Posts from January 2, 2013

Towleroad Talking Points: Happy (Belated) New Year!

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Marriage Equality begins in Maryland.  BY SAM GREISMAN A look back at today's top stories GAY NEWS A super cute story to start off 2013. Check out pro bowler Scott Norton kissing his husband after winning a tit…

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1276

'NEW YEAR': New video from Beach House. SMARTER THAN A CONGRESSMAN?: Barney Frank on House's collective IQ. NOT FOR A SIZE QUEEN: The world's shortest escalator. SLAM!: NJ Gov. Chris Christie takes on House GOP, especially embattled S…

Bank Of America Settles With Lesbians Denied Mortgage

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that Bank of America has settled a discrimination claim filed by a Florida lesbian couple denied a mortgage because they're not legally married, something they can't do in Florid…

Watch Obama Explain The Fiscal Cliff Deal: VIDEO

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Democrats and Republicans performed a seemingly impossible feat by striking a deal to prevent the United States from plunging off the fiscal cliff of their creation this week. Well, for now. From CBS News: Ultimately, yesterday’s “fiscal cliff” deal…

Andrew Sullivan Set To Start Independent Pay Site February 1

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Gay blogger Andrew Sullivan announced today that he and his executive editorial team, Patrick Appel and Chris Bodenner, are leaving their virtual home at Newsweek-owned The Daily Beast to set up shop as a pay site with no ads, a move they say will he…

British Archbishop Puts Kibosh On Gay Mass In London

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Vincent Nichols, the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster who described marriage equality proposals as “Orwellian,” wielded his powers like a tyrant and shut down a long-running mass for LGBT Catholics in London. From The Guardian: The Arch…