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08/14/2014

Ass Waxing, Puppies, Boxers and 70 Other Answers to Every Question You Could Possibly Ask Daniel Radcliffe: VIDEO

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What's Daniel's biggest turn on and his biggest turn off? What’s something he knows about Harry Potter that no one else does? 

Find out, AFTER THE JUMP...

 

Posted Aug. 14,2014 at 5:55 PM EST by in Daniel Radcliffe | Permalink | Comments (26)


Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1606

ANTHONY BOURDAIN: Is an American for marriage equality.

INDIA: Thieves steal sacred cow by shoving it in the back of a hatchback. 

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: The adorable dancing Groot scene from the film's end. 

BRYAN FISCHER: Black community should be mad Obama 'doesn't seem to care' about them.  

  

  

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Posted Aug. 14,2014 at 4:50 PM EST by in Towleroad Guide to the Tube | Permalink | Comments (3)


News: Michael Jackson, World's Shortest Woman, Godzilla

Road Katy Perry dishes on her early education: “I was being pulled out of school even in the middle of school and sometimes being home schooled. Sometimes we were sent to these really half-Christian, half-education, I-don’t-know-what-they-were schools. I’m kind of bummed at this stage that I didn’t have a great education because I could really use that these days.”

Road LangThe world's shortest woman, Jyoti Amge, has joined the cast of American Horrow Story: Freak Show.

Road Illinois state senator Tim Bivins wants to audit Chicago's LGBT Center over concerns that some events taking place there are "sexual in nature": “It has been brought to my attention that some activities that are sexual in nature have been presented at the Center on Halsted – the 2013 Grabbys Awards, which highlights ‘top talent and performance in the gay erotic film industry’ as well as an annual international men’s rubber fetish event,” Bivins said in the release.

Road A look at Love Is Strange the upcoming gay drama starring Alfred Molina and John Lithgow about a recently married gay couple forced to relocate in NYC after a job loss. 

Road UK Christian musician Vicky Beeching comes out as lesbian: 'I'm gay. God loves me just the way I am'

Screen Shot 2014-08-14 at 3.48.00 PMRoad Josh Gad, the voice behind Frozen's adorably oblivious snowman Olaf, pens heartfelt column in memory of Robin Williams: "Every actor has that idol that inspires them. That makes them want to bring joy and laughter to the masses; to make people cry and think; to give people a two-hour escape from the pain of their daily lives. For me that actor was Robin Williams."

Road Michael Jackson (read: his estate) released a new music video for "A Place With No Name" last night via Twitter. 

Road Wall Street Journal profiles Trevor Burgess - one of the few gay executives in the corporate world. 

Road Robin Williams' wife says her husband had "early stagest of Parkinson's disease" when he died.

Road Chelsea Handler poses topless, proclaims she's "a Kardashian"

Road Screen Shot 2014-08-14 at 3.28.21 PMTeen Wolf and The Maze Runner star Dylan O'Brien gets 'personal' in Teen Vogue interview. 

Road Family Research Council hate leader Tony Perkins applauds Billings, Montana for killing LGBT non-discrimination bill: "It was well after 3:00 a.m., but to people in Billings, Montana, it was never too late to stand up to the forces of political correctness. Thanks to Mayor Tom Hanel, that's exactly what the largest city in the state did -- beating back a dangerous bathroom bill that would have literally opened the doors of Billings's public showers, locker rooms, and restrooms to both genders in a misguided show of 'tolerance.'

Road Jennifer Aniston and fiance Justin Theroux are enjoying an extended holiday in Bora Bora. 

Road HBO renews its Rapture-lite show The Leftovers for a second season. 

Road Godzilla sequel gets a release date of June 8, 2018

Road Sen. Claire McCaskill, following a meeting with community leaders in Ferguson earlier this morning, said the following about the on-the-grounds situation: "We need to demilitarize this situation—this kind of response by the police has become the problem instead of the solution. I obviously respect law enforcement's work to provide public safety, but my constituents are allowed to have peaceful protests, and the police need to respect that right and protect that right."

Posted Aug. 14,2014 at 3:55 PM EST by in News | Permalink | Comments (11)


American Bar Association Unanimously Approves Resolution Opposing Anti-LGBT Discrimination

AbaAt the American Bar Association's annual meeting on Tuesday, the House of Delegates (the organization's policy body) unanimously approved a resolution denouncing anti-gay laws as human rights violations and calling for repeals of those laws. 

Read the resolution:

RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association recognizes that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have a human right to be free from discrimination, threats and violence based on their LGBT status and condemns all laws, regulations and rules or practices that discriminate on the basis that an individual is a LGBT person;

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges the governments of countries where such discriminatory laws, regulations, and practices exist to repeal them with all deliberate speed and ensure the safety and equal protection under the law of all LGBT people;

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges other bar associations and attorneys in jurisdictions where there are such discriminatory laws or incidents of targeting of LGBT people to work to defend victims of anti-LGBT discrimination or conduct, and to recognize and support their colleagues who take these cases as human rights advocates; and

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges the United States Government, through bilateral and multilateral channels, to work to end discrimination against LGBT people and to ensure that the rights of LGBT people receive equal  protection under the law.

Last year, a similar resolution was unanimously passed “urging federal, state, local and territorial governments to pass legislation curtailing the availability and effectiveness of the use of 'gay panic' and 'trans panic' defenses by criminal defendants.”

Posted Aug. 14,2014 at 3:20 PM EST by in Law - Gay, LGBT, News | Permalink | Comments (7)


'Walking Dead' Creator Suggests Daryl Dixon Might Be Gay

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Fans of AMC's The Walking Dead have long speculated that Daryl Dixon (played by actor Norman Reedus) might possibly be gay - especially with four seasons having come and gone without the volatile zombie hunter developing romantic attractions for any of the show's rotating female survivors.

The show's creator, Robert Kirkman, is well-aware of the speculation and decided to give viewers an answer after a recent fan letter asked him point blank about the widely-held theory, Comicbook.com reports:

When asked if the possibility of Daryl being gay had been considered, Kirkman answered, “All I can say is that it’s been discussed. We have very specific ideas about Daryl’s sexuality (or the seeming lack thereof), and if there’s ever a quiet period in the show where he’s not consistently distracted by crossbowing… we’ll tackle it in the show.”

When also asked if AMC would let the possibility of Daryl Dixon being gay fly, Kirkman responded, “For the record, they absolutely would.

Walking Dead fans, what are your thoughts on Daryl's sexuality and do you support the showrunners' plan to possibly address the issue in the future?

The Walking Dead Season 5 premieres on Sunday October 12, 2014 at 9 pm ET on AMC.

Posted Aug. 14,2014 at 2:50 PM EST by in News, Zombies | Permalink | Comments (45)


Lupita Nyong'o Celebrates Friend's Gay Wedding With Message of Love

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Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o attended the wedding of celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson and his partner Jason Backe in NYC yesterday and posted the above Instagram pic with a message congratulating the newlyweds:

"I witnessed the man who adds so much beauty to my life legalize his beautiful marriage. Thank you for the reminder that love and its declaration can be simple. Congratulations @tedgibsonbeauty."

Gibson sent back a message of thanks to the actress via Instagram:

What a fun evening thank you @lupitanyongo for making it so special xo

Congrats gentlemen!

Posted Aug. 14,2014 at 2:20 PM EST by in Gay Wedding, News | Permalink | Comments (16)



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