U.S.S. Sir Ivan’s Castle. Guests included TMZ's favorite Dina Lohan, George Wayne, Bart Scott, and John Jacobs.


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Here's a recap of @SirIvan's Sailors and Sinners Soiree: The entire Castle was made to look like a giant three story grey battleship, named the U.S.S. Sir Ivan’s Castle. Guests included TMZ's favorite Dina Lohan, George Wayne, Bart Scott, and John Jacobs.

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Exclusive interview: 'There is a place for gays in Islam'

Exclusive interview: 'There is a place for gays in Islam' | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Abdellah Taia, the only openly homosexual Moroccan writer, was in Venice to present his debut film, “Salvation Army”, adapted from his autobiographical novel about growing...

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Small screen has big impact on LGBT

Small screen has big impact on LGBT | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

In 2008, the people of California failed the state’s LGBT couples. In 2012, three states passed referendums to legalize gay marriage, the majority of the country supported gay rights and the Supreme Court made landmark rulings in favor of our LGBT community.

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Two Men, 58 Years and Counting. A Love Story.

Two Men, 58 Years and Counting. A Love Story. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

In the last apartment they are likely ever to live in together, Kenneth Leedom and Peter Cott were talking about eros and the public life of New York — which is to say, sex on a moving subway train. Mr. Leedom is 88; Mr. Cott is 89. Mr. Cott, seated beside an upright piano in the couple’s sunny yellow living room, listened intently, then spoke as if delivering his lines from a stage.

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Hillary Clinton to receive EJAF Founder’s Award

Hillary Clinton to receive EJAF Founder’s Award | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been selected to receive the first ever Founder’s Award from the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). EJAF selected Clinton based on her outspoken support for LGBT rights, which she made indisputably apparent in her 2011 speech that birthed the words, “Gay rights are human rights.”  

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Pride Films and Plays to Open 2013-14 Season with DIRECTIONS FOR RESTORING THE PERFECTLY DEAD

Pride Films and Plays to Open 2013-14 Season with DIRECTIONS FOR RESTORING THE PERFECTLY DEAD | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

In DIRECTIONS FOR RESTORING THE APPARENTLY DEAD, long-time friends take a vacation in England's Lake Country after life-changing events.

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Aaron Hicklin on Steve Grand: His success as an out gay musician

Aaron Hicklin on Steve Grand: His success as an out gay musician | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Steve Grand's success as an out gay musician didn't exist a decade ago—and we have technology to thank for that sudden shift. Photograph by Kai Z Feng. It was a mild Friday evening in Chicago, and Steve Grand was ...
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