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Curtis M. Wong is the Deputy Editor of Gay Voices at The Huffington Post. He has written for The Prague Post, Passport Magazine, The Hartford Courant, Business Insurance Weekly, Abu Dhabi's The National and Ohio's Akron Jewish News, among other publications.

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Boy Scouts Sever Ties With Seattle Church After Its Refusal To Remove Gay Scout Leader

(3) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 12:17 PM

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have revoked the charter of Seattle's Rainier Beach United Methodist Church after the parish made headlines for standing by an openly gay Scoutmaster earlier this month.

As NBC is reporting, BSA officials were planning to notify leaders and parents of children...

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Neil Patrick Harris Heckles Fan At 'Hedwig' Performance: 'I'm Doing Something Up Here, Motherf**ker'

(9) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 11:27 AM

Neil Patrick Harris is making headlines for allegedly heckling an overzealous fan during a performance of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on Broadway, but the actor insists the incident was part of the act.

As Page Six and Entertainment Weekly are...

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Melissa Errico's 'At The Corner of 54th & Crazy' Hits New York's 54 Below

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 10:11 AM

After a challenging 2013, Melissa Errico is a star on the rebound. The stage and screen veteran has a lot to bounce back from, as her run in last year's acclaimed Off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Passion” was cut short due to complications from bronchitis. Meanwhile, the doctor-mandated...

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Pew's Global Views On Morality Poll Examines Homosexuality As A Moral Issue

(308) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 4:59 PM

Great news for Spain's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community: the nation tops a list of 40 countries most accepting of homosexuality, according to a Pew Research Center's Global Views on Morality poll.

Fifty-five percent of Spanish participants surveyed in the poll described homosexuality...

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'The Normal Heart' Trailer: Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer And Julia Roberts Star In HBO's Adaptation (VIDEO)

(202) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 2:26 PM

If HBO's adaptation of Larry Kramer's masterpiece "The Normal Heart" is as chilling as this new trailer, prepare to stock up on some tissues before May 25.

Directed by Ryan Murphy, "Heart" features an all-star cast, including Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons, and...

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KFC Franchise Apologizes After Allegedly Kicking Out Lesbian Couple For Kissing In UK

(106) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 12:15 PM

A KFC franchise in England has apologized after allegedly kicking a lesbian couple out for what's been described by customers as "heavy petting."

As The Independent is reporting, the couple -- whose names were not published -- told local authorities they were verbally abused by KFC staff...

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Christians Can Have Homosexual Friends, According To Pat Robertson (VIDEO)

(76) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 2:30 PM

Pat Robertson is no stranger to anti-gay declarations, but that doesn't mean the U.S. televangelist is opposed to Christians having friends who are members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

"You don't turn the light out just because you disagree with somebody," Robertson advised...

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Daniel Franzese, 'Mean Girls' Star, On His Character Damian's Sexuality

(1) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 10:57 AM

Actor Daniel Franzese marked the tenth anniversary of "Mean Girls" with an exclusive Cosmopolitan interview, offering some long-overdue insight into the sexuality of his wisecracking, "almost too gay to function" character, Damian.

"[Director Mark Waters's} whole position on Damian was that Damian probably doesn't realize...

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University of South Carolina-Upstate Chancellor, Defends School's LGBT Curriculum, Comedy Act

(8) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 3:39 PM

The chancellor of University of South Carolina-Upstate fired back at the political uproar which erupted over his school's use of gay-themed reading materials and a lesbian comedy act.

"Fundamentally, we are about being a great university," Dr. Tom Moore said in a three-page...

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Homosexuality Is The Result Of Childhood Sexual Abuse, According To Richard Land

(202) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 3:04 PM

Richard Land, formerly of the Southern Baptist Convention, offered up some eyebrow-raising remarks about the gay community while filling in for Washington Watch host Tony Perkins earlier this week.

Land, who sparked controversy in 2012 when he accused President Barack Obama of exploiting Trayvon Martin's...

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Cameron Diaz Clarifies Remarks On Sexuality, Says Heterosexual Men Should Be Able To Admire Other Men

(3) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 12:30 PM

Cameron Diaz made headlines last month when she was quoted as telling Glamour UK that "all women have been sexually attracted to another woman at some point."

The 41-year-old star of "The Other Woman" and "Annie" clarified those remarks in a new interview...

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Anita T. Hill, Alabama Woman, Charged With Murder Of Her Son's Boyfriend

(26) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 11:27 AM

An Alabama woman faces murder charges in the alleged shooting of her son's boyfriend.

Anita T. Hill, 51, has reportedly bonded out of the Tuscaloosa County Jail after being charged with the murder of 36-year-old Jamie R. Johnson, according to local news outlet WBRC. Investigators say Hill's...

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Midwestern Steelworkers Say It Was Easier To Be Gay In The 1970s Than Today, Author Anne Balay Claims

(68) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 5:54 PM

In her new book, Steel Closets: Voices of Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Steelworkers, author and scholar Anne Balay takes a no-holds-barred look at the lives of rural Midwesterners who found themselves forced to live in the closet.

Although social acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

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Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov Allegedly Reconcile With Sex Stipulations, According To Conflicting Reports

(17) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 3:55 PM

Conflicting reports over the status of Johnny Weir's relationship with estranged husband Victor Voronov continue to emerge.

On April 14, the U.S. Olympic figure skater was set to reconcile with Voronov, according to reports published in the New York Post, TMZ and the...

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Cleveland Taxi Drivers Refusing To Drive Cabs With Gay Games Advertisements

(97) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 12:49 PM

The 2014 Gay Games won't take place in Cleveland until August, but that hasn't stopped some city residents from speaking out against the forthcoming event.

As The Plain Dealer is reporting, a number of taxi drivers working for three companies which operate out of Cleveland Hopkins International...

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Pastor Kevin Swanson Slams Honey Maid's 'Wholesome' Ad, Compares Being Gay To Murder, Cannibalism

(471) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 4:29 PM

Nabisco's controversial Honey Maid commercial depicting a same-sex couple is continuing to spark the ire of a number of conservative pundits.

As Right Wing Watch is reporting, Pastor Kevin Swanson of Colorado is the latest to take the company to task over the "Wholesome" graham...

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Anais Celini Allegedly Blocked From Attending Prom With Boyfriend Nathaniel Baez, Who Is Transgender

(17) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 2:06 PM

A teen couple at a New York high school is crying foul after allegedly being blocked from attending the prom together because one of them is transgender.

Anais Celini, who is a senior at the Martin Luther High School in Maspeth, Queens, told Pix 11 that she...

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Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov Reconcile: Report

(19) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 11:50 AM

UPDATE: Johnny Weir dismissed these reports in a statement to Access Hollywood, noting: “I had hope and Victor and I were talking about reconciliation, but it was for not.”

U.S. Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir is reportedly reconciling with his estranged husband, Victor Voronov.

The...

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Dave Rubin Tackles Mozilla, Derrick Gordon And More With Hank Chen And Davey Wavey

(6) Comments | Posted April 12, 2014 | 9:17 AM

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report welcomed actor Hank Chen and Internet personality Davey Wavey to tackle the week in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) news, including college basketball star Derrick Gordon's coming out.

"The power of coming out is...

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Gas Station Owner's Anti-Gay Sign Sparks Controversy In Georgia

(298) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 6:25 PM

The owner of a Georgia gas station and convenience store has sparked the ire of community members after posting a sign outside of his business featuring an anti-gay slur.

As WSBTV reports, the sign, displayed at PCA Food Store in LaGrange, Ga., uses an anti-gay slur to...

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