Posts from March 1, 2013

Towleroad Talking Points: Obama, Romney and Cute Kids

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BY SAM GREISMAN A look back at today's top stories MARRIAGE EQUALITY A day after his administration filed a brief that urged the Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8, President Obama publicly addressed his decision to stand up against…

Chris Kluwe on Gays and Homophobia in the NFL: VIDEO

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Vikings punter Chris Kluwe spoke with The Dan Patrick Show this morning about the recent reports that NFL recruiters were asking potential draftees about their sexual orientation. Kluwe explained why he thinks teams are doing that, why it's wrong…

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1318

SUNSET BLVD: A musical tribute, edited by yours truly. PAT ROBERTSON: God is giving somebody a million dollars (and his name is probably Pat Robertson)! JIMMY KIMMEL: The week in unnecessary censorship. PUGS: A sledding party. For recent Guides to th…

News: DOMA, Bonnie Franklin, Subway Child, Taylor Kitsch

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RIP: One Day at a Time actress Bonnie Franklin dead of cancer at 69. Astronomers think they have spotted, for the first time, the birth of a planet. Jonathan and Juka: Another tale of love and DOMA damage. Justin Bieber now going shirtless and pantle…

Finland Rejects Marriage Equality Bill

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A parliamentary committee in Finland has rejected a proposed marriage equality bill there, Pink News reports: The bill, proposed by the National Coalition Party (NCP) minister Alexander Stubb proposed the bill, which would have made marriage gender-n…

UK ‘Lesbian Kiss’ Ad for Harvey Nichols Draws Fire

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A Harvey Nichols ad depicting what some complainants said depicted an inappropriate lesbian kiss has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority, the HuffPost reports: The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received 17 complaints, nine tha…

The OXD Mirror: New Music For 3.1.13

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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TADEU MAGALHÃES The OXD Mirror is a weekly music column brought to you by the boys of OCCUPY THE DISCO (OXD), a New York City based movement created by three music lovers, Ru Bhatt, Josh Appelbaum, and Tadeu Magalhãe…