Posts from November 17, 2012

No Parole For Man Guilty In 1990 Anti-Gay Hate Crime

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Michael Taylor was denied parole for his role in 1990 murder of 44-year old James Zappalorti here in New York City. Taylor, then 20 years old, and friend Philip Sarlo, 26 at the time, approached Zappalatori on Staten Island and then slashed his throa…

News: Michael Urie, Linda Harvey, RuPaul, Israel

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Some bad news for gay actor Michael Urie: CBS decided his latest television venture, Partners, based on Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan's real-life friendship, didn't meet the ratings mark and gave it the ax. "Who…

President Obama is Not Impressed: PHOTO

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Prez knows his memes. President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney's "not impressed" look while greeting members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams in the Oval Office, Nov. 15, 2012. Steve Penny, US…

Cuba Elects First Trans Woman Lawmaker, Adela Hernandez

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Adela Hernandez made history in Cuba this week after winning a municipal election and becoming the island's first transgendered elected official. And it's quite a turn around from her experience growing up on the communist island: From ABC Ne…