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Entries by Curtis M. Wong from 04/2012

April Fools' Day 2012: Dumbest Things Ever Said About Gay People

Posted 04.01.2012 | Gay Voices

From statements made by right-wing pundits to talk show gaffes by Hollywood celebrities, there never seems to be any shortage of ridiculous things sai...

Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Crackdown: Will Proposed Bill Outlaw Homosexuality?

Posted 04.01.2012 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW- Russian lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would punish "homosexual propaganda" directed at minors. This comes on the heels of the rec...

Kris Birch, British Man Who Claims Stroke Turned Him Gay, Speaks To BBC (VIDEO)

Posted 04.01.2012 | Gay Voices

A British man who claims to have "woken up gay" after a gym accident led him to suffer a stroke is speaking out about his experience to the BBC. K...

Martin McVeigh, Northern Irish Priest, Accidentally Displayed Gay Porn During First Communion Meeting

Posted 04.02.2012 | Gay Voices
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A Northern Irish priest has sparked a local uproar after accidentally displaying a series of pornographic gay images to a group of parents during at a...

Jenna Talackova, Transgender Miss Universe Canada Finalist, Defended By Bill O'Reilly (VIDEO)

Posted 04.02.2012 | Gay Voices

A transgender beauty queen who made international headlines after being disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada pageant has found an unlikely suppo...

Liza Minnelli's Borgata Hotel Performance Helps Renew Gay Travelers' Interest In Atlantic City

Posted 04.02.2012 | Gay Voices

"There's Las Vegas and there's Reno, but there's just something about Atlantic City." It was just one of several anecdotes Liza Minnelli offered a...

Bruno Mars Gay Rumor Dismissed: Singer's Rep Calls CNN iReport's Claim 'Completely Fabricated'

Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices

A representative for Bruno Mars dismissed a series of reports yesterday that the pop star had come out of the closet. The rumors began after CNN i...

Liberia Anti-Gay Group Issues Hit List Of LGBT Rights Advocates

Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices

MONROVIA, Liberia -- An anti-gay group in Liberia distributed fliers over the weekend with a hit list of people who support gay rights, and one member...

Mirella Salemi, Lesbian Chef, Awarded $1.6 Million After Boss Prayed To Cure Her Sexuality

Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices

It's a big payday for one New York-based lesbian chef who says her boss openly prayed to God to "heal" her. The New York Post reports that Mirella...

Jenna Talackova, Transgender Miss Universe Canada Finalist, Breaks Silence After Learning She May Be Allowed To Compete

Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices

The transgender beauty queen who was disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada pageant last month has broken her silence following news that she coul...

Anti-Bullying Video Produced By Texas' Cypress Ranch High School Goes Viral (WATCH)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Gay Voices

The anti-bullying movement has already produced a number of viral videos created by students, but none quite like this. In "Who Do You Think U R?"...

Manhattan Beach Restroom Sting Nabs 18 Men For Alleged Illegal Sexual Activity (VIDEO)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Eighteen men suspected of using a public restroom for illegal sexual activity on California's Manhattan Beach have been arrested following a series of...

Jenna Talackova, Transgender Miss Universe Canada Finalist: Fellow Beauty Queens Weigh In

Posted 04.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Jenna Talackova still hasn’t announced whether or not she will compete in the Miss Universe pageant. The transgendered Canadian contestant was in...

Betty White Honors Elton John's Birthday By Adopting Crocodile In Singer's Name

Posted 04.04.2012 | Gay Voices

There are perhaps few gifts as befitting the man who once crooned "Crocodile Rock" than a crocodile. Perhaps that hit song is what partly inspired...

'The Piers: Art And Sex Along The New York Waterfront' Explores Manhattan's Gay Subculture Of Yesteryear

Posted 04.04.2012 | Gay Voices

They might not date back as far as Athens' Acropolis or Egypt's pyramids, but according to Jonathan D. Katz, the piers which line New York's riverfron...

Chile Passes Anti-Discrimination Law Following Daniel Zamudio's Death

Posted 04.05.2012 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile's Congress passed an anti-discrimination law Wednesday following the killing of a gay man whose attackers beat him and carved...

'To My Unborn Child' Twitter Trend Inspires New PSA In Support Of Gay Youth (VIDEO)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Last month's infamous #ToMyUnbornChild Twitter trend has become the subject of a poignant new public service announcement. Though many of the ini...

Kearian Giertz, California Teen, Disqualified From High School Pageant For Pro-Gay Marriage Remark

Posted 04.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Classmates, parents and local advocates say they are outraged after a California teen was disqualified from an annual high school competition after ma...

Electronic Arts, Video Game Producer: Opposing Gay-Inclusive Games Is 'Political Harassment'

Posted 04.06.2012 | Gay Voices

Popular video game producer Electronic Arts (EA) is fighting back after facing an avalanche of rightwing criticism for its decision to include lesbian...

Gay Mormon Students From Brigham Young University Produce 'It Gets Better' Video

Posted 04.06.2012 | Gay Voices

In what has been described as a "groundbreaking" move by some in the LGBT blogosphere, a group of gay Mormon students from Brigham Young University (B...

Zach Wahls To Co-Chair 'Outspoken Generation,' Gay Parents' Initiative For Adult Children, With Ella Robinson

Posted 04.06.2012 | Gay Voices

The Iowa student whose impassioned pro-gay marriage speech to Iowa legislators became the most-watched political clip of 2011 on YouTube after going v...

Gay Couple Attending White House Easter Egg Roll To Press President Obama On Discrimination Order

Posted 04.06.2012 | Gay Voices

A New Mexico gay couple is planning to use the White House's annual Easter Egg roll as an opportunity to confront President Obama in hopes he'll sign ...

Best Supporting Actress Parody: 75 Oscar Winners Channeled In Hilarious Clip

Posted 04.06.2012 | Gay Voices

Oscar season may be a fading memory at this point, but that doesn't stop us from loving this clip! A video showing YouTube user The Doomsday Diarie...

Judy Garland: Is The Gay Icon Finally 'Over The Rainbow'?

Posted 04.07.2012 | Gay Voices

LAST Saturday I invited my friend Brodie, a 30ish gay man like myself, to a preview performance of “End of the Rainbow,” Peter Quilter’s play ab...

Katie Forman, Ohio High School Student, Comes Out As Transgender

Posted 04.07.2012 | Gay Voices

A few months ago, Katie Forman donned a simple brown skirt, a hoodie and some eye shadow and headed off to school. That wardrobe choice was a big s...