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05/09/2013

Towleroad Talking Points: One Step Closer in Minnesota

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BY SAM GREISMAN

A look back at today's top stories

GAY ISSUES

Exciting news in Minnesota where the House has approved a fast-tracked marriage equality bill. The bill is now headed to the state Senate for review. Good news too from ABC News and The Wall Street Journal: a poll that shows widespread support for gay rights. And today is the one year anniversary of President Obama's historic marriage announcement

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WINGNUTTERY

Idiotic and possibly deranged professional wrestler Jay Briscoe made some horrifying anti-gay remarks on his Twitter earlier this week. He is lucky that he is not famous enough for a lot of people to notice. One Million Moms still hasn't found a way to fill their very boring days so they are now trying to stop gays from terrifying all the children at Disney World. Bryan Fischer of the AFA refused to disclose if he ever had a gay impulse in a recent interview. Also the NYPD has released video of the group of Knicks fans who attacked a gay couple in front of Madison Square Garden on Sunday. 

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ENTERTAINMENT

Jimmy Kimmel continues to prove that there are a great deal of stupid people out there as he took to the streets to poll people about President Obama's nomination of Judge Judy to the Supreme Court. Check out Candace Glover blowing the roof off the joint with her rendition of "Somewhere" on last night's American Idol. And not only is Neil Patrick Harris hosting the Tonys for the 3rd time but his husband also gave him the coolest 40th birthday present ever!

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VIDEOS OF THE DAY

Was your coming out as adorable as this and did everyone know already? Also PBS tells us why music makes us wanna shake it

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George Clooney and Sandra Bullock Feel the Pull of 'Gravity': VIDEO

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Alfonso Cuaron's International Space Station drama/disaster flick Gravity has just untethered its first trailer, so to speak. George Clooney and Sandra Bullock play two astronauts forced to deal with the consequences of a stranding due to some errant space debris.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted May. 9,2013 at 10:05 PM EST by in Film, George Clooney, News | Permalink | Comments (9)


Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal: VINES

Vine user Ryan McHenry keeps trying to feed Ryan Gosling cereal, but he just won't have it.

More, AFTER THE JUMP...

 

Posted May. 9,2013 at 9:48 PM EST by in News, Ryan Gosling, Vine | Permalink | Comments (13)


Neil Patrick Harris Describes the Amazing Gift David Burtka Gave Him for His 40th Birthday: VIDEO

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Feel guilty all you gay significant others out there. You're not doing nearly enough!

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted May. 9,2013 at 6:00 PM EST by in Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris, News | Permalink | Comments (40)


Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1365

MENTAL FLOSS: 38 common spelling and grammar errors.

KISS CAM BREAK-UP: Well that was awkward.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: Sick of learning from packets.

GUINNESS: This groundbreaking Guinness ad that never aired in 1995 but was later uploaded to YouTube, and gets popular every now and then (I posted it back in 2007) is suddenly going viral again thanks to Facebook.

For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE.

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One Year Ago Today: Obama Comes Out for Marriage Equality

What a difference a year, and support from your President makes.

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Posted May. 9,2013 at 4:42 PM EST by in Barack Obama, News | Permalink | Comments (33)



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