Keira Knightley Kissed Best Girlfriend at Prom, Teacher Disgusted

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  Keira Knightley had a great time at her prom. And by that, she means she went dressed in leather pants, brought her best friend who dressed as a boy, kissed for the photo, and were told the picture was “disgusting.” “I went to prom with my best mate, Emily. We both turned up an hour late, […]

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Lesbian Couple Denied Accommodations in Hawaii

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Lambda Legal and the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission Monday urged the Intermediate Court of Appeals of the State of Hawaii to reject a new argument that the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores allows a commercial business operating a bed and breakfast to refuse accommodation to a lesbian couple, and thereby violate […]

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Human Rights First: Obama Missed Chance to Discuss Human Rights at Meetings with African Leaders

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As African heads of state gather Wednesday at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Human Rights First expressed disappointment that human rights principles and civil society leaders are not fully incorporated into a meeting focused on investment opportunities in Africa.  The organization believes that human rights protections are fundamental principles for a secure and stable environment necessary for successful economic development and investment. […]

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Oprah’s Former Personal Chef Joins All-Gay Food Show

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A new food festival geared toward celebrating LGBT chefs is on its way. CookOUT/RockOUT is a food and music event that will launch in Los Angeles in the fall. “It’s a way to showcase, in a positive, fun light, diversity within the food world,” founder Bruce Seidel said. The goal is to show “people that, ‘Hey, gay […]

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Pharrell Williams to Ellen: We Need ‘Equality For Everybody’

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Pharrell Williams would be “happy” if equality was reached for all people. The 41-year-old singer was promoting his album G I R L on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and talked about pay inequality between men and women. “There is a lot of inequality with women and you know how that goes,” he said. “Everything from, you know…still to […]

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Beyonce Covers May Issue of OUT, Says ‘We Are All the Same’

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She may not be gay, but Beyonce’s music has a powerful grip on the LGBT community which is why she will be gracing the cover of the OUT Magazine in May. Through an email interview with OUT Editor-in-Chief Aaron Hicklin, Beyonce said she works hard as a feminist to get through this male-focused society. By doing so, she speaks […]

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An Open Letter to My Heterosexual Family and Friends on National Coming Out Day

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By Rob Watson October 11 is National Coming Out Day. I know this does not mean a lot to most of you, nor should it. You have been able to take for granted that you could be who you are, and you have been able to take that for granted your entire life. Sure, you […]

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