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Towleroad Talking Points: More Talk of Gays in the NFL

Irons_colbertBY SAM GREISMAN

A look back at today's top stories

GAY ISSUES

Despite being cut by the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens, Brenden Ayanbadejo is still heavily involved in the potential coming out of a few NFL players. He recently told the Baltimore Sun that he is working to lay the groundwork for up to four players to come out in the near future. Stephen Colbert pointed out that since gay marriage is already legal in England there really isn't anything stopping Jeremy Irons from marrying his son. At least if we use the actor's logic. And good news in Texas where a high school has reversed its decision and will allow a transgender student to wear a dress to prom

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WINGNUTTERY

There was a bit of a return to sanity on the campus of Texas A&M where the student body president has vetoed that measure that would allow discrimination against LGBT groups on campus. Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu is one of just four Democrats in the Senate who have not come out publicly in support of marriage equality and don't expect that to change anytime soon because she doesn't want to upset anyone in her home state.

Someone at the University of Houston-Downtown is using a student's HIV status to smear him and his "homosexual agenda" in a student election. Also there was an anti-gay attack at NYC's Waverly Diner of all places

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ENTERTAINMENT

Sad news for Adam Lambert, he and his boyfriend have called it quits. And Jon Stewart totally tears apart Jeff Zucker's new version of CNN

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VIDEO OF THE DAY

"I'm Not Gay" is the latest in the incredibly straight "homobros" rap genre

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  1. "gay marriage is already legal in England"

    When did this happen?

    Posted by: Dastius Krazitauc | Apr 5, 2013 10:24:32 PM


  2. Thank you, Dastius.

    Did I just hear an appalled shriek from the Archbishop Of Canterbury and the sound of pews clattering back domino-style as the congregation lurched as one into a dead faint?

    Perhaps Mr Colbert is confused and thinking of civil union.

    Posted by: robert | Apr 6, 2013 12:46:50 PM


  3. Same-sex marriage is not legal in England but civil partnerships are so Jeremy Irons could take advantage of that to shack up with his son. Regrettably, same-sex civil partnership between parent and child, like marriages, are not allowed.

    Posted by: Val | Apr 6, 2013 12:47:30 PM


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