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GREEK ACTIVIST DIES AFTER BRUTAL BEATING
Zak Kostopoulos, a greek activist died following a brutal beating in Central Athens and the beating was captured on camera (WARNING THE VIDEO IS GRAPHIC). Read More...
BODYBUILDER STABS GAY ROOMMATE 16-TIMES
Geoffrey Tracy a 25-year-old personal trainer, aspiring fitness model, and bodybuilder has admitted to stabbing 50-year-old roommate 16 times after he claims the roommate “tired to make moves” on him. Read More...
JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL IN NEW ORLEANS ROCKED BY SCANDAL
Former student Ricky Windmann said he was sexually abused by Peter Modica, a janitor at the Catholic boys school, the New Orleans Advocate reports. Read More...
ANOTHER SECURITY BREACH AT GRINDR
It appears that Grindr has been exposing the exact locations of its users for years. Developers apparently have known about the glitch for awhile, and it seems they haven’t addressed the issue. Read More...
Gay Couple Paints Side of House in Rainbow Colors in Response to Homophobic Neighbors
A gay Pennsylvania couple continually harassed by their homophobic neighbors responded by painting the side of their house in rainbow colors. Watch...
GOLFER TADD FUJIKAWA WANTS TO LET THOSE IN CLOSETS KNOW: ‘YOU ARE LOVED’
Tadd Fujikawa became the first professional golfer to come out. On Monday Fujikawa opened up in an Instagram post that detailed his coming-out journey. Read More...
LOUISIANA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF LANDRY SAYS INVESTIGATING THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IS “BIGOTRY”
Louisiana’s “family values” Attorney General Jeff Landry has decided that his office couldn’t possibly investigate the Catholic Church for sex abuse crimes. Why? Because he just couldn’t. Read More...
SUPREMACIST CIRCULATING MISOGYNISTIC AND TRANSPHOBIC NIKE MEMES
Nike announced that Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback became a political lightning rod when he started kneeling during the National Anthem to protest against police brutality, would be one of the new faces for Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign. Read More...
FORMER CORRECTIONAL OFFICER SUES EMPLOYER FOR CALLING HIM GAY
A former Napa County jailhouse guard has claimed he was driven out of his job and ended up in a mental hospital after relentless anti-gay harassment from colleagues and supervisors. Now here’s the deal, he isn’t gay. Read More...
DANIEL MURPHY DISAGREES WITH THE GAY LIFESTYLE, PUTS CUBS IN DIFFICULT SITUATION
MLB player Daniel Murphy 100% disagrees with the gay lifestyle, debuted for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night, just five days before the Cub’s LGBTQ Pride night this Sunday. Read More...
LOUISIANA ANTI-GAY ACTIVIST HAS BEEN STALKING ANOTHER MAN
Hypocrisy appears to have no bounds. It seems that an anti-gay man who is trying to stop his local library from hosting a Drag Queen Story Time is now being accused of engaging in questionable behavior. Read More...
MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO TRICKING MEN TO HAVE SEX
A Florida man has pleaded guilty to two counts of illegal interception of oral communications. 33-year-old Bryan Deneumostier was accused of coning straight-identifying men
Into having sex and recording the act(s). Read More...
WEST HOLLYWOOD TO HOST FIRST BI PRIDE CELEBRATION
On Saturday, September 22 West Hollywood will be hosting the first Bi Pride celebration in the United States. Let fly those pink, purple and blue flags. Read More...
GERMAN TEEN ARRESTED IN SUSPECTED PLOT AGAINST GAY CLUB
A German teenager was arrested in Germany for allegedly plotting to blow up a gay nightclub along with a Catholic church in Frankfurt. Read More...
BRAZIL SEE’S SPIKES IN LGBT DEATHS
Brazil has hit an all-time level of violent deaths among LGBT people.
According to a new report, 445 LGBT Brazilians died in 2017 a 30% increase from 2016 according to Grupo Gay de Bahia an LGBT watchdog group. Read More...
LGBT ARCHIVE CENTER TO OPEN IN PARIS BY 2020
The Paris city council plans to open an archive center in 2020 that will preserve documentation of the LGBT movement in France from the 1960s onwards. Read More...
PRIDE BACKGROUND FOR APPLE WATCH DISAPPEARS IN RUSSIA
If you want pride colors for your Apple Watch you’re not going to find it, especially if you live in Russia. The Apple pride colors have been removed from their face gallery, in part because of the country’s anti-gay propaganda law. Read More...
SCRUFF CEO ADMITS THEY MIGHT BE RACIST! REALLY YOU THINK?
For years users on Scruff were required to list the color of their skin on their profile, which allowed for race-based filtering Scruff is now making the “ethnicity” field optional. Read More...
MIKE PENCE WENT FROM A PRO-GAY FRAT BOY TO HOMOPHOBIC FANATIC
Just imagine a handsome, young Mike Pence, playing his guitar, outgoing and friendly. Supports the Democratic Party, and gay rights. Read More...
ACCUSED KILLER CHRIS WATTS APPARENTLY HAS A GAY LOVER
Chris Watts appears to have a gay lover or at least according to a man who says he engaged in an ongoing sexual relationship with Watt’s for nearly a year. Read More...
CONVERSION THERAPY ADS: THANKS FACEBOOK, WHAT’S NEXT?
It appears that Facebook has been accused of micotargeting conversion therapy ads promoting “sexual purity” to young gay users in the United Kingdom. In a recent investigation by the Telegraph, ads were found selling the idea that gay people might be turned straight. Read More...
LESBIAN GUIDANCE COUNSELOR WHO WAS FIRED: STUDENTS DEMAND HER RETURN
Students of Roncalli High School met with the Indianapolis archbishop on Sunday to present their case to have guidance counselor returned to her job. She was fired after officials discovered she was married to a woman. Read More...