Posts from December 5, 2012

Towleroad Talking Points: Tragedy in Michigan

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BY SAM GREISMAN A look back at today's top stories GAY ISSUES Tragic news out of Michigan where a gay teen has committed suicide and it seems anti-gay bullying is to blame. So very sad.  A New Jersey teen is tired of the gender-specif…

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1261

HOMELESS FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Rigo. Donate to the Ali Forney Center here. AMAZING INSECTS: Hand-made hexapoda. JURASSIC PRANK: Like the scary snowman, only more prehistoric. MARRIAGE NEWS WATCH: AFER's Matt Baume on the Supreme Court's continuin…

News: Frank Ocean, Puerto Rico, Gypsy, NOM, Kate Middleton

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BGSQD: Queer bookstore opens in NYC. Israeli court grants gay divorce even though gays can't marry there. Maryland Tour company drops weddings rather than cater to same-sex couples. NOM calls same-sex marriage and feminism part of a Socialist plo…

Bullied Gay Michigan Teen Commits Suicide

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Josh Pacheco, a high school junior from Fenton, Michigan, committed suicide on November 27. His parents, Lynnette and Michael Capeheart, believe anti-gay bullying is to blame MLive reports: He told his mother he was gay just two months ago, but Capeh…

Desmond Tutu Calls on Uganda to Drop Anti-Homosexuality Bill

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Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu spoke to reporters at a conference in Kenya today, calling on Uganda to drop its anti-homosexuality bill, RNS reports: “I am opposed to discrimination, that is unfair discrimination, and would that I could persu…