Towleroad Talking Points: Is Manti Te’o Gay?

FE_DA_130117manti_teo425x283BY SAM GREISMAN

A look back at today's top stories


If you haven't been following the story about Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o and the girlfriend that doesn't exist, you really should be. News broke yesterday that Te'o's relationship, which had made headlines when his "girlfriend" had died just hours after his grandmother, was with a fake person. Now questions have arisen as to Te'o's involvement and some are wondering whether he was simply 'Catfished' or if this is was all a big way of hiding his true sexuality. Either way we can all agree it is bizarre. 

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti made a strong, disappointing stand today when he came out against gay marriage. On the flip side, French Elle supports the freedom to love. A gay man who was discharged under DADT has been chosen to be on stage with Obama during the inauguration as a citizen co-chair. And a horrifying story out of Louisiana where four gay men were attacked by a man during a showing of The Guilt Trip



For you Tolkien fans, take a look at Elijah Wood's final moments as Frodo Baggins. Also Rachel Maddow took down the trolls from the NRA last night

Posted January 17, 2013 at 10:46pm ETC by Sam Greisman
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