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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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Steve Grand's Debut Album, 'All-American Boy,' Slated For March Release

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 4:28 PM

Out singer-songwriter Steve Grand, who shot to viral fame in 2013 with the smash single "All-American Boy," will release his hotly-anticipated debut album on March 24.

In addition to the title track, "All-American Boy" features 12 all-new original songs written by Grand and producer

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American Family Association's Bryan Fischer Reportedly Fired Ahead Of GOP Israel Trip

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 12:46 PM

Bryan Fischer, who has made headlines for his right-wing stance on the LGBT community and minority faiths, has reportedly been ousted from his position as the Director of Issues Analysis at the American Family Association (AFA).

Citing AFA President Don Wildmon, The Rachel...

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How Ryan Scott Oliver Is Shaking Up Musical Theater With His Dark, 'Twisted And Genius' Work

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 11:49 AM

Ryan Scott Oliver could very well be musical theater’s answer to an auteur filmmaker or a gothic novelist, and for good reason: the 30-year-old composer-lyricist says he’s equally inspired by the likes of Quentin Tarantino and Stephen King as he is Stephen Sondheim.

“I like to think...

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Google Apologizes After Translate Offers Anti-Gay Slurs As Suggested Translations

(4) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 1:57 PM

Officials for Google have apologized after the translation services offered on the search engine giant reportedly suggested a series of anti-gay slurs in response to a searches on "gay" and "homosexual."

Screenshots of attempts to translate terms for "gay" from Spanish, French and Portuguese into English have...

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Joel Grey Comes Out: 'Cabaret' Star Says 'I'm A Gay Man' At Age 82

(184) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 10:35 AM

Broadway legend and Oscar-winning "Cabaret" star Joel Grey opens up about his sexuality in a new interview with People magazine, telling the publication: "I'm a gay man."

Although the 82-year-old actor says he doesn't like labels, Grey says he "came to realize, along with being attracted to...

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Dylan Marron's 'The Human Symphony' Invites Viewers To Explore Online Dating, Both Gay And Straight

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 10:32 AM

The star of the acclaimed web series “Whatever this is.” is back with an experimental new project that takes an audience participatory look at the world of online dating.

Dylan Marron describes “The Human Symphony,” which opens Jan. 28 at New York’s New Ohio Theatre,...

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The Gay 'Agenda' Is Tied To A 'Directly Demonic Energy' And Satan Himself, Bryan Fischer Claims

(129) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 11:55 AM

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer argued in defense of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's recent prayer rally, claiming that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates and others who opposed it were somehow driven by demonic spirits.

As Right Wing Watch first...

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Sam Smith Is 'Fat, Effeminate' And A One-Hit Wonder, Howard Stern Claims

(123) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 1:33 PM

Sam Smith is currently on a roll with a sold-out tour and a slew of Grammy Award nominations, but one person who isn't convinced that the British singer-songwriter will have career longevity is Howard Stern.

At first, Stern -- who is slated to join "

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Ben Carson Claims Anti-Gay Bakery Owners 'Might Put Poison' In Same-Sex Couple's Cakes

(253) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 11:57 AM

GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson reportedly slammed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates at a Jan. 24 press conference following his speech at Congressman Steve King's Iowa Freedom Summit.

Carson, a Fox News commentator and former Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurosurgeon, seemed to...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Would Be 'Mortified' By The Gay Marriage Movement, Gary Bauer Claims

(62) Comments | Posted January 25, 2015 | 12:59 PM

Conservative activist and former Republican presidential hopeful Gary Bauer believes that Martin Luther King Jr. would not have supported same-sex marriage rights.

"There is nothing in the Constitution of the United States that says that same-sex marriage has to be the law of the land,"...

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Snooki Of 'Jersey Shore' Will Officiate A Gay Wedding

(10) Comments | Posted January 25, 2015 | 9:42 AM

Same-sex couples who are planning to tie the knot with an unorthodox (but nonetheless well-known) officiant need look no further than the Garden State, as Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is now officially an ordained minister.

The "Jersey Shore" veteran, 27, revealed on Twitter that she'll officiating...

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George Takei Spoofs Controversial TLC Special With 'My Husband's Not Straight'

(6) Comments | Posted January 24, 2015 | 11:42 AM

"Star Trek" icon George Takei playfully skewers TLC's recent controversy with "My Husband's Not Straight."

The parody "homosexual reality show" will follow "three same-sex married couples...with a twist," Takei quips in the new clip.

"Do I like women? Yeah," one of the men proclaims. "But I...

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Patrick Stewart Says He's 'Flattered' At Being Mistaken For Gay

(13) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 3:44 PM

Patrick Stewart says he was "flattered" when The Guardian mistakenly identified him as gay in a 2014 article.

The 74-year-old "X-Men" star tells The Advocate he was ultimately proud of the assumption, which appeared in a Feb. 17 article detailing Ellen Page's coming...

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'50 Shades Of Gay,' Written By Chicago Blues Songwriters, Aims For LGBT-Inclusive Message

(13) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 11:16 AM

Chicago-based blues musicians Terry Abrahamson and Derrick Procell hope their new ditty spreads a message of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality while also hitting "the right note between lighthearted and serious."

Although its title is a winky nod to the bestselling...

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Pro-LGBT Campaign One Million Kids Launches Ahead Of Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Ruling

(15) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 3:44 PM

Ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court's forthcoming ruling on same-sex marriage, a group billing itself as "an organization of folks from all walks of life" who support equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has launched.

The One Million Kids campaign launched...

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Sam Smith Reportedly Splits From Boyfriend Jonathan Zeizel

(23) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 11:50 AM

Just weeks after their romantic Australian vacation, singer Sam Smith and boyfriend Jonathan Zeizel have reportedly called it quits.

The 22-year-old Grammy nominee, who is currently in the midst of a U.S. tour, seemed to hint at an apparent split with an emotional Instagram post:...

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'The Rhodes Bros' Discuss Their Viral Coming Out Video With Ellen DeGeneres

(24) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 9:45 AM

The gay teen brothers who became a viral sensation after an emotional video of themselves coming out to their father hit YouTube got even more personal in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres this week.

Aaron and Austin Rhodes, who are known on the Internet as "

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One Million Dads, A Men's Counterpart To Anti-Gay Group One Million Moms, Launches Online

(177) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 5:01 PM

The conservative group best known for threatening to boycott JC Penney when the retail chain hired Ellen DeGeneres as its spokeswoman is branching out.

Monica Cole, Director of One Million Moms, announced the formation of One Million Dads in an email statement. The...

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Denver's Azucar Bakery Under Investigation For Allegedly Refusing To Bake Anti-Gay Cake

(554) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 12:50 PM

The owner of a Colorado-based bakery is facing a religious discrimination complaint after she refused to bake a cake decorated with anti-gay images and phrases.

Marjorie Silva, who owns Denver's Azucar Bakery, tells USA Today she was approached in March 2014 by a customer named...

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Obama Is 'Not A Christian' Because He Supports The LGBT Community, Bryan Fischer Claims

(242) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 3:52 PM

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer has taken aim at President Barack Obama over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues once again, Right Wing Watch is reporting.

Fischer, whose opposition to the LGBT community is well-established, told listeners in a Jan. 16 edition of...

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